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What is Pilates? Why Polestar Pilates?

Joseph Pilates developed his method almost a century ago.  He believed that optimal health and happiness are vital for a balanced mind, body and spirit. He also believed in the attainability of vitality through mindfulness, breathing, strengthening, stretching, and building body awareness. From observing the way animals move and stretch he believed his technique could help us …

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An Omnivore’s Solution: The Gentleman Farmer of the LES

Whoever said ignorance is bliss, never tasted bison tartar with béarnaise mousse, capers, topped with a quail egg.  I didn’t know what I was missing, but I won’t forget this culinary delight, and I’ll definitely be back for more. The Gentleman Farmer is an intimate, authentic retreat from the hectic streets of Manhattan.  Executive Chef and owner Karim Nounouh …