Category: Wellness

26 Dec 22 Woman on reformer Pilates machine practicing mindful breathing with her trainer.

Mindful Breathing in Pilates

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Learn more about why mindful breathing is crucial to Pilates, the benefits of mastering your breathing technique, and how to correctly breathe while exercising.

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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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Benefits of Pilates for men

Discover The Benefits of Pilates for Men

Pilates suffers from a big misconception: it’s pegged as a workout just for women. But here’s the deal – Pilates is all about strengthening and toning without bulking up, breaking the stereotype of the “gym

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4 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes

4 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes

Professional and amateur athletes constantly seek innovative ways to enhance performance and maintain peak condition. Pilates has gained popularity among athletes, with pros ranging from Ronaldo to Andy Murray incorporating routines into their training. If

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Woman on reformer Pilates machine practicing mindful breathing with her trainer.

Mindful Breathing in Pilates

Learn more about why mindful breathing is crucial to Pilates, the benefits of mastering your breathing technique, and how to correctly breathe while exercising.

Read More