Pilates and the Economy

The talk of the slow economy isn’t leaving anytime soon. The news has covered it for over a year and we now know it is going to take a lot more time to recover. It is hard to be positive with the news surrounding businesses these days, but what do you do?… Read the rest

Zobha …Every movement, every moment

We recently had the chance to experience the fit of Zobha yoga and fitness apparel line. The Zobha line is exactly as described on their website, “lightweight, high-performing fabrics with exceptional fit and thoughtful details.” As soon as I put the pants on, the fabric felt amazing to wear.… Read the rest

The Training of a Pilates Instructor

There are many organizations that are training Pilates instructors, with more developing all the time, but how do we know if they are reputable and have a good quality training program. Organizations are usually referred to as Classical Pilates or Contemporary Pilates.… Read the rest

The Muscles of the Pelvic Floor

What do you mean lift my pelvic floor? This is what we hear from some of our clients, but patiently we get them to learn, use and appreciate their pelvic floor muscles. As Pilates instructors, we know how important the muscles of the pelvic floor are and why we emphasize them to our clients.… Read the rest

Three Simple Pilates Exercises for a Better Golf Game

All golfers know they need to work on rotation, balance and stability. This is stating the obvious. There are also a handful of exercises that benefit the golfer that might not be so obvious.… Read the rest

The History of Pilates Exercises

Joseph H. Pilates a man ahead of his time. Some people are surprised that the hundreds of Pilates exercises were designed by a man. It is obviously not an exercise program just for women. The founder of Pilates, Joseph H.… Read the rest