Category Archives: Student Perspective

Student Testimonial: Emilie Mathieu

In our latest testimonial we pay tribute to one of our favorite #FuseHardcore students Emilie Mathieu!

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Fuse Pilates Fans: Liza & Andrew Strelka

We must admit that we get a special sense of (slightly sadistic) pleasure when one of our female students brings a male friend or significant other to class for the first time. As we’ve discussed on our blog here (and … Continue reading

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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

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Finding Friends through Fuse

Anne Schroeder can be seen around the studio many days during the week. A lot of the time, she’ll be seen with Meg, her best friend that she met at Fuse Pilates DC studio. Do you have a similar story … Continue reading

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Starting Fresh this January

Lucia Litman joins us as a guest contributor to the Fuse Pilates DC blog with some thoughts on starting fresh in 2014. Lucy is a native Minnesotan, but has lived in DC for the past 7 years. She is an avid Fuse … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Fuse Cleanse/Detox –You Can Do This (and Yes, You Get to Eat)

I know what you are thinking. A 21-day detox/cleanse sounds intense. Impossible even. Something only uber healthy girls would sign up for.  Is it really worth it?  Fuse student ambassador Melissa Sharp took some time out to tell us about … Continue reading

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“When Life Happens, Head to Fuse”

Sometimes, life happens, and your workouts… don’t.  Fuse student Melissa Thompson chronicles her journey from Minnesota, to the couch, to some trainers, and finally to Fuse Pilates… When I first moved to DC from Minnesota in May 2011, I had … Continue reading

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Debunking Pilates Myths

There are a lot of myths about Pilates out there, probably too many to handle in a single blog post. We asked one of our students, Gina Scarpulla, for her take… Every morning I check out the health and fitness … Continue reading

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Is Pilates the Skinny Girls’ Exercise?

Is Pilates the “skinny girl’s exercise”? Fuse Pilates student Liz Mahar offers up her thoughts on why Fuse Pilates can be part of anyone’s healthy lifestyle.  I always considered myself an active individual who enjoyed exercising and trying new forms … Continue reading

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Fuse Pilates for Post-Baby Bod

Fuse Pilates has a lot of pregnant students these days (If you want a special class for prenatal, email info@fusepilates.com to find out more). After the baby, what should you expect? Long time Fuse student (and mother of two) Lindsey … Continue reading

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