Journaling your Pilates experience is something that we at MOGO love to do! It helps us stay in tune with our bodies, practice, and workouts. Although journaling for the first time can be confusing, it can be so beneficial in the long run! Today, we are sharing three types of Pilates journaling that you can try, intertwine, and personalize to aid you in your Pilates Journey!Read More
Heading to college? Going on a long vacation? Still wanting to keep up with your Pilates practice?
Today, we are sharing our favorite tips for staying on track with Pilates when out of town! It is so important to keep your body trained while away from the studio, so we wanted to share how to personalize a routine that is suitable for any vacation!Read More
Continuing to add to our Pilates repertoire, we are building towards our Basic 10, and explaining in depth The Saw! This exercise is more difficult than it may seem, and works on stretching the spine while firing the abdominals. In this weeks blog, we have explained step by step how to perform the Saw, and have included some modifications if necessary!Read More
Say hi to Margaret!
Margaret is one of our Scolio Pilates clients, who has been coming here for about 6 years to help with her scoliosis. Check out the link in the bio to learn more about Margaret!Read More
LOSE 10 POUNDS IN 10 DAYS!!! GET FIT QUICK, NO EXERCISE NEEDED!!!
Sound familiar? I know it does to me. I see titles like these to articles all over instagram, pinterest, google, almost everywhere, promising a quick fix for a lifetime of health. And it is all too easy to get sucked into these scams. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, each year in the United States, people spend 33 billion dollars on weight loss programs, products, and pills. So if you once believed in these “too good to be true diets” trust me you are not alone. Today, Mogo would like to briefly talk about what a fad diet is, how to spot one, and what you can to about it!Read More
This week, I got into an absolute spring cleaning mode. I decided to reorganize the entire studio, including closets full of pilates equipment, and the dreaded work desk. The reboot of my new work area inspired me so much to create new Pilates driven content, that I decided to share the new space with you all!Read More
The Double Leg Stretch is the second exercise in the Stomach Series in a Pilates mat class. The reach of the arms and legs works the core strength and pelvic stability. Double Leg Stretch continues to challenge what was started in Single Leg Stretch and builds upon it by reaching the limbs out long away from the body. Double Leg Stretch the blood flowing and the heart pumping. Done correctly it is a full body exercise. Read on for more benefits, tips and encouragement for your entire Pilates journey!Read More
Looking for some new summer recipe ideas? Head over to the blog for some fun salad recipes that can be personalized to every taste! These salads give a tasty way to add in those greens and veggies to your day!Read More
The Single Leg Stretch is the first exercise in the Stomach Series in a Pilates mat class. This exercise focuses on flexion, core strength and pelvic stability. At this point in the repertoire your body is warmed up and Single Leg Stretch begins challenging the body. Single Leg Stretch is getting the blood flowing and the heart pumping. Done correctly it is a full body exercise. Read on for more benefits, tips and encouragement for your entire Pilates journey!Read More
HAPPY NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY! Today, Mogo is celebrating by sharing a gluten free cookie recipe and a vegan cookie recipe! We decide which ingredients to switch through the blog, so don’t miss out on all the options! It is a gluten free, vegan, nutrition, and CHOCOLATE heavy blog here at Mogo this week!Read More
The Basic 5 consists of the first 5 Pilates exercises taught when you first start Pilates. These exercises are introductory and yet so complex. They 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. Work along to the video for a nice start or end to your day!Read More
Our blog this week is all about Ames Farm; A local honey farm in Minnesota that focusses on real, quality, single source honey. This week, we talk about how Ames Farm operates, and how they are unique to all other bee farms.Read More
The Spine Stretch is one of the first exercises introduced in the Pilates mat class. This exercise focuses on flexion and articulation to elongate and decompress the entire spine. This exercise also feels really good as it gives the upper and lower body a complete stretch. Read on for more benefits, tips and encouragement for your entire Pilates journey!Read More
In this weeks blog, Heidi reflects on her spring break trip to Santa Rosa Beach, and gives some fun ideas about where to go around the area! Coffee shops, beaches, and shopping are all included in this lighthearted blog. We hope you enjoy!Read More
MOGO is celebrating the start of National Nutrition Month with an Interview with brand new Dietitian, Frankie O’Brien! Frankie passed her RD exam just last month and is now starting her first professional job as a dietitian this week. In this blog, Frankie talks about her experiences that drove her to a profession in nutrition, and how the ride was along the way.Read More
We are in our fourth Pilates exercise! Take a look at the description and videos of Joseph Pilates “Rolling Like A Ball”. The steps, tips, and full exercise are all explained, and we also included two short video showing the exercise in full and with a modification! Be sure to give this a read to help you on your Pilates journey. Happy rolling with Rolling Like A Ball. As always continue working on perfecting your Pilates and above all have FUN!Read More
This week’s blog is all about SHAMROCK! Kappa Delta’s largest Philanthropy event of the year, supporting Prevent Child Abuse America and The Children’s Safety Center in Springdale, Arkansas. We talk about the Philanthropies, how the event goes, and how you can help make a difference in these Children’s lives!Read More
Looking for some fun last minute Valentine’s party ideas? You’ve come to the right place! For this weeks blog, we decided to talk about Heidi’s Galentine’s celebration, and how she got ready to host!Read More
Our good friend, Connie O’Brien, has been working hard and overcoming her early onset Osteoporosis. We decided to dedicate this weeks blog to her strength, perseverance, and love for her health! Read until the end of the blog to learn some interesting facts about how Pilates can help those with Osteoporosis.Read More
For this weeks blog, we created an in depth description of Joseph Pilates “Single Leg Circle”. The steps, tips, and full exercise are all explained, and we also included a short video showing the exercise in full! Be sure to give this a read to understand Single Leg Circle and work on perfecting your Pilates.Read More