Americans are sitting more now than ever. According to Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic-Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative and inventor of the standing desk, we lose two hours of living for every hour that we sit. He found that people who mostly sat and were inactive were more likely gain weight, get diabetes, have heart attacks and develop ...Continue Reading →
Pregnancy is an exciting and transformative time in women’s lives. Hormones create many changes including fatigue, nausea, mood shifts, backaches and sleep disruptions. Daily activities like exercise need to adapt to the growing baby yet maintain the health and well-being of the mom. I am frequently asked about whether it’s safe to start or continue doing Pilates during pregnancy as well as when it’s safe to begin exercise after the baby’s delivery.
First, always consult with your physician- s/he knows you ...Continue Reading →
Pilates Method Alliance Pilates Day Phoenix 2017 was a great success! Observed in the beginning of May around the world, Pilates Day is an annual, international, community event. The Pilates Day mission is to foster the public’s appreciation and awareness of the Pilates Method through a network of varied, innovative and quality events. As a proud member of the PMA and a PMA-Certified Pilates Teacher, I am always excited to present wonderful benefits of Pilates to the community. At BellaBody Pilates, ...Continue Reading →
Feeling excited to be hosting this terrific program! Led by Mariska Breland, there are instructors coming from Canada, California, Utah and all parts of Tucson to attend this. Looking forward to sharing ideas and learning so many new skills to help my clients. The course covers working with people who have Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, stroke and other neurological conditions. I can’t wait to post some great info!