Immune Booster

Healthy-living strategies

Despite the unprecedented changes going on around the world, we can boost our chance of staying healthy. In order to function well, our immune systems require balance and harmony. Here are several ways to promote that balance through diet, exercise, supplements and other healthy-living strategies. 1. Remember your A-B-C-D-E’s. A lack of micronutrients — i.e., vitamins — has been linked …

Pilates and Meditation

What is the Connection Between Pilates and Mindfulness Meditation?

Protecting us from our modern lifestyle Joseph Pilates (1883-1967), the founder of Pilates, believed that modern lifestyle was the root cause of chronic health issues1 – and it turns out he might have been right. An increasing amount of scientific research is being published on the topics of “diseases of civilization”2,3,4, “lifestyle diseases”5,6, “diseases of affluence”7,8, “hypokinetic (sedentary) diseases”9,10, and …

REV Instructors Share What They are Thankful for

Life can be hectic. We get so focused on the day-to-day that we can easily forget to express gratitude, which is why Thanksgiving is so special. It reminds us to take a step back and take a moment to appreciate things, both big and small. While REV Pilates Gym instructors may give a great deal on a daily to ensure …

Yin Yoga

The Power of Yin

ALL TISSUES NEED STRESS!  On the Yin Yoga website https://yinyoga.com/, Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers remind us that Yin Yoga is NOT intended to be Restorative Yoga. Yin includes long held, static poses (asanas) that stress the connective tissue (fascia) and over time allow them to be reshaped. The idea is for the practitioner to find that Goldilocks feeling in each of the shapes….not too much/not too …