Just Roll With It: How to Properly Use a Foam Roller

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Benefits of the Foam Roller

The foam roller is quickly gaining popularity amongst elite athletes, fitness novices, and rehabilitation clients alike. Here at ABC Pilates, we hear all the time from our clients how tight their muscles feel, often times so much so that they’re limited in their Pilates practice. So, is the foam roller the hidden key to your workout success?

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Try This: How to do a BOSU® Ball Squat

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I love squats! (Those of you who take my Run Fusion already know that, because we do a LOT of them.) There are so many different varieties and athletes can continue to challenge themselves by adding variation.

Why you should be doing BOSU ball squats

Walking squats, single leg squats, or squatting on an unstable surface can help add core, hip, glute and foot strength.

Work on a proper squat form in place, then try walking it. Finally, give the BOSU ball a try.

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Pilates for Postural Pain

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It’s overwhelming to think about all the routine activities that wreak havoc on our spines: from sitting, lifting and standing to running and biking (not to mention injuries, excessive weight, and  muscular imbalances) one thing is clear: poor posture is taking over our bodies! Luckily for us, Pilates can help correct your poor posture and alleviate the pain that comes with it.  [Read more...]

August Newsletter | Studio News

IN THIS ISSUE
MINDBODY Connect App  |  Rausch Physical Therapy  |  Private Training

 

Try the faster, easier way to scheduleMINDBODY-connect

Did you know you can connect to ABC Pilates through your smartphone? With the MINDBODY Connect app you can get studio messages and alerts, view the schedule, and sign up for classes—all from the convenience of your phone! Simply download MINDBODY Connect, sync your phone to ABC Pilates, activate and log in. Never miss out on your favorite class or forget to cancel within 12-hours again with MINDBODY at your fingertips!

Get the free app

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July Newsletter | Studio News

IN THIS ISSUE
$12 Late-Cancel Fee  |  Friend Referrals  |  Meet Molli

 

late12-Hour Cancellation Policy/Late-Cancel Fee

We get it. Life happens! Sometimes, missing a class is unavoidable. So if you do have to skip a class you’ve signed up for, we just ask that you be mindful of our 12-Hour Cancellation Policy. Simply sign into MindBody* 12 hours before and cancel out of the class, otherwise you will be charged a $12 late-cancellation/no-show fee**. Help us ensure your friends on the waitlist don’t miss their chance to get in to that class they really wanted to take!

If you have any questions, please contact Julianne at julianne@abcpilates.com or chat with her the next time you’re in. Thank you!

*You cannot text, call or email Julianne or your instructor; you MUST go onto MindBody yourself and cancel, otherwise you will be charged.
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