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YUM! Homemade Energy Gels and Bars

Nutrition on the go can be a challenge for endurance athletes.  Many of the commercial products contain too much sugar, salt or nasty additives, or are expensive.  Here's a healthy homemade alternative. It's a simple recipe that you can add to as you wish.  The recipe...

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Client Success Story: David Haselschwerdt

We recently sat down with David Haselschwerdt to talk Pilates.  David started at the center in April of 2015.  Although he had been working with a personal trainer for seven years, he suffered from nagging back pain.  He was looking for something different. Here’s...

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New News about Semi-Private Lessons!

Semi-Private Equipment lessons offer a personalized experience on the Pilates reformer, chair and tower machines.  The machines help to lengthen and strengthen the entire body. the center Fall 2015 schedule: Monday 9:00 am Essential Equipment 10:00 am Intermediate...

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Client Success Story: Staci Wise

We recently sat down with Staci Wise to talk Pilates. Here's her story. the center:  What are the three things you like about Pilates? Staci:   First of all, I like the the improvement in my body awareness: I am now very cognizant of how I carry myself throughout a...

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Fall Mat Pilates Classes are Back!

Mat Pilates 10 Week Fall Session 10/5 - 12/17/2015 Tuesdays @ 8:00 am with the fabulous Lia Jordan Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm with the amazing Laura Seifter Thursdays @ 8:00 am with the marvelous Missy McMurray What Makes Our Mat Classes Special? The instructors use small...

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8 Weeks to a New You!

the center's 8 Week Mat Pilates class session starts August 10, 2015.  Mat Classes will strengthen, lengthen and tone your whole body! What makes our Mat Pilates classes special? The instructors incorporate the use of small equipment and props to support good...

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Unexpected Uses For Essential Oils

Many Clients have asked about our cleaning spray.  We make our own, using a blend of tea tree oil (for it's antiseptic properties), lavender oil (for it's calming effect) and castile soap. Here's our recipe: 10 drops tea tree oil 8 drops lavender oil...

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Don’t Delay! Summer Mat Series Starts Next Week

Summer is the perfect time to change up your exercise routine.  Mat Pilates classes will build core strength, stability and mobility faster than any other form of group exercise.  The STOTT PILATES method provides safe and effective modifications that benefit everyone...

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TRX The Turkey Away

the center in Marietta Presents: TRX the Turkey Away Special TRX class taught by Missy McMurray Sunday, November 30 1:00 pm Family and friends welcome Special Rate: $15 per person   Register...

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Do You Dread the Spread?

the center Marietta will be observing our eighth holiday season this year.  And we instructors know from experience that staying consistent is the KEY to long term success.  Holidays don't need to be the time when your fitness routine goes out the window and those...

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Client Success Story: Stan Sunshine

Golfer Stan Sunshine was initially skeptical about pilates.  As a regular gym workout person for many years, he wasn't sure what to expect.  Stan visited the studio after receiving a pilates golf package for Father's day from his wife Luci, who is also a the center...

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WAGS Gloves are Back!

They're back and they've rolled back the prices!  WAGs (Wrist Activated Gloves) offer support and relieve wrist pain.  They are not your typical gym gloves; they contain a contoured gel pad that distributes pressure and eases the strain of supporting weight on your...

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STOTT PILATES : What’s the Difference?

STOTT PILATES® is a contemporary approach to the original exercise method pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates. Co-founders Lindsay and Moira Merrithew, along with a team of physical therapists/physiotherapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, have spent...

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Client Success Story : Angel Deedy

Angel Deedy started pilates in March of this year with the goal of firming and toning.   Angel's regular pilates practice has helped her reach these goals and so much more.  She takes started with two private lessons a week  and recently added a third day.  What do...

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Summer Tomato Salad with Ginger and Mint

Use the abundance of delicious summer tomatoes in this refreshing salad with unexpected ingredients. The salad is super quick to make and goes great with grilled meats.   Ingredients 4 cups chopped fresh tomatoes (I like to use grape tomatoes) 2 tablespoons extra...

