Pilates-inspired Lagree fitness is great for back pain

“Pilates-Inspired” Lagree is Great for Back Pain

According to this article by WebMD, 100 million Americans suffer with chronic pain, costing a combined $600 billion per year in medical treatments and lost productivity. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons estimates that 75-80% of Americans will experience some form of back pain during their lifetime. (source: AANS) Fortunately, in about 90-95% of cases, the issue can […]

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Improve Your Yoga Practice with Lagree

Improve Your Yoga Practice with Lagree

We always say that Lagree Fitness is the perfect compliment to any existing exercise routine. From elite athletes to fitness enthusiasts, all the way to weekend warriors and even couch potatoes, we live and breathe believing that Lagree Fitness will be beneficial to your life. Today we’re going to address all the yogis out there. If […]

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The Couple that Lagrees Together, Stays Together

Couples Who Lagree Together, Stay Together

It’s February, the month of cupid and romance and Valentine’s Day and love. We at The Haute Room want to celebrate Valentine’s Day by honoring one of our favorite Haute couples! Meet Greg, 44, and Soraya, 49. They’re from Irvine. Greg and Soraya both work in sales, so they’re used to putting in long hours and traveling […]

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16 Ways to De-Stress During the Holidays

Everyone knows the holidays can be an incredibly stressful time. Sure, they’re fun and exciting too, but they can be quite overwhelming at the same time, and the joy of the season can easily get lost in the shuffle. Here are 16 ways to de-stress during the holidays: 1. Set boundaries. Don’t feel like you have […]

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7 tips to avoid holiday weight gain

7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

If you’re like many Americans, a weight gain of up to 5 lbs isn’t unheard of during the holiday season. In fact, it might even be expected! But if you pack on an extra 5 lbs and don’t lose it through the coming year, it adds up – and quicker than you might think, too. […]

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10 Tips for Avoiding Halloween Candy Binges

10 Tips for Avoiding Halloween Candy Binges

It’s that time of year again. Fall, or as we like to call it, Uncontrollable Candy Eating Season. We kick off this festive season with Halloween, break out the fat pants at Thanksgiving, then celebrate with reckless abandon at Christmastime. Top it off with hot, sugary lattes, wine and spirits, festive pastries, social gatherings, and all that […]

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Lagree: It's Not Pilates

Lagree: It’s Not Pilates

Perhaps you’ve heard Lagree referred to as “Pilates Plus” or “Pilates-inspired”. What you may not know is that although there are some similarities, these two workouts are actually quite different. Sebastien Lagree did garner his inspiration for the Megaformer from the traditional Pilates Reformer; however, Lagree fitness is an exercise all of its own. If you’ve […]

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How to Make Moves Easier or Harder…Without Touching the Springs

If you’ve been to The Haute Room or anywhere you can practice Lagree Fitness, you’re aware of The Springs (dun-dun-dunnnnn). That’s our intensity-building music, since the springs are the All-Powerful Force in Lagree fitness. …Or are they? (dun-dun-dunnnnn) Though you may be in the habit of instinctively adjusting the springs to make the resistance more or […]

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Lagree and Stretching

Stretching is an integral part of any exercise routine. Some of the ‘rules’ about stretching have changed as our knowledge of kinesiology and exercise science has evolved, but the basic premise remains the same: your body needs to stretch! Too many active people – even athletes and others who know better (ahem, could that be you?) […]

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A Year in Review: The Haute Room 2014-2015

You may have noticed that The Haute Room celebrated its first anniversary in June, marking one year of improving healthiness, fitness, and HOTness in Orange County. We celebrated with a radical 80s style party, complete with cold-pressed juice, fun treats, and – you guessed it – killer workouts by our Haute instructors. (Check out those leotards- eat your heart […]

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