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A Case History: Postpartum Depression, Pilates & Flower Essences

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

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 [...]

Day Retreat: Move, Connect, Relax

By | July 29th, 2017|Pilates|

  Join me for a day full of movement, connection, great food, intention setting, and relaxation. This one day retreat is set on the New Moon which a great time to connect with women, move our bodies, release anything that needs to go, and set intentions for the coming months. We'll have plenty of time [...]

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The Natalie Garay Methode Certification

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

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 now talk about and teach the women that I meet in my online communities and in my studio. Below I've listed just a few things I learned about [...]

Pelvic Floor Strengthening Demo

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

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!  

Celebration Saturday: Celebrate Everything

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

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 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 and [...]

The Mama Wellness Retreat

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

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 [...]

Believe in Yourself: A Love Letter

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

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 [...]

Why The Pelvic Floor?

By | April 30th, 2017|Pilates|

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 [...]

Incontinence & Organ Prolapse: Hope Beyond Surgery

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

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 [...]

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

By | July 6th, 2015|Pilates|

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 [...]