Evolution Pilates ~ Feel the Difference

24th
Jun, 12

Journey To The Center

Pilates is featured in the current issue of Natural Health Magazine.  While the current article “The Power Of Pilates” is not up online yet, I found this article by the same author, Tracey Pepper. “… the method teaches you to pay attention to many details at once. At an advanced level, you’re expected to keep your […]

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Posted in Learn This - Lessons from the Mat

26th
Jan, 10

Excerpt from Mar 09 Newsletter

  LESSONS FROM THE MAT   Some is better than none…   If you find you are over scheduled & dont have enough time for your regular workout, don’t leave it out all together.  Try a little Pilates mat work, 20 minutes of cardio, or take your regular class & sneak out a little early…you’ll be glad you […]

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25th
Jan, 10

Excerpt from Aug/Sept 07 Newsletter

LESSONS FROM THE MAT   Quality Not Quantity As a lover of pilates you know that less is more.  You don’t need a ton of weight or a ton of reps – focus and determination while you practice makes the difference between going through the motions and really feeling the difference. This pertains to life as well.  In the hi-tech, hi-paced world we live in, […]

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25th
Jan, 10

Excerpt from Aug/Sept 08 Newsletter

  LESSONS FROM THE MAT   Perfection is Overrated! Ever feel like you can’t even start to get things done unless everything is perfect?  As Pilates instructors, we live by the 80/20 rule; most people will not be able to execute an exercise with 100% precision, but can do it with 80% proficiency.  In our books 80% is pretty damn good and […]

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25th
Jan, 10

Excerpt from Nov/Dec 08 Newsletter

  LESSONS FROM THE MAT A quick fix for the little black dress – tone your arms in 20 minutes!   15 push-ups – after 15 traditional push ups, change your hand position and do 15 more! 15 tricep dips – use a stationary chair as a makeshift workout bench  15 isometric contractions – press […]

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