I've always been a fitness enthusiast. In my early twenties, I was training for 10K races and spending hours at the gym every week. But around my mid-thirties things got more complicated. My body couldn't handle the stress of high impact workouts anymore so I...

Planks are a great exercise that can help strengthen your core. But did you know there are several variations of planks? And if you do them incorrectly, they might not be as helpful as intended. In this post, I'll explain the different types of planks,...

Pilates is a wonderful way to increase flexibility and strength while improving posture, balance, mobility and core stability.  Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for students to develop poor habits that can sabotage their practice before they even realize what’s happening. If you are struggling with your Pilates...

As a Pilates Instructor, I have often been asked the popular question “Is Pilates a good way to lose weight?” While Pilates by definition is not a weight loss exercise system, it still is one of the reasons clients choose to take classes with me....

Joseph Pilates was a very colourful character and has some entertaining points you’ll find interesting. Keep reading below as you might be surprised by a few! If you are a member of my classes or have ever tried Pilates, then you might be interested to know...

I am often reminded of the basic Principles of Pilates when I teach online PIlates classes. They are the undercurrent of a well designed Pilates practice. It is common practice to hear some of these principles repeated throughout a class by your Pilates Instructor.  The 6...

As you get older, it’s important to stay active and maintain your health. And while aging gracefully is a goal that many of us have in mind, it’s also one that requires some work on our part. One aspect of aging that you may not...

Many of us have had to make adjustments to our daily living since the beginning of this pandemic. One area that I know played a huge role in my daily routine was exercise to keep me strong, feeling energized and mentally fit. I believe most...

What is the difference between Yoga and Pilates?  I found this fun and accurate infographic that explains in a clear and concise way the difference between the two. This infographic comes courtesy of Tasha Leu, the fitness writer and owner of stand-up paddle boarding company...