The Well- Pilates & Performance

Lifestyle transformation, habit changes made one step at a time.


Some people often believe that you need the perfect circumstances to make a change. That doesn’t really set you up for success. It means that you are relying on ideal circumstances to be successful. Take away perfection and replace it with persistence. That means when you miss the mark one day, you can just get right back after it the next day.

It is persistence that is going to get you where you want to go. It is time to stop waiting for the right time, the right circumstances, the right mood. When you stop procrastinating and JUST PRESS PLAY you learn and grow along the way. You have no idea how much potential you really have until you begin the journey toward your goals. Your best is enough. You just have to start.

The most effective way to do it is to do it. Amelia Earhart

Psalms 139:14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.


When we hang on to negativity it holds us back from being all God made us to be. Sometimes we have to let go...

Let go of Comparing
Let go of Competing
Let go of Judgment
Let go of Anger
Let go of Regret
Let go of Worry
Let go of Fear

Holding on to things we can’t control can cause us a lot of stress and unhappiness. It keeps us stuck in the past, and prevents us from growing and living our lives freely. If we want to be happy and free, then we need to learn to let go. Your best is enough.

In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you. B

Phil 4:7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Chloé Giancola Photography


Love comes in many different forms. It’s often difficult to take enough time to develop real friendships in a world where things are emphasized. When your world comes crashing down you don’t need a Ferrari. You need a friend.

True friends fill your bucket with affirmation and love. They are honest with you when it matters most. They encourage you to become a better version of you, but they also help you see the beauty of who you are right now. We need friends to help navigate this often difficult journey of life.

Don’t let the hurts and difficult people in life steal your joy. Pray for your friends but more than a friend. People will disappoint and even hurt you along the way. Finding that small number of true friends is so worth it. All friends are a blessing. True friends are a treasure.

I hope you feel loved today and every day!

A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are. Unknown

Prov 27:17 Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.


💌 Here are some more beautiful horses that the rescue has taken in and loved on.

💕Don’t forget to sign up for your spin spot! Each spot can be reserved for a $10 or more donation brought on the day! Sign up here:

♥️ We can’t wait to see you there!


Remember that love, in any language, is priceless and the joy of your life. Show your love without fear. Choosing to love someone is about taking chances, making compromises, and loving with an open heart. Loving others in their own love language.

•Words of affirmation-Words build you up. You thrive on spoken affection, praise, encouragement, and compliments.
•Acts of Service-Anything done willingly to ease your workload is a sign of love to you.
•Receiving gift-A thoughtful gift shows you that you are special. This could be as simple as receiving your favourite snack after a bad day.
•Quality time- Nothing says love like undivided attention. Being truly present makes you feel most loved.
•Physical touch-Holding hands, kisses, hugs, are your way to show and receive love.

We have many people that will leave an imprint on our lives. The ones whom we look back most fondly on are often those who love us unconditionally. Love isn’t only something you feel, it is something you do.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.


💌 Our Sweetheart Spin-a-thon is Fundraising for the Aiken Equine Rescue. We want to put a “face to the name” and show you some of the sweet horses you will be donating to help!

💕 These 3 are just a few of the horses that were in need of a home and care. The rescue takes them in and helps them get back to health.

♥️ We are taking donations all week, but come support them and the vendors that are also donating proceeds! Stop by between 9 and 11 at 232 Society Hill Dr. in Aiken. We want to bless this rescue beyond expectation!


Having feelings of self doubt, imposter syndrome, imperfect, not enough. I feel you.

Everyday positive reminders to yourself provide your brain with the truth. Remind yourself you are doing the best you can. Your mistakes don’t define you. Sometimes it is the thing that leads to greater blessings. Your aren’t failing, you are simply learning, growing wiser. You will get knocked down, but nothing is stopping you from trying again.

Replace those negative emotions with thoughts that are positively true about you. I believe we are capable of so much if we only trust ourselves a bit more. This isn’t just feel good, inspirational, cheesy cheerleader hoopla. You were made to thrive. This is as true as you let yourself believe. You are the only one that can push yourself to more, believe in yourself and continue to work for what you want. Your best is enough.

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. Eleanor Roosevelt

Psalms 139:14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.

