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The Purpose of a Bind is to Discover There is no Bind.

By Guest Writer Diana Bailey Part I The deep “binding” stretches of Pilates and Yoga challenge body and mind to learn balance in their work together. Releasing chronically held tension takes the patience of repeated invitations and acceptance of the often minimal response. Dissolving the tension is the immediate goal, and certainly the most obvious…

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7 Tips for Stress Relief at the Office

Office stress is hard on our bodies. Deep in a project, we’ll sit with poor posture, have our computers at the wrong height or angle, and generally do not pay attention to our body’s needs. Here are seven of my favorite stress relief remedies for our hectic office lives. 1. Improve Your Seated Posture Poor…

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Congratulations, Lynne, on 10 years of Pilates!

Pilates, Perfect Health Studio, Tucson, Arizona

Congratulations, Lynne Dusenberry on 10 years of Pilates and Movement training at Body Fundamentals studio! Ten years ago today, Lynne started Pilates with us.  Since day one, she’s been a dedicated Pilates enthusiast and a loyal patron to Body Fundamentals. She is an amazing and inspiring woman in our Tucson community and one who we’re…

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Pilates benefits for Cyclists

Pilates for Cyclists: Beyond Basic Bicycle Training Several of my Tucson clients who are cycling enthusiasts have asked that I write a post that specifically addresses why Pilates is so beneficial for cyclists. Realizing that dedicated cyclists already commit to extensive bicycle training, here I’m highlighting benefits which not only help cycling performance, but also…

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Do you live in pain? Try Traumeel

Do you live in pain? Do you know  you don’t have to? Traumeel is a natural and homeopathic treatment for muscle aches and pains, bruising, sprians, and joint pain. The combination of  botanical and mineral ingredients sets Traumeel apart from other pain relievers, and assists the body in its natural healing ability. Available in topical…

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So What Shapes the Mind? – Part 2

Diana

  Part two: Focus of Intent   Is it a great thing to learn to deal with discomfort? Yes! Because eventually you may discover that there are very few real emergencies in life and fitness training is not one of them. The acceptance of discomfort opens the door of physical possibility. It is not an…

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So what Shapes the Mind -Part 1

“The mind shapes the body.” – Joseph Pilates So What Shapes the Mind? Part One: Clarity of Purpose How does repeatedly pushing and beating up the physical body to the point of failure, injury, breakage, or loss prove anything other than perhaps a compulsive tendency of the mind? If you let the mind goad you…

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