For this weeks TBT, we’re shining the spotlight on our fave guy, Joseph Pilates. Cozy up with some tea and indulge in these fascinating facts about Pilates, where he and the form of exercise originated and how it has evolved over time. Enjoy! So, who is Joseph Pilates? Joseph  Hubertus Pilates was born near  Düsseldorf, Germany in […]

At Full Circle, yes we obviously love Pilates. But we’re also major foodies, especially when it comes to the stuff that is nutritious and tasty. This time, we’re breaking down everything Butternut Squash thanks to this article here. The Benefits: 1. It prevents high blood pressure. Just one cup serving of butternut squash contains almost 500 mg […]

Have the chills? This spicy, smokey turkey broth recipe is the perfect soup for this cold autumn weather. Best of all, it makes use of those Thanksgiving dinner leftovers in an inspired and delicious way! This particular recipe doesn’t call for any turkey meat per se, just the broth. But you can certainly add whatever ingredients […]

Full Circle Studio - Pilates Vancouver - Private Pilates - Beginner Pilates

Thanks to Pacific North West Pilates, we were able to narrow down a few Pilates life hacks that will make your introduction into Pilates as easeful and enjoyable as possible and therefor able to receive maximum benefit. 1. Find the right studio and teacher for you We can’t speak enough about this. An experienced and […]

Full Circle Studio - Pilates Mat Class (Vancouver, BC)

Is September the REAL New Year?! For some of us, September marks the month when we try to carve out the schedule we desire to implement for the rest of the year. As many of us are returning to a fuller work or school schedule (or both!) it is the time we also need to strive to create […]


Mark your calendars! Once again this year, Full Circle has joined the wonderful Sweat For Sight initiative that seeks to raise funds to help eradicate preventable blindness. On Thursday October 12, come and join us for a 7pm blindfolded Pilates mat class led by Full Circle instructor Alison Ward.  All proceeds from this event will be donated to […]

Full Circle Studio - Vancouver Pilates - Chris Wright Side Twist

Here we’ve brought together 5 of our favourite equipment-free exercises that we absolutely swear by. All you need is yourself and the best part is that each of these exercises targets all angles – legs, arms, hips and back. You’ll be feeling this all over, in the best way possible. We especially recommend this in […]

Full Circle Studio - East Vancouver Pilates & Teacher Training

It is a common misconception that if you struggle from joint pain, that you should avoid movement at all costs as it might be uncomfortable. The truth is quite the opposite! Although it is crucial to listen to when your body is in need of rest, it is also crucial to introduce regular movement such […]

Full Circle Studio - Vancouver Pilates - Homemade Popsicle Recipe - Refreshing

Summer is in full swing and it can be tempting to reach for those cool, sugary, frozen treats for a bit of relief. We’ve got an idea for a better, healthier choice! How about a home-made, high protein popsicle? They do take a bit more planning than grabbing a Freezie from the corner store but […]