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Category: Pilates Blog

Our blog, formerly the Soapbox, lives on here. Meet our bloggers here, and read on below for useful insight for all things Pilates.

Olympic medalist Maggie Voisin is hooked on Pilates

Olympians, like 17-year-old Maggie Voisin, an X Games silver medalist for free skiing, swear by Pilates. “Pilates is just different, and it’s something that anyone can do—you don’t even need to be an athlete. It’s something I’m going do for the rest of my career and life,” says Voisin, who trains at Exhale Pilates in […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate Pilates Day 2016


By Jessica Valant Pilates Day has a special place in my heart. I first discovered the Pilates method in 2001, shortly after graduating from physical therapy school. I immediately saw profound changes in my clients when I used Pilates principles in their treatment. Pilates not only has made a difference in the lives of countless […]

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I Don’t Look Like A Pilates Teacher


Though many people conjure an image of a petite, slim, (often) blonde woman, these method instructors have successfully defied the clichés.

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Mental Health and Pilates


by Risa Sheppard Approximately one in five adults in the U.S. experiences mental discord in a given year. Approximately one in 25 experiences a serious mental illness in a given year. (That’s 10 million people.) And 6.9 percent of adults had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. Meanwhile,18.1 percent experienced an […]

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The Making of March MATness


What do you do when you are on vacation, want to work out, but have no one around to correct your form? Well, you could just pull out your smartphone and film your practice.

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Pilates—It’s A Business!


Maybe you haven’t noticed, but the Pilates industry has changed a ton from when Joe landed in NYC almost 90 years ago now. The trend of big behemoth studios has waned and has suddenly shifted toward the Pilates solopreneur.

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12 Habits That Will Boost Your Productivity


These strategies will up your efficiency, helping you get more done every single day.

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