Individualized Pilates …
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My First Teaching Journey
As a part of the teacher training program at Streamline, I was asked to work with one client consistently (twice a week) over the extent of my practice teaching hours as a “case study.” It was a great chance to apply what I was learning thro...
How well do you know your muscles?
There are around 600 skeletal muscles in the body which are responsible for moving us through space. A good Pilates instructor will make anatomical references as you move through a workout to help you understand what should be happening in your...
Philosophy of Pilates
Joseph Pilates described physical fitness as “the attainment and maintenance of a uniformly developed body with a sound mind fully capable of naturally, easily, and satisfactorily performing our many and varied daily tasks with spont...
Guiding Principles of Pilates
You will find there is more than just choreography driving Pilates movements. Each exercise is guided by six main principles which you will hear encouraged and reiterated throughout a good Pilates class. Concentration and Awareness As...
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