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Five Reasons to Try Pilates

Are you ready to see your body transform right before your eyes? If you answered yes, then Pilates could be the key to your transformation. Originally invented in the early 1920’s, people around the globe have come to embrace the lifelong benefits of Joseph Pilates’ vision and how it can change your body and life forever. […]


Pilates is my Travel Buddy

While most of us simply relax when we go on vacation, we don’t always realize the toll traveling can take on our bodies. Whether you travel by air, by land, or by sea, you’ll most likely experience extended periods of immobility, which can put stress on your body, resulting in stiffness, soreness, and for some, […]


Let’s Drink to your Health!

Water is our body’s source of life but the majority of us are walking around dehydrated and don’t have a clue. All functions of the body require water; it’s a crucial component of the biological make-up of all human cells. Water flushes toxins out from organs and enables the liver to metabolize stored fat quicker, […]


Mat Pilates vs Reformer: What’s the Difference?

Many newcomers wonder if they should be rolling out a mat to do their Pilates, or strapping into a reformer — the equipment developed by Pilates creator Joseph Pilates. So what’s the difference between mat Pilates and reformer Pilates?  There are actually several. Working against resistance is essential to the 500 classical Pilates exercises, which are designed […]



Love the Skin You’re In

Love the Skin You’re In <3 Through Pilates, I strive to help people feel strong and capable in their bodies. Being strong can really transform the way people feel about themselves. It can support, even grow self-love and acceptance, helping people to better love the skin they’re in.  Which is SO rewarding and exciting for […]


5 Steps to Sugar-Freedom

Sugar is killing us.  It’s not just the teaspoon of sweetener stirred into our morning coffee. But all the hidden sugars we consume daily without even knowing. It seems like everyday I read something in the news or see another new documentary about the negative effects of sugar on our health. The alarm bells are […]


Everyone is the architect of their own happiness

Exercise Your Way to Happiness

  “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” – Joseph Pilates   A recent Gallup Poll shows Americans who exercise at least two days a week for 30 minutes a day report more happiness and less stress than those who are sedentary and the benefits of exercise reportedly increase when you are active up […]


5 Reasons to Schedule Your Next Workout with a Friend

Research has consistently shown that exercise is greatly enhanced when you’re with a friend or in a group setting. Having someone who holds you accountable really helps keep you on track.  They give you reinforcement on the difficult days and celebrate with you when things are going great.  As the saying goes, ‘there’s strength in […]