Understanding Pilates as a Complete System

By Alycea Ungaro, PT, MS | Article Featured on Verywellfit

Have you done pilates? If so, what kind? Was it a group class? Did you do the mat, reformer, or some other apparatus entirely? Although Pilates is everywhere these days, many of the parts have gone missing. And unless you’ve done it all and done it in a carefully constructed workout, you’re missing out on the most important identifying element of the method: the idea and practice of pilates as a complete system.


Exercise can Boost Teens' Academic Performance

Article by Honor Whiteman | Featured on Medical News Today

Many teenagers are more interested in watching TV and playing video games than exercising. But new research has presented them with another reason to get active – regular moderate to vigorous exercise could boost their academic performance.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regular physical activity in childhood and adolescence has many significant benefits, including helping to build healthy bones and muscles, improving strength and endurance and increasing self-esteem.

But statistics from the CDC show that in 2011, only 29% of high school students participated […]

Pilates for Teens – A New Trend?

Is your teen not interested in physical activities or exercising? Is your teen bored with his regular workout and wants to try something new? Well, if you can relate your teen to the above situations reading this post may be of help.

All teenagers these days are social media addicts and gadget enthusiasts. They love to spend long hours in front of their laptops, tablets or smartphones playing virtual games instead of playing a sport on the field! Do you plan to introduce your teen to some physical activities that will help him stay healthy? Well, then try Pilates! […]