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Perfectionism- a path to paralysis

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”  – Anna Quinlen   I’ve spent  most of my life focused on Beauty, Perfection, and “Success”, I fall into the trap that “at some moment in the future, everything will be better,” even, “Perfect.” My…

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Beautiful Paula Taylor

The Little Things!

The Little Things By Guest Writer Paula Taylor About four months ago I started asking my sister questions about details I noticed at the Body Fundamentals Studio, little things she does, provides or creates that often go unnoticed or recognized. As a marketing and branding professional this annoyed me. Frankly I kept asking why she…

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Pilates Benefits for Cyclists

5 Ways Cyclists Can Benefit from Pilates Did you know that Pilates is great for both cycling performance, and also to help prevent cycling injuries? I have several Tucson Pilates studio clients who are avid cyclists and committed to how Pilates improves and sustains their cycling performance. If you’re a dedicated cyclist, your training is…

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Simple Tips for Cleansing & Body Rebalancing

Start your Fall off with more energy! Each time we embark upon another season, the genuine desire to make positive changes for ourselves is strong. However, often our motivation is hard to sustain, especially if we try to do too much all at once. My suggestion for cleansing is to begin simply, phasing in changes…

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How a Consistent Pilates Practice Benefits Runners

You may know how Pilates benefits cyclists, particularly in preventing injuries and strengthening for a better cycling experience. But did you know that it applies to runners, too? In my Tucson Pilates studio, Body Fundamentals, I’ve seen many of the same benefits that cyclists experience also often apply to runners who incorporate Pilates into their…

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Janic Gorayeb guest writer

Feel the Fear and Do It anyway! Principles of Reflective Practice.

By Guest Writer Janic Gorayeb The concept of self-reflection (aka the reflective practice) was a concept I first learned about at Royal Roads University during my leadership graduate studies. There was a strong focus on leading self and personal leadership. We were introduced to the work of Ronald R. Short, author of “Learning in Relationship.” Our assignment…

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Do you practice Mindfulness or Meditation? What’s the difference?

When you sit down to meditate, how do you begin? The focus on mind and body, the breath, a mantra – each of these practices allow the opportunity to quiet your thoughts and bring you to a state of stillness that can leave you feeling more refreshed and relaxed. Expanded awareness and the intention of…

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Congratulations Suzanne Baron Helming!

    This past September was Suzanne’s 13th Pilates Anniversary. 13 years!!  I want  to congratulate Suzanne I and invite you to join me in celebrating her on this incredible milestone.  If you know her, please take a moment to recognize her with a comment below or message on our FB page. Congratulations wonderful Suzanne!  In the midst…

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Congratulations, Lynne, on 10 years of Pilates!

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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Congratulations Sandy!

  10 years of Pilates! Thursday, April 3rd was Sandy’s 10 year Anniversary. Sandy, you are an inspiration and a treasure. Congratulations on 10 years of Pilates and Movement training. Thank you for your dedication to Pilates and your committment to health and wellness.  It is truly a pleasure knowing you and teaching you.  Wishing…

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