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Caught up in the madness of this busy season?
Join Barbara for a stress-reducing 45-minute class combining restorative movement and mindfulness.
Help continue a Retrofit tradition and to brighten the season for woman and children in our community by donating a Walmart Gift Card or cash to our Annual Redwood Shelter Gift Card Drive.More Information Dec
This 6-week series is designed to introduce you to the benefits and challenges of the full range of Pilates equipment.More Information Jan
It’s almost time to switch from our regular anxiety to our fancy Christmas anxiety. A friend of mine posted this the other day. It’s funny because it’s true. It’s so easy to get caught up in the stress of creating perfect holiday moments. But as we have learned from all the Whos down in Whoville, […]
TWENTY YEARS WENT BY. The year was 1999 and Pilates was pretty new in Toronto. There were less than a handful of studios, mostly downtown. I had recently completed one of the city’s first comprehensive Pilates teacher training programs. I was teaching private clients out of my west-end apartment and had started a Pilates program […]
Most people admit they feel great after Pilates class. No matter how reluctant we may feel about getting to the studio, completing our workout leaves us feeling satisfied, mentally alert and physically at ease. Movement – as long as it’s appropriate to our needs – does make us feel better, often immediately, always in the […]
Are you taking care of yourself? I mean, really taking care of your “self?” Are you dedicating enough time to self-care? Are you meditating daily, eating clean, getting enough protein (but not too much animal protein), doing adequate strength training plus flexibility training plus 10,000 step per day? Are you getting enough sleep, taking time […]