The Amazing Physical And Mental Benefits To Kids Who Do Pilates And GYROTONIC®

I want to share with you today a few common questions that I get asked frequently around the studio and in the local community: “Can kids do Pilates and Gyrotonic?” “At what age should they start?” “Could my kids sporting team benefit from Pilates and Gyrotonic?” Let me start by saying YES!!! We have worked…

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Tales From The Front Desk Of CORE!

Hi everyone. My name is Jana and I have the distinct pleasure of working at the front desk at CORE Therapy & Pilates. We may have met “through the window”. I’ve learned many new processes and “tech”niques that were not on my radar when I started here a year ago…the latest one being writing a…

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How Does GYROTONIC® Help With Neck Pain?

I got an email this week from someone who reached out to me for my Free report on neck pain. Read below! “Stephen, thanks for the neck pain report that I got from your website. It was very informative and I have started working on 2 of the tips over the last week and they…

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Why Pilates, GYROTONIC® And Chocolate Are All Anti-Aging!

When I ask people what their goals are for doing Pilates or Gyrotonic, they typically respond with, “to lengthen, to tone, to get a 6 pack, to get strong, and to be flexible”. These are all great goals to have, but what if I said your brain was getting an awesome workout too? It’s not…

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Lisa’s Feldenkrais® Beginnings

As a professional practitioner of a system that most people have a hard time pronouncing the first time, I get asked frequently what led me to Feldenkrais® and what is it? In today’s blog, I am going to answer what led me to Feldenkrais®. You can read about what Feldenkrais® is here. In summer of…

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Get Out Of The House And Pokémon Go!

You have to have been under a rock for the last month to not have heard about the Pokémon Go popularity sweeping the globe among people of all ages. I tried to ignore it, but my 2 elementary age boys slowly sucked me in. So today after the rain stopped, we went out for a…

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STOP foam rolling your IT Band!

This post will challenge what many patients have been instructed to perform in attempts to release the IT Band! Therefore, I will provide a research review with references and some wordy discussion. By offering as much information as possible, I hope to minimize the attack on my beliefs about foam rolling your IT Band, and…

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New Seated Reformer Routine for Pilates Instructors

In today’s blog we are going to share a new seated routine that can be performed on the Pilates Reformer. I got a question from a patient of mine in PT that is also a Pilates Instructor the other day when she asked “Stephen, with so much of the Pilates Reformer routine performed in supine,…

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Posture Tips for the workplace! How to ease Aches and Pains in the Neck

I got this question asked in my clinic this week that I wanted to share with you (It’s a common question I often get asked about posture)… “Stephen, I’ve recently been diagnosed with Repetitive Strain Injury from work and although I’ve been given a wrist brace for when I’m on the computer, I still seem…

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Whose Dog Is That At The Studio?

If you have ever been to our studio in Austin, there is a great chance that you have met one of our greeters, or mascots of CORE. From 2005 through 2010 we had a wonderful white boxer named Lucky Dawg, who I rescued while living in LA. The first thing I did when I opened…

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