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June 28, 2016

Garuda Foundations Matwork is the root of the Garuda Method.  Mat develops the foundational movements using your own body weight to create stability and flexibility. Twists, curls and spirals encourage greater flexibility in the spine, giving free rein to the body to rediscover its natural desire to move, and providing a complete, joyful and mindful workout. Th...

June 11, 2016

Our feet take us through life. There are more than 7,000 nerve endings in each foot constantly send messages throughout your body and mind. They provide the essence of our posture, our wellbeing, and insight to how our organs are functioning. Your foot is a masterful network of approximately 35 joints and 28 bones, held together by 120 ligaments and activated b...

June 6, 2016

Legs in straps have so many benefits.  Not only are you strengthening and lengthening your legs to make them lean and strong, you are doing so much more. Legs in straps strengthen your TVA (transverse abdominals), lower back, and encourage the synovial fluid in your hip joint to move to essentially lubricate your joint.  Legs in Straps keep your hips, back, and...

March 4, 2016

The goal of Mermaid on the short box is to build strength of the Obliques and the QL (hence the "sexy V") as well as increase the range of motion of the lateral spine.  Mermaid on the Box is a big exercise bang for its buck! You also work Abductors of the hip (glute medius & minimus), Latissimus Dorsi (back), Anterior and Middle Deltoids (arms), Transverse Abdo...

June 14, 2015

How is the Garuda Method different than Pilates and Yoga?




We get this question all the time and it totally makes sense because we are the only studio in the USA that offers a full Garuda program.  Put simply, Garuda is the next evolution of Pilates and Yoga.  The method incorporates a strong core workout element, has the flow and grace of yoga,  and the cardi...

May 5, 2015


Garuda is a sacred mythical bird that changes shape according to its function. Just as we change each day and ask our bodies to move in all directions.  It’s a fitting name for our exercise method, which is unique in its versatility, flexibility and precision of movement.  We brought the Garuda method to NJ from across the pond (LONDON) in 2013 and has since b...

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