“Pilates requires me to concentrate on movement. There are a lot of things to think about at once in order to do something effectively so there's no phoning it in for me. It's very challenging for me when I'm distracted, stressed or tired. But I have found time and time again that if I can put all that aside and get through my hour, I feel restored and energized.” Renee Mahoneymore
Contributed by guest teacher: Adina Bezerita
In a technologically driven and disconnected world, we are uploaded into a cyber-cloud of multitasking, sitting day-long in front of devices that encode our expressions of self, and inundated with unhealthy distractions looming everywhere. Can you feel it? What practice can challenge a human being to re-establish the inner and outer connection that inspires mindful living and achieving? Pilates!
I found Sana Vita Studio, a sanctuary of safe practice and exploration in Mind-Body-Awareness. Through Pilates, I was curious to discover what others thought about their experiences. In discussion with clients at the studio, they joyfully shared their insights telling me that Sana Vita studio is a place of trust, loyalty and dedication. In addition, they are dedicated to their long-term Pilates practice that has improved and continues to improve their quality of life and well-being. To discover and frame deeper insights from practitioners, I asked: “What did you learn about your body and Mind-Body connection by...more