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Located in Las Vegas, NV USA 702-339-2809

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THE Resolution of 2014

THE Resolution of 2014

Positive Self Talk

Positive Self Talk vs. Fat Talk or putting one’s self down

An Epidemic:

The Problem:

Negative thoughts and words that are demeaning to you end up being self-fulfillig. If you think or say your fat, ugly, dumb, etc. these constant messages transform your brain to follow through. Relationships, career, and overall well-being are negatively affected.

On the other hand, if you think and say positive things to yourself (whether you believe them or not), you transform your brain to fulfill what you are thinking and saying. You stand taller and exude confidence, giving you the energy to engage in relationships and activities that bring you joy.

This year, make it simple! Resolve to banish negative self talk and thoughts (about others as well!)

Then all the other resolutions fall in place!!

My New Years Resolution for 2014

1. To think and say only Positive things to myself, to others, and about others!

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Farewell to Miss Saggy Saggerson

Loss of muscle mass can begin in sedentary women (that is, women who don’t move much) as young as the age of 25!

The Muscle lost is replaced with fat, and because fat is not supported by muscle, we get sagging in areas we want tight.

Loss of elasticity in the skin is also a culprit for droopy drawers, and bat wings.

You can reverse the problem of sagging with strength training, replacing muscle with fat.

And did you know muscle weighs more then fat?
So don’t obsess over the scale. Instead, make a goal of getting your waist measurement below 35 inches, NOT a goal of fitting into your high school jeans!

I have a 28 inch waist, never given birth to children, and still can’t fit into my high school jeans!

Our bodies just change with age. And in high school we aren’t even full grown yet, as some may think!
That’s why they have a Junior AND Misses Department! I can’t even fit my leg into a pair of Junior jeans anymore!

Back to saying goodbye to Miss Saggy Saggerson…
Strength training and proper posture are the answer to getting rid of the sagging butt, arms, and tummy!

Please call me if you need some toning time!
We’ll get you toned up, and standing tall and slim! 702-339-2809.
Happy to give you a complementary consultation.

In the meantime, stand up tall, pull your belly to your spine, and get your booty in line!

Alison Marsh-AM Pilates & Posture

Dr. Caroline Apovian, associate professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine

Brad Schoenfeld, lecturer in exercise science at Lehman College in NY

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Me and The 5 Points to Posture Perfection

Before 5 Points

Me Before 5 Points

After 5 Points

Me After 5 Points

“A Good Stance and Posture Reflect a Proper State of Mind.”

Morihei Ueshiba

-Founder of Aikido

Below are the 5 Points to Posture Perfection inspired by the National Posture Institute. Before applying the 5 Points, I was called names like ‘hanger’, for the position my shoulders were in (see left above). I certainly didn’t feel pretty.

After applying the 5 Points, I gained confidence and energy, feeling pretty and strong (see right above)! Try it for yourself!

If you need guidance, you are encouraged to make an appointment with me at 702-339-2809.

Happy Posturing!


Alison Marsh-Owner of AM Pilates & Posture

(Photos taken by Caitlyn Marsh, Photography/Art Student at Las Vegas Academy and my daughter)

1. Stand Up Tall

1. Stand Up Tall

2. Chest to the Sky

2. Chest to the Sky

3. Pencil Between the Shoulder Blades (Don't Squeeze)

3. Pencil Between the Shoulder Blades (Don’t Squeeze)

4. Belly to the Spine

4. Belly to the Spine

5. Breath

5. Breath- Me After 5 Points

Call or Text to Make An Appointment Today! 702-339-2809

“The Spine is the Tree of Life. Respect It.”

Martha Grahm – Mother of Modern Dance