• Posted by Debbie Ross 05 Jul
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Make your money go farther!!!

Ross Pilates and Conditioning has partnered with Perkville to offer an online reward system. It’s a fun and easy way to earn cash credits for attending classes, workshops, referring friends and posting about us on Facebook.   How do you participate?     You’ll automatically receive an opt-in email from Perkville after attending your first class.  Sign up
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  • Posted by Debbie Ross 27 Jun
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Meet the Instructor – Danielle

Where are you from? I was born in Kitchener, Waterloo, but have grown up in Thunder Bay Favorite food to prepare or eat? I love any chicken dish.  One of my favourites is baked chicken stuffed with spinach, feta and oregano. Favorite sport or favorite sports team? I’m not a huge sports fan but I
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  • Posted by Debbie Ross 13 Jun
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Meet the Instructor: Lynda

For over 30 years, Lynda DePiero has motivated and inspired participants in dance, fitness and pilates. Studying ballet, tap and jazz in her early years sparked the passion to teach and perform. To this day she directs, choreographs and performs with her two adult performing dance groups “The Celtic Rythmns” and “Sassy Senior Dancers”.  
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  • Posted by Debbie Ross 09 Jun
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What did Pilates do for Janine?

A student story from Janine….. I found Ross Pilates on the recommendation of my  physiotherapist/osteopath  who stressed that the most effective approach to rehabilitation, strengthening and prevention of back injury is through pilates. I started my therapeutic pilates process by taking 8 private classes. The initial session entailed a very thorough assessment including gathering information
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  • Posted by Debbie Ross 07 Jun
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Mythbuster: Pilates & Yoga are the same.

Did you know that the Pilates method of exercise was developed by a person named Joseph Pilates?   When I “discovered” Pilates, I had no idea where the name came from.  I was really surprised when I found out who Pilates was named after, and even more when I found out more about him. Joseph
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  • Posted by Debbie Ross 03 Jun
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Strong Stable Pain Free Shoulders

The shoulder joint along with the hip joint are what we refer to as ball and socket joints. With its’ great mobility the shoulder or gleno-humeral joint, affords us great range of motion in all directions – front, back, side and also internal and external rotation. What we gain in terms of range of motion
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  • Posted by Debbie Ross 01 Jun
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Do you love to win things?

We love to win stuff too, and though I don’t really understand it, I love to win free t-shirts! I really don’t wear them a lot, it’s just that I want to “win” it! In the month of June, we’re giving you that opportunity as well!  Just attend 15 classes in June, and we’ll order
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  • Posted by Debbie Ross 31 May
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Inspiration of the Month: Kailyn

How did you get started at the studio? My mom and I started together. She thought it would help with my pain symptoms. What changes have you noticed since starting your Pilates practice? I have noticed big changes in my posture, flexibility, and strength. It has really impressed me how much stronger I am from
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  • Posted by Debbie Ross 26 May
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What to look for in a Fitness Professional

Since the fitness industry in Canada today is largely unregulated, the old adage of “Buyer Beware” still holds true. Anyone can hang up a sign with the words “Personal Trainer – open for business” with very little or no training or experience. It is truly up to the consumer to determine whether they are getting
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