March 12, 2019

We all want good health, we all know it's positive. So what stops us from getting it? There are five main barriers that impede our clear vision and action when it comes to health and many other things in life. Becoming aware of them will empower you to decide whether y...

August 4, 2014


Goals are useless! But only if we view them at the exclusion of where we are at now. 


The mind is one of our biggest obstacles to achieving goals. Which seems strange because that is where we derive our goals from. We decide we want something, should be a certain way,...

July 14, 2014

We've all heard of mind body exercise, and most people would say that sounds like an important thing to do even if it is not at first appealing. It requires slowing down and meditating, right? Something that interrupts the hurried flow of our life.... Well, that is not...

June 15, 2014

Blasphemy from a Pilates instructor... but let me explain!


Pilates is not now, and was not originally designed to be a flash in the pants exercise fad. It is so much more and demands a level of care for your self both mentally and physically that cannot be faked. At le...

April 16, 2014

Joseph Pilates made confident and bold claims about his method of training ones body and mind. He called it contrology for good reason, you are literally learning to control your body, and as he says "our muscles should obey our will. Reasonably, our will should not be...

February 6, 2014

Anne has a common story that many clients can relate to. Back pain and leg pain. A couple back surgeries, and every modality imaginable to try to function normally. Many without results, others offering some temporary relief, but nothing making the life change that it...

May 1, 2013

Explaining something simply is a much greater endeavor than you might think. Or maybe you are experienced in the miscommunications that bring us so much strife in our relationships, both personal and professional.


The first part of explaining something simply is unders...

May 1, 2013

West Seattle Resident and Client - Marion tells her version of Pilates and her back pain! Enjoy!


I love talking about Pilates. It truly is the best thing I have ever done for myself and I'm not BS'ing even a little bit. So here goes:

For many years when New Year's roll...

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