Pilates for Athletes

There seems to be an ideology about Pilates being easy or for the injured. While Pilates can be made to be very restorative and rehabilitative this ideology is completely wrong. While I was doing my Pilates training, my younger brother … Continued

Skinny people don’t eat!

Okay first things first…this is an inside joke with my dad. He always says, “skinny people don’t eat.” I now know differently. I come from a large Italian family and most get togethers involve food. Lots of food. We are … Continued

Benefits of Pilates

Pilates is beneficial for everyone! No matter the age, injury, limitation or otherwise. Pilates can be modified to fit every body. Using the reformer machines actually helps to frame the body so you complete each exercise more properly than on … Continued

History of Pilates

Joseph Pilates was born in Germany in 1883. As a young boy he struggled with illnesses and asthma. He used exercise to strengthen his body and lungs. He studied the Greek’s ideas of the perfectly balanced man. Balanced in body, … Continued

Taking an hour for you

Our average client at Physique Exercise Salon is a working woman in her 50s-60s. I often try to end class by thanking these clients for taking an hour for themselves. I wanted to take the time to dive deeper into … Continued