My most frequent questions (and my answers) about Pilates

My most frequent questions (and my answers) about Pilates

As a Pilates instructor, I get asked a lot of questions about Pilates, fitness and health in general.  Here are some of the most popular questions and my answers.  Q: Will Pilates help me lose weight?  A: Maybe, Pilates may or may not help you lose weight.  Any form...
How to set yourself up to successfully reach any goal…

How to set yourself up to successfully reach any goal…

A recent study found that nearly 50% of Americans make New Years resolutions but fewer than 10% keep them after a couple months.  More often than not, we set ourselves up for failure by making unrealistic goals and putting them on unrealistic timelines. For many...
Accountability Partners: Why you Need (at least) One

Accountability Partners: Why you Need (at least) One

As I have mentioned in previous posts, it is so important to set yourself up for success by finding a time and a modality to help you reach your goals.  Now that you have established your what and your when, how are you going to stick with it and turn it into a...
Finding Time for Exercise: The Power of Scheduling

Finding Time for Exercise: The Power of Scheduling

I have been reading Gretchen Rubin’s book “Better than Before” and it has been illuminating.  The book is all about making and breaking habits and how good and bad habits contribute to our lives.  I highly recommend this book if you are looking to pinpoint exactly how...
How to find time for your health and fitness…

How to find time for your health and fitness…

As a Pilates Instructor here in Northern Virginia, the number one excuse I hear for why someone doesn’t exercise or make their health and fitness a priority is TIME. “I want to_______ (exercise, eat better, etc) but I just don’t have the time.”  I am going to share...