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Pilates in Scotland is Gathering Pace

19th September 2017

Pilates in Scotland is Gathering Pace If you have your finger on the pulse of Pilates Scotland is an exciting place to be just now. Just this year we have seen International interest in our own little Studio with Lolita San Miguel visiting from Florida, Jamie Isaac From Fuerte Ventura and Brittany Taylor coming to […]

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What it means to be a travelling Pilates Teacher

4th September 2017

We have been fortunate to host Brittany Taylor, Lolita San Miguel Disciple and Pilates Master, Educator on Lolita’s Legacy, and teacher at one of the most exclusive Pilates Studios in California in the month of August. Bälans and the Valsinger household miss her expert eye in the Studio and her child whispering in the home. […]

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Studio Spotlight: Kayte Brook-Simpson

At the beginning of 2016, our BarreConcept class gained an elegant and graceful client. Although she had originally started attending to build her core strength and flexibility, she soon realized that it was “the best group exercise classes” she’d ever done. She found that the class was a great fit for clients of any shape, […]

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My Pilates Journey- Day 50 The End of the Chapter

11 August 2017 Well, this is it. My final blog post as an intern here at Bälans. How time has flown since the first night I walked into the studio to meet with Joakim. In the last ten weeks, I have grown accustomed to the hour and a half trip to and from the studio […]

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Studio Spotlight: Christina Benson

In 2005, Marian F. and Elaine D. who participate in our Wednesday Night Level 3 Matwork Class began attending classes in our studio. Since then, as the studio has grown, added classes, and changed locations, they have done the same; continuing to enjoy Pilates with the studio. This year, Bälans is celebrating its 12th year […]

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My Pilates Journey Day 36 – Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

24 July 2017 My Pilates Journey Day 36. Teamwork Makes the Dream Work. That was a big cliché I know, but that doesn’t make the sentiment any less true. You know, these posts are always in retrospect. I share with you what I have done during the past week and add in a bit of […]

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My Pilates Journey Day 31 – Investments

17 July 2017 My Pilates Journey Day 31 – Investments When people think of the word investment, more often than not, they are doing so in the context of financial or business well-being. Certainly, in starting my seventh week of internship, I have heard and had various conversations with it in mind. Behind the reception […]

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My Pilates Journey Day 25 – One More Stamp and Pilates in Ireland

10 July 2017 My Pilates Journey Day 25 It is completely insane that the weeks have passed so quickly and that its already the second week of July. Last Summer, I graduated high school at the end of May and didn’t begin university until the second week of September, it was the longest summer that […]

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My Pilates Journey Day 20 – Changing Understanding

03/06/2017

30 June 2017 My Pilates Journey Day 20. Changing Understanding. It is weeks like the past few that make me wonder how many of my core assumptions have been utterly misconstrued. For example, never in my life would I ever have thought I’d prefer winter over summer. I am a cold, person so I love […]

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My Pilates Journey Day 15 Cheer-lates?

My Pilates Journey Day 15 Cheer-lates? 23 June 2017 – Day 15 How many exercise regimes can you name that are easily adaptable and can focus each exercise to enhance the body for each sport? I’ll give you a huge hint…it begins with a ‘P’ and ends with an ‘ilates. Yes, you heard that right, […]

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