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Staying Mindful During Crisis with Mat Pilates

Staying Mindful During Crisis with Mat Pilates

Written by Ellen Raftery Henderson International Pilates Day is an annual, international community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May.  The mission is to promote Pilates to the public, spreading awareness of the Pilates method and its benefits to the body.  Many studios offer complimentary classes and sessions, and with the current health pandemic,… Continue Reading

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Finding Your Way Out of Your Fitness Funk

Finding Your Way Out of Your Fitness Funk

Written by Kristine Ciardiello Have you ever been in a “funk,” more specifically, an exercise “funk”? I believe there are many times when all of us might answer “Yes” to this question.  Like most things in life, a regular regimen of exercise goes through its ups and downs. Life happens!  Events such as job changes,… Continue Reading

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5 Ways Resistance Bands Will End Your Resistance to Exercise!

5 Ways Resistance Bands Will End Your Resistance to Exercise!

Written by Susan Kaempf The use of resistance bands for exercise goes back a few decades, gaining popularity in the early 1990’s. Prior to the introduction of resistance band training, those seeking the benefits of weight training were generally limited to barbells, dumbbells and exercise machines. While free weights and machines remain popular among gym… Continue Reading

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Pilates and Golf: A Match Made in Heaven!

Pilates and Golf: A Match Made in Heaven!

Written by Dana Brown The long-awaited Spring golf season is finally approaching here in New England. It’s no secret that most professional golfers exercise under the guidance of a trainer to improve their games. Many of them (Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Carin Koch and Annika Sorenstam) are relying on Pilates to perfect their swing, gain… Continue Reading

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Celebrating Heart Health Month

Celebrating Heart Health Month

Written by Kate Wilson-Perez It’s February. It’s a brand new decade and everyone has recovered enough from the holidays to start working towards those healthier lifestyle resolutions!  February is the month we celebrate love with those closest to us for Valentine’s Day and, it is also The National Heart Association’s Heart Health Month. This makes… Continue Reading

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What I’ve Learned from Baby Yoga

What I’ve Learned from Baby Yoga

Written by Tracee Dolan I have learned a lot from teaching yoga over the last decade, but I have learned the most from teaching Baby Yoga! Babies have a way of making everything so pure and simple. They approach (most of) life with curiosity and joy, and I try to conjure a little bit of that into my… Continue Reading

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Reversing the Physical Effects of Technology

Reversing the Physical Effects of Technology

Written by Shelley Kapitulik We all spend too many hours a day in front of a screen – whether it’s a computer, smartphone or tablet. Forget what it’s doing to your eyes; we’re hearing more of our clients complaining of neck and back pain as a result of spending so much time hunched forward tending… Continue Reading

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New Year, New You….Get on Track and Stay on Track!

New Year, New You….Get on Track and Stay on Track!

Written by Dana Brown The New Year is the perfect time to reflect on the past and set goals for the future. Many people will set fitness related goals, only to fall back into unhealthy patterns within the first two weeks. The reasons for giving up are as unique as the individual, but more often… Continue Reading

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Stay FIT with HIIT this Holiday Season

Stay FIT with HIIT this Holiday Season

Written by Melissa Bonner The sights, shopping stress, and especially the smells that make up the “most wonderful time of the year” can make it a real challenge to keep up with your fitness goals. While we might all want to act like Santa come Dec. 26th – stuffed with cookies, napping in a big… Continue Reading

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