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 …

Jessica Indelicato

Meet Jessica Indelicato

1)What results have you seen from Pilates? (Expected and unexpected) Pilates has increased my mental and physical strength more than I could have imagined.  After reading about Pilates, I had expected certain physical changes in my body such as more toned muscles, a stronger core, and increased flexibility. However, I had not anticipated the impact Pilates would have on me …

Mindy Yun

Meet Mindy Yun!

The impact of Pilates has shown up in a lot of my everyday activities. For example, I used to grab everything I could possibly need from my bedroom before heading downstairs, because I was not going to make it back up for a while. But now, I can not only climb the stairs with ease, I can run up and down, too!