L.M. Melfi Pages

because everyone loves to get a little extra!

I am so happy you have taken a moment to explore and found this section.

Here I share with you my other passion: writing!

Please visit this section for Pilates Articles and resources for you to use both in the studio and at home, as well as my fictional writings & poetry.

In this section you will also gain access to sample chapters of my debut fiction novels.

Grab a cup of coffee & read what catches your eye, comment in the reply sections and enter your email so I can notify you when I write something new.

Enjoy & thank you ~

LM Melfi

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Oak Roots by: LM Melfi

                Buried in the earthWhere the mighty oak growsDeep within its rootsLies the truth to expose~ PART ONE “A lie would make no sense unless the truth was felt to be dangerous.”  Carl Jung November 1980 “Leilani,” Lila...

Daily Classical Mat Sessions During Covid-19 Closure

**Free online Zoom Sessions has ended. As of May 1st you can now text or call 631.880.8917 to schedule a private zoom mat session. Please text or call to inquire about the cost and to schedule. Thank you ~ Lynn  Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us04web.zoom.us/j/182470989...

Classical Pilates of Long Island

Introducing the new name of the studio! Same great studio, classes andinstructor 🤸. Studio just needed an updated name indicative of thework that is practiced and the legacy that it strives to preserve.classicalpilatesli.com

Hawthorne Blossoms

August 1955      The tattered seagull perched high on the bridge watched the water retreating.  With the morning sun breaking at his back, he watched birds by the dozens sweep the skies as they eagerly inspected the harvest served up by...

The Ash Moon

1962      The nurse leaned over the plastic bassinet, she carefully fixed the baby’s cap and took him to her.  With eyes fixed out the far window focused on the burnt harvest moon, Lila felt the bed shift and knew her baby was...

supposed to be 001

Do you lose sight of who you are and what you are meant to do?  In the chaos of life, work, family, commercialism; the self will often become absorbed and distorted.  We act, react and make decisions without even having a real sense of who we are...

hang tight 002

To” hang tough” and “hang in there” are terms used to applaud heroic and idolized behavior.  But what about when it takes more strength, more determination and character to let go?      As long as the spirit is willing and the body...

Center of the Universe

This is the center of the universe at this moment unless you’re looking in another direction, or are thinking about something from a long time ago, in which case it will wait quietly right here for you until you return. ~ Brian Andreas Finding your own center is much...

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