The Truth About Pilates with Alexa Idama

On this episode, Low Impact Fit's Alexa Idama joins me to talk all things pilates. She walks me through a number of misconceptions about the fitness system, including its common comparison to yoga. Alexa unpacks the differences between the two for us, pointing out various factors that set them apart. Alexa and I also discuss the types of pilates as well as who can do pilates and how often. Pilates can supplement other areas of fitness as well, and we dive into the pros and cons of group classes vs private sessions. 

In this episode, Alexa and I talk about:
- Difference between Reformer and Mat Pilates.
- How pilates works with other forms of exercise.
- The variety pilates offers. 

   

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About Today's Guest

Alexa Idama has been working in the health and wellness industry for 18 years. She was a Certified Personal Trainer, Yoga teacher and Group Fitness Instructor before being...

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Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Pilates with Alison B. Marsh

Alison B. Marsh of Pregnancy Pilates Impact joins me today to talk all about pilates. She educates us on the definition of "perinatal" and why she uses that term when talking about her work, and she walks us through some pilates history and why it is a great form of exercise for pregnant and postpartum clients. 

You'll hear us talk about topics such as:
- Why Alison believes pilates is the best fitness system.
- The importance of recognizing that some medical professionals are focused on healing specific organs rather than providing therapy for an entire system.
- Some misconceptions about pilates.

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About Today's Guest

Alison B. Marsh is a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher and the founder of Pregnancy Pilates Impact. 

Teaching Pilates since 2002, Alison has dedicated her career to educating and supporting Pilates teachers in developing the confidence and competence to teach and positively impact pregnant and...

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