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Fall 2014 Group and Semi-Private Schedule

Tuesday September 2 – Monday November 24, 2014 Interested in joining us? Email info@thecenterpilates.com or call 678-234-0202 and let us know which days/times you want. DAY Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 8:00 am Mat with Small Equipment Mat...

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Six Easy Exercises For Good Posture

Good posture is essential for good health. When bones are aligned in a neutral position there is less stress on the joints and organs. Sitting, standing and moving all become easier. Try these exercises at least once a day for to improve your posture. Stretch First...

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Here’s the Scoop on Pilates with Lauri

It’s that time of year…..school is out, schedules slow just a bit, children are in camp so why not make time for yourself. How about an opportunity to work on your overall well being? Pilates is an amazing way to strengthen your core, create long lean muscles, improve...

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Summer Group Classes Now Enrolling

Pilates For Hotties and TRX for Strong Bodies This session runs from Monday July 7 - Friday August 29 Pilates For Hotties (and Guys too!) Classes held Mondays 7 pm, Tuesdays 8 am, Wednesdays 7 pm, Thursdays 8 am TRX for Strong Bodies Class held Fridays at 8 am 8 Week...

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Get Ready for a Total Pilates Body

Strength + Flexibility + Tone = A Total Pilates Body The studio is introducing a new semi-private lesson format this week that I'm really excited about. The Total Pilates Body Workout incorporates the best of small equipment and machines. Each week you will explore a...

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Client Success Story: Suzie Price

After reading about the many mental, physical and emotional benefits of restorative exercise like Pilates, Suzie Price realized that she needed to do more of this to help with stress, to build her core strength and straighten out her posture. We asked Suzie about her...

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Looking for a Semi-Private Lesson?

Semi-Private lessons at the center in Marietta offer use of the Stott pilates machines (reformer, stability chair & tower), small equipment and mat exercises. You'll get a well-rounded workout in the company of 1 to 3 other participants. It is very much a private...

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Relaxation and Meditation Workshop

Take this mid-week break to restore and center yourself.  Learn to quiet the mind and bring balance  into your life. You'll breathe, stretch, relax and energize your body, mind and spirit. When Wednesdays, January 22, 2014 - February 26, 2014 Time 8:00 - 9:00pm Cost...

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Side Leg Lifts with Fitness Circle

STOTT® PILATES FEATURED EXERCISE STARTING POSITION Lying on your side, pelvis and spine neutral Legs extended Fitness circle at ankles, both legs inside Bottom arm long, supporting head, and top hand resting on mat. EXERCISE 3-8 repetitions, switching sides INHALE to...

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Healthy Habit: Look for the Yo Yo Cycle

Do you know people who have lost weight and gained it back? Gotten healthy then slid back into old habits? Pretty common! But not for us anymore. Not if we make the habit of looking for the diet mentality. One good question to ask: Am I in a rocking chair (going back...

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Add this Low Calorie dish to Your Holiday Feast

Roasted vegetable stuffing is yummy, full of vitamins, and tastes great. It can be used as a Thanksgiving low calorie side dish. And with just 44 calories per serving, you can have seconds! Roasted Vegetable Stuffing 1 T olive oil (or walnut oil) 2 cloves garlic,...

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Client Success Story: Anita Kempers

A lifelong exerciser and talented artist, Anita was looking for a form of exercise that would help her feel good and would be easy on her back.  After the first lesson, "I felt good immediately," says Anita. "I love the workout. I used to work out with a personal...

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Meet Dawna

Dawna Shusterman has joined our instructor staff. Dawna recently traveled to Bali (yes, that Bali!) where she  completed a 200-hour yoga immersion training. In addition Dawna has completed STOTT Pilates courses for Reformer and Stability Chair. When not wearing her...

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TRX Suspension Training Certification Course

the center in Marietta will host a TRX Certification and Training workshop on Saturday, October 26 from 11:30am-7:30 pm. Participants will learn the fundamentals of TRX® Suspension Training® bodyweight exercise and how to incorporate them into your own training in...

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