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Spring Clean with the Pilates Lifestyle – Pilates Fitness Institute – Pilates Fitness Article

Spring Clean with the Pilates Lifestyle – Pilates Fitness Institute Posted by Katie Sykes In Blog Joseph Pilates said it best: “Contrology is not a fatiguing system of dull, boring, abhorred exercised repeated daily “ad-nauseam”.” When we commit to the practice of Pilates, we observe its principles translating into everyday life. Pilates is life. What is a “Pilates Lifestyle”? It’s a question that inspires a lot of beautiful responses from our Instructors and clients alike. At PFI, a Pilates-inspired life…

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So many trainings; Why choose Spira 200 hours Mindfulness and Yoga! – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

So many trainings; Why choose Spira 200 hours Mindfulness and Yoga! Here’s some of what Andrew, class of 2018 gained from teacher training: Knowledge of alignment and anatomy so that I can practice safely and confidently for the rest of my lifeHistory of yoga and how the blending of different cultures over thousands of years has led to what we know and see today More strength and mobility in my physical practiceA stronger relationship with my partner – grateful…

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It Never Gets “Easier”, You Just Get Better – Pilates Fitness Institute – Pilates Fitness Article

It Never Gets “Easier”, You Just Get Better – Pilates Fitness Institute “Pilates never gets easier.” It’s a powerful statement, and one with which you might immediately disagree: nevertheless, it is the truth*. *True, with conditions: let’s unpack it a bit. “Easy” is “not hard or difficult; requiring no great labour or effort”; something that is “not burdensome or oppressive”; and is “readily comprehended or mastered.” Pilates gets easier, like any skill, with time and familiarity with the systems, repertoire,…

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Why I Walk Every Day – Running Fitness Article

Why I Walk Every Day Written by: Katherine Dreyer, Co-founder of ChiRunning, ChiWalking & ChiLiving The number one reason I walk every day is simple: because many years of experience have taught me how much better I feel when I walk.  A day without walking is truly like a day without sunshine.  Since walking is low impact (with high benefits) it is safe to walk every day and by doing so, you establish a healthy habit that becomes part of…

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Burnout and Recovery part one – The Burnout – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Burnout and Recovery part one – The Burnout Des and Dora getting ready to lecture at NTI Have you ever experienced burnout? I mean the total absolute collapse of your world; overwork, the disillusionment of moral universe, endless fatigue while trying to hold it all together? Well, I have. Ironically, I make a living teaching burnout prevention. It goes to show that it can happen to anybody, and it will happen especially if you are passionate about your work.…

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