Simple Solutions for Back pain – #1

Do you wake up with Back or Neck pain? Remember, even the smallest misalignment held many hours (like sleeping), can cause discomfort and pain. If you already have an injury or struggle with chronic pain, the alignment piece of the puzzle is even more important.  Here are a few simple solutions for back pain from…

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The Pilates Method and Concentration

“The first thing you’ll learn, doing the Pilates Method, is that the position and movement of every part of your body is interrelated and important. When you’re walking, how you place your foot both influences and is affected by the way you hold your head. Concentrating on your whole body at once as it performs…

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The use of "Chi" in Physical Conditioning.

THE — USE OF ENERGY (“CHI”) IN PHYSICAL CONDITIONING More than any other time in the history of the world this is the time of awareness about the need to condition our bodies. The variety of types of ways to do so abounds, from boot camp to Tai Chi; the craze is on. There are…

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Monarch on daisy

Congratulations Martha on 10 years of Pilates!

 March 20th, 2014 marks Martha’s 10 year anniversary at the studio.  Congratulations on 10 years of Pilates Martha!  That’s something to celebrate! Thank you for sharing your  journey of health and wellness with us this past decade!    You are an inspiration!   – Geneviève, Stevie and Richard  

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Congratulations Renate!

Congratulations dear Renate Wasserman for 10 years of Pilates and Movement training at Body Fundamentals. Congratulations on your discipline, your progress, your improved posture and inspiring level of fitness.  We look forward to seeing you and teaching every week. Please join me in congratulating Renate on this milestone.  You can leave her a message here,…

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Using a Heart rate monitor

Heart rate monitor to train awareness.

The success of a heart rate monitor in training depends on what you seek from the tool. All the gadget itself can do is display and record how fast your heart beats. It does not choose what to do with the information, and cannot decide how you feel in certain circumstances. The key to re-purposing…

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