Tag Archives: Pilates DC

The Fuse Crew’s 2016 Health & Fitness Resolutions

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

Working Woman: Mariska Breland on ABC7

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

4 Ways the Pilates Tower Can Enhance Your Machine Workout

Curious about the Pilates Tower? Fuse instructor Meredith Capps explains a few of the ways springs and bars can enhance your workout. Give Tower a try at her Posture and Balance Circuit Challenge workshop at Fuse Dupont on March 29th! … Continue reading

Why Pilates After Baby?

This post is brought to you by Fuse instructor, certified Prenatal & Postnatal Fitness Specialist, and mom of three, Randi Moore.

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 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.

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