Posts Tagged ‘movement’

Surrounded by all sorts of sweets, running in and out of airports, to and from large family meals, and during short winter days, it can be very challenging to stay in shape this time of year. Check this blog out for some suggestions on how to maintain your health during the hectic end of the year.

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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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Much like the bones of the pelvis, which move along vertical and horizontal planes simultaneously, creating the shape of a figure eight as we walk, life is unfolding in more than one direction at once. If we keep dancing to its rhythm, we may trust that our lives and our bodies are taking shape just as nature intended.

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The problem is being trapped into rigid and outdated beliefs that keep us thinking that change can’t be comfortable and challenging at the same time. When we let go of these old beliefs, a natural fluidity arises to take their place. Instead of a zone, we find ourselves in place of playful buoyancy, expansive enough for all there is.

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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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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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Workout Indoors with DaVinci BodyBoard!

What is DaVinci Bodyboard? The DaVinci BodyBoard class holds up to 4-6 students on a board, utilizing resistance bands from all sides of the board for a full body and varied workout. Classes are fun and invigorating! You will see and feel the difference in your body, build cardio endurance and support weight loss. With […]

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Keep your brain young by doing Pilates!

How can you keep you brain young? A recent study explored various options to improve brain function as we age. Read here to learn how to stay mentally young and agile!

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What benefit is there to moderate or light activity? Recent studies point out the value of such activity sprinkled throughout the day and week, improving our health and adding years to our life! Read here for an update on recent health news!

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