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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 […]





Getting Back On The Horse

Hey, how do you like my blackeye? You should see the other guy! Just kidding. I actually crashed my bike hitting a patch of gravel halfway through a ride in Marin. All and all, I was lucky. Now I’m very sore and have this shiner as a badge of honor. Pilates teachers hurt themselves from […]


Holly & Melissa’s Adventure in Toronto

Holly and Melissa, our two in house Certified Senior Instructors and STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainers, are off to Toronto this week for more STOTT PILATES training. Holly and Melissa are two of only 19 STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainers in the whole of California (and Blue Sparrow Pilates is one of five training centers in California). […]


Motion is Lotion

When I first began teaching Pilates in the late 1990’s, everyone talked about it as “mind-body” exercise. That idea is no longer as prevalent in marketing Pilates, however the concept is still at the heart of what Pilates is and does for a practitioner. I asked orthopedic surgeon and author Barry Rose his thoughts on […]


Well + Good Preview

  Earlier this summer Well + Good gave a us a call and wanted to feature our studios on their site. They were expanding their offerings and were looking to include San Francisco and Oakland’s top fitness studios.  They had a few questions for us and we were happy to oblige. Check out the mini-interview […]