Category: Wellness

17 Nov 20 Sign with words "Inhale / Exhale" at Pilates studio

Pilates Deep Breathing Exercises for Anxiety

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Considering how incredibly vital proper breathing is to good health, we pay surprisingly little attention to the way we breathe. Ancient cultures, however, fully understood the importance of deep nasal breathing, and modern health and wellness techniques are starting to catch up.

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19 Oct 20 Pilates and stroke patients

Can Pilates Help Stroke Patients?

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But did you know Pilates can also help your body rehab from a stroke? It’s true! A Korean research paper in 2017 proved the efficacy of pilates for stroke recovery.

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17 Jan 20 Does Pilates help build muscle?

Does Pilates Help Build Muscle?

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Although Pilates originated nearly a century ago by physical trainer, Joseph Pilates, its popularity — particularly among women — has grown exponentially over the last 30-40 years. Many individuals who regularly practice Pilates tout myriad

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09 Jan 19 Holiday drink and cookies

5 Tips for Getting Back into Shape After the Holidays

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We all know the holidays can throw off your rhythm. You may be visiting family, without your own kitchen and gym, and your normal routine is completely gone. You may also be hosting family or

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26 Oct 18 pilates vs yoga

Pilates vs Yoga – Which Should I Do?

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It’s 2018, and Pilates and yoga are both enormously popular ways to work out and improve mental health. Both have the goal of improving strength, flexibility, and mental clarity; but because the two are so

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15 Jan 18 pilates mental health benefits

Pilates Mental Health Benefits

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The physical gains that Pilates can provide are well-documented. You might be surprised to learn that Pilates’ mental health benefits are equally valuable. Today, more and more people are realizing how important it is to

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Women doing Pilates for physical therapy.

What Role Can Pilates Play in Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy?

Health and exercise enthusiasts have long been turning to pilates for a fun, whole-body workout that benefits both the brain and the body.

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Difference Between Beginner and Intermediate Pilates?

Difference Between Beginner and Intermediate Pilates?

The level of pilates class you sign up for shouldn’t correspond to how often you work out or how athletic you are.

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Elder women doing beginner Reformer Pilates

Exploring the Benefits of Pilates for Seniors

Physical activity is beneficial for people of all ages. Even moderate exercise several times per week can improve heart health and help maintain strength in your bones and muscles.

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