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Leap into 2017 with PNWP

January 3, 2017

Healthy and realistic new year’s resolutions can be positive and effective. In fact, research shows that people who make resolutions are 10 times more likely to achieve their goals than those who don’t.  Ready to start Pilates? Set to step up your game? Pacific NW Pilates can help make 2017 your year to jump-start a […]

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The Future of Pilates? Red Hot.

November 2, 2016

Pilates is tried and true in our studio. Loyal and satisfied clients—some of whom have been with us for our entire 15-year history—sing its praises. There’s a lot written about Pilates, some of it informative (see below), some of it downright silly. In fact, the most ridiculous was an article in New York magazine last year. […]

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Three Reasons Professional Athletes Turn to Pilates

October 2, 2016

It’s all over the news. Pro athletes have discovered what others have known for years—Pilates works. Pacific NW Pilates co-owner and Lead STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainer, Leslie Braverman, takes a closer look three reasons why Pilates makes it to the big leagues. Antonio Brown (pro football), Hollie Avil (triathlete), Roger Federer (tennis champion) and Dara Torres […]

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Melanie Makes Anatomy Meaningful—Quadratus Lumborum

August 31, 2016

PNWP Owner Melanie Byford-Young, an expert in addressing biomechanical issues with movement-based therapies, consults daily in the studio. Melanie’s approach brings clarity to the complexity of human movement. She transforms theories into relevant, practical and meaningful information that can be used to help clients and patients in a Pilates studio or clinical setting. Here, she […]

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Pilates: The Secret Sauce of Active Aging

August 3, 2016

  Pacific NW Pilates (PNWP) has long-term clients of all ages. Among the most committed, successful and satisfied are those who practice Pilates to stay flexible, strong, balanced and active in maturity. Pilates keeps golf games, hiking, biking, skiing, etc., safer, more effective and more fun. There’s evidence to support investing in exercise you enjoy. […]

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