give the gift of movement

give the gift of movement

Give the Gift of Movement I love window shopping. The browsing, thinking of my friends and families personalities and interests, in search for the perfect gift. I am one of those people who doesn’t know what to get someone until I see it, and when I see it, I...
5-day Pilates challenge available for all

5-day Pilates challenge available for all

5-Day Pilates Challenge Available for All Back in September I launched the 5-Day Kick Start your Fall Pilates Challenge. The challenge was designed to help participants experience Pilates and to get back on track with their fitness and movement routine as we came out...
weekly Pilates schedule

weekly Pilates schedule

New weekly Pilates schedule Why do we work with personal trainers? To help guide us through exercises, motivate us, and keep us accountable in our movement and fitness goals. Le’ts explore this. It can be hard to know or feel what your body is doing in space;...
why is repetition important

why is repetition important

Why repetition is so important   If you have been taking my classes, you’ll have noticed I have some go-to exercises. There are a few of reasons why I always include them: 1) they are specific to strengthening a particular muscle group  2) they are...
Pilates inner thighs

Pilates inner thighs

Why are the inner thighs so important? In Pilates, we spend a lot of time focusing on the muscles surrounding and supporting the pelvis and spine. The pelvis and the spine are obviously very important for posture and weight distribution while walking (ie. balance) and...
Pilates for Breast Cancer Recovery

Pilates for Breast Cancer Recovery

Breast Cancer Recovery and Pilates October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer is the most common form of cancer found in women.  According to the Canadian Cancer Society, it is estimated that in 2020: 27,400 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer....