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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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This little piggy went to Pilates…the pilates sock 0 Comments

This little piggy went to Pilates…the pilates sock

 Joseph Pilates called his system of exercises Contrology‚ the control of the muscles and your movements. Now known as Pilates, this form of exercise is changing bodies into strong beings. Socks with grips are great as Pilates socks, and they can help with your control. Non-Slip Grip Pilates socks increase your control with the patented non-slip […]

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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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Five Starr in the Community…Pilates in the Park 0 Comments

Five Starr in the Community…Pilates in the Park

Well the Five Starr staff is wasting no time getting out into the community to do our part to support the residents of Long Beach and Bixby Knolls.  Thanks to the BKBIA President, Blair Cohn, Five Starr Pilates and Fitness will be hosting a Pilates in the Park station at Los Cerritos Park – Tour of […]

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Pilates for the Athlete 0 Comments

Pilates for the Athlete

Developing an athlete’s core – the deep abdominal muscles along with the muscles closest to the spine – provides athletes more agility, helps prevent injury and increases sports performance. From weekend warriors to elite professionals, athletes looking for a competitive edge are discovering how Pilates helps with the following: Hitting the ball farther Running faster […]

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