Pilates & Gyrotonic®

Mindfulness and Pilates

Addressing a recently asked question…How does Pilates relate to mindfulness? Read Jenny’s response here!

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There is no detour around the aging process. The fact is, as we age we lose bone mass (Osteopenia) and conditions like Arthritis result in pain and decreased flexibility in the joints. This is the natural aging process, but there are some things you can do to make it easier and even delay it a […]

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Reformer

How Do I Get Started at Pilates Studio City? The Initial Private Session is a consultation with a Private Pilates Instructor and also a workout! This session introduces you to the language and basic concepts of the “Core or Powerhouse” the Pilates Method utilizes. We recommend doing the Initial Private Session even if you have […]

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What is Redcord?

By On August 19, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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What is Redcord? Redcord is an exercise training technique developed in Norway in 1991. It focuses on gaining functional strength and ideal muscular body alignment by working the body from the “inside out.” Redcord works on the neuromuscular level to change ineffective movement habits and to establish stronger and more efficient muscular patterns. It is […]

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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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Ouch! Help Pilates!

By On August 5, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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Ouch! Help Pilates! Pilates is wonderful for back issues! Pilates is able to help in back pain treatment mainly in two ways. The first is by strengthening your muscles and making them more flexible, while the second is through improving your posture. Pilates enables your joints and muscles to become stronger and more flexible. By […]

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“Pilates is designed to give you suppleness, natural grace, and skill that will be unmistakably reflected in the way you walk, in the way you play, and in the way you work.” -Joseph H. Pilates The Pilates Method is an approach in mind and body integration that was created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s. The fundamental principles […]

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Technology has certainly improved our lives and even our health in many ways. Unfortunately, it does have its drawbacks. Read here to learn more about “Texting Neck,” “Blackberry Thumb,” and other technology-based casualties.

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Pilates Mat and Pilates Equipment are fantastic workouts and complement each other. Pilates Mat is challenging because you are on your own and have to control and challenge your body with just that, your body and mind. The Pilates Equipment or Reformer is a great workout because you have the machine to support you and […]

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What Can Pilates Do For Me?

By On June 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

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Pilates is famous for creating long, lean, fit bodies. There are many ways that doing Pilates supports weight loss and a trimmer appearance: Exercise burns calories. How many calories you burn depends on your body type and your level of exertion. Creating lean muscle mass, as Pilates does, is one of the best ways to […]

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