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Practicing Pilates with Osteoporosis

Practicing Pilates with Osteoporosis

Physical Exercise is an Important Step in the Prevention of Osteoporosis Even better are exercises that improve muscle strength and balance, as maintaining muscle protects the bones and improving balance prevents falls. Authentic Pilates does both of these things, and...

Pilates… It’s All The Same, Right?!

Pilates… It’s All The Same, Right?!

Do you think you've already tried Pilates...at your local gym or at your country club? Well, think again. Did you know that the Pilates industry is not regulated? There are innumerable, cheap programs around, and poorly trained instructors that have taken advantage of...

Will Pilates Help Me Lose Weight?

Will Pilates Help Me Lose Weight?

I can say with certainty that anyone who commits to a consistent Pilates practice will create a more trim appearance and will, with time and practice, lose weight. Genuine Pilates is famous for creating strong, lean and fit bodies. Practicing Pilates consistently will...

Red, White and Blue Smoothie

Red, White and Blue Smoothie

Red, White and Blueberries. This smoothie combines ripe red frozen raspberries, fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, acai juice, frozen blueberries, banana, coconut and sweet vanilla soy milk. The top white layer is a soft a fluffy coconut banana cream. Yum! vegan,...

What is Craniosacral Therapy?

What is Craniosacral Therapy?

CST was pioneered and developed by osteopathic physician John E. Upledger following extensive scientific studies from 1975 to 1983 at Michigan State University, where he served as a clinical researcher and Professor of Biomechanics. CST is a gentle, hands-on method of...

Yoga vs. Pilates?!

Yoga vs. Pilates?!

Many people are confused about the differences between Yoga and Pilates. Both are mind-body disciplines, some of the exercises look similar and the six Pilates principles - centering, concentration, control, precision, breath and flow - could also be used to describe...

What is Commitment?

What is Commitment?

According to the dictionary, commitment is the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, or anything else. This is about your commitment to your health through fitness and nutrition. Staying committed to getting quality sleep, following a solid...

The Use of Springs in Pilates

The Use of Springs in Pilates

When new clients visit the studio they sometimes wonder why we use springs in Pilates, not weights. So, let's shed some light on this: Most people are familiar with the concept of using weights to increase muscle strength. You start out with a relatively light weight...

The Science of CBD

The Science of CBD

How Science Supports the Benefits Whole-plant extract contains cannabinoids, which are chemical compounds within the hemp plant that have been reported, both from anecdotal evidence and pre-clinical studies, to offer relief from a multitude of ailments. Structurally,...

Pumpkin Chai Latte

Pumpkin Chai Latte

Warm up with our vegan pumpkin spice chai latte As the weather gets colder, we get giddy for big comfy sweaters, lazy evenings curled up on the couch and long soaks in the tub after Pilates. And to make our days and nights even cozier? A vegan pumpkin spice chai...

Pilates for Athletes

Pilates for Athletes

Pilates is an exercising method that offers lots of benefits for professional or recreational Athletes. 1. Pilates was created for the Athlete by a German gymnast named Joseph Hubertus Pilates. He used his gymnastics background to incorporate proper alignment,...

Natural Sunburn Relief

Natural Sunburn Relief

Ouch! It is easy to underestimate the power of the sun, and sometimes we end up with a sunburn when least expecting it. If you do get a sunburn, the information and recipes in this article may offer you some relief, assistance, and will speed up the healing process....

Commitment Issues…

Commitment Issues…

New clients often ask me when they sign up for their first Pilates lesson “How often should I do Pilates?” My response is usually, “That depends on what kind of results you would like to see.” You can relieve stress at the end of a long week with one session. But if...

Don’t Be That Person: A Studio Etiquette Guide

Don’t Be That Person: A Studio Etiquette Guide

We put together a quick cheat sheet on class etiquette to help you and your fellow students get the most out of your time at Pilates Space Florida. Think of this as your Cliffs Notes version of our studio policies – don’t worry, there’s won’t be a pop quiz! Arrive...

Five Hidden Benefits of a Great Workout

Five Hidden Benefits of a Great Workout

Here are Five Hidden Benefits of a Good Workout: Younger Looking, Blemish-Free Skin The increase in circulation and perspiration that occurs with exercise delivers more nutrients to your skin while allowing impurities and waste to be removed. The result—a healthier...

Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares

Serves: 20 lemon squares Organic Ingredients: 1 cup walnuts 1 cup macadamia nuts 1 cup coconut flakes ½ cup gluten-free oats 10 dates (pitted & soaked in water for 20 minutes) 1 scoop of Garden of Life RAW Protein Vanilla 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 1 Tablespoon...

Magic Circle – The Ring of Fire!

Magic Circle – The Ring of Fire!

It is said that Joseph Pilates made the first “Magic Circle” from the ring on a beer Keg! The Magic Circle, made of flexible metal, was created to help you find the connections to your Powerhouse more easily. This flexible ring provides gentle to moderate resistance...

Mango Breakfast or Lunch Smoothie

Mango Breakfast or Lunch Smoothie

4 cups chopped mangos, fresh or frozen 2 bananas 5 frozen orange juice cubes or 1/2 cup fresh-squeezed juice 1/2 inch chunk of fresh ginger 2 cups kefir raw honey coconut oil Put mango, banana, orange, ginger, kefir in the blender and give it a good whirl. Stop the...

Client Feature: Barbara

Client Feature: Barbara

Barbara has been a client of Pilates Space Florida since 2013 and takes private lessons twice a week. What were you top 3 reasons to incorporate Pilates into your life? Weight training/resistance Prevention of osteoarthritis/osteoporosis Building strength in my core...

3 Easy Steps to a Meditation Practice

3 Easy Steps to a Meditation Practice

1. Set an Intention The first step toward starting your own meditation practice is setting an intention – something you aspire to feel or achieve. When setting an intention, turn inward and ask “what do i want to feel?” Intentions can be a single word such as “love,”...

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