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Haiti Update #2: Motos, Mountains and Pilates By The Sea

By | February 19th, 2014|Pilates, service|

Another beautiful day in Haiti. We each hopped on the back of a "moto" today and rode to the top of this incredible mountain with a panoramic view of the ocean. It was green, it was lush- at least more so that in the city.  Haiti really is a beautiful country. It was fun, it [...]

The Pilates Mama on POPSUGAR!

By | January 18th, 2014|Health, Inspiration, Pilates|

  I've got some exciting new! The Pilates Mama has been chosen as one the POPSUGAR Select Fitness blogs! I'm really honored and excited! Please take a look at the rest of the team and say Hello. hugs & kegels, The Pilates Mama

More Pilates, More Joy

By | January 11th, 2014|Health, Inspiration, Love, Pilates, service|

What is Pilates With Soul?

By | December 18th, 2013|Health, Inspiration, Love, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|

I adore Pilates, we know this, I’ve been teaching for many moons now. It’s helped me on so many levels, starting with giving me a job, to getting me back into pre-pregnancy strength after a 2 month hospital bed-rest stint and 2 cesarean sections, plus it's been great for mental clarity. It wasn’t until I [...]

Your Spine Has Your Back

By | December 12th, 2013|Health, Pilates|

I was inspired to write this after reading another article this morning. It was about a study that was done comparing Pilates with other methods used to alleviate back pain. Pilates came out the victor, of course. I love that more and more doctors and Physical Therapists are using or recommending Pilates as rehabilitative and [...]

Natalie Garay & Lindsay Pera Talk Pilates and Healing pt. 2

By | November 20th, 2013|Health, Inspiration, Love, Pilates|

http://youtu.be/upwdMm6fjDE Hello Pilates Lovers, Here's part 2 of my fun interview with Lindsay from Full Circle Wellness Tools. Be sure to check them out and support their indiegogo campaign. Lots of love, The Pilates Mama P.S. Here's the Q & A that went along with the videos! Q: Tell us a little about yourself and [...]

Natalie Garay & Lindsay Pera Talk Healing and Pilates pt.1

By | November 20th, 2013|Health, Inspiration, Love, Pilates|

http://youtu.be/jTXfIMCKFEo Hello Gang! I had the honor of being interviewed by Lindsay Pera of Full Circle wellness where I shared about NatalieGaray.com and how Pilates can help any body at any level to feel strong, pain free and empowered. Take a peek here and share your thoughts then join me for a Pilates session via [...]

Shift Happens

By | November 14th, 2013|Inspiration, Love, Pilates|

Have I told you this one already? It started around February of 2012. I had had it. I was feeling blah and tired of it. I had been teaching Pilates for about 9 years, just made a move north from Los Angeles County to Ventura County; which meant a new area, another new school, new [...]

What would make you soar?

By | September 28th, 2013|Inspiration, Love, service|

  What would make you soar? I was just sitting hear thinking about a friend who has played a big role in helping me accomplish some projects I’ve been working on lately. I came to the conclusion that without her, none of it would have come to fruition. It made me think about what I [...]

Celebrate the Milestones In Your Life, Friends!

By | September 27th, 2013|Inspiration, Love, Pilates|

  I bought myself a website sweater. A what, you say? I thought it appropriate to commemorate a big accomplishment in my life. I have gone out of my comfort zone and created something I’ve always wanted to do, and I wanted to make a point to remember that day always. I call it my, [...]