Arabesque on the Reformer Set up: Footbar is up and locked. Springs are on 2Red, 1Red1Blue, 1 Red1Yellow, 1 Red or 1 Blue Starting Position: Your feet are in releve with heels against the shoulder blocks. Hands are on the Footbar, shoulder width apart. Your upper body is in one long line, energy reaching from the crown of your head. Your hips are above your heels. Your knees are lifted. Keep your naval drawn in towards your spine throughout the move. Keep energy reaching out
The Original Pilates Gangster "OPG" Series: The original Pilates teachers, otherwise known as The Elders, were taught by Joseph Pilates himself. Each of these teachers took his work and had their own individual interpretation depending on what era of his work they were with him, and what their background and physical issues were. Many times they invented their own original moves out of Joe's teachings. For example, the jump-board work we do in level 2 classes was NOT actually
Janet is a mother, grandmother and a passionate lover of Pilates. Growing up in Russia, Janet competed in gymnastics, a sport that requires balance, strength, flexibility & coordination. Pilates was a natural move. Introduced to Pilates by Juliet Kaska and her team, Janet became a lover and advocate of Pilates exercises and principals. After being a student at JK Zen Fitness since the door opens in 2010, Janet was certified to teach by Juliet Kaska, Second Generation Master T
Busy Busy Busy....It absolutely amazes me how life leaps into 5th gear this time of year. Kids are back in school and parents get back to taking care of themselves. Therefore, studio is pumping! We love having everyone back in their routine with us. The winter holidays are right around the corner, and once again many of us will get knocked off our routines. Have no fear, we got you covered!!! Our Pilates & Gratitude Challenge starts just in time to help you stay on top of tak
Our Pilates & Gratitude Challenge is back and starts November 1st! We're pushing everyone even more this year and the goal is to take 28 classes throughout the month of November. Each client will get a custom t-shirt and the first one to take all 28 classes by Thanksgiving (11/29), will get a FREE MONTH OF UNLIMITED PILATES! Don't worry, you can take 2 classes a day to get you to the finish line quicker!
We are looking for a creative type who loves Pilates, and specifically loves Jk Zen Fitness- to join us! It is a little less of a hired job and a little more of an exchange of your talents for our talents! All the members of the Zen Crew's plates are running over, and we need help! We would like someone to help us produce our monthly newsletter, emails, and social media. You would take care of your tasks from home- and in exchange for your super awesome creative and detailed
Last weekend kicked of our next Teacher Training & Certification program. These 9 ladies, and myself embarked on a 6 month journey together. I tell each class, "It's like we are going on a road trip together for 6 months. We get onto this 'bus' as 10 strangers. We will see & learn many things along the way. Some of us may need to take rest stops along the way, but we will pick them up again. LIFE will happen during this trip. Experiences will come up that we can not yet ima