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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

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The Fuse Ladder: Redefining Hard Core

No, it’s not a training apparatus for firefighters. Over the years, many students have asked if we offer (or were planning to teach) barre classes. Our answer has always been (and remains) no – there are plenty of studios out … Continue reading

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Pilates Chairs Aren’t for Sitting

The first time I ever saw a Pilates chair, I didn’t think there would be much to it. An hour later, I could barely walk but I felt oh so good. Strong, long, challenged. My ass had been properly kicked … Continue reading

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Top 3 Ways Pilates Helps with Spinning

Fuse student (and spin aficionado) Kara Reinsel joins us for this guest blog post. Kara is a regular Fuse Pilates DC student who you can find in Foundations, regular Fuse, and the occasional reformer class.  By day, Kara is a … Continue reading

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What to Expect… in a Fuse Pilates Prenatal Class

Fuse teacher, doula, and mom Randi Moore took time out of her (very) busy schedule to give us an overview of what to expect in Push Prep – one of our most hardcore classes – designed just for moms-to-be. And … Continue reading

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All About Foundations (Fuse Pilates for Not-Just-Beginners)

By Fuse teacher and guest blogger, Monica Shores  Picking my favorite Fuse class to teach is like picking a favorite color—which, if you’ve been exposed to my fashion sense, is something I struggle with. How can I choose when I … Continue reading

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Top 7 Attributes that Make a Great Fitness Teacher

By: Mariska Breland. Follow Mariska on Google+. Since I started offering teacher training several years ago, I really started asking myself – what makes a good teacher? Actually, what makes a great teacher? Because right now, there are dozens of … Continue reading

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How Often Should 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

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Fuse Pilates or Happy Hour?

How do you define happy hour? For Fuse student Gina Scarpulla, it’s not what it used to be: My friends often look confused when I tell them that I can’t come to Happy Hour because I am going to go … Continue reading

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Pilates Chair: From Fear to Fanatic

Need some more convincing that Fuse Pilates’ Chair class is worth a test drive? Fuse Ambassador Heather Burchfield recently took it for a spin and found out it wasn’t nearly as intimidating as she had originally thought.  My interest and … Continue reading

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