Chloé Giancola Photography


Everyone experiences self-doubt, especially after a setback or when venturing into unknown territory. Thoughts may enter our mind that tell us we are not good enough or things just won’t work out. Although this is normal, we can’t let self doubt prevent us from moving forward. We must find a way to overcome these limiting thoughts and beliefs. Otherwise we could remain stuck and stagnant in life.

I think we forget how strong we are. Having feelings of doubt that we cannot do something but if we took the time to think, we would recall the things accomplished or gotten through that were much harder in the past. Think about those past accomplishments and triumphs. Draw strength from them.

One of the best ways to overcome doubt is just to do it anyway. Doubt your doubt. Self doubt will always be a part of our lives but we don’t have to let it hold us back. Have courage and take a step forward. Be brave and rebel against the negative voice in your head. Your best is enough.

Erase self-doubt by working to build your strengths instead of focusing on your weaknesses. Rodolfo Costa

Matt 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.


When we explore what we ultimately want for life, it might mean breaking old habits, doing hard things, making changes. Creating our best life requires a commitment to learn, change and grow as needed. Doing things that are challenging but ultimately rewarding, they eventually become habits. When our hourglass runs out of sand we can’t flip it over and start again. Take every breathe God gives you and never take it for granted.

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More Creativity
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All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney

Psalms 37:23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way


It is so important to maintain a grateful heart not just for the big and wonderful things but the small little things we take for granted every day. Being grateful everyday can improve so many things:
* increased happiness
* more satisfaction and appreciation for life
* less chance of “burnout”
* better overall physical health
* better sleep
* less fatigue
* greater resilience

Just a few things I am thankful for...
my dog
good hugs
cups of tea
the sound of rain
a good belly laugh
strangers with kind eyes
my bed
fuzzy slippers
warm blankets

What’s on your list?
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. Henry Ward Beecher

1 Peter 5:6-7
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Photos from The Well- Pilates & Performance's post 02/16/2024

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💕 A.P. Cookie Co!

♥️ We believe in balance and that it’s ok to treat yourself! You will not want to miss these amazing cookies from A.P. Cookie Co. This Valentine’s set were almost too pretty to eat!

Don’t forget to reserve your Spin slot for a $10 or more donation to Aiken Equine Rescue! Follow this link and find February 24th:


Bitterness keeps you from flyin...always stay humble and kind.

Confidence is good but it’s important to stay humble as well. Being humble can be challenging. Thinking of others more than ourselves allows us to see beyond our little world. Humble people are not trying to impress anyone.

Being humble means you do things out of the kindness of your heart, without the expectation of anything in return. With humbleness is kindness which is free to give and can be shared at any time. A little kindness can go a long way and it’s good for you as well! It feels good to be nice and help others and it can physically make you feel happier.

While being kind to one person may not change the entire world, it could change the world for that one person.

The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility. T.S. Eliot

1 Pet 5:6-7 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

Photos from The Well- Pilates & Performance's post 02/15/2024

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💕Carter’s Cafecito

♥️ What is better after a workout than some yummy coffee?! ☕️ Even if you don’t spin, come by, donate to Aiken Equine Rescue and get yourself some coffee!


If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that. Our lives can be lived in such a way that we lift others up, helping them see their full potential. They can’t always see it themselves so never miss an opportunity to point out the good in someone.

I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again. William Penn

•Surprise a friend with an unexpected visit or phone call.
•Give a friend or loved one a handwritten card or letter.
•Text and a schedule that coffee or lunch date!
•Pay it forward in the Starbucks line. (Don’t you love it when that happens!)
•Buy a bunch of flowers and just pass them out to friends, coworkers and neighbors.
•Tell someone in your life how wonderful they are and how happy you are to have them in your life.

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. Albert Schweitzer

Eph 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.


💕“But the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13. 💕

💌 Sending love to all on this Valentine’s Day!



For some people, love can be used to describe almost anything. I love this iced latte. This jacket is amazing, I love it. True love is and always has been a complex concept. It is an emotion, a state of being, a choice. In relationships it comes in lots of forms. Marriage, children, friendships. Love is caring for someone else deeply and unconditionally. Love is being motivated to be the best version of yourself that you can possibly be.

So many ways to show we care and love those in our lives. At the end of the day, love is a very personal experience. It doesn’t always look or feel the same for everyone. Speaking love to others can look different in every relationship.

