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History of Pilates
Pilates has become a relatively recent trend, but the truth is it’s roots are more than 100 years old. The Pilates Method, originally called “Contrology,” was created by Joseph Pilates throughout his life. Joe was born in 1880 outside of a...
Many of you may have seen the plethora of Pilates pictures that popped up across social media last month. Yes, it was a magical time in the Pilates community as Streamline and other studios around the world participated in "March Matness!" S...
Breathing “Ah-ha!” Moment
In one of Eva’s beginning mat classes, she had us start out with mindful breathing. She wanted us to focus on using our diaphragm to expand our lungs fully with our inhale, and then imagine squeezing out the air completely with our exhale. Aft...
WARNING: Side Effects of Pilates
As you progress through a Pilates program, you will notice five major “side effects” of regular participation. These impacts are the fundamental benefits of Pilates, and essentially the results we are striving for with each movement. 1. U...
Steve and Eva Kauffman
Steve and Eva Kauffman, a husband and wife team, opened Streamline in the spring of 2000. They had the vision of combining the discipline of mind/body-connected movement and conditioning with other forms of bodywork so their clients could have choices when seeking health and recovery.
Now Streamline boasts eight well-experienced Pilates and yoga instructors and three body workers. Steve, Eva, and the staff pride themselves on quality instruction and service in a friendly and intimate atmosphere.
Our Clients Say it Best
Pilates practice has a profound effect on my body awareness and my overall health. Pilates puts a spring in my step, improves my posture, and energizes me.–Larry Sweeney, inspiring middle school math teacher and new Pilates instructor
Pilates is about improving quality of life. It keeps my body movement more fluid and able to the activities that make me happy.–John Firmage, owner of five large small businesses and exceptional fun seeker
For me, Pilates is a life long exercise program. The instructors at Streamline have helped me keep up with my exercise routine through the past 10 years of various injuries, surgeries and other age-related issues. I don’t know where my mind and body would be without Streamline.–Karen Edson, active grandmother and rock-star client at Streamline
Pilates is my way of paying attention to my body. I immediately felt the benefits of a weekly mat class to supplement my rigorous rock climbing training. This awareness helps me in all aspects of my life and activities and improves my mood. The people at Streamline are friendly and helpful.–Patrick Keahey, college student and rock climbing enthusiast