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- moving in a smooth and attractive way; having a smooth and pleasing shape or style; polite or kind

Pilates

I'm reminded Pilates is a lifestyle; not just an exercise method to practice a couple times a week. I agree with Joseph Pilates ideal of a balanced lifestyle. It's not complicated. Value your health, your mind, your body and spirit. Let's live Pilates and experience "the ecstasy of living".

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Mat Pilates

To an outside observer, a mat Pilates class may seem pretty harmless. Most mat exercises are performed on your back or your tummy without any equipment. Every mat Pilates move, however, depends on principles such as concentration, control, fluidity, breath and balance. Through a strong mind-body connection, your muscles become toned and you improve your overall ability to execute coordinated movements. Specific to mat exercises is the fact they are proven most helpful to people with back care issues.

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Chair Pilates

Chair is a little secret that is still gaining ground with the reformer folks.  You can achieve a full body workout,  just utilizing the chair.  If you've never tried it, you are welcome to explore it with me.  It's more fun that you might think.

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TRX

Total Body Resistance Exercise, or it's more popular name "TRX", is a full body workout using your own body for resistance.  Also, with unstable straps, it forces you to stabilize with your core or power house.  We can get into the deepest squat using the TRX.  It will get you strong quickly.  And definitely give you the confidence to wear your favorite shorts!

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12th May 2015

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Number on the scale won't budge? Try this, add high energy circuit training for just 10 minutes once a week. Do 60 seconds each of 10 exercises that challenge you,...

08th May 2015

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Take a breath…YOU are the ONLY person who thinks in your mind. You are the power and authority. You get to have whatever you think. @louisehay #powerful Maybe today is...

08th May 2015

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Here we go! Using the talented #wundachair to work our #quads and #booty. Ten sets!! One full step-up, then a half pulse with foot on foot bar. #summer shorts #getit

06th May 2015

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Hi ya'll! I'm posing this question and hoping to hear your views. Is happiness a choice? We didn't choose it when we were little, it just was. How is it...

02nd May 2015

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This is the plant I was sure I killed, but you told me water it anyway @lisabatchelor7 and look how that turned out. Awesome! #palepinkrose #myfav

30th Apr 2015

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Day 30 = 5 minute plank. What is today, kids? It's our final plank challenge day! I hope you've loved it! I hope you are #proud of yourself. I #hope...

29th Apr 2015

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Day 28 = 4.5 minutes Can we do it? Of course we can! Is anyone still with me? Give me a shout. This pic is another great one showing us...

29th Apr 2015

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Still having fun with The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook I won:) Escarole Frittata pg156. @adriennecibor this worked perfect because I was able to use some left over stuff from Saturday! Thanks...