Last summer (June 2011), I began my initial reading assignments for a mentoring program with Wendy LeBlanc-Arbuckle, my teacher and dear friend who also lives in Austin.
This particular mentorship program is hosted by Balanced Body and appropriately named “Passing the Torch.” Aside from three week-long intensives with your chosen mentor, [...]
I love this article: Myths about teaching Pilates during pregnancy.
I have several clients who can attest to the benefits and safety of practicing Pilates while pregnant. The right trainer (one with advanced training in pre/post natal) will guide you into greater body awareness, keep you fit, and share practical methods for [...]
I look forward to watching Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown this season. He is a Pilates champ! Check out his poise and fluidity in advanced exercises like Snake and single leg Tendon Stretch on the reformer, and Side Bends on the barrel. See the video >
I am in the midst of my third week-long intensive with Wendy LeBlanc-Arbuckle. Our five days together are long — usually 10 or 11 hours. We move A LOT. And we observe, discuss and move some more. Wendy is incredibly strong, but in an effortless way.
This is a hanging twist opening on [...]
Pilates is a holistic mind-body conditioning system that will transform your life… and your body, too! It is totally approachable and can be tailored to your body. If you are already athletic, it will make you incredibly centered and more integrated, and much less prone to injury. If you are a total couch potato, it [...]