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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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Pilates For Men

Whether you are looking for a body-weight strength and agility workout, or like the push and pull of equipment, Pilates has you covered. It requires precision, it gets results, you can learn it and do it at home or in classes at the studio. Flexibility: Pilates does not require flexibility to get started, but it…
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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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What is going on with your gut?

A photo posted by Christl Marcontell (@kinesiastudio) on Aug 29, 2016 at 5:10pm PDT Getting sick is a let-down, and chronic illness or pain can seem like a barrier between yourself and your life. Increasingly doctors are looking at the health of your gut to address illness, allergies, inflammatory pain and disease, diabetes, and even…
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