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Fundamentals: They Really Matter

Never underestimate the importance of fundamentals. Taking baby steps and starting with the basics is the best way to learn something new, to master a skill, to reach a goal. This idea is especially true in Pilates, where movements build upon each other starting from essential techniques. It’s crucial to begin your Pilates journey with…
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6 Tips For Pilates Newbies

  Trying Pilates for the first time? Get ready for a whirlwind of a workout! But don’t worry, you’re going to love it, and we’re here to help. Follow these tips during your first Pilates class for a kick-butt workout that will keep you coming back for more. Speak up. If something doesn’t feel right,…
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March Matness 2015: The Hundred

Late last autumn I came across this inspiring blog event designed by Benjamen Deganhardt called March Matness. The game is to post something each day of the month relative to the corresponding exercise, and to share the love with the global Pilates community using social media. Click the link to download the Order of Exercises.…
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What is the Difference between Yoga and Pilates?

Although Pilates has been in the mainstream fitness culture for over 65 years, it has never risen to the widespread awareness of Yoga. I frequently am asked if Pilates is like Yoga. I think when people ask me that they are trying to find a comparable category to fit Pilates into, and Yoga is a…
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