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How to Parlay a New Understanding to Exercising

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in News |

How to Parlay a New Understanding to Exercising

In my last article which which skirmished over football mishaps, I touched upon the modality of coaches who have discovered new ways of cross training their athletes ( perhaps steroids might become obsolete )? It is evident even to an untrained eye that some teams are just “plain better”. How and why do they do what they do? In Pilates, I have taken many seminars on the body but none was more empowering and important than the one taught by my hero, Elizabeth Larkam. She is, was, and...

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The New Frontier of Exercise

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in News |

The New Frontier of Exercise

Being a Pilates teacher for 19 years plus, the classical technique I have honed throughout my career has blossomed into areas of discovery I never dreamt were possible. I can still remember observing professional dancers practicing their Pilates exercises as Romana Krazanowska tutored them. I was so impressed with their fluidness and accuracy with the transitions between each movement. It was mesmerizing and actually more of a performance than a workout session. Fast forward to 10 years later...

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Core Values

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in News |

Core Values

During my years of teaching as a certified Pilates instructor, I have seen a deluge of magazine articles written praising the benefits of Pilates. Each one had a different spin on the topic depending on the type of exercise the author was promoting. Gyms and fitness trainers generally like to use the word “core” to convert their knowledge of the system, but their message is vague at best and they merely skim the surface of Pilates’ real value. Rather, beginner clients...

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