Pacific NW Pilates blog

Last minute Pilates holiday gift ideas

by Trixie on December 16, 2014

Sweet Pilates deals for your favorite stockings

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It’s the first day of Hanukkah. Christmas Eve is zooming into view. Tick tock.

We’ve packaged our most popular fitness equipment with special discounts. You can pop into PNWP and exit with a wrapped gift. Or pick up a gift certificate—inside a red or purple holiday envelope. If you have any questions, please call us: (503) 292-4409.



This is just a sample of what we have available.

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Exercise Modification Keeps Your Body Surprised

by Trixie November 12, 2014

” … modifications enable students to get more — not less — benefit  out of Pilates mat exercise.” — Leslie Braverman It has been my experience that students — when introduced to a mat work exercise modification move or prop — will resist. Instead, they try to muster strength for the original version of the […]

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PNWP Education Grad’s Tacoma Studio

by Trixie November 5, 2014

We’re often asked before a student begins training, “What do certified STOTT PILATES instructors do after they graduate?” The paths people take are as unique as the individual. Pacific NW Pilates (PNWP) Owner Leslie Braverman led PNWP workshops at a former student’s studio in Tacoma, Washington last weekend, which made her think that it’s time […]

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Leslie in Istanbul, May 2013

by Trixie October 30, 2014

Leslie Braverman traveled to Istanbul to teach last year at the invitation of Cin Pilates, owned by Pelin Peremici Cin and Cetin Cin. There’s more to the story, of course, when Leslie or Melanie travels to teach. The sheer pleasure of seeing a new place and sharing it with gracious local Pilates hosts also informs their […]

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Pilates for Scoliosis: Workshop and PNWP Daily Practice

by Melanie Byford-Young October 2, 2014

PNWP’s Scoliosis workshop always attracts a full house. Just last weekend, Jean Leavenworth led a weekend of illustration and practice.    Scoliosis Scoliosis. The word sounds daunting and the diagnosis sounds frightening. In truth, many people have scoliosis and are not aware of it. Pilates exercise is an effective therapeutic treatment. I recently conducted a […]

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