If you count the Pilates mat classes I took back in high school (which I do of course!), I’ve been involved in the Pilates world for quite a while. So fast forward a few years….it seems so natural that I eventually ended up where I am right now – an apprentice Pilates instructor at LightSpace!
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Hello readers, it’s Rachel!
A few years ago, every time I thought about Pilates, my mind would instantly travel to an episode of “Reba,” – remember that tv show? In this particular episode Reba McIntyre did a whole comical scene on the Pilates Reformer, where she fumbled all over the place – losing her balance and eventually giving up. It was such an “I…Read More >
Hi everyone, Priscilla here!
I have a confession to make…the deciding factor to start taking Pilates was a total superficial one: I wanted to look hot.
It was the Fall of 2010 and it had been a year since I switched jobs – going from a job where I was on my feet and constantly moving, to a job where I sat all day. Needless…Read More >
This Sunday, April 10th the Pilates class schedule will change slightly, and be led by our fantastic studio Apprentices for only *$5!
8:30 am – Pilates Mat (instead of Reformer) led by Priscilla Alvarez
9:30 am – Cardio Flow led by Jill Rimmey
11:30 am – Pilates Mat led by Priscilla Alvarez
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So I (Annie) am doing some spring cleaning, and in case you didn’t know, I have 3 kids. We spent part of the weekend at the studio doing some Pilates (seriously!), and part of it cleaning out all the books they no longer read. Which is a lot of books!
In the interest of using resources (just like muscles) efficiently, and of sharing the…Read More >
You may have heard me (Annie!) discuss during your Pilates sessions about how it’s important to be internally still or stable – but not rigid – in order to move efficiently. After all, we are never actually standing perfectly still.
As this video demonstrates, we are moving in at least three different directions all the time – got to go with the flow.
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