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Anna Agawa is one of Flex’s two aerial instructors. She recently took some time out of her FlexKids and Teens aerial class to find out exactly what it was that the kids loved about playing around in silks. Apart from how much fun they have, it’s the swinging and the...

Most people associate Pilates with the core, and they're not wrong. However, Joseph Pilates’ Contrology movements all initiate from what he called the Pilates Powerhouse, and the powerhouse is so much more than the core. Comprising the abdominals, the buttocks and the inner thighs, when these multiple layers of muscles...

As if Pilates wasn’t already one of the leading body-mind workouts, it also has numerous celeb ambassadors who just can’t get enough. You don’t have to look far on the Internet to read flowing praise for Josef Pilates’ Contrology. Where Madonna and Gwyneth lead, others follow. Andy why do they...

These pancakes are the favorite breakfast treat for Flex fitness instructor Tylira Miller-Crispe. When she feels like something nice that isn't too unhealthy she turns to this very easy, quick and foolproof recipe that results in a delicious and energizing meal....

If forgoing your favorite treats and foods sounds too much like hard work this new year, try this mindset; choosing alkaline foods over acidic. While the body is designed to balance its pH whatever we eat, the foods that fall into the alkaline category are, categorically, healthier for us. You’ll...

If you feel the need to overhaul your diet after the holidays but don’t know how to start, look no further than the experts. Jessica Williams – mother, yoga and Pilates instructor and a holder of a Master's of Science degree in Holistic Nutrition, as well as co-founder of nutrition supplement...

You might not be in the running for an Academy Award, but you can still get the dewy, fresh and healthy skin we’ll be seeing on the red carpet this awards season. Emily Chang, former finance executive and founder and curator of natural skin care marketplace Beautegrity.com, stresses that less is...

Most people don’t understand ‘The Hundred’, originally Joseph Pilates’ first exercise in the mat work sequence, otherwise known as Reach and Pull. We’re all too busy thinking about lifting our legs, not letting bellies pop out, worrying about the neck. It’s exhausting…mentally speaking....

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat? The good news is, you can - without giving up a healthy approach to eating. This tasty, nutrition-packed snack provides plenty of energy to get you through the day. Protein Packed Choc Ball (Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar-free, high protein). Ingredients: 1 cup Organic Traditions raw...

The clever people at Hong Kong’s Eatology (www.eatologyasia.com) have come up with this dairy-free, super delicious sweet treat recipe to satisfy your tastebuds when nothing but comfort food will do. Quite simply, the combination of soymilk and cooked rice results in a creamy, dairy-free dessert (the coconut milk cooks the rice...

CJ Gurtin was tired. She was run-down, craving sugar and caffeine. There was no denying her body was telling her she needed a change. Late last year, she decided it was time to try something new and gave a Chakra Flow Yoga class a go. There, she met homeopath and yoga...