The Fuse Ladder: Redefining Hard Core

No, it’s not a training apparatus for firefighters. Over the years, many students have asked if we offer (or were planning to teach) barre classes. Our answer has always been (and remains) no – there are plenty of studios out … Continue reading

From Skinny Fat to Fit

Striving to be thin? Fit should be your goal. After all, skinny fat is a real thing. Check out this blog post Mariska and Clare wrote on it a while back. Fuse Pilates DC teacher and holistic health coach-in-training Meredith … Continue reading

Fuse Teacher Feature: Ayelet Oser

In this month’s Fuse Teacher Feature we’re introducing you to reigning plank queen Ayelet Oser! Ayelet has a special talent for bringing the burn with an upbeat attitude that will (almost) make you forget how much your abs are hurting. How … Continue reading

Fuse Teacher Feature: Abe Ahern

It’s a week of Pilates men here on the Fuse blog, and there’s no better example of a hardcore Fuse dude than instructor Abe Ahern. This month’s Fuse Teacher Feature star is famous (or is it infamous?) for his intense … Continue reading

Fuse Pilates Fan: Howard Chang (Or, Pilates Is Not Just for Girls Part 3)

Here on the blog we’ve presented plenty of evidence to bust one of the most common Pilates myths: Pilates is for girls. Need a quick rundown? • The method itself was created by a (seriously strong and toned) man. That’d … Continue reading

Fuse Circuit Class (Pilates Reformer + Tower = Endless Possibilities)

Several years ago, I was spending time at my mentor Julian Littleford’s studio, JL Body Conditioning, in Del Mar, California. And, I loved how he ran his semi-private group classes. You would start out on the reformer, move to other, smaller … Continue reading

Fuse Teacher Feature: Maggie Derrickson

We might be biased, but we think our Fuse instructors are badass and yes, very hardcore. Exhibit A: Maggie killing it in crow pose. As we kick off our fifth Fuse teacher training AND debut our second studio this Fall (woo hoo!), … Continue reading

Pilates Mini-Workout for Abs, Thighs, Glutes & Arms

Can’t make it to the studio today? Stay hardcore with a mini-workout on our YouTube channel. In our latest video, Laci leads you through a set that targets your lower abs, obliques, glutes, thighs, and arms. Share With Your Friends

Active Stretching vs. Passive Stretching

Active stretching: it’s not an oxymoron! In the latest on our YouTube Channel, Fuse’s resident stretchy expert, Clare, discusses the difference between an active stretch (the kind that might leave you sore the next day, in a good way) and … Continue reading

Finding Friends through Fuse

Anne Schroeder can be seen around the studio many days during the week. A lot of the time, she’ll be seen with Meg, her best friend that she met at Fuse Pilates DC studio. Do you have a similar story … Continue reading