How to Survive Pilates: A Guide for Your First (or Next) Class

Understandably, there can be anxiety around your first Pilates session.

It’s like going to a country for the first time, immersing yourself in a new culture, and not knowing what the rules are.

Don’t worry. I’ve laid it all out for you in this how-to guide with FAQs from new clients and tips to help you prepare for and get the most out of your first (or next) Pilates session.

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Meet Your Instructor

Ivory Howard understands that everyone's relationship with health and wellness is different, and she seeks to honor that with her work. She provides her clients with challenging workouts focused on strength, balance and flexibility to help them reach their health and fitness goals. 

She is a certified yoga and Pilates instructor. She also received her Master of Public Health and advanced training in plant-based nutrition.

She's been seen in US News and World Report, Health Digest, Fit & Well, Weight Watchers, The Zoe Report, Sisters from AARP, Shoutout LA, Men’s Book Atlanta, Voyage LA, and other publications for helping others achieve their health and fitness goals.

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Ditch your long, boring workouts! With this workout, you'll improve your strength, balance and flexibility in five days in only five minutes a day with five poses with consistent practice. No equipment is needed and all levels are welcome.

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