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The 3 P’s to Pack on Your Fitness Journey

Posted on August 29, 2012

Tweet Last week, we focused on some important Pilates ABC’s to keep in mind as you travel on your path to fitness. This week, we thought we’d apply another helpful mnemonic device to remember as you practice Pilates, CoreAlign and yoga. We’ll call them the Three P’s: Practice, Patience and Personalization. Your practice… takes practice Read More…

The ABCs of Pilates: Awareness, Breath, and Control

Posted on August 22, 2012

Tweet“The mind, when housed within a healthful body, possesses a glorious sense of power.” – Joseph Pilates Pilates is an art that demands not only physical, but mental strength, as well. As it is time for school to start back up, let’s revisit a few of Joseph Pilates’ basic tenets. Mastering these “ABCs” of Pilates Read More…

Feet first: Foot corrections that improve health from head to toe.

Posted on May 30, 2012

Tweet If you have ever broken even your pinkie toe, you know how important one little bone in your foot can be. Your whole body starts to hurt – from your ankle to your neck – as it makes compensations and adjustments for the injured bone. Multiply by that by twenty-six, the number of bones 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…

Pilates: The more you do, the more you CAN do!

Posted on May 09, 2012

TweetRemember in high school when you would measure your bicep and compare it with your friends? A big bicep is great, but what good does it do if the rest of your body is weak? Pilates is not about making one muscle bulge. It’s about empowering all the muscles in your body to do more Read More…

Wear red and show your heart some love.

Posted on February 01, 2012

Tweet Even though Valentines Day is a few weeks away, you might see a lot of people dressed in red already. That’s because the first Friday in February is National Wear Red Day, when Americans nationwide will wear red to show their support for women’s heart health. With heart disease still the leading cause of Read More…

What makes a quality Pilates instructor?

Posted on January 25, 2012

Tweet  Sometimes the word Pilates is tacked onto other fitness programs in ways that can be very misleading. In truth, Joseph Pilates was very specific about his methods. It’s a complete and comprehensive body mind system that we at The Lift take very seriously – so seriously that each of our instructors undergo over 600 Read More…

Keeping your resolve: resolutions versus reality

Posted on January 04, 2012

Tweet Happy New Year! It’s that time of year where well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions are put to the test. When we asked our staff what their resolutions are, topics range from diet, to exercise to attitude. Like the resolutions of people everywhere, they all share one common denominator– success clearly begins in the mind. So Read More…

Happy Birthday Joseph Pilates: Celebrating our core beliefs

Posted on December 07, 2011

Tweet Since day one here at The Lift, we have been driven to preserve the legacy and teachings of Joseph Pilates. While other exercise fads come and go, the teachings of Joe Pilates have stood the test of time, for one reason – because they work! Previously, we shared with you a little about his Read More…

Pilates and Sleep: A winning routine

Posted on November 09, 2011

Tweet    A while back , we talked about the positive effects that daylight can have on our well-being. Now let’s share a few thoughts about nighttime, and how Pilates can help you get the most of your bedtime hours. It’s no secret to most of us that a regular routine of Pilates can help you Read More…