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So far Natalie Garay has created 49 blog entries.

The Natalie Garay Methode: What I Teach & Talk About Nonstop

Oh motherhood, it's been a journey, that's for sure but what I've experienced over the last 14 plus years has turned into something amazing. It's what I talk about and now teach the women that I meet in my online communities and in my studio. Below I've listed just a few things I learned and [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Health, Love, Motherhood, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments

Pelvic Floor Strengthening Demo

This is a Live Demo I offered on The Pilates Mama Facebook page on Monday, July 3, 2017. Keep an eye for more coming soon!  

By | July 10th, 2017|Health, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments

Celebration Saturday: Celebrate Everything

I believe in celebrating everything. I believe in community. I believe in fun. In the spirit of all of these, I'll be hosting a monthly celebration gathering. The more we celebrate, the more we'll have to celebrate. 🎉 Join me for some fun, community, bubbles, and bites. Bring your friends and come ready to celebrate [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Health, Inspiration, Love|0 Comments

The Mama Wellness Retreat

The Mama Wellness Retreat will be an intimate gathering (limit is 7 women) hosted by Lindsay Pera, Natalie Garay, and Robin Ray Green! We are looking forward to a weekend filled with magic, medicine, and movement to allow you to nourish, renew, and rest. We'll begin the weekend with calming acupuncture session to align your [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Health, Motherhood|0 Comments

Believe in Yourself: A Love Letter

Love letters (and women thriving) make my heart sing.❤️ "Before I met you, Natalie, I was very low on my self-worth and overweight. I needed to turn my life around and you played a part to help with that. I was a size 14 and overweight. I did not have confidence in my worth or [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Health, Love, Motherhood|0 Comments

Why The Pelvic Floor?

Over the course of my Pilates career, I've heard similar stories of women not being able to fully enjoy an active lifestyle. Some were experiencing back pain, some neck pain, others incontinence. The light bulb finally went on when I heard a client share a story about her embarrassing experience of emptying her bladder on [...]

By | April 30th, 2017|Pilates|0 Comments

A Case History: Postpartum Depression, Pilates & Flower Essences

Ginger C is a married, working professional, and the mother of sweet Thomas. When we first met and talked about incorporating movement and Flower Essences into her weekly routine, I knew it would be incredibly healing not only for her body but for her mental clarity as well. Being a new mom is tough on [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Health, Motherhood, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments

Incontinence & Organ Prolapse: Hope Beyond Surgery

I read an article titled, ‘The hidden medical problem few women will talk about,” in our local paper (originally published in The Washington Post), that I found to be exciting and discouraging to read. I was excited that the conversation of incontinence and prolapse was happening in such a public forum, but discouraged at the [...]

By | January 23rd, 2016|Health, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments

5 Ways To Get Your Body Back After Baby (And Keep It!)

I remember waddling through the last couple of months of my second pregnancy and thinking, “I just want my body back!” I wanted to walk without losing my breath, I wanted to bend over and pick something up without wanting to vomit. And I just wanted to wear my regular jeans, not my high-waisted elastic [...]

By | July 6th, 2015|Pilates|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Pilates Is Worth Every Penny (and then some!)

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard, “But Pilates is so expensive!” I could afford to pay for your Pilates sessions.. ☺ I was shopping in Marshall’s the other day buying cute-little-somethings for my brand new Pilates studio (eek!) when I came across the aisle of baskets and organizing containers. Perfect, I’ll [...]

By | May 2nd, 2015|Motherhood, Pilates|0 Comments