Entries by stephanie manning

Benefits of Pilates Outside of the Studio

When I first started Pilates, I was a running and participating in triathlons.  I didn’t know what I didn’t know and I thought I was doing the best thing for my body! Until I sustained a stress fracture in my hip from overuse (or more specifically – misuse!)!  While I truly believe movement is good […]

Goal Setting How To!

  If you’re anything like me, goal setting and reflection is not something that comes naturally!  It is a skill that needs to be honed and practiced!  Over the past few years, I have really made goal setting at the beginning of the year a priority and I attribute that consistency to my Passion Planner […]

Lessons Learned

As most people around this time of year, I enjoy reflecting on the past year and making a plan of action for the upcoming year! It helps organize my sometimes chaotic brain and focus my efforts.  It’s no secret, 2020 was a doozie of a year!! When I took over The Pilates Barre Studio back […]

Local Gift Guide

  Local Gift Guide Being a local, women-owned, small business, we are always looking for ways to support other small business efforts! This year more than ever, we will be working to support other small businesses! Even though Amazon is a 2 click process and the gift is on your doorstep, these small businesses that […]

Frequently Asked Questions!

Frequently Asked Questions! Getting started in anything new, there are ALWAYS questions! Since Pilates is something that is SO new and different to many, we understand that there can be a lot of questions! We are here to help!! Here are our most Frequently Asked Questions (or Comments)! + “I am not flexible, so I […]

Check your Nutrition Labels!

Here’s Your Reminder To Check Your Nutrition Labels Before You Buy! We all love a good story, right? Especially one involving sneaky ingredients. I was grabbing some ketchup out of my refrigerator a couple of days ago and took a look at the ingredients. Which one was number two, you might be wondering? High Fructose […]

Pilates for Scoliosis – It has your Back!

Pilates for Scoliosis! I’ve said before that Pilates is for EVERY body and that includes people with scoliosis! If you have scoliosis, your body is naturally pulled off center and in turn uses the muscles differently from one side to the other.  Because Pilates helps to balance out the body and connect the mind to […]

3 Reasons to do a Virtual Challenge!

  Have you heard?! We’re doing a challenge! 10 workouts in 10 days, with the option to receive a nutrition plan. Sometimes challenges can seem a bit overwhelming, but how would they seem if you looked at it as an opportunity to start fresh, or to create a new routine? From my own personal experience, […]

Healthy kid’s snacks!!

Back to school, whether that is virtual from home, hybrid, or in person, means kids are HUNGRY!!! If they are anything like my kids, they are eating non-stop and it is a constant battle between feeding them to satisfy and getting them to eat healthy! With these two recipes, you don’t have to choose! My […]