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Joseph Pilates in NYC Studio

Contrology and the 6 Principals of Pilates Method

Joseph Pilates in NYC Studio According to Joesph Pilates' Return to Life Through Contrology, first published in 1945, there are six guiding principals for the exercises. Contrology is defined as "the complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit." Through Pilates discipline performed correctly at least 4 times per week and…
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October Member Spotlight-Paula

We wanted to speak to Paula about her commitment to Pilates...she's been coming to WellBarre Pilates for over a year and we are incredibly proud of her progress. We asked Paula how she got started with Pilates...here's what she had to say: "I’m been coming to WellBarre Pilates for just…
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What Should I Eat Before Pilates Class? Tips for Pre-Pilates Nutrition

I am often asked about what to eat before a Pilates Class. More often than not people come in either on a too full stomach or haven’t eaten for many hours and don’t have the calorie reserves to fuel their workout. Here are a few helpful tips on Pre-Pilates meals…
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I Need to Lose Weight…Is Pilates Right For Me?

If you are struggling with getting started with Pilates because you think it’s only for the ultra-slim ballerina body-types, you may want to rethink this myth. Although Pilates is known for creating dancer-like physiques by sculpting long and lean muscle, Pilates is design ed for all body-types. In fact, Pilates…
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