Uptown Pilates

5 Reasons Why A Pilates Tower Class Is Your New Favorite Summer Workout

05.17.2015

- By JulieAnne Hull, Instructor at Uptown Pilates 

  1. Isolation. The apparatus is sleek and lean, just like the muscles it will help you sculpt. The majority of Tower exercises focus on one area of the body at a time, making it easier to isolate muscle groups. Want “sun’s out, guns out” arms? Ask your instructor to challenge you with an extra arm spring variation or two.
     
  2. Flow. Unlike Pilates [...]

Featured Recipe: Key Lime Pie from Mika Street

12.12.2012

Key Lime Pie

With winter here, key lime pie is a great reminder of the warmer weather approaching in the months ahead. Inspired by her Florida roots, Mika Street, owner of Uptown Pilates, brings us this low fat and super simple to make key lime pie recipe.  Now you can have your "pie" and eat it too.

Ingredients

8 oz low fat or fat free cream cheese [...]

Featured Recipe: Pomegranate Salad from Mika Street

12.12.2012

Pomegranate Salad

We love this pomegranate salad recipe from Mika Street, owner of Uptown Pilates.  It's oh so simple to prepare, light and healthy, and the vibrant pomegranate seeds give it a great festive feel that will help decorate any dining room table.  And pomegranate seeds are not only low calorie and high in fiber, but they are also a great source of vitamins, including Vitamin C and [...]

GoRecess Playground Pro: Mika Street of Uptown Pilates

05.22.2012

VITAL STATS

Studios: Owner of Uptown PilatesUptown Pilates on MadisonUptown Pilates Sag Harbor

Classes She Teaches: Classical Pilates, private and group sessions

Hometown: Born in Tel-Aviv but grew up in Boca Raton, FL

Background: Mika left the corporate world a year and a half out of college, knowing that it was the wrong long-term fit for [...]