10-Minute Pilates Ring Workout

You ask, I deliver!

A lot of you have been requesting more workouts using the Pilates ring so I'm excited to share that a new 10-minute Pilates ring workout is up on my YouTube channel!

The ring (also known as the magic circle) can be used to modify exercises or make them more challenging. It's an incredibly versatile [...]

By |July 6th, 2016|Categories: Pilates|Tags: , , , , |10 Comments

Registration for SUMMER SCULPT is now open!

Confession time.

7 years ago I was 24 lbs. heavier, working a desk job, struggling to find time to exercise and feeling really, REALLY uncomfortable in my skin.

I thought I was eating pretty healthy but my low energy levels and expanding waistline were telling me otherwise.

Something needed to change.

I tried doing more cardio and eating “light” [...]

By |June 7th, 2016|Categories: Pilates|4 Comments

How To Correct Muscle Imbalance Through Pilates

Balance is a fundamental principle of the Pilates method. While it can be applied in a variety of different ways, today I want to focus on the value and importance of  sculpting a balanced body. More specifically, how to correct muscle imbalance through Pilates.

Most of us have developed muscle imbalances over the years without even knowing [...]

By |May 24th, 2016|Categories: Pilates|6 Comments

DIY Mat Cleaner

Do you ever clean your Pilates/yoga mat? Here is a simple DIY mat cleaner that you can make at home!

This simple recipe utilizes with hazel, water and essential oils. You can switch up the oils based on your preferences, but here are the reasons I chose tea tree, lavender and peppermint oil in my DIY mat cleaner:

Lavender: eliminates [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Pilates, Recipes|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Pilates Reformer Workout: 30 minutes, Full Body

A new 30-minute, full body Pilates reformer workout is up on my YouTube channel!

This Pilates reformer workout will strengthen your body from head to toe. We start with foot work and end with a nice hip work section that will strengthen your lower body while improving flexibility in your hips.

Keep in mind that you should have a good [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Categories: Pilates|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

30-Day Pilates Body Challenge: Day #30 – Full Body Finale!

Congratulations!

You've officially made it to the last day of the 30-Day Pilates Body Challenge. If you've made it this far, you should be SO proud of yourself.

I encourage you to treat yourself to a little something special as a reward for you all of your hard work. Perhaps a pedicure, a new outfit or a [...]

By |March 29th, 2016|Categories: 30 Day Pilates Body Challenge, Pilates|72 Comments

30-Day Pilates Body Challenge: Day #29 (legs)

Hi Beauties!

Can you believe we're down to our final 2 days??

It's bittersweet to be honest. I'm excited for you to complete the challenge and yet, I don't want to let you go! Hopefully you've already joined The Sisterhood so we can continue working together. :)

 

Today, we're sculpting, strengthening, and lifting that lower body of yours! Make [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|Categories: 30 Day Pilates Body Challenge, Pilates|20 Comments

30-Day Pilates Body Challenge: day #28 (abs, abs, abs!)

Hi Beauties!

You're getting SO close to the end of the challenge! I'm so impressed with your dedication and progress. :)

Today's routine is a challenging one....but as I always say, it's my JOB to challenge you! I want you to get stronger every day so hang in there and modify when necessary.

Enjoy!

Modifications:

Roll Over: if you are [...]

By |March 27th, 2016|Categories: 30 Day Pilates Body Challenge, Pilates|15 Comments

30-Day Pilates Body Challenge: Day #27 (stretch, relax, breathe)

Hi Beauties!

 

Today's routine will help you slow down and recuperate from a busy week. I'll be leading you through some deep stretches and also guiding you through a rejuvenating breathing exercise. If this is new to you it may feel a little odd at first, but trust me, you'll feel so good when you're done. [...]

By |March 26th, 2016|Categories: 30 Day Pilates Body Challenge, Pilates|13 Comments

30-Day Pilates Body Challenge: Day #26

Hi Beauties!

How are your inner thighs feeling after yesterday's leg routine? Today you'll have the ability to select a workout based on how you're feeling.

As a reminder, today you have 2 options:

Go back and revisit your favorite routine from the week.
Complete a full-length (30 minute) workout from The Sisterhood. This is for members only. I assigned the [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|Categories: 30 Day Pilates Body Challenge, Pilates|0 Comments

30-Day Pilates Body Challenge: Day #25 (‘Inner Thigh Burn’ Lauren Hefez)

Hi Beauties!

I'm excited to introduce you to our guest instructor today.

Meet Lauren Hefez...

Lauren is known for her high energy and spunky personality. Lauren is a group fitness instructor and personal trainer in Boston and was named one of the "Five Fab Fitness Gurus to Follow On YouTube" by Teen Vogue! Through her YouTube channel and blog Lauren is [...]

By |March 24th, 2016|Categories: 30 Day Pilates Body Challenge, Pilates|30 Comments

30-Day Pilates Body Challenge: Day #24 (booty burn!)

Hi Beauties!

Today's workout is another "hurts so good" kind of workout. :)

Get down on your mat and let me know how it goes!

Note: if you feel any of this in your lower back make sure to really engage your core and think of LENGTHENING your lower back. Don't hesitate to make movements smaller until you get [...]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Categories: 30 Day Pilates Body Challenge, Pilates|Tags: , , |19 Comments