5 Pilates Moves to Release Lower Back Pain

Let’s nail it down. I hear from a number of my clients that they have lower back pain, tension or discomfort. Sometimes it is related to some type of physical activity they do, for example shoveling the snow or lifting boxes or heavy objects, but in few cases...

Pelvic Floor Strengthening

The pelvic floor is essentially a web of muscles that acts like a basket holding up your internal organs such as bladder, bowel and uterus.  When these muscles become weakened – from things like childbirth, heavy lifting, chronic coughing (basically anything that puts...

Pilates Approach to Fix Bad Posture

If you’ve ever observe people walking, sitting or even standing in an awkward manner then you understand what “poor posture” means. Many people don’t realize that poor posture affects more than just your appearance while standing up or sitting down, it also has...

Fitness Benefits of Core Training

 It’s almost impossible to go to a fitness center and not hear the words “core training” being talked about. When most people hear the term, they think of abdominal toning; but the core region involves much more than just the stomach muscles. What are the advantages...

How Pilates Can Help with Back Pain

Pilates exercises help to build beautiful abdominal muscles, but can they relieve back pain too? Even some physical therapists and chiropractors recommend Pilates for chronic back pain. I have many clients who come to my Pilates classes questioning if this type of...

How to Workout with a Baby

Hello Mommas! Quite often when I teach Mom and Baby classes I’ve been asked for tips or directions on how to most effectively exercise with a baby. As you know babies could be so unpredictable, having their good and bad days, sometimes they need more cuddling...