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Pilates reformer classes

How Pilates Reformer Classes Help You Clear Your Mind

People often overlook the impact of the mind-body connection and mental clarity that Pilates reformer classes build. While Pilates offers excellent strength-building and mobility-increasing fitness practice, the mind-body connection empowers you to influence your body awareness, impact your posture, increase your balance, and more. Mindful movement may sound abstract and difficult to grasp, but we […]

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Pilates for Improved Balance in Seniors – Improved Balance for All!

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.

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beginner pilates classes in Long Beach

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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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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