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Small group setting of no more than 7 students per class, receive specialized attention, and work to lengthen, strengthen, and re-pattern your body.

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Learn about the body in these exciting, hands-on workshops on various topics of interest.

Latest Blog

Pilates Power: From Reformer to Snow – Courtney C.

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By: Courtney Cerniglia, Fortemente LLC   My Confession: I never thought of Pilates as more than a mat class at your local gym. Leg kicks, boat pose, and planks formed my impression of the method. Comparing it to yoga, I felt it was on steroids that I didn’t want to be taking. I also thought

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What’s In a Name? – Waveforms Pilates

Starting a Pilates business five years ago under my name, “Courtney Anne,” I felt ready to develop a brand. I wanted it to represent the way holistic wellness feels doing Pilates work.  It’s not about me, and it never was about me, so I didn’t want to have my name representative of the business. Spring

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Feel Good, TODAY!

By: Estin and Courtney Holcomb, Waveforms Pilates   At Waveforms Pilates, we often discuss the concept of health and wellness and what our personal experience of wellbeing feels like. For Courtney and I, we tend to cringe when we hear these keywords: health & wellness. The modern focus of health and wellbeing seems to only

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Waveforms Spotlight: Kalene & Arlen B. – Journey to Pilates

Are you putting off your New Year’s’ Resolution to get back into shape? Resurrect your fitness routine? Be healthier in 2017? Pilates can meet you wherever you are in your fitness journey – just starting in the world of exercise, coming back from being injured, or looking to improve as an athlete. All backgrounds can

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4 Easy Step for Keeping Your Fitness Resolutions

Making a goal for improving your overall fitness may be easy, but keeping it up throughout the year can be a struggle.  Often times we find ourselves without a clear focus or the proper tools to succeed.  After an initial few weeks, we end up unmotivated, frustrated, and back to our old habits. Have your goal

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The Ultimate Ab Workout – The Pilates Series of Five

By: Courtney Holcomb, Pilates Instructor at Waveforms Pilates   Are you looking for an ab series that is quick and effective? Time to try the Pilates Series of Five.  This popular Pilates sequence is sure to get you feeling your abdominals and working the core!  Best part? It only takes 2 minutes to complete from

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Waveforms Spotlight: Judi M. – Graceful Aging through Pilates

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Contributing author: Courtney Cerniglia For many of us, we move through our day with full energy: long days of work, errands during our free time, running at 100%, little time to breathe. For those of us who relate to this, we often also apply it to our physical well being. Our get-it-done mentality complements powerful

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Waveforms Spotlight: Rebecca L. – Benefits of Mind and Body from Pilates Practice

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Contributing Author: Courtney Cerniglia When you first see Pilates equipment, it can be intimidating. The different shapes and forms don’t allude to what they do for you. It’s easy to look at a set of weights and realize to pick them up. It makes sense to get on a treadmill and run. But what do

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Getting Your Head on Straight – Pilates Exercises for Forward-Head Posture

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By: Courtney Holcomb, Certified Pilates Instructor, Waveforms Pilates   How many text messages have you sent today?  When is the last time you pulled your head back to use your headrest in the car?  How often during the day do you spend on a smartphone, tablet, or at computer?  How many hours a day do

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Finding the True “Core” of Fitness: Making Fitness Goals that Matter

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By: Estin Holcomb, 2 months into Pilates training Many of us think of training in terms of sweat equity. In order for a session to be thought of as a “success,” we should be tired, sweaty, hot, and sore. These symptoms equate to a good workout. I believed this for years, until I stepped into

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Waveforms Spotlight: Carolyn K. – “Pilates makes you more fit, stronger, and increases your stability.”

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Contributing Author: Courtney Cerniglia When Carolyn moved to the Fox Cities, she wanted to continue her Pilates routine. “I felt blessed to have found Courtney in this area. She’s right up there with some of the top trainers I’ve worked with.” Knowledgeable, kind, and thoughtful, Carolyn enjoyed these qualities of Courtney’s that made their private

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Pilates, More Than Just Mat (Beyond the Mat: How We Use Equipment for Resistance Training)

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Resistance Training with Pilates Equipment By: Courtney Holcomb, Certified Pilates Trainer, Waveforms Pilates Pilates, in the early Millennium, was often depicted in the media as housewives doing high-kicks while lying on their side.  Thank you Denise Austin! While there is Pilates mat work like her style, it is a small piece of the school of

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Back To School For Adults: Re-establishing Routine In Your Life

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By: Courtney Holcomb, Certified Pilates Instructor, Waveforms Pilates waveforms@yandex.com   Summer, especially for those of us who live in Wisconsin, is a time that we look forward to all year.  It always seems to storm in and out, and before you know it, it’s fall again.  Along with the quick storm of summer, comes a

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Rediscovering Curiosity Through Pilates

By: Courtney Holcomb Certified Pilates Instructor, Waveforms Pilates   Pilates attunes you to yourself and asks you to be curious again.     You see, children are encouraged to move in curious and creative ways.  I love to challenge adults to think the same.  I’ve seen many adults really discover their bodies for the first

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Two-Feet Forward – A look at the body from Sole to Spine

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We stand on them every day, they propel us forward through space, and they support our whole body weight.  We smash them, stomp them, twist them, and lift them. That’s right, our feet! When is the last time you treated your feet to a sweet treat? Let it be a massage, pedicure, or a nice

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The Road to Waveforms Pilates

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We all have different ways of discovering new things that change the course of our lives. Simple or complicated, they arise and change our homeostasis. They drive us to become better, more diverse individuals. For me, I found passion in Pilates. Although my journey wasn’t direct, it’s led me to starting Waveforms Pilates. I hope

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What Brought Me to Pilates – Finding Mobility, my Manifesto

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I always knew the I was designed for movement.  Having been a dancer since age three, I loved the feeling of my body traveling through space.   It wasn’t until I was a preteen that I realized that my body was so much tighter that I wanted it to be.  Though I moved, I felt

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"Courtney's knowledge of the body to select the appropriate exercises and the individual attention given to correct alignment and posture while doing them has helped me gain core strength to eliminate my back pain. She comes highly recommended." - Hedy S., Appleton, WI