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4 Ways That Mediation Helps Promote a Healthier Body and Mind

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For many of us, finding just a few minutes during the day to relax or focus on self-care is a challenge. Most days it feels like you’re off and running as soon as your feet hit the floor, with little opportunity to slow down and take in the world around you. While this pace might …

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Choosing the Best Barre Class for Your Health and Fitness Goals

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Barre Pilates classes have gained popularity in recent years, and with good reason. Barre Pilates is one of the best forms of exercise for building strength, flexibility, endurance and toning your entire body. Barre Pilates can best be described as Pilates that has been infused with various elements of ballet and other dance. It’s a …

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Turn Your Workout Into A Party

There are few things better than spending time with great friends, but sometimes you think it would be nice if every now and then you could take a break from your standard lunch or wine dates or the monthly book club and try something new – bonus points if this something new supports your current …

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How to Start and Stick to a Workout Routine in 2019

With the start of each new year, many of us take on a new, fresh perspective about our health. The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start and to refocus on making yourself a priority. We also know that even with the best of intentions, the responsibilities of daily life seem to …

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Determining the Optimal Frequency for Practicing Yoga and Pilates

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We all know that regular exercise is incredibly important to good health. Many well-intentioned people start a fitness routine with an excess of enthusiasm and then quickly burn themselves out because they did too much, too soon. In Pilates and yoga, as with all forms of exercise, the correct frequency can make the difference between …

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Does Yoga Burn Belly Fat?

People take up yoga for all kinds of reasons, but one of the most common is slimming and toning their bodies. our belly may be one of those stubborn spots where your body stores fat. Are there any yoga moves that can “spot tone” that area to burn fat? We’ll get this out of the …

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How Exercise Helps the Immune System

Want to feel more energetic and avoid those occasional bugs that lay too many of us low? Getting regular exercise can help make your immune system stronger and keep you going all year long. A few of the reasons exercise can be so valuable: 1. Exercise may flush bacteria from the lungs and airways. Researchers …

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Avoiding Injury During Ballet Barre Workouts

Ballet barre Pilates offers a great core workout; but, like any exercise, there is a risk of injury. To keep yourself off the sidelines, remember these important injury-avoidance tips during every barre workout: 1. Watch your posture. Barre exercises are meant to be performed with your hips, knees and ankles turned out. If you do …

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The History of Ballet Barre Pilates

Barre workouts are trendy now, and a popular way for a number of celebrities to stay in shape. However, many people are surprised to learn that this full-body workout is not new. For over 50 years, barre classes have been helping both men and women attain higher levels of fitness. Dancer Lotte Berk first developed …

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Host Your Bachelorette at Our Studio

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Not into the usual night out on the town or stuffy old fashioned bridal showers? Modern couples have more options than ever when planning wedding-related events. More and more people are choosing unusual weddings and offbeat parties for the bride beforehand. There is no reason that your bachelorette party should be a cookie cutter outing. …

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