Pilates for Balance Acquiring and maintaining good balance is greatly beneficial for adults as prevention for falls, injury, and loss of independence. Pilates and balance go hand in hand with its positive effects on strength and coordination. This decreases the fear of falling, which often leads to a reduction of movement and lack of mobility. […]
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
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
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 GripPilates socks increase your control with the patented non-slip sole.
A makeover for your sweet tooth! Apple Pie Makeover Recipe (serves 2)1 apple1 graham cracker1/4 lemoncinnamon to tastemaple 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 (or more if you love
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
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
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