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How To Pick Up Your Pace in Pilates

How to Pick Up Your Pace in Pilates Pilates is a form of high intensity interval training, but not until you master the Reformer and Mat sequences AND know how to use the Reformer straps and settings smoothly. To get a sweaty workout in Pilates you need to move through about 30 movement sequences with…
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Old Year/New Year

Marking out our lives by years and dates is convenient for organizing events, but time is fluid and all events are dictated by cause-and-effect. Over the years I have learned how to better organize my projects, but time slips away. On the weekends when there is less to-do (or I just decide to let it…
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Pilates Mind, Body, Spirit

"The acquirement and enjoyment of physical well-being, mental calm and spiritual peace are priceless to their possessors." - Joe Pilates Joe Pilates saw a world in chaos. A German citizen living in England in WWI, he was considered to be potential enemy alien, and forced to stay in an internment camp on the Isle of…
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Autumn Equinox: Focused Thought

From the 6 Principles of Pilates this is “Concentration”. Looking for better strength-plus-flexibility balance is what drives many people to try Pilates, but it proves elusive if you feel confused dealing with the Reformer, figuring out the technique, and remembering movement sequences. The “What Comes Next” moment can be daunting and provoke a little anxiety.…
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