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Recovering from an Injury part #3

By Guest Writer Diana Bailey “Appearance is absolute, but reality is not that way. Everything is interdependent, not absolute.” Dalai Lama Taking Charge: Self Guided Recovery   At a certain point, you may choose to guide your own program. If you look to activities that are familiar, enjoyable, and easy, the results are usually okay.…

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Recovering from an Injury- part 2

Recovering from an Injury-Part 2 By Diana Bailey To continue treating the body like a machine ensures installation or removal of a few parts over time. Approaching any injury with the attitude of “let’s get this over with” means it may be over or, at the very least end quite differently than was hoped. There…

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Recovering from an Injury -Part 1

  By Guest Writer Diana Bailey Part  1 “Appearance is absolute, but reality is not that way. Everything is interdependent, not absolute.” Dalai Lama The Overview and Approach Personal and practical experience with a multitude of soft tissue injuries indicates that the attitude regarding rehab challenges does more to determine the outcome than even the…

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Pilates 100 on the Foam Roller

Stevie

Many of you have asked: Can I practice the 100 on the Foam Roller?   Yes, absolutely. I like to work the 100 on the Foam roller in a progression. This is a fantastic way to challenge your balance while working your core. Instructions for the 100 on the Foam Roller Lift your arms to…

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How to approach yourself in movement.

Let your Brownies bake! By Guest Writer Diana Bailey Approach your work in Pilates with this general frame of awareness: First you organize yourself in the movement much as you would assemble and mix ingredients to bake. Second you refine the mix and maybe make a couple of adjustments.      The last and most…

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Some know it as energy

Yin and Yang

By Guest Writer Sarkice Nedder More than any other time in the history of the world this is the time of awareness about the need to condition our bodies and increase our energy. The variety of types of ways to do so abounds, from Boot camp to Tai Chi; the craze is on. There are tried and…

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Tell A Different Story

By  Guest Writer, Diana Bailey Acceptance is the starting place. It has nothing to do with being a “door mat” by allowing others to make decisions that are yours to make. It is not about giving up, giving in, or tolerating particular circumstances and behavior. Acceptance is seeing something for what it objectively is, so…

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Success Stories

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Congratulations Martha on 10 years of Pilates!

 March 20th, 2014 marks Martha’s 10 year anniversary at the studio.  Congratulations on 10 years of Pilates Martha!  That’s something to celebrate! Thank you for sharing your  journey of health and wellness with us this past decade!    You are an inspiration!   – Geneviève, Stevie and Richard  

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Congratulations Renate!

Congratulations dear Renate Wasserman for 10 years of Pilates and Movement training at Body Fundamentals. Congratulations on your discipline, your progress, your improved posture and inspiring level of fitness.  We look forward to seeing you and teaching every week. Please join me in congratulating Renate on this milestone.  You can leave her a message here,…

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More Pilates Success Stories- A Beautiful back

Long time client (13 years) shares a photo of her beautiful, strong and defined back.  Stunning! Strong Upper back muscles, improved posture, and a better Golf game are a few benefits Cecile enjoys from her Pilates practice. And, yes, I said 13 years.  That’s as inspiring as her beautiful back! Thank you Cecile!  

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