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CoreAlign with Carolyn | Simulate your swim

Posted on July 18, 2012

TweetWhen swimmers move through water, their whole body benefits from the resistance. To kick it up a notch, they have plenty of aquatic options, like paddling with a medicine ball in front of them or towing a swim parachute behind them. But what can swimmers use on dry land to strengthen their stroke? You guessed Read More…

No train, no gain! CoreAlign to maximize your marathon.

Posted on June 27, 2012

Tweet Does it seem like everyone you know is training for a marathon? It’s not your imagination. In the last decade, the popularity of marathon running has really taken off. Whether it’s for a worthy cause, the challenge of it or just for fun, this amazing team and confidence building sport shows no sign of Read More…

Swimmers go for the gold with Pilates – and so can you!

Posted on June 20, 2012

Tweet To train for an all-body sport like swimming, you need an all-body exercise. That is why so many Olympic swimmers, like Dara Torres, Natalie Coughlin and Rebecca Soni turn to the comprehensive workout of Pilates. It starts in the core Pilates improves swimming performance in a number of ways, most importantly, strength. There is Read More…

Poised for Greatness: Our CoreAlign Grads

Posted on June 06, 2012

TweetChances are, if you have been in our studio or following us online, you have seen our CoreAlign in action. You know that it is functional, vertical training meant to improve alignment from performance sports to everyday life. But is CoreAlign the kind of equipment one can just walk in off the street and use? Read More…

Our Lift Off: a huge success!

Posted on May 25, 2012

Tweet May 19th was a monumental day here at The Lift. A very heartfelt thank you to all who attended. It was great to see so many friendly faces and meet some new ones too! Our free mat Pilates classes were filled to capacity and we had a great time showing people around the studio. Read More…

You are cordially invited to our GRAND OPENING!

Posted on May 16, 2012

Tweet We’ve been having a great time getting our new studio ready for you! We’ve seen lots of activity leading up to our Grand Opening event this Saturday – from visiting media celebrities to meeting new friends in the neighborhood. Please join us this Saturday May 19th, for free classes, demos, refreshments and more! LIKE us on Facebook Read More…

Hit a home run with Pilates and CoreAlign®

Posted on May 02, 2012

Tweet Think about throwing a ball. Now think about swinging a bat, running from a standstill, reaching for a catch, sliding into home – all of the things baseball players do. What muscles are you relying on the most? As you can imagine, the answer is “all of them” – from head to toe. That’s Read More…

CoreAlign® gains momentum with runners

Posted on March 28, 2012

Tweet Strength, flexibility, extension. Runners are constantly looking for new ways to improve these areas. But it’s hard to pinpoint any imperfections while you’re actually running – an age-old problem for runners. But now, luckily, we have equipment that can address all of these concerns for you, the CoreAlign® by Balanced Body®. CoreAlign® consists of Read More…

Meet Jesse Masche, Pilates and Core Align Instructor at The Lift

Posted on December 19, 2011

Tweet    Being a massage therapist for 14 years has taught Jesse Masche a thing or two about the human form. She “reads” muscle structure as well as body mechanics when studying movement. As a runner who found added flexibility and core strength from Pilates, Jesse maintains a balance between making her clients smile and Read More…

Bringing Classical Pilates to Life with CenterLine™

Posted on December 17, 2011

Tweet This year, at the 11th Annual Pilates Method Alliance Meeting, we sat down with some of the names behind our amazing equipment; authors and founders of The Pilates Center of Boulder CO, Amy Taylor Alpers and Rachel Taylor Segel. Using the intentions and original specifications of Joseph Pilates as a guide, Amy and Rachel Read More…