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Pilates and Yoga for Heart Health – Keep Your Ticker Healthy with the Gift of Mindfulness

As we age, one significant concern is our cardiovascular health. Under the shadow of heart disease and high blood pressure, we work hard to adjust our diets and raise our heart rates in hopes of staving off threatening illness. Although it’s obvious that aerobic exercise can contribute to a healthy heart, what may be less […]

Pilates and Yoga Benefits for Men – What’s in It for That Y Chromosome?

Walk into any Pilates or yoga class and you may see predominately (if not all) women in attendance. Does that mean men don’t practice these forms of exercise or that they don’t benefit it from them? Not at all. In fact, a Sports Marketing Survey found that 16% of Pilates practitioners are men and 26% […]

Pilates for Beginners – How to Maximize Your Stretch Even If You’ve Never Been to Class

One of the world’s most popular forms of exercise, Pilates is packed with benefits for all body types and age groups. If you’re new to Pilates or have just started to take classes, you’ve probably also realized that there are many different kinds different exercises that target different muscle groups. What do you focus on? […]

Aerial Yoga Tips and Benefits – An Intro Guide to Flying High in Yoga Class

As free and graceful as an acrobat, you dip, soar, and stretch, held aloft by a silk hammock. You feel weightlessness as you transition into the next asana, experiencing heightened mindfulness, connection, and strength while practicing a new kind of yoga: aerial yoga. Okay, in reality your first go at aerial yoga may not be […]

Give Yoga a Chance: Top 5 Reasons to Open Your Mind to the Amazing Benefits of Yoga

Are you truly happy with how you feel in your body from the time you wake up to the time you go to bed? As we age, it’s harder to feel great all day, especially in our jobs, playing with our kids, and just doing regular day-to-day tasks. Fortunately, you don’t have to put up […]

Which Yoga Class Is Best for You? Find Your Zen at Core Fusion

Maybe you are tired of feeling achy every morning, like you’re years beyond your physical age. Perhaps you’re coming off an injury and just want to do some light exercise to help you become reacquainted with your body. Or maybe you’ve been doing yoga for some time now and are ready for a change. Wherever […]

What Is Pilates? A Brief History and Guide to One of America’s Favorite Forms of Exercise

In America, many trends seem to come and go. Fashion, exercise, food, and slang – we all follow the tide of fads as they wash over cultures across many generations. However, some trends never fade away because more than just being trendy, they are important to our growth as humans. Pilates was a trend that […]

Why Do Pilates? Top 5 Ways You Can Stretch Your Way Towards Better Health

Ever since Pilates was established nearly 100 years ago by Joseph Pilates of Germany, men and women alike throughout the decades have caught on to the copious benefits this low-impact exercise helps them achieve. From gaining improved inner-body connectedness to enhancing overall strength, Pilates is an asset to anyone who practices it, regardless of fitness […]