I’m Moving! . . . to a new Pilates home and you’re going to want to see it.Read More
Yes, you will get stronger.
Yes, you will diminish and forget about your aches & pains.
Yes, you will look better in your clothes (and out of them too ;)
But it’s also so much more than a workout - it’s a lifestyle.Read More
Are you sick and tired of feeling broken? Ready to live without the pain and frustration of chronic injury and/or self-defeating beliefs (I suck at this. There’s no way I can do this. Etc. . .)? Want to find the strength and confidence to go after something that feels out of reach?
This one simple question will help get you there. . .Read More
How would you like to:
- Improve the distance of your drive on the golf course?
- Increase the power of your swing and the quickness of your reaction on the tennis court?
- Spend more time running, biking or swooshing down the slopes?
All with more mobility, less stiffness and quicker recovery. . . these are just some of the benefits of a regular Pilates practice.Read More
When people find out I teach yoga & Pilates, the most common response I receive is “I’ve heard that would be good for me. Can/Should I do that?” That last question is usually prefaced by “I have a herniated disc/the tightest hamstrings in the world/a torn rotator cuff/a hip replacement . .”
My answer (assuming that injury didn’t happen yesterday) is always “Yes.” More specifically, "Yes, but only in a way that honors what your body needs from you to heal.”Read More
Peeking my head into the Pilates room, I thought to myself, "OMG, what is with the machines?"
Through the lens of my clumsy, often-awkward body, the Reformers looked like little death traps – with straps and odd springs everywhere. Um, no. . .
Then my friend and fellow Forrest Yoga teacher Lisa Day became a Pilates instructor and you know what Forrest Yoga teachers do? We support each other.
So one Wednesday evening, I took the plunge. . . And like most everything else in life that I said I couldn’t do or wouldn’t do and definitely wouldn’t like – I loved it.
As a yoga practitioner, I have always struggled with numbness in my low back, tailbone, and sacrum. In just one session of Pilates, I was more aware of the exact places that were shut down. As we did the simplest of roll downs, my body lit up with sensations that I had never felt before.Read More