Pacific NW Pilates blog

Pilates’ Foot Focus

June 1, 2016

   When Feet Fail Health and well-being means moving well, with ease. Chronic foot pain encourages inactivity. Less exercise can lead to falls and a general decline in health. 77% of Americans say they have experienced foot pain (APMA). More than 2 million Americans seek treatment for plantar fasciitis (heel pain) alone each year. High […]

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Early Birds Hit the Pilates Reformer

May 4, 2016

Thursday mornings bring out the boys. Early morning Pilates Reformer classes are a hit. The most motivated go-getters pick the first classes of the day before they charge off … to do what? Change the world? Perhaps. Or drive the school car pool. Or design sport shoes. Or negotiate pre-nups. The top reasons our clients […]

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PNWP Spotlight: Road to Becoming a Pilates Pro

April 6, 2016

Pilates at PNWP is a different experience than any other gym, fusion fads, or other Portland Pilates studio. Our instructors cleared STOTT PILATES certification hurdles and acquired deep experience before joining us. Here’s what it takes to get here: Pacific NW Pilates is, first and foremost, a Pilates studio. It’s also a school. Each year, […]

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PNWP Behind the Scenes: Practice Makes Perfect

March 7, 2016

One of the things that sets Pacific NW Pilates (PNWP) apart in Portland is that we teach Pilates teachers—many of whom now work in studios throughout Portland, the West and around the globe. There’s a constant zing of energy between daily studio clients and an education powerhouse. Our 22 resident teachers are never more than […]

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ZEN•GA 101

December 17, 2015

“There’s an exciting ZEN•GA™ hum in the studio. We’re committed to merging fascial science with movement that targets and refreshes fascia, the body’s intricate connective tissue system, in a method of serene, focused, mindful awareness.” —Katherine Brown, STOTT PILATES and ZEN•GA Instructor Trainer.   What is ZEN•GA? Fascia is fascinating scientists, movement teachers and medical therapists. […]

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