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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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Pain free with Pilates

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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power of our hands

Delicate as they may seem, the wrists and hands are powerhouses that transform infinite possibility into concrete action. If you surrender to their delicate grace, your hands may take you to all kinds of beautiful places.

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

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low back pain

Learn more about Pilates and how it can save your spine, even while sitting all day at work!

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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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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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