Pilates

Check Out ALL That We Have For You OUTDOORS!

Here are some great photos of our  outdoor studio! We have taken all of the details from our indoor offerings and pivoted to provide the same stellar workouts with those Five Starr touches to our outdoor studio.   Weather, fires, daylight savings have all  kept us on our toes to say the least!  Just when …

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Benefits of Attending a Fitness Studio

Thinking of signing up for a studio membership? WHAT IS A STUDIO? A boutique studio environment would be any private or franchised studio that only offers directed classes and personal training usually only in one  or two formats, such as Five Starr Pilates & Fitness that offers Pilates Reformer, Indoor Cycling and Personal Training. BENEFITS …

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fun things to do while social distancing

Fun things to do while social distancing

Stream a movie early Movie studios who were banking on playing their films on the big screen are now releasing them early to streaming devices.   Disney announced that it made the decision to release the latest Pixar film “Onward” starting Friday at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Friday’s release is for purchase through services …

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pilates is 100 years old

Pilates is Nearly 100 Years Old and STILL One of THE Best Total Body Workouts

Ever walk past a Pilates studio and wonder if the equipment inside is some kind of medieval torture device? You’re not alone. Despite being nearly 100 years old, the workout method still remains a mystery to most people who don’t already practice it.  If you’ve never tried Pilates, the appeal and experience of taking a …

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butternut portobello lasagna

Butternut Portobello Lasagna

Ingredients 1 package (10 ounces) frozen cubed butternut squash, thawed 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper MUSHROOMS: 4 large portobello mushrooms, coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper SAUCE: 2 cans (28 ounces each) whole tomatoes, undrained 2 …

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April 2018 Walter sorenson

April 2018 Client Spotlight Walter Sorensen

Walter has been a dedicated Five Starr client for almost 3 years now. Once participating in bootcamps and running he turned to Five Starr for more safe, yet challenging workouts to rehab an injured back. Walter is 41 years old and a Winery Sales Director and he and his wife own a wine label themselves. …

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five starr pilates and fitness shining star

A Five Starr Pilates & Fitness Shining Star!

By Laura Scavuzzo Wheeler  Professor of English at Long Beach City College for (can it be?) twenty years. I’ve been scheduling in an hour of Pilates six days a week for about two years now. Because I teach English, I spend inordinate amounts of time—hours and hours every weekend in addition to moments snatched between my classes and …

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