2017 Gift Guide for Lovers of Pilates

Well, it’s that time of year.  The time of year when we run around like crazy people attending various and usually not-so-fun Holiday functions, stuffing ourselves with sugary treats we don’t eat the other 11 months of the year, decorating our homes and fighting the crowds to shop for the perfect gift for our loved ones.  But what about you? …

Featured Member – December

1. Tell us about yourself. What are your interests outside the studio? I am a bit of a workaholic but my family is my first priority. My husband Tommy and I have two amazing children; both are in college. We spend our extra time following the kids around. In my spare time I enjoy time with friends, reading or listening …

Featured Member – November

Pam McCormack  About myself: I’m a former legal secretary (15 years) and former dance instructor/office manager (21 years). I performed in an average of three community theatre musicals per year growing up in Los Angeles, then became a choreographer for many more. After moving with my family to Northern Virginia, my husband and I have directed and choreographed for the …

Featured Member – October

October Member Of The  Month:Jenn Conroy      1. Tell us about yourself. What are your interests outside the studio? I’m a northern Virginia native and have been married for 19 years.  I have 16 year old and 13 year old daughters.  Our family also has three standard poodles: Ginger, Jack, & Skip.  Soon we will be adding a fourth …

Member of the Month – September

Every month we invite someone who embodies our brand (strong, beautiful, confident, empowered) to be the featured member of the month. September 2017 1. Tell us about yourself. What are your interests outside the studio? I’ve been married for 20 years and have a 12 year old son. I love cooking, reading, traveling and spending time with my family. 2. …

Functional Fitness And The Core

In the world of fitness, we commonly talk about building our “core”. This term is used widely in all facets of the fitness world, and is as equally used by the every day Joe when describing the goals that they want to achieve. As a fitness professional, more times than not, one of our client’s top goals is to build their …

The Painful Truth about Tendonitis

Tendinitis (also called tendonitis) is an inflammation or irritation of a tendon, a thick cord that attaches bone to muscle.  Tendons are tough, flexible, fibrous bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. When tendons become inflamed, irritated or suffer microscopic tears, the condition is called tendonitis. Tendons can be small, like the delicate, tiny bands in the hands, or …