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Yoga Pilates Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Yoga Pilates.

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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

Is Yoga a good starting point?
Updated 8/27/2015 2:54:35 PM

270 lbs, 23 years old and recently unemployed. I have nothing but TIME on my hands and NO excuses left. NONE. And I realized that today. Ive tried starting workout programs, purchasing DVDs, going to the gym like its my JOB, all that. I just ne...  Read more

Does anyone know of some good yoga videos that he
Updated 8/23/2015 11:22:20 PM

Does anyone know of some good yoga videos that help with stretching and relaxation?...  Read more

Why I need yoga in my life( lower blood pressure,
Updated 8/23/2015 6:04:01 PM

Why I need yoga in my life( lower blood pressure, mental calmness, reduced stress, increased strength, greater flexibility, pain relief and prevention, better breath control, less post workout pain and more confidence)...  Read more

Sorted a box today, did some yoga, cleaned the liv
Updated 8/22/2015 8:04:51 PM

Sorted a box today, did some yoga, cleaned the living room, kitchen, master bed and bath. I feel like I accomplished a bit. I started feeling pain I haven't in awhile though. My left shoulder and neck are acting up :(...  Read more

Yoga and calories burned question
Updated 8/25/2015 11:05:16 AM

I have a question about the calories burned in Yoga. SP calls it general stretching, but I have a couple of Yoga DVDs that move at a rapid rate and really get my heart pumping. Wouldn't that be burning more than 85 calories in 30 minutes? Is the...  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

Good morning, Yoga & Pilates videos #7

Yoga & Pilates video #7 - 3 Min Stretching Routine for Shin Splints. Short on time this morning, so this was a good little bit of stretching. Having had shin splints, three minutes of prevention is worthwhile....  Read more

Yoga/Pilates

I tried doing a class at the gym today called ''Centergy''. My trainer said I would love it. It is supposed to be a mix between yoga and pilates. I joined in for the first 10-15 minutes, then watched for about 20 minutes, then left. I couldn't e...  Read more