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Paris Marks

Paris Marks Trained Instructor Oakland Studio Paris is a Bay-Area native passionate about fitness. She grew up with a very active lifestyle. After completing her degree in International Management at Pepperdine University in Malibu she went on to excel in the technology industry.  It was her dedication to fitness and love for Pilates that compelled her […]


What you could conquer with proper alignment?

Achieving good alignment is not easy. You’d think a professional ballet dancer would have no problem with alignment. Think again. Just like everyone else, good alignment and pain-free movement is something that evolves over time. It can’t be “mastered” in a couple hours. So, when professional dancer and Pilates instructor Demetria came to me with her […]


Daily Candy Online

Daily Candy Online February 2014 Holly Furgason was called one of “SF’s top fitness gurus” by Daily Candy. “With my dance background, music has always been a large part of my life, motivating and inspiring me. Music is very important in workouts from biking to running to Pilates. The music you listen to can keep […]