January 21, 2017

By Performance Pilates

Busy.  All of us are just so busy.  2017 has given us renewed hope for change and for health.  But before you know it, January will be over. You forgot to start altogether. The hope for change will start to fade.   With as busy as we are, we all try to MAXIMIZE our gym time.  “I […]

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January 24, 2018

By Performance Pilates

At Performance Pilates, we believe in more than just exercise. We are dedicated to the Joseph Pilates’ method, and its promotion of total body wellness. Using the Pilates Method,  Performance Pilates tailors each clients’ workout according to their individual needs and level.  We are able to modify all exercises accordingly to accommodate any specific issue or […]

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February 8, 2018

By Performance Pilates

To carry out your everyday activities efficiently, you need strong bones and muscles. Unfortunately, as you age, the fragileness of your bones intensifies hence the tendency to develop hump-like posture. Fortunately, the abnormality is preventable. To have the right bone density, in addition to eating a balanced diet, you need to exercise regularly thus the […]

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February 27, 2017

By Performance Pilates

More than just the “six pack”. “Core training” is used a lot to describe the type of work in Pilates.  That leads many to think of only the abdominals.  Joseph Pilates described the Powerhouse as extending from the bottom of your ribs all the way to your hip line including the abdominals, low back, pelvic floor, muscles of […]

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January 30, 2017

By Performance Pilates

Breath One of the six principles of Pilates. Breath is used to calm the mind, bring warmth and awareness into the body, engage the core and drive movement.  A strong breathing diaphragm is essential to a strong core.  Most often in Pilates, the exhale is used to power the core through an exercise.  You can also […]

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January 10, 2018

By Performance Pilates

Imagine you are preparing for the big game. You’ve practiced daily, ensured healthier eating, motivated yourself with positive thinking, and visualized your end goal.  These practices are combined knowingly for the best performance. Like prepping for the big game, your body must be trained in a variety of aspects to achieve overall wellness thus bettering […]

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February 9, 2016

By Performance Pilates

I have always found that the best way to start something is at the beginning and the best way to begin is to start.  It sounds too simple, I know.  But the more life I live, the more people I meet, the more I know this isn’t a common way to approach life.  Too often […]

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April 12, 2016

By Performance Pilates

  Once you’ve begun, just keep going.  It may seem at times your body is just not meant to do these things. Just keep going.  Each time you arrive on the mat, you are a little stronger than the last time.  Stronger, not only physically, but also mentally.  Understanding the intricate muscular balance within your […]

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