Health & Fitness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Fight for a cure! Donation-based Pilates classes at CFM!
Join us this month at Center For Movement for donation-based Pilates classes.  All proceeds will go directly towards the Susan G. Komen foundation; click on the link below to visit the foundation’s website and learn more about the search for a cure.
Susan G. Komen Foundation
Keep reading for more information about class times, dates, and studio locations.
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October 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Center for Movement is now on Facebook and Pinterest!

Center for Movement is excited to finally share with you all our fabulous new Pinterest and cutting […]

October 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

With the Pilates Method, Less is More

You’ve probably heard that when it comes to exercising, what really counts is concentration. Joseph Pilates was a pioneer in physical conditioning […]

October 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Feeling tense and compressed? Try these moves from Pilates Style Magazine

Feeling compressed? As New Yorkers are scrambling to get their post-vacation lives back together (or if you’ve just gotten lazy from sitting at your office desk), […]

October 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Off the Mat and On the Menu: Staying Healthy and Happy!

“Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile,” Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Han reminds us.

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September 16th, 2014|0 Comments

Video Demonstration: Tease me Teaser!

Tease Me Teaser! Check out this amazing and motivational video of the Pilates Teaser! Incredible show of ways to improve your “teasing” abilities.

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Courtesy of The Pilates Tree Magazine.

August 16th, 2014|0 Comments

Q & A with CFM’s Melissa Woyshner

Why did you get Certified in Pilates?
Pilates centers both my mind and body. Why not help others feel the same way.

Why are you so passionate about Pilates?
Pilates is like a puzzle for your body it puts all the pieces back together. I always feel longer, leaner and more refreshed after a session.

What’s your favorite/least favorite Pilates exercise to teach?
I absolutely love teaching Spine Stretch Forward and the Saw.

What type of client inspires/challenges you?
I learn from all my clients. I love to see the positive results of all their hard work and dedication.

What profession other than Pilates would you like to attempt?
Yoga instructor
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July 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Pilates For the Mind? A Requisite For Happiness?

Looking for more reasons to love Pilates? Take a look at this article we found courtesy of Pilates Tree Magazine.  Enjoy.

http://www.pilatestreemagazine.com/pilates-for-the-mind-a-requisite-for-happiness/

May 30th, 2014|0 Comments

I found the right home.

I am working on becoming a certified Pilates apparatus trainer at a wonderful place. It took three years of searching which included spending over 2,000.00 on a program that changed its regiment and training midway and moved its location across the country. But, last month I found the right studio, a classical Pilates studio called Center for Movement.

May 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

Tip from CFM Co-Owner Donna Singer on finding time to exercise

Finding the time to exercise can sometimes seem like an impossible feat with today’s fast-paced lifestyle.   How can you make time to maintain your Pilates Physique? The good news is, because the Pilates and Gyrotonic methods are so effective and specific, the connections that you make create muscle memory and you get more out of your workout. When taught  correctly, the body doesn’t forget what it’s learned. If you do not have time to take a whole class, even a 15 – minute Pilates or Gyrotonic workout will target the entire body while keeping you strong, toned and flexible.

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May 2nd, 2014|0 Comments