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

Awww. Beautiful June 2019-Let the Cookout Season Begin! This month we often connect with friends and family in the lovely outdoors at picnics and cookouts. This month our asana is focused on health digestion. Movement has the ability to cleanse and help the body with all processes. 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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Bridge Pose

  • As the blood flows in the opposite direction, it enhances digestion and improves the function of the digestive organs .

  • Works as a good massage for the internal organs at the lower abdomen.

Honor your Body:

  • Do not move or adjust your neck once you have entered this pose as it may lead to a sprain. If you need to adjust your neck, lie back flat on the ground, and then re-adjust.

  • If your body presents with a weak back limit practicing this asana.

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Half Lord of the Fishes pose

  • Stimulates digestive fire in the belly.

  • Relieves menstrual discomfort, fatigue, sciatica, and backache.

  • Improves the function of the liver, kidneys and pancreas.

  • Massages the abdominal organs helping relieve constipation.

Honor your Body:

  • Avoid if you have back or neck issues.

  • Avoid this asana if you are pregnant.⠀

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Reclined Twist w. Bent Knees Pose

  • Improves the function of organs along the digestive tract.

  • Encourages maximum use of the diaphragm with the shoulder movement

  • Calms the nervous system and promotes relaxation.

Honor your Body:

  • If pregnant, use caution and ask your yoga instructor for pose variations.

  • Avoid if you have neck, shoulder, back, hip and knee issues.

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Wind Release Pose

  • Massages the abdomen and improves digestion.

  • Reduces excessive anger, excitement, anxiety and high blood pressure.

  • Helps with muscle guarding, hyperlordosis, sciatic nerve impingement muscle spasm, spinal stenosis, and disc herniation.

Honor your Body:

  • Avoid this pose if you suffer from migraines

  • Avoid practicing during your menstrual cycle.

 
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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