“Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile,” Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Han reminds us.
Headed to the mat, Reformer, Half Barrel or lunch table? Bring your body, mind and your breath…..and your satisfied smile won’t be far behind.
Given that running a Pilates business requires a lot time and commitment, you might assume that growing your business requires even more.
Good news: It doesn’t have to be that way.
By paying attention to these aspects of your business planning and strategy, you can ready your Pilates studio to grow on its own, bringing new clients to you and opening up new revenue streams in the long run.
A mindfulness practice can alleviate anxiety, improve your health, boost your brain power and even help you lose weight. by Anne Marie O’Connor Before she underwent mindfulness training, Jan Taylor would stress out whenever she got caught in a traffic jam. Now if she’s stuck on the highway, she refuses to worry or lose her […]
Get ready for sleeveless season—and rid of those bat wings—with these boredom-busting moves on the Reformer that work double duty to sculpt a smokin’ upper body. by Laura Tarbell Think you can’t take something old and make it new again? STOTT PILATES®–certified Pilates instructor and Fitness Universe Canadian Model National Champion Laura Tarbell begs […]
Fine-tune your gait—and your practice—with The Next Pilates Anytime Instructor 2013 Christi Idavoy’s footwork bonanza, which deeply explores the relationship between the core and feet. Workout by Christi Idavoy Edited by Amanda Altman I often think about walking as the upper body “dancing” on the pelvis and extending through the feet. Our walking patterns speak […]
These strategies will help you overcome p.m. snack attacks. by Matthew Kadey It’s 10:30 p.m., you’re watching TV and suddenly it hits you: a Goliath-size craving for the tub of cookie-dough ice cream in your freezer. In some cases, this craving may signal actual hunger. But for many people, including Filomena Iorio-Tasoluk of New Hope, […]
I’d like to share a testimonial from my sister, Renee. She wrote to explain how Pilates, more than anything, helped her heal from a horrific traffic accident in 1980 that took the life of her husband, Michael, and left her with a concussion, broken ribs, a punctured lung, broken collar bone and other disabilities.