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Foam Rolling for Yogis

We all have heard about the infamous foam roller, and by now you have hopefully given it a try.  If not, there are so many benefits to be had with even just a 10 min. daily session. Benefits of Foam Rolling Form of myofascial release Helps to loosen muscles Helps to increase blood flow to muscles Minimizes injuries by keeping muscles supple Increases flexibility [caption id="attachment_9161" align="aligncenter" width="3024"] Processed with [...]

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March 22, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

How Pilates Compliments a Yoga Practice

Yoga and Pilates differ in ways, yes, but as they say "good eyebrows are sisters, not twins". This is also true when is comes to Pilates and Yoga. Although they may not be twins they are most definitely sisters and greatly assist each other. Yoga and Pilates have many complimenting characteristics and Pilates has often been proven to enhance your Yoga practice. Pilates can be used alongside your Yoga practice [...]

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March 18, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Pilates Mat Work vs. Equipment

The Scoop  Newcomers to Pilates often ask the question “what is the difference between mat Pilates and Pilates on the equipment”.  Although both do a phenomenal job delivering core strength, muscular balance, mobility, and overall conditioning, exercises on the mat feel differently than those on the equipment -largely because of spring-loaded resistance and straps that assist or resist the body and diversify exercises. Mat Work On the mat, the body [...]

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January 22, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Pilates vs. Yoga

Although there are similarities between yoga and Pilates, they are really quite different. Both breath-focused exercise systems connect the mind to the body, yet each delivers these benefits among others, with contrasting methods.  The richness of yoga inspired visionary Joseph Pilates to develop an exercise method based on six founding principles honing in on the powerhouse or core muscles of the body. These principles including concentration, centering, precision, breath, and [...]

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January 15, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT