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Beginner Pilates Classes in Long Beach….Pilates is for EVERYONE! 0 Comments

Beginner Pilates Classes in Long Beach….Pilates is for EVERYONE!

Pilates attracts everyone from grandmas to executives with its promise of core strength, flexibility and lean muscle tone. But as Pilates transforms from a professional dancers’ secret to a mainstream workout, many newcomers wonder if they should be rolling out a mat to do their Pilates, or strapping in to a reformer — the equipment […]

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Improve your golf swing…. with Pilates 0 Comments

Improve your golf swing…. with Pilates

We’ve all heard that professional golfers (Tiger Woods, Rocco Mediate, Annika Sorenstan, Camilo Vilegas to name a few) include Pilates in their training regime.  It is a marketer’s dream – do Pilates and improve your golf game.  But, is it really that simple?  And, what about the rest of us? A survey of more than […]

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Apple Pie on a diet….. 0 Comments

Apple Pie on a diet…..

A makeover for your sweet tooth! Apple Pie Makeover Recipe (serves 2) 1 apple 1 graham cracker 1/4 lemon cinnamon to taste maple syrup or honey to taste Chop apple and place in microwave proof bowl. Crumble one graham cracker (all 4 sections) and squeeze lemon into bowl. Add at least 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon […]

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Pilates….Plodys…potato…pototoe….REALLY? 0 Comments

Pilates….Plodys…potato…pototoe….REALLY?

The other day I was reviewing google key word searches for our studio.  Was I amazed to find out just how many ways you can spell PILATES?   That same day the phone rang  and the caller asked “How much are PILOT classes?”  I thought that I was victim of a prank, until a professional I […]

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Harnessing the Power of the Mind-Body Connection 0 Comments

Harnessing the Power of the Mind-Body Connection

The mind-body connection means that you can learn to use your thoughts to positively influence some of your body’s physical responses, thereby decreasing stress.  During Pilates you must listen to and process with your mind the instructions and cues given and then facilitate those into body movement.  This connection is a mindful experience and a […]

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