The FitGurl Studio
 
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Healing and wellness is a daily Journey

The FitGurl Experience

As the fitness industry changes the definition of "fitness" daily, it is important to remember that YOU are fearfully and wonderfully made. The FitGurl Studio is a safe and fun environment for you to get to your goals and feel better in your body. No pain, no gain is a horrible way to approach life or a fitness routine.  Be kind to your body and watch it be kind to you! 

FitGurl offers a variety of Pilates mat, yoga, and meditation classes to assist you in becoming the best you possible. Whether you are beginning your movement or meditation practice or have advanced to guru enlightenment, we can meet you however you show up on the mat. Our instructors are knowledgeable and adept at assessing your needs while creating a fun, dynamic, and intimate class environment. Join us for our small group classes or private Pilates and yoga options. We look forward to working with you.

 
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Good Morning Yoga!: Starting the day Right

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Family Yoga 

The learning corner

Benefits of Movement

Healing the Heart of a Community is our focus for the month of February 2019. These exercises can assist with helping you better express yourself, release emotions, build yourself up after a season of difficulty, but most of all they allow you to show yourself some love and grace this month. No matter the skill level of the instructor, remember you know your body better than anyone else.  Learn to trust your body emphatically


 
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The Melting Heart Pose

  • Gently stretches the chest and opens the heart and lung meridians

  • Deep stretch for the arms and shoulders

  • Improves blood circulation

Honor your Body:

  • Avoid if you shave stiff shoulders and arms

  • Not recommended for later stages of pregnancy

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Goddess pose

  • Promotes a sense of stability, focus, awareness, and alignment in the body.

  • Stimulates the respiratory and cardiovascular systems of the body

Honor your Body:

  • Avoid if you’ve had recent injury to the legs, hips, or shoulders

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Revolved Abdomen Pose

  • Realigns and lengthens the spine while hydrating spinal discs

  • Encourages maximum use of the diaphragm with the shoulder movement

Honor your Body:

  • Do not practice if you have a slipped disc

  • Avoid if recent chronic injury to knees, hips or back

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Lord of the Dance Pose

  • Chest and the shoulders expansion-creating more space for the breath

  • Improves balance

  • Beneficial for heart health

  • Heals heartbreak and can expand one’s sense of compassion

Honor your Body:

  • If suffering from low blood pressure do not practice this pose

  • Practicing this pose under the supervision and guidance of a certified yoga instructor

 
Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God.
— Tirumalai Krishnamacharya
 
 
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