Pacific NW Pilates blog

Emily Takes Pilates Long Stretch on Reformer

August 7, 2014

Our lovely long stretch demonstrates a long stretch Emily Keane has progressed through PNWP —from front desk to PNWP Education manager — all while mastering the progressions of STOTT PILATES exercises and attaining her certification. She’s been sunshine to work with and a joy to observe in the studio. The event of her career transition […]

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Robin Wright Shoulders 101

August 1, 2014

 Pilates Reformer for Claire Underwood Look Robin Wright as Claire Underwood in House of Cards is a terrifying personalitiy and a physical ideal. Her character’s image and power is evident in Wright’s shapely neck and strong feminine shoulders. Her dresses — all drool-worthy — showcase her extraordinary shoulders and arms. It all makes me pea-green […]

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A Pilates Master’s Fascination: Foot & Gait

July 26, 2014

The Foot — in Action PNWP Owner Melanie Byford-Young is an expert in her own right, and, like passionate trailblazers, she never stops learning. That’s one of the traits that makes her such a sought-after teacher. Melanie will be teaching a foot-and-gait workshop for PT, medical and therapeutic Pilates professionals this September in Portland, Oregon. Here, […]

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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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