Evolution Pilates ~ Feel the Difference

5th
Mar, 18

Join me at my brother’s book signing March 28 in Brooklyn

“Mark Sarvas has written a gripping mystery novel about art that is also a powerful meditation on fathers and sons, and the need to face up to the falsehoods spawned by the horror of the past.” – Salman Rushdie Join me at a book signing for my brother, Mark Sarvas’ new book, “Memento Park” at […]

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17th
Apr, 14

Mo’s Reading List #3 – The Truth About Beauty

I was given this book a few years ago by my friend and client Joann Florin.  This book was the start of a journey for me into understanding that working out without eating right or vice versa is pointless.  I began to understand the pros and cons of organic products. It also opened my eyes to […]

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17th
Mar, 14

Mo’s Reading List # 2 – Fitness Is Religion

I bought this book a few years ago – the title caught my eye, and as I thumbed through the book, I felt like it was telling a story similar to what I myself experienced when I finally found an exercise I could not do without – for me, Pilates.  When you find something that becomes such a large part of you, […]

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17th
Feb, 14

Mo’s Reading List #1 – Food Rules

So – here is my first selection for my reading list – a great starter book for trying to get a better grip on what to eat for proper health.  You could make the argument that this the ONLY book you need, which is why it is first on my list. You can read more […]

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18th
Sep, 13

Principles of Pilates: Why every athlete should practice

There has been a growing resurgence in the Pilates movement the past decade and I am often asked “What is Pilates?” The best way to describe Pilates is to describe the underlying principles. Read more: http://www.news-press.com/article/20130917/HEALTH/309170010/1013/RSS03?nclick_check=1  

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19th
Dec, 12

9 Tips for Fighting the Winter Blahs as the Days Grow Shorter

Enjoy this article by Kimberly Snyder as the shortest day of the year approaches… We’re rapidly approaching the shortest days of the year. In some places, it’s getting dark as early as 4:30 right now. I often hear people comment about how depressing it is when they drive to work in the dark and return […]

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29th
Sep, 12

Periodic Table of Cocktails: Nutrition values from appletinis to zombies

I loved this from Hella Wella: Calories, fat, carbs, and sugar — do such things even count when you’re knocking back a drink or two to, you know, take the edge off? We don’t pretend to judge. But if you do care about the relative nutritional value of your favorite drink, you’ve come to the […]

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30th
Aug, 12

Life coach: Can I do Reformer Pilates with a replacement hip?

Q I am 66 years old, and had a right hip replacement 15 months ago. I also have severe osteoarthritis in my left hip. I am trying to keep fit but have been told I should not run or use power plate machines. I would like to try Reformer Pilates; are the movements involved suitable […]

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28th
Aug, 12

No Pain, No Sweat

Kym Bassett considers herself an expert in gym fads. She has taken orders from aerobic Step Nazis; she has pumped iron with the manly men. She ran like a rat on a treadmill and searched for Nirvana in yoga. Very little about her body changed over seven years, mostly because she seesawed from five-day-a-week workouts […]

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28th
Aug, 12

THE NOVICE; Learning Pilates, One Stretch at a Time

By AMANDA HESSER Published: November 03, 1998 It is called pilates, and I had been hearing about it for some time but dismissed it as a faddish 90’s workout. It fit the mold perfectly: It had the requisite exotic name (pronounced puh-LAH-tees), you had to go to a gym to do it, and celebrities hailed […]

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