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Keep your brain young by doing Pilates!

The brain is a very powerful organ in movement. For many years now, studies have established the powerful effect imagining movement can have on our body. Athletes whose preparation for competitions includes mentally imagining the feat at hand achieve better results. Test subjects that imagined moving an immobilized limb lost significantly less muscle mass than those that did no imagery work. Yes, our mind can effect great change in our body.y is that?

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No one ever graduates from Pilates, having accomplished the highest feat with no where to progress. As instructors, it is our job to continue to challenge and progress our clients. Have you felt stagnant in your Pilates practice? Let’s explore how to continue to advance.

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Read some of the most common misconceptions about Pilates and why Pilates is for Every Body!

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spine

A recent study revealed the long-term solution to back pain. Read here to learn the interesting results of the study and the anecdotal evidence for incorporating Pilates into your long-term health plan!

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joy in movement

How will you challenge yourself in 2017? Here are a few ideas.

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So you’ve seen this Reformer Remix class on Pilates Studio City’s class schedule for a number of month’s now. What is it and is it for you? Read here to find out!

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Is Pilates limited in its application and/or appeal? Not at all! Read here to learn why Pilates is for every BODY. No matter your age, gender, activity level, limitations, or goals, Pilates is for you!

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Joseph Pilates

MEN! Learn how Pilates will help you achieve more, perform better, and function longer. Take your body where no other workout can take it…without having to abandon your current workout. Do you whatever you are doing, but better with Pilates!

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The Pain-Free Posture Handbook by Lora Pavilack and Nikki Alstedter

Have you ever wanted to take your Pilates instructor home with you so you could continue to sit right, move right, and feel great all day long? Now you can! My lovely mentors and Pilates Studio City owners, Lora Pavilack and Nikki Alstedter, have written a book designed to do just that: Pain-Free Posture Handbook. […]

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Without experiencing the instruction and quality at any particular studio, we cannot necessarily recommend it. But we do trust our amazing Porter Ranch clients as informed and educated consumers dedicated to better movement to find the studio that best fits your personal needs. Please peruse the list below as well as read a few of […]

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