Yoga for beginners
Many of us have heard something about yoga, however, we are sure that few have formed a sufficiently complete, and, most importantly, true idea of ​​this teaching. Yoga is not…

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Spine Corrector
I am always very surprised when I visit the newly opened Pilates studio, which has the latest equipment in the world, but there is not a single spinal corrector. Once…

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Pilates breath
Inhale is the first act in our life, and the last exhale. We can say that breathing accompanies each of our steps like a shadow that you do not notice.…

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this understanding

Value of life

This deficit can be not only a subjectively felt need, but also an attitude towards life, which, ultimately, can lead to burnout.

How do I understand my life? Based on this, I can develop my goals according to which I live. These settings can be from parents, or a person develops them in himself. For example: I want to achieve something. Or: I want to have three children. Become a psychologist, doctor or politician. Thus, a person for himself outlines goals that he wants to follow.

This is completely normal. Which of us has no goals in life? But if goals become the content of life, if they Continue reading

One meeting – two different experiences

Willow Mazzoleni:
If someone tried to explain to me what I should expect from my first meeting with Mary Bowen, I would never have believed it. So it is, and to this day, it is something like a journey through its own back streets.

I first met Mary at her Workshop in Zurich on how to “free the spine” and “Pilates plus Psycho”. Her unusual way of showing respect for the needs of the body, by releasing all its parts along its entire length, was directly related to me. From the very first meeting, I saw how much we need to allow ourselves to RELEASE so that the Pilates technique begins to work miracles. In just a few minutes, Mary changed people’s postures with the right, in a word, the right touch or just the right intention. How she succeeded was a real mystery for me, and it became interesting for me to learn more about all this!

A year later, from the first meeting with Mary, my friend, Katya Smirnova, invited me to share my experience – to work together for three days under the guidance of Mary Bowen at her home in Northampton, USA. Then my Pilates got involved in something that I would not believe existed. Continue reading

We set the bar high and stick to it
Topics that will be offered to students on August 13-14 in Riga are in demand and are required to study under the International Pilates University Fitness4you program. Pilates is not…

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Zumba
Zumba lessons are hot dance exercises that harmoniously combine movements from club latin, which includes bachata, salsa, samba, meringue and other directions. The zumba dance is quite young - it…

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Kegel exercises
Keeping the upright position, press the spine firmly against the back of the chair. Spread your pelvis and head in opposite directions. Position the pelvis clearly in the center of…

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Roll Up - Twisting the Spine
In twisting the spine, flexion of the spine with stabilization of the center is combined with muscle control to build the spine and strengthen the abdominal muscles. Step 1 Place…

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