The Pilates Hundred - Everything You Need to Know

The Pilates Hundred - Everything You Need to Know

The Hundred is the first exercise introduced by Joseph Pilates when he created his fitness method. This introductory yet complex exercise will warm the body, focus the mind, and set the tone for any Pilates class or lesson whether on the mat or other Pilates equipment like the Reformer. This blog covers the mini preparatory exercises to learn the fundamental skills and choreography and benefits of the most versatile Pilates movement.

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Eve Gentry Lineage Training 2018

Eve Gentry Lineage Training 2018

This past September Victoria was on the road again to Santa Fe, New Mexico for the Eve Gentry Lineage Training at Core Dynamics. She shares exciting moments and takeaways from this robust weekend filled with all things related to the Eve Gentry Pilates Approach. Also includes photo gallery of Michelle Larsson, Suzanne Gutterson, Debora Kolwey, Kevin Bowen and participants.

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What To Know For Your First Pilates Class

What To Know For Your First Pilates Class

So you are signed up for your first Pilates lesson or class…way to go! Now you have questions. What do I wear to a Pilates class? What should I expect at my first Pilates lesson? What is Pilates? We have put together a helpful blog to get you ready for the first time to the Pilates studio. And just remember, keep an open mind and have fun! You are on the way to becoming healthier and happier!

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Salted Caramel Smoothie Bowls

Salted Caramel Smoothie Bowls

Looking for an alternative to smoothies or your typical breakfast? Try our Smoothie Bowls which are super delicious and fun to make! All you need is a few healthy ingredients and a food processor/blender to make it and you can be out the door. This recipe is perfect for the Fall season with its Salted Caramel flavor from bananas, dates, almond butter, coconut sugar, cinnamon, and almond milk. This smoothie bowl is dairy free, gluten free, and full of nutrients!

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The Pilates Center Grad Chats featuring Mogo Pilates Teacher

The Pilates Center Grad Chats featuring Mogo Pilates Teacher

Are you considering a career teaching Pilates? Or perhaps you want to take your passion for Pilates to the next level. If so, this blog will give you great information as well as a personal first hand account of one of the training programs from The Pilates Center which is is known worldwide for its reputable and rigorous Classical Pilates training program. TPC asked several of their recent graduates questions about their experience and advice that they would give to prospective Pilates teachers. Continue reading the TPC Grad Chat with Mogo Pilates’ teacher, Katie Cummings.

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Apple Protein Bars

Apple Protein Bars

Fall is coming and there is nothing better than the cool, crisp mornings and the colorful leaves in Minnesota! We crafted an easy, no bake Apple Protein Bar that you are sure to love! All ingredients are clean which make these apple bars delicious and nutrition packed! If you are looking to make the most of the season’s fresh apples, then check out this recipe! These are a great snack for kiddos or after a lesson at the studio!

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The Kathy Stanford Grant Heritage Colloquium Heritage Training + MSMS

The Kathy Stanford Grant Heritage Colloquium Heritage Training + MSMS

Victoria traveled to Denver, CO on August 24- 26, 2018 to participate in the Kathy Stanford Grant Heritage Colloquium Heritage Training + MSMS (Movement Science Made Simple). She shares her thoughts and takeaways from this exciting reunion and training with special emphasis on breathing. Blog includes highlights and photos with the group!

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Mogo's Easy to Make Buddah Bowls

Mogo's Easy to Make Buddah Bowls

What is a Buddah Bowl? A Buddah Bowl is a delicious, filling dish made of greens, raw and/or roasted vegetables, beans or tofu, and healthy grains like quinoa, cous cous, or brown rice. Spices and toppings like nuts, seeds, chili peppers, and more can make it fun, too! There are endless options for flavors and textures and we whipped together an easy recipe for you to try for a quick and filling meal or protein packed workout snack!

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Six Principles of Pilates

Six Principles of Pilates

What are the six main principles of Pilates? The Six Principles of Pilates are Concentration, Control, Centering, Precision, Fluidity, and Breath. Joseph Pilates created his exercise method to help people achieve ultimate health in mind, body, spirit. Learn the history behind his method and the benefits that daily practice of Pilates can have on your health and on the world.

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Mogo Date + Cashew Bars - No Bake, Two Ingredient "LARABAR" Recipe

Mogo Date + Cashew Bars - No Bake, Two Ingredient "LARABAR" Recipe

Looking for an easy and delicious cashew bar recipe? Try Mogo’s homemade, no-bake “Lara Bar” for the perfect pre-workout snack! Our Mogo Date + Cashew Bars only include two ingredients (dates and cashews) and take less than 20 minutes to make. The recipe makes 12 bars and can be frozen for the future! Mogo's mission is more than just DOING Pilates...its about FEEDING your mind, body, and spirit in every possible way. 

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Meet Mogo's Newest Pilates Trainee

Meet Mogo's Newest Pilates Trainee

Meet Caro, Mogo Pilates’ Newest Teacher Trainee! Caro is from Chile and has tested into the Advanced Teacher Training Program with The Pilates Center. Victoria from Mogo Pilates is a Host Advisor for TPC and assists all trainees with their programs including lessons, observations, and online learning. As one of the most intense classical Pilates training programs worldwide, Mogo Pilates gives trainees the opportunity to become a Pilates teacher from the Minneapolis area. Read more about Caro and how to become a Pilates teacher!

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Celebrating Momentum Fest and The Pilates Center

Celebrating Momentum Fest and The Pilates Center

Mogo had the trip of a lifetime to Colorado to celebrate Katie’s recent graduation from The Pilates Center and to participate in Momentum Fest, a three day Pilates festival. We lived on our mats and met such kind, fun, and passionate people from all over the world who we are happy to now call friends! Read more and view photos from the weekend!

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Becoming a Pilates Teacher Pt. 3

Becoming a Pilates Teacher Pt. 3

Katie has officially graduated from The Pilates Center’s Advanced Teacher Training Program in Boulder, CO. She reflects back on the lessons learned over the past year and how her mentors, clients and the Pilates method have changed her life in more ways than one and her hopes for the future as a Pilates teacher.

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Becoming a Pilates Teacher Pt. 2

Becoming a Pilates Teacher Pt. 2

With the Advanced Teacher Training Program over half way completed, Katie continues her journey and reflects on how much both she and her clients are learning through the Pilates method. Only two months left until graduation from The Pilates Center in Boulder, CO! 

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Why Every Runner Needs to do Pilates

Why Every Runner Needs to do Pilates

Pilates can do so much for our bodies and help us accomplish everyday things better and more productively. Countless runners have turned to Pilates to help them better their form, times, and most importantly strengthen their full body to avoid injury and strain. At Mogo, we help our clients continue whatever activity they love to do through the Pilates method. 

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Meet Mogo

Meet Mogo

Get to know the Mogo Team! We love Pilates and love teaching our students and clients how the method can benefit all aspects of their lives. We continue to practice ourselves and further our knowledge through educational workshops and exploring. At Mogo, we believe that everyone and every BODY can do Pilates. We are here to support you in this journey together! 

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