Essential Oils: Why They’re Special and What You Need to be Careful Of

If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard the term ‘essential oils’ thrown around about a hundred times before you actually acquired any background knowledge on what essential oils truly are and what all the hype is about. Essential oils are naturally occurring. They are aromatic compounds derived from plants and can be found in the … Continue reading Essential Oils: Why They’re Special and What You Need to be Careful Of

What is Suspension Yoga and Who Can Benefit From It

Perhaps you’ve seen Suspension Yoga on our group class list at MPS and Central Core?? Maybe you’re wondering what it is? If that’s the case, you’ve stumbled upon the perfect blog! Suspension Yoga is…well it’s exactly what it sounds like! We make use of TRX straps to ‘suspend’ us in Suspension Yoga. In other words, … Continue reading What is Suspension Yoga and Who Can Benefit From It

How Pilates Helps Strengthen Tendons to Increase Joint Support for Weight Training and Sports

We hear it all the time. “Is Pilates good for me to do while I am training for another sport or physical activity?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!” Pilates is a great way to spruce up your cross-training. Arguably, Pilates offers the perfect cross-training for every athlete. Cycling, swimming, running, dancing, weight training, you … Continue reading How Pilates Helps Strengthen Tendons to Increase Joint Support for Weight Training and Sports

How We Teach Barre Differently and Why That Is Important

The ballet body is admirably long and lean. To this extent, it’s not surprising that many are after the unique physique of a ballerina. Barre fusion or barre classes are very popular right now. (Yes, we offer barre fusion classes at MPS and Central Core!) But, not all barre classes are taught equally. In fact, … Continue reading How We Teach Barre Differently and Why That Is Important