Pro Cyclist Katie Hall Does Pilates

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American professional cyclist Katie Hall is a fierce competitor with an infectious positive attitude. I met Katie in the off season, while she was preparing for a series of races in Europe as part of the brand-new Women’s World Tour, …

Abs at Home

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Many of my clients come in just once or twice a week. As you know, some muscles need to be worked every few days in order to continue developing their strength, so I give my clients homework to do between …

Why We Love Neutral Pelvis

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Understanding your neutral pelvis is extremely important in Pilates and in daily life!

Neutral pelvis is the most stable position for the body, allowing for the best shock absorption. This position also allows for the most efficient movement patterns. In …

Build Strength Faster with Good Form

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DSC_0295A long term student said to me the other day: “I feel like I’m not very strong. I do very little strength training outside of Pilates class, and part of me would like to be stronger but not bulky. I …

Why You Should become a CORE™ Instructor

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11Holly_Photo by Lynn Kloythanomsup of Architectural Black

As a fitness professional, you’ve probably already heard of CORE Athletic Conditioning + Performance Training™, the new high-intensity interval training program from the developers of STOTT PILATES®. But you might be wondering, ‘Why would I become a CORE™ instructor?’

Meeting Our Heros

Moria Merrithew, Melissa Kennedy, Holly Furgason, & John Garey
Moria Merrithew, Melissa Kennedy, Holly Furgason, & John Garey

Moria Merrithew, Melissa Kennedy, Holly Furgason, & John Garey

A few weekends ago Melissa and I headed down to Los Angeles for the Merrithew Health & Fitness Mindful Movement Conference to learn some new skills. Two weeks have passed

Blast Your Bod with CORE

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CORE is a complete blast- you will have fun and work your butt-off!

We’ve started teaching an Instructor Course for CORE, so here’s an overview of what clients can expect from it.

What is CORE?