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The Path Traveled

This beautiful photo by Norman Photography is a little inspiration and reminder to enjoy life, every last drop of it and when you are on the path to a destination don’t rush through the path enjoy the journey and the path along the way.  Don’t rush that precious time away. Enjoy it! Live it!! Love it! Read More

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Please share… Life Truly is Precious

Last month a good friend of ours sustained a C5 spinal cord injury in a freak accident which has left him paralyzed. Spinal cord injuries are very severe and costly. Upon this news I also was informed his wife, Sienna is expecting twin boys. Life truly works in mysterious ways. Being a Pilates instructor when Read More

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Anatomy Tuesday….

Since I choked up on this question in my Exo Chair module, for study and review I am implementing ANATOMY TUESDAY, I will take a moment to dissect and break down our movers which are imperative to our practice and everyday movement.  The shoulder is one of the most elaborate areas of the body consisting Read More

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Thriving

Yesterday was my last pilates module to complete Exo Chair and I officially only have 75 hours left to go to complete my total hours needed to test out!!! I am so pleased that I have come this far, I dove into this process last September, at times it truly seemed like I would never Read More

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Not all those who wander are lost…

I am looking for ideas and suggestions for our annual vacation (dog friendly- of course!!). Every year we plan a road trip vacation, last year we ventured up the Central California coast staying in Santa Cruz, San Francisco and Cambria (making many other stops along the way). Road trips are awesome it is so much Read More

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Inspirational Tees..

I am so excited, my new tops from Grizzy Love arrived. I love to have clothing items that are unique. I spend a great deal of time finding exactly what I want when it comes to shopping. These tops are so cute, have amazing inspirational messages and they are comfy too. I am loving the Read More

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Planking is GOOD for your Core…

Planks… oh the dreaded plank.. As I tell all my clients planking is the best thing you can do for your body and when you are unable to make class, your homework is to do your planks, do them while you are watching TV or place a magazine or book under you and read a Read More

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Pilates for Scoliosis

Tonight I ended up teaching two unplanned classes as I substituted for another teacher. It is a nice opportunity to have a chance to meet more of the clients at the studio. I had one group session and my other group ended up as a private session (lucky her and me) this client suffers from Read More

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Pilates Playlists

One thing all my clients always love about my classes besides the amazing workout is my music . I know a lot of pilates instructors do not like music in there classes however I have found it to be an amazing component to keep my clients pumped up energized. Every Sunday I spend some time Read More

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Belated Valentines Dinner…

We usually never go out on the eve of Valentines Day, restaurants tend to be overcrowded, they run highly expensive specials and there is a lack thereof of service, also since I had three early morning classes to teach the next day staying up late and drinking champagne (yes us instructors do have fun as Read More

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Saturday Morning Classes are Serious Business!

My clients this morning were amazing at 8 am & 9 am. Today was serious business no chit-chat here!! These classes were a combination of single leg work on a ball, light jumping for abs and obliques, a side leg jumping series that sent there glute medius and minimums singing a mean song, reverse abs Read More

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Pilates is for Everyone

It has been awesome to have an nice ratio of men in my Pilates classes over the last couple weeks and last night’s class had a split Ratio!!! YEAH for the Men!!!  There is huge misconceptions about #Pilates that it is for Woman, Easy, Like Yoga and only for the Flexible.. However all of the Read More