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Yoga versus Pilates: Which exercise is best for me?

Yoga versus Pilates: Which exercise is best for me?

I am often asked, what is the difference between yoga and Pilates? As an avid student of yoga and as well as a Pilates instructor, I ask: why not both?  But to help you make a choice — if you think one is needed — I’ll explain the historical differences between the two practices and the difference in class structure […]

Real Men Do Pilates

Real Men Do Pilates

Woman dominate the percentage of participants in Pilates classes. However, I  often hear the question. ‘Is Pilates appropriate for men?’ Pilates was started by Joseph Pilates; a man who created the exercises as a training regime for elite athletes, dancers, gymnasts and even those with injuries and illnesses.  When I first began teaching Pilates mat classes […]

Back to Basics With Bodyweight Training

Back to Basics With Bodyweight Training

Everything old is new again. The latest fitness trend is bodyweight training, an ancient technique that was used by the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Indian Wrestlers and even Shaolin Monks.

Laura’s Corner – Fitness Myths

Laura’s Corner – Fitness Myths

When it comes to fitness, don’t always believe what you hear. Science and technology continue to unearth new information. Why then, in this information age, do we cling to ancient ideas about weight training and fitness? Check out my top four must-be-debunked myths!