So, I want to share my latest crunchy granola adventure featuring oil pulling. I’m a legend in my family for trying the latest raw-food, aromatherapy, chakra-balancing health and fitness trends.  So when I told my husband about my newest experiment with oil pulling, he sweetly rolled his eyes and said, “Good luck, babe…just let me […]

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As in my other Pilates for pregnancy posts, I encourage you to listen to your body, listen to your doctor and listen to your own Pilates instructor, who knows your body and it’s strengths and limitations. You can read more about my approach to doing Pilates during pregnancy here and last week I shared my most […]

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I wanted to share my current mat workout that I’m enjoying at twenty-two weeks. While I can do all these exercises, I usually just do a collection of them to keep my body limber and feeling strong, often pairing them with Pilates exercises on the apparatus, like the Reformer, Cadillac and Chair. The spring resistance […]

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I’ve taught yoga for over 10 years and I’ve lost count of the number of people who have said they can’t do yoga because they tried it a few times and were injured.  This hurts my heart, because I love yoga.  I’ve been practicing for nearly 20 years and it has changed my body and […]

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I’m not a Pilates for pregnancy expert but I am a pregnant woman who has been teaching Pilates for over nine years. I wanted to share my experience, but I recommend that you listen to your body, listen to your doctor and listen to your own Pilates instructor. For the first seven weeks of my […]

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Hey folks, here is our current schedule of Pilates and Yoga classes.  Check ’em out! You can sign up online at: Class Sign-Up Hummingbird Pilates Group Class Schedule Monday 1:30pm Pilates Mat (starts September 7th) 7:00pm Pilates Mat Tuesday 10:00am Beyond Yoga Barre 1:00pm Pilates Reformer 7:00pm Pilates Mat Wednesday 8:00am Pilates Mat Thursday 1:30pm […]

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I read an article on Oprah.com that ticked me off. The title was Yoga vs. Pilates and went on to detail the advantages or disadvantages of both.  What struck me about the article is perhaps the author has never tried either discipline, because the article explores whether yoga or Pilates is beneficial for aerobic and […]

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I remember when I had just given birth, waiting impatiently for the 6 week mark so I could be cleared to exercise again.  Exercise was not only the way I made my living, but it was what I used to de-stress and recharge.  Finally the day arrived when I could get started, I waited for […]

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