Posture Affects Your Health

Ideal Posture and Deviations

By Paula Kalish, Owner, Bodies By Pilates – Henderson, NV At Bodies By Pilates, posture is the foundation upon which we build all movement. We are pretty strict about it, too, because all the work we do to build our bodies to their greatest strength, and ultimately greatest health, cannot be achieved without first accomplishing proper posture. “Posture” is defined …

Resolutions for the New Year

Happy New Year Everyone. By now we’ve all made those optimistic New Year’s Resolutions. Every year we pledge to start something new, do something better, achieve a new goal. It’s all an effort to be a more perfect version of ourselves. As a member of the Bodies By Pilates community, you are already committed to achieving your strongest, most flexible …

A Standing Full-Body Workout

Paula instructing on the Core Align

On the CoreAlign® At Bodies By Pilates, we provide our clients with the most advanced tools available to help you achieve maximum strength, flexibility and stability. One of our most powerful and versatile tools is the CoreAlign®. CoreAlign® is unique because it emphasizes an upright, standing position designed to improve posture, balance and functional movement. The exercises create harmony between …

Pilates For Your Golf Game

Golf follow through swing

How Pilates Improves Your Golf Game While Reducing Risk of Injury   Golf is generally regarded as a low-risk sport. Yet, this wildly popular, lifelong pursuit is associated with a surprising number of debilitating injuries. According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 40 percent of amateur golfers and 60 percent of professional golfers suffer traumatic and overuse injuries …

Holiday Greeting From Paula

Dear Friends, It is hard to believe summer is behind us and the Holiday Season is just around the corner. All of us at Bodies By Pilates are grateful to be part of your lives. We appreciate your trust and the opportunity to contribute to your good health and well-being. We wish all our clients a safe and joyous holiday …

Holiday Gift Cards

Buy a gift card at Bodies by Pilates

Give someone you care about the gift of fitness this holiday season with a Bodies by Pilates Gift Certificate. You can purchase a gift certificate using our mindbody online store and choosing gift card. You may first need to create a log in for yourself if you don’t have one already, and you also may need to log out of …

Note From Paula

Paula Kalish founder of Bodies by Pilates

Welcome to the first edition of the Bodies by Pilates e-Newsletter. My vision when opening Bodies by Pilates in 2004 was to create a friendly, open and tranquil environment where all would be welcome to learn and enjoy the many benefits of Pilates. I am grateful for your trust and loyalty these many years, and I look forward to our …

10 Hour Starter Package

Leg Pull Front - Hip Extensor Stregth

10 Hour Intro Pilates Package The 10 hour Intro Pilates Package is geared towards new clients who know that they are interested in taking group classes.

Pilates for Back Pain

Learning awareness of neutral spine alignment and strengthening the deep postural muscles that support this alignment are important skills for anyone with back pain. For this reason Pilates conditioning is recognized as an effective rehabilitative method by physical therapists, chiropractors and orthopedists. Consistent practice improves postural asymmetries, decreasing wear and tear resulting from uneven stresses on the intervertebral joints and …

A Valuable Lesson Learned

Suffering from migraines brought on by degenerative disc disease in my neck, I turned to Pilates 13 years ago hoping to gain tools to control debilitating chronic pain. And it worked! The migraines subsided as I strengthened my core, learned proper body mechanics, and acquired the mind-body connection necessary to protect my neck from injury. Then, after 10 years of …