Pilates for Men
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The Difference Between Pilates and Yoga

Although Pilates was created by Joseph Pilates, this form of fitness seems to be geared more towards a fitness program for women. What some men might not realize at first glance, however, is just how beneficial the art of Pilates can be for their body, health and overall well-being. Like weight-lifting, Pilates focuses on the isolation of certain muscles at a time. Additionally, Pilates plays a tremendous role in building a solid foundation and strengthens the body starting from the core. Men should take note that with their bodies being built differently from women's, muscles such as the hips and hamstrings may be a little tighter, however, there are ...

Reaching Out, Providing Help and Giving Hope
Friday, November 25, 2016
The Difference Between Pilates and Yoga

Come join us Friday, December 2nd, at 7 PM to sample some exquisite wines, delicious apps and great company as we come together and support a cause so close to our hearts. Raising over $4,000 for the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation at our last wine tasting, we are continuing this benefit to support and spread awareness of CdLS, while honoring Layla Carr, daughter of Shawn and Kim Carr and granddaughter of Connie Kelly. Click on the link to find out more about the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation.  

Red Mountain Wellness Retreat
Monday, November 14, 2016
The Difference Between Pilates and Yoga

Located around the captivating mountains of Utah, Red Mountain Resort created the perfect aura for the wellness retreat of a lifetime. A wide variety of activities were at our fingertips, from hiking in the captivating mountains of Utah, to enjoying some of the resort's classes which included Yoga, Pilates and Meditation. There's something here for everyone, whether it be a relaxing escape from reality at the spa (which has exceptional facials), or utilizing the wide array of fitness workshops and workouts. The MELT class in particular at Red Mountain Resort was so incredible that we'll be incorporating MELT Method classes into the schedule at CK Pilates after the New Year! To top ...

Pilates for Golfers
Thursday, November 03, 2016
The Difference Between Pilates and Yoga

Anyone with even the most basic knowledge of golf knows that the game consists of repeated movements. With that in mind, it would only make sense to assume that the constant repetition can strengthen some muscles while weakening other muscles from over or under use. The incorporation of Pilates into one's daily routine however, can be the bridge to avoiding this potential imbalance.Not only does Pilates aid in potential muscle imbalance, but it also helps elongate and align the spine for increased stability while increasing overall flexibility, strength and balance in the body. This is essential in a sport with the amount of muscle imbalance and tension golfing can cause. All ...

Pilates for Pregnancy
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Difference Between Pilates and Yoga

There's no doubt that the overall benefits of incorporating Pilates into one's daily life are infinite. One might not know though just how beneficial Pilates can be for moms to be.  Listed below are just a few of the many benefits Pilates can have during and after pregnancy.Quicker Recovery Post Pregnancy It's simple, the stronger a woman's body is throughout their pregnancy, the quicker they will recover post labor. If a solid foundation is built and maintained, the body is much more likely to bounce back quicker. It's also important to keep a strong connected core especially in the abdominal area to avoid losing connection to the abdominal area as it is stretched during ...