The Sullivans

August Showcase: Patrick and Connie Sullivan

August Members Of The Month:  Patrick and Connie Sullivan   1. Tell us about yourselves. What are your interests outside the studio? Pat and I have been married for 27 years. We live in Clifton with our Golden Retriever, Boston. We have two daughters ages 23 and 18. Our oldest, Brooke, graduated from JMU, works in Fairfax and lives in Arlington. …

Yoga at REV

The importance of sleep….and how you can get more.

I used to say that I could always sleep later.  Out having a good time with friends, I wasn’t feeling tired, so I must not need sleep, right? I could always sleep in the next day (maybe).  Wrong.  As I got older I realized that sleep is critical for physical performance, brain function, memory, overall positivity and good attitude.  Yes, …

Mary Mulvenon

July Featured Member Mary Mulvenon!

This July, Congratulations goes to Mary Mulvenon!     Tell us about yourself. What are your interests outside the studio? I am the mother of two awesome daughters, ages 19 and 16, and I work as a children’s advocate at a non-profit organization in Fairfax.  In my free time, my husband and I are often on the sidelines of a lacrosse or …

REVBarre

Choosing Boutique Fitness

Starting a fitness program, while intimidating for some, is as easy as 1-2-3! Step One: Deciding to exercise Congratulations! You’ve just made the decision to start exercising and pursuing your physical fitness. Go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back because you just took your first step to living a healthier life. However, before you can book that …

Member of the Month this June!

  Meet the Member of the Month this June – Maria Nikiforovich     Tell us about yourself. What are your interests outside the studio?  I’m a traveler. I moved to Virginia a year ago after living in North Carolina while getting my Ph.D. Before grad school, I traveled between Europe and the US because my husband was here and I had a full-time job overseas. I was born …

Pilates: Fitness, fun, and the fight against arthritis

May is National Arthritis Awareness month! In recognition of this, we would like to share with you some of the ways Pilates practice can help manage symptoms of arthritis. The Power of Pilates Many people engage in Pilates for its fitness benefits such as, improved strength, flexibility, and endurance. However, what many people may not realize is that unlike other …

Meet April’s Featured Member – Laura Barriere!

Allow us to introduce Laura Barriere, the April Member of the Month!  1. Tell us about yourself. What are your interests outside the studio? I’m sixty years old and have lived in the DC metro area for most of my life. I work for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which is part of the federal government and – until recently – …