Pilates and Sea Kayak Adventures

  Pilates and Sea Kayak Adventures. What fun!  I recently had the opportunity to participate as a instructor on a 10 day whale watching, kayaking and camping combination trip in Baja Sur, Mexico for adventure tour company, Sea Kayak Adventures. To experience one of the most amazing whale encounters in the world, kayak the beautiful Sea of Cortez, camp the stunning...

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Savor the Senses On the Mat & Around the World

Besides Pilates, travel and adventure has always been a important part of life.  Starting with the summer vacations to the beach as a kid and the family subscription to National Geographic, by my teens I was venturing to unknown locations, each feeding my interest for more. Some how, some way, I managed to maneuver myself all over the world, all I needed was a plane...

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Why Do We Need a Strong Core?

“The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning develops the body uniformly, corrects posture, restores vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit.”   The term, core strength, has become quite common in recommendations from health and fitness professionals. What does this mean? I think most of us understand the word core- core of a apple, core of the matter, we...

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The Benefits of Pilates

We hear and see celebrities, Cameron Diaz, Kate Hudson, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon, claim that the benefits of Pilates is a large part of their fitness routine, giving them long lean toned muscles, balance, a strong core and amazing posture. Many professional athletes, basketball, football to golf,tennis, running and swimming, claim the benefits of Pilates has...

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Pilates Could Do More than Strengthen Tone and Stretch

Your Pilates practice could do a little more than just strengthen, tone and stretch your body. The timing of the new year and launching my web site is a great way to start off 2014. The fact I am writing this post signifies the progress made in 2013 and the impact Pilates has had on my life. I still sit back, take deep breaths and cannot believe that this is my ‘job’....

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