Tag Archive: pilates

Schedule some time for yourself in 2013.

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Teachers tend to take care of everyone else before they take care of themselves! It’s time to start carving out a little ME time for yourself at least one afternoon a week.

Verbal Cues — Pilates & Writing Series: Part 5 of 5

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When I started working with Lauren, my Pilates instructor here in Pennsylvania almost two and a half years ago, she gave me a lot of verbal cues.  The ones I heard the most… Continue reading

Concrete Tools – Pilates & Writing Series: Part 3 of 5

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On pages 62 – 63 of Day by Day, I talked about the role of Pilates and its connection to writing workshop in a detailed discussion called “Concrete Images for Support.”  Here I… Continue reading

Differentiation – Pilates & Writing Series: Part 2 of 5

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If you do a Google image search for a “Teaser Pilates,” hundreds of photos will come back to you.  Many of the photos are of a person sitting on a Pilates mat with… Continue reading

Modifications – Pilates & Writing Series: Part 1 of 5

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I began working with one-on-one with a Pilates instructor in August 2008, just 15 months after I had an artificial cervical disk replacement in my neck.  In an effort to regain the strength… Continue reading