Pacific NW Pilates blog

Leslie Renews Pilates Passion on PNWP’s 13th Anniversary

June 24, 2014

On May 1, Leslie Braverman and PNWP co-owner Melanie Byford-Young celebrated 13 years in business as the Pacific Northwest’s premier center for Pilates education, certification, and client fitness. Leslie found the occasion a time to reflect on what PNWP means to her.  Anniversaries make this girl take stock. We just hit #13. At the very […]

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Every Wednesday is Father’s Day

June 6, 2014

Pilates Strengthens Our Father and Daughter Bond    PNWP Owner Leslie Braverman has had the pleasure of introducing her father to Pilates over the past year. It has been life-altering and an education for both of them. She shares their happy story with you, and encourages all our friends and family to celebrate Father’s Day […]

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Key Assessments May Prevent Ballet Injuries

October 12, 2013

 In 2014, Melanie Byford-Young and Leslie Braverman were invited to present at the annual International Association of Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) Conference on the use of key assessments to prevent injury in young female ballet dancers. Here they share their insights and favorite Pilates exercises for dancers. Research indicates that female ballet dancers are […]

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