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Having Your Pumpkin Pie And Eating It Too, while knowing the difference between skill building and will power

This pumpkin pie was a treat given to me by one of my Pilates clients after my first lumpectomy last November. And yes, it's not a cancer fighting food. It's a celebratory one. "Once in a while a little treat is ok," said my doctors and nurses when I called them about this little slice of pie. Hey, I didn't want cancer again. So this is a case where I was told, it is okay to have your pie and eat it too.

Why I don't offer drop-in rate options

Since opening in August 2015, I’ve been asked numerous times if I have a drop-in rate for classes. Some of the reasons people give for desiring drop-in rates are that they want to try the class to see if they like it first (understandable) or that they’re too busy to regularly attend classes, which let’s face it, most people are overbooked these days. 

Pilates as a Metaphor for Life

Pilates is a method of exercise that is synonymous with core strengthening, but is that all that is really involved?  Joseph Pilates originally intended for his method to become a way of life.  Let’s take a look at what makes a Pilates session different from most other forms of exercise and how this can carry over into our daily life.Breathing

Pilates for a Happy Back and a Rockin' Core

It’s a tough world out there: sitting through long commute and work hours, standing and walking on hard surfaces. Faced with these daily work/life balance challenges, it’s not surprising that at least 80% of Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lives.

Feelin' the Love at the PJCC (Blink and 10 years go by)

“Blink!... Blink!” ordered my ophthalmologist.  Two ophthalmologists checked my eyes for nearsightedness, complete with the eternal question, “Which is better? One? Or two?” Turns out I needed a daily dose of eye drops, especially working in windy Foster City. Otherwise I could see perfectly fine.

THE HIDDEN TRUTH OF A FIT GIRL

Letting the CAT outta the BAG!

202 miles ran 1st week of "5000 Miles for the Big 50!"

202 miles ran 1st week of "5000 Miles for the Big 50!"

Suncoast Pilates named "Best Pilates Studio" Tampa Bay 2013

Our studio Suncoast Pilates is proud to be named Tampa Bay area's "Best Pilates Studio" 2013 http://tampa.cityvoter.com/award/suncoast-pilates-and-personal-training-studio-best-pilates-studio-2013/714388 

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