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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

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

6 Pilates Exercises For New Moms With Diastasis Recti

Pregnancy can cause a lot of interesting changes in a woman's body. As a Pilates Instructor, I've found that some of these changes can be prevented or rehabilitated. Here are some basic and safe exercises to help new moms regain abdominal strength, who have discovered that after having children, their abdominal wall has a slight [...]

By | April 27th, 2015|Motherhood, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments

Hauttie Of The Week Ova Here!

I had the honor of chatting with and being interviewed by the beautiful Adrianna Costa of www.HauteMomsLife.com a few weeks ago and now you can read all about it here! Adrianna Costa is a "TV Chick" known for her journalism and interview skills on the E! News Network. She's one of the beauties who walks [...]

By | December 13th, 2014|Motherhood, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments

Will My Parts Fall Out?

Yikes, I know what a topic, huh? As a mother of 3 daughters, a Pilates Instructor to many, many mamas, and a member of various childbirth support groups, I hear this subject come up a lot, and I think that's great! Let’s talk about it, because nobody is. It’s important. The truth is this, yes [...]

By | November 4th, 2014|Health, Motherhood, Pilates|0 Comments

8 Tips To Relaxing Before And After Your C-section Surgery

As I was preparing to write a new article this morning about cesarean sections, I asked the mamas on my Facebook page what they’d like to learn or read about. I received a response asking about the topic I am sharing with you now. I thought it was an excellent topic. I remember having extreme [...]

By | October 2nd, 2014|Motherhood, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments

The Entrepreneur Experience: My interview with Lane Kennedy Levy

Hello, Pilates family! The tables were turned and I was interviewed by the talented, funny and incredibly gorgeous Lane Kennedy Levy. She's on a mission, and she's confident that women are the key to changing the world. I absolutely agree. Take a listen, we talk about the up and downs of motherhood, online Pilates and mompreneurs [...]

By | July 29th, 2014|Motherhood, Pilates, service|0 Comments

A Workout Isn’t Just A Workout Anymore

    A Workout Isn’t Just A Workout Anymore Don’t feel like a workout today? Don’t have the energy to get up and put on those yoga pants? Can’t find your favorite sports bra? Did you sprain your pinkie? I get it, these sound like acceptable reasons to not work out. We all have our [...]

By | September 26th, 2013|Inspiration, Love, Motherhood, Pilates, service|2 Comments

Belly Burn

http://youtu.be/-jA69YjUATo This is a quick abdominal workout that's great for when you're short on time. You can use a ball as a prop for a couple of the exercises, any ball will do. If you don't have one, not to worry, you can do without. Enjoy! For more videos, you can subscribe at www.nataliegaray.com.

By | September 24th, 2013|Motherhood, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments

Pilates & Pregnancy: Rebuilding after baby

  Let me share with you my love affair with The Pilates Method and how I will forever be indebted to its superb powers. I adore Pilates and it’s changed my life. I started taking Pilates classes while I was pregnant with my twin daughters. A dear friend of mine was certifying as an instructor [...]

By | April 29th, 2013|Motherhood, Pilates, Pilates & Pregnancy|0 Comments