Spring into Summer Series Day 4: Pilates Principle: Centering Specific to Pilates, running and other types of physical exercise, "centering" is often referred to as moving from your center or "using your core." But what exactly is this so-called "core"? I remember walking into my Critical Thinking...

Spring into Summer Series Day 3: Pilates Principle: FLOW I try to remind my students often that the human body is made up of roughly 70% water and that, with this in mind, it makes sense to move as such with graceful fluidity. On our run on...

I really wanted to include Erika in this blog because after my brief experience in her presence I knew that she was a special teacher. Not just an educated, experienced and passionate teacher, but one of those special guides that "becomes one with the student,"...

Spring into Summer series Day 2 Principle: Breath In a blog I posted earlier I described the respiratory system as the most inefficient system in the human body. Essentially, we were designed to survive. This does serve us in times of need, when for whatever reason oxygen...

My friend Megan is a powerhouse! When I first met her about 5 years ago I was a little intimidated by her very strong presence, I must admit. I didn't know her well, but always remembered her being a very passionate and intelligent teacher. Once...

Spring into Summer series Day 1 Principle: Concentration: remaining present, able to focus on what your teacher is saying, able to focus on your surroundings and most importantly on your body. In classes I've taken, and during trainings for triathlons I've heard teachers say, when you feel...

It is my pleasure to introduce you to my friend Molly Wozniak. She is an educated Pilates teacher with a gifted touch. She is also a licensed Movement Therapist. Her experience working as a psychotherapist adds a depth to her teaching that...