Author Archives: Mariska Breland
So long snow, hello sunshine! Spring is finally, actually, OFFICIALLY here and we are so ready to bust out our tank tops to show off the arms, shoulders, and sculpted upper back muscles we’ve been building all winter long.
In honor of March Matness, we asked our instructors to share their favorite and least favorite Pilates mat exercises. See which ones they love (and love to hate!) below.
Students regularly ask me – “what’s the hardest class?” It’s mat. “Pardon?” Yes, mat.
Today’s post is brought to you by Fuse instructor Rumer Richardson. She teaches reformer classes at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and has a few words of wisdom for those looking to create a morning workout routine. Take it … Continue reading
Group classes are a great way to get an affordable workout, and at Fuse we pride ourselves on providing precise cues, hands-on adjustments, and consistent feedback on form so that our students can get the most out of each session. … Continue reading
Resolve (noun): firm determination to do something. If you started 2016 determined to perfect your tricep pushup game, learn to love kale, or make time to meditate every morning you’re not alone! Our instructors are working on their own resolutions this … Continue reading
Fuse Pilates instructor Jen René joins the blog for a series of guest posts to explore the ways that Pilates enhances her yoga practice. Jen is the co-founder of Ashtanga Dispatch and the director of the Mysore Program at Flow … Continue reading
Mariska caught up with reporter Alison Starling of ABC 7 News in Washington, DC to discuss Pilates, fitness, and the importance of exercise in treating chronic illness for the Working Woman segment that aired Friday, January 8, 2016. Watch the … Continue reading
Yes, yes. You know what to do. Work out more. Do some cardio and some strength training. Sitting is the new smoking. If you don’t exercise, you increase your risk for cancer and diabetes and premature death. You get it.