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Is Pilates a Workout?

You may not have heard this yet, but Thrive Yoga and Wellness now offers Private Pilates Apparatus sessions! Now, you may be one of those people that are like, “oh, that’s nice. What’s Pilates? Is it a workout?” Well, to answer your question let me give you a bit of background. Pilates used to be … Read more

How To Prevent Pain After A Workout

We all know that exercise is essential and that we need to do it regularly, ideally every day. Exercise boosts the metabolism, which means we can lose weight more efficiently, and it keeps the muscles and organs working as they should do. It can even do wonders for your brain, improving your memory and concentration.  … Read more

Yoga as Exercise: A Quick Fix for the Upper Body

Sometimes people can be rather dubious about whether yoga can be a “real” exercise.  Afterall, if you log your exercise in most fitness apps, and go to pull up yoga, it’s these super dismal calorie count numbers that –well, if you’re like me, sorta depress you and make you think you gotta go get on … Read more

The Ab Muscles that Matter: How to Strengthen Your Core

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By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 In the last post, I talked about the importance of integrating the upper and lower extremities of the body (via the abdominal muscles).  I mentioned how, when you have a strong “core” you can do all sorts of fun and fancy yoga poses –which are NOT necessary, but let’s … Read more

The Importance of Hydration for Health and Wellness

Staying Hydrated with Thrive Yoga and Wellness

By Kristy Dusevic CHC The heat is on….. that’s an understatement. Are you staying hydrated? This is something to make yourself aware of constantly during these “dog days of summer.” Keep in mind that not all beverages are created equal when it comes to staying hydrated. Water is Life The average adult body is 50 … Read more