Cpilates for the athlete

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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harnessing the Power of mind body connection

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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a starr is born

A Starr is Born: The Beginning of Five Starr Pilates & Fitness

Once upon a time I exercised for three months a year because I had to, because every magazine, news story and commercial said I HAD TO.  I spent hours on cardio equipment, sweated a little, messed up my hair and thought incessantly about all of the things I could be doing instead. Exercise was a …

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