Posts Tagged ‘pilates reformer’
Are You Comfortable In Your Own Skin?
We wear clothes that make us feel attractive, confident, and comfortable…or not. We have stretchy and loose, or tight and restricting clothing…the later sometimes requires uncomfortable cute shoes. You probably wouldn’t want to go for a run or have a Pilates workout in the tight uncomfortable clothes because they would restrict movement. Being comfortable in your…Read More
PERFORMANCE PILATES & FASCIA CARES
Does your Pilates instructor know if you have Osteoporosis, spinal or disc injuries? How about shoulder, hip or other joint issues? Eye conditions? Are you pregnant? Do you have back pain, sciatica or scoliosis? Perhaps you have a knee or hip replacement? Are you recovering from surgery? Do you have any other physical considerations? Does…Read More
What is Fascia?
“Fascia” is a word you will be seeing and hearing more and more. If I told you that movement could become next to effortless, or that you wouldn’t feel exhausted or as sore after your workout or practicing your “sport”, would you believe me? That is what I’m finding from my own personal experiences practicing…Read More
Pilates & Athletes: Labron James
With Father’s Day coming up, we’ve been highlighting Pilates for Men, and pointing out a few notables. Cleveland Cavaliers Forward, Labron James, is taking his sixth straight trip to the finals, including his four with Miami…and yes, Pilates is part of his training program! In the off season he swims and takes Pilates and Yoga classes…Read More
Performance Pilates “After Class”
Performance Pilates clients are here for many different reasons, here are just a few. See what people are saying after Pilates class!Read More
A Pilates Reformer Can Improve Your Golf Swing
Golf Digest recommends Pilates exercise on the Reformer to improve your golf swing and game. We couldn’t agree more! At Performance Pilates we offer classes and private sessions that include work on the Reformer, Mat and other apparatus. You can even see the Greatwood Golf Club course from our studio. Your first session is just…Read More
Cody’s Blog: How to Recover from a Candy Hangover
It’s almost Halloween which means candy which equals lots of sugar. Processing all that extra sugar takes a toll on our bodies and can make us crave even more. Clinical Dietician, Jessica Decostole says “In the short term, a sugar binge can make you feel very energetic, But then comes the inevitable crash. When you…Read More
Hello Summer Time!
It’s summer time! Bring on the vacations, travel, and family time. This summer, don’t let your summer fun derail your fitness routine! Swimming, walking, hiking, biking, boating and other summer activities provide plenty of exercise. There are also treadmills and some strength training equipment available and convenient at most hotels. Pilates is extremely portable and…Read More
Cody’s Blog: Pilates and Pregnancy
I was recently asked about Pilates exercise during pregnancy for our Moms-to-be. Pilates is a wonderful prenatal option! Pilates strengthens the abdominals and pelvic floor, which helps during the later months of pregnancy, reducing back pain, works as a prep for an easier delivery, minimizes the diastasis, and keeps the abdominals toned for a faster…Read More
Welcome First Responders!
Our Police, Fire and Medical First Responders work hard to keep us all safe. Sometimes that work can pose physical challenges, and effect those who protect and serve emotionally. Pilates exercise is a perfect way to counter these effects physically by lengthening tight muscles, restoring alignment and length of the spine, strengthening and balancing opposing…Read More
Besides core strength & a flat stomach, flexibility, improved spinal health, reduced back pain & better posture, better balance & control, a better golf game or performance in any sport, improved endurance, and enhanced general well being…Pilates keeps you young, makes you physically and emotionally strong, gives you the ability to handle whatever life throws…Read More
3 Ways To Earn A FREE Class!
It’s always nice to give back to our loyal customers, especially during the holidays. At Performance Pilates we couldn’t be more grateful for the awesome people we get to see in our studio each and every day. With your help, others will easily find us too, and you get a FREE CLASS! Here are three…Read More
New Year’s Resolution: Stick With It!
Here we are, almost 3 weeks into the new year. How are you doing with your health & fitness resolutions? Losing weight, getting fit, and healthy life style are the number 1 New Year’s Resolutions each year. While setting goals and resolving to do better are great, those goals need to be realistic, and attainable. …Read More
Pilates: Could It Be The Fountain Of Youth?
[slideshow_deploy id=’557′] It is often assumed that Pilates is for dancers, models and athletes…and it is. However, Pilates exercise is for EVERYONE. Including our senior citizens who refuse to grow old! We have an amazing group of ladies in our studio that are in their 60’s, and 70’s. These ladies are doing intermediate Classical Pilates…Read More
You are Only as Old as your SPINE is Healthy – Joseph H. Pilates
This is my new favorite piece of Pilates equipment….The Spine Corrector. It’s always been a personal favorite for counter movements to the everyday sitting and standing most of us endure. In my new post-grad, continuing education course, I’ve had the opportunity… and push I needed to spend more quality time, and look more closely at…Read More
Jane Seymour does Pilates with Charlie’s Angels and Joan Collins
HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 11 (UPI) — Actress Jane Seymour said she regularly goes to Pilates and some yoga classes near her Hollywood home to keep fit and help her bad back. The “Live and Let Die” actress the Los Angeles Times she was active as a child because she professionally trained as a ballerina. A knee…Read More