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March 20, 2014

Why I Love Pilates <3

Every week, I want to write my bog on Pilates and why I love it so much. But I get bogged down because there is so much I want to say and haven’t been able to articulate without writing a book.  

So it finally came to me, why don’t I just share the top three reasons I love Pilates and go from there! Keep it simple!



“The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning is complete coordination of body, mind and spirit.” Joseph Pilates


1. Pilates is “A thoughtful way of movement”

Pilates or Contrology is a system of choreographed, flowing, and precise movements developed by German-born Joseph Pilates, (born 1880). Pilates works by developing and bringing awareness of our body’s, posture, core strength, deliberate movement, stamina and flexibility. This system enables us to achieve a functional fitness which can be carried through everyday movement, other forms of exercise, injury, any physical limitations and age is never a factor..

2. Pilates develops long, lean muscles and strengthens the Powerhouse

Pilates builds strength from the inside of the body outward.  Its a restorative system that heals the body from the inside, out.  An additional benefit of Pilates is the physical transformation which occurs. Muscles develop long, lean and balanced throughout the body.  Posture is restored and an incredible core or Powerhouse develops which holds the organs in proper place and protect the spine.

3. Pilates is for Every “Body”: Every day

Pilates is a great practice to develop at any age.  You can practice at home, in the gym, in a studio, privates or classes.  Pilates also teaches proper breathing and how to take in the most breath possible while maintaining an engaged core.  This aspect alone enriches the body and brings longevity to life!

“The art of contrology proves that the only real guide to your true age lies not in years or how you THINK you feel but as you ACTUALLY are as infallibly indicated by the degree of natural and normal flexibility enjoyed by your spine throughout life.” Joseph Pilates

Check me out! Teaching some of the HH girls!