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Yoga Pilates Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Yoga Pilates.

9 Myths & Misconceptions about Pilates

When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l...  Read more

25 Ways to Get Fit for Less Than $25

Everyone's holding their wallets and purse strings a little tighter these days. But that doesn't mean that you have to give up on getting fit just because times are tight. Exercise can be easy to fit into your day, just as it can be inexpensi...  Read more

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

Learn the Fitness Class Lingo

When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late...  Read more

Throw a Fitness Party!

I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend...  Read more

Yoga is Fun!
Updated 7/23/2014 4:21:17 PM

I have decided to do 20 minutes of yoga everyday. It make me feel so energetic and alive. Anyone up for it???...  Read more

Calories burnt during yoga?
Updated 6/26/2014 1:01:03 AM

Hi there, first time posting here! I started my journey to get healthy. I have found I love love love yoga but am having problems finding an "accurate" number for calories burnt. I have a 90 minutes beginner yoga class today, and while MyFitnes...  Read more

Yoga DVD recommendations? YouTube?
Updated 6/19/2014 7:09:03 PM

I use to like occasionally doing yoga at the gym, but me and my hubby never went consistently enough to justify the cost, so we dropped the membership. I try to get outside and do some cardio a few days a week, but did always enjoy yoga and would lik...  Read more

Anybody practicing yoga?
Updated 6/16/2014 4:49:36 PM

I just bought some DVDs by Peggy Cappy (you might know her from PBS fundraiser weeks). I hope to crack the first one open this evening. My goal is to build a daily meditation and yoga practice. I need to increase my flexibility and decrease my str...  Read more

Yoga
Updated 6/12/2014 1:29:45 PM

My husband and I have started doing yoga, and we are enjoying ourselves so much. I started it because I got the video cheap and he agreed to do it with me to humor me, but we were both pleasantly surprised how great it makes us feel. I normally dis...  Read more

Find an Exercise Class with a No-Show Fee

If you have struggled like me to find an exercise routine that you enjoy and keeps you motivated everyday, sign up with a yoga, pilates or other exercise studio that charges you if you don't come to your class. Many gyms or studios have online class...  Read more

Netflix has great workout videos!

Search for "workouts" and you will see there are many options to choose from that will stream instantly- yoga, pilates, bootcamp, dance workouts etc. Great option for when you can't or don't want to go to the gym or play outside. Give it a try! If...  Read more

Yoga Lovers

If you love yoga, join us here....  Read more

Giveaway Closed: Win a 4-DVD Set from Mind-Body Expert Jennifer Kries

This giveaway is now closed. The 3 winners are:BAFOXALLMSTMARYCATHYGETSFITEven though we're still full of turkey, we're super excited to announce this week's giveaway from Jennifer Kries, which will have THREE winners. Take a break from y...  Read more

Poll: What fitness equipment do you have at home?

When I recently posted about the SparkPeople Fitness Starter Kit, I was surprised to see how many people already owned all (or most) of the equipment in the Kit. That got me wondering: What types of equipment do you have at home? Even though I have a...  Read more

Yoga + pilates = yogalates!

Went to my first yogalates class tonight, I saw it and thought I would give it a go! I'm trying to try all of the different classes my gym offers - they are included in my 30 a month fee so I might as well work out what works for me! So yogalat...  Read more

My yoga & pilates experience....

Ya know I realize that yoga and pilates are VERY similar. But there is something about pilates that just does it for me. I look forward to the moment when I can depend on my core to roll up and lay back or to be able to stand and sit with control a...  Read more