Tag Archives: Pilates DC

Fuse Teacher Feature: Meet 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 Teacher Feature: Meet 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.

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

1 + 1 = Fuse 2!

Yes, there will be new offerings. No, we can’t tell you about them yet. (But we’re really, really excited!)

Stop the DC Fitness Tax!

Let’s (NOT) pay more for fitness in DC!   On May 29, the DC Council decided to vote on fitness in DC. We just won the fittest city in the country (the entire country!), so it was time to celebrate!! … Continue reading

How Often Can I Do Pilates?

We received an email from a student the other day: I just took my first class yesterday after … running and barre classes, and really enjoyed it…Then I woke up completely sore this morning. Can I take another class the next … Continue reading

Flexibility Makes Us Stronger

Want to work on your flexibility? Did you know that all of Fuse Pilates DC classes work on full range of motion through joints, increasing flexibility? And that can improve how you move and even how you feel.

So This Functional Movement Thing…What’s That About?

There are several popular workouts floating about that claim to be “functional fitness.” Some of them I like. Some of them I think are dangerous. To avoid starting an Internet war, I won’t name names. Let’s just talk about functional … Continue reading