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Evan offers private bodywork sessions.

Pilates Studio City is so excited to offer private bodywork sessions with Evan, a licensed massage therapist and clinical bodywork practitioner!

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Community of movers

How can we as a community of movers support each other? How can our conversation and words build each other up and help one another stay on track mentally and physically?

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Pilates community

With nearly 10 years of teaching under my belt, I continue to be inspired by the many generations of teachers and teacher trainers I have seen begin, grow, and mature at Pilates Studio City—a thriving community of movers dedicated to their bodies, their knowledge, and their craft.

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lungs and breath

It seems like a no-brainer to me that Pilates helps boost the immune system since Pilates is good for you. And if something is good for you, it’s going to have a beneficial effect to your immune system. While the is true yet vague, the direct connection between Pilates and an improved immune system is much more specific and based in solid medical science. Let’s discuss.

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spine

The exercise regimen he created that has persevered in efficacy and popularity for over a century continues to keep its participants young and healthy in mind and body. Why is Pilates so effective at combating age?

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heart pulse

Stress can come from such a variety of sources in our lives, both internal and external. However, it is usually a result of things we cannot fix, speed up, or control. I have found Pilates to help me deal with my stress because Pilates is about focus and control—focusing on what I can control and then exerting that control to create better strength and alignment in my body. I leave a workout strengthened, empowered, and renewed, both emotionally and physically. I also have just spent an hour mentally and physically away from my stress. Yes, Pilates is definitely part of my anti-stress strategy. Is it part of yours?

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Pilates community

Pilates takes purposeful and present thought to direct the work and engage the right muscle groups. Really, it is a practice of mindfulness with all the known benefits resulting: relieving stress (including anxiety and depression),…

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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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progress

“Aha! moments.” These are instances when something just clicks—a muscle engagement, a proper positioning, or a specific technique. A significant step forward in one’s Pilates progress has been taken. In my own practice of Pilates and my craft as a Pilates instructor, I am looking for progress, not perfection. When we successfully break down a deep-seated barrier to a deeper connections…Aha!

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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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