What’s the Future of Group Exercise Classes?

What’s the Future of Group Exercise Classes?

During 24 days in February and March, 112 people were infected with the Covid-19 virus in South Korea after participating in or associating with participants in Zumba classes, according to a sobering new epidemiological study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases. The study, which traces the start of the illness cluster back to a one-day instructor workshop…

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Poprioception and Pilates

Poprioception and Pilates

The word proprioception derives from its roots “own-”, which means of oneself; and “-ception”, which means consciousness. That is to say, the awareness of one’s own: the awareness of one’s own body posture with the environment that surrounds us. Proprioception is the ability that we have through our musculoskeletal system to know what position we…

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Reformer Pilates: What it is, who it's best for and how to do some moves without the reformer

Reformer Pilates: What it is, who it’s best for and how to do some moves without the reformer

Chances are, you’ve heard of Pilates. The popular low-impact workout is comprised of a series of core exercises that helps flatten and tone your mid-section, as well as stabilize and support your spine and back. Pilates mat classes are offered in mainstream gyms across America. But a different kind of Pilates — Pilates exercises performed…

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