Pilates Equipment Class Benefits

The Pilates Equipment Classes can be life changing. The Pilates Equipment Class is proven to be one of the most efficient and challenging ways of increasing core strength and stability. Not only will it strengthen your muscles, but it can relieve back pain and even...

Pilates Exercise Breathing Preparation

Breathing exercises not only calm the body down but can facilitate movement in a Pilates exercise. The two best breathing techniques for a Pilates exercise are lateral and intercoastal breathing. This means full and deep breathing to expand the belly. So why is...

How Pilates can Free Joint Pain

Pilates is not only a fun workout, but it can relieve joint pain. One of our Pilates clients, in her mid-sixties, stated that many people she has talked to “are so stiff.” She witnessed that they have trouble bending, reaching, standing, or walking. This...

About Living Well Pilates

Living Well Pilates mission statement is “we empower clients to work out to the best of their abilities” – as it interrelates to the tagline of Pilates for all bodies, since all ages or sizes are welcome. The philosophy of Living Well Pilates is that physical literacy...

Physical Literacy Approach

Understanding physical movement can be referred to as Physical Literacy, a term originated by Margaret Whitehead. She is a professor and author whom Mary uses her ideology to base her teachings off of. Throughout her career, she studied existentialism and...

About Mary German

Mary German is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist. She is also the Pilates Studio Owner, Teacher Trainer, and Instructor for Pilates movements in the studio – who specializes in Equipment & Mat work exercises. During a class, she instructs cardio programs, Pilates...

Using Client’s Feedback to Focus Direction

When getting client’s feedback, it’s easy to get intimidated by the whole process. It can feel overwhelming to hear lots of opinions, and even more so, implementing them to improve customer satisfaction.  However, the process is quite simple. Before their initial...