* Be more compassionate,
* Be vulnerable
* Apologize
* Forgive
* Listen
* Prioritize your time with them
* Appreciate them

The deepest form of love is the one that encompasses within it feelings of empathy and respect. It is not just focused on selfish pursuits but changes the focus to look out for the well-being of the person you love. Today and everyday is a fabulous day to show someone how much you love them. Your best is enough.

There is no remedy for love but to love more. Henry David Thoreau

1 Corinthians 13:4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.

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Fear can hold us back.
We often make choices that don’t translate into real change then complain about our lives and live frustrated and unhappy with ourselves. The reality is just a few small changes, baby steps, is all it takes to transform our life⁣ from good to great.

These little things add up. You begin making a positive impact, daily building your confidence, finding strength you didn’t know had, feeling accomplished. Your day to day positive choices make a difference towards your goals. Daily working harder to change bad to good and good to great.

Today is the day to start challenging yourself, making time for yourself. You can build a great life and if you keep after it, an exceptional one. Your best is enough.

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction. Winston Churchill

Psalms 16:11
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

Photos from The Well- Pilates & Performance's post 02/12/2024

💌 Vendor Feature: Loco Lemonade

♥️ Loco Lemonade provides delicious flavored lemonades and tea mixes! Natalie, the owner, is as sweet as her lemonade and lets you mix and match flavors she has for a unique blend personalized to you. Stop by her table for a cup!


Goals come in all sizes. There are some tangible ones, goals that require us to dig deep, lofty goals, big scary goals. When we set a goal we need to figure out which one of these our goal may be and find the path to achieving it. Don’t be afraid to dream big!

As you work your plan and pursue your dreams, You may need to take a step back occasionally. Don’t get discouraged if you have to press pause on the grand plan.
Take a deep breath.
Have faith.
Don’t lose heart.

You’ll get where you are meant to go, even if it doesn’t seem like it right now. A momentary sacrifice is not final surrender. Sometimes it’s necessary to fall back before you move forward and fulfill your ultimate dream and your vision for your life. Your best is enough.

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison

Phil 3:14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.


Look for the people who keep it real.
Those that make you feel less lonely in the mayhem and freely open their heart. Who are honest about their flaws and fears. In a world where so many people put up walls, and back off when hard things arise. Look for the ones who keep it honest. The people that show genuine grace and kindness. Find the ones that are loyal... that will be there when life gets nuts, and the future looks unsure.

People don’t forget the ones who showed up for them. They don’t forget kind words, and good deeds. The friends who cheered with them, and the the ones who still believed in them when they failed. They don’t forget the ones who stayed. Those who accept you exactly as you are but push you to be the best version of yourself. They are the ones who will encourage you, and love you, and cheer you on in the right direction. Surround yourself with people that feel like sunshine.

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Proverbs 18:24
A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

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Some people spend a lot of energy on whether or not others believe in them. The reality is we do not need others to believe in us. It is wonderful when we have the support of others but…It doesn’t matter, literally at all. What we should be concerned with is if we believe in ourselves. The only way we can achieve those big scary goals is by proving to ourselves over and over on a daily basis that we can trust ourself to follow through on exactly what we said we would do.

Don’t wait for someone to believe in you. Believe In yourself. That is all that matters.
Execute day in and day out and eventually the results will be undeniable. Look within yourself, slow everything down and focus on where your thoughts are. You can. You will. You are. These thoughts will change our focus. There is excitement with forward thinking. No longer holding ourselves back, no longer doubting. Without doubt there is little stopping us. We are propelling ourself forward, ourselves. Your best is enough.

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started. Cicero

Psalm 139:14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.


It’s okay to be uncomfortable.
We live in a world of comfort and instant gratification. Often though, if we want change and grow in our lives, well we have to be uncomfortable. It’s easy to quit when it gets uncomfortable, to think, nope, this isn’t for me... But, my friend, often on the other side of that uncomfortable is progress.

There are many times when we are struggling we push for just a bit more. Digging a bit deeper. Sometimes uncomfortable means taking a break. Walking away. Saying No. Challenging the norm. Remember that.

Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and loved more than you know. Christopher Robin

2 Tim 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

Photos from The Well- Pilates & Performance's post 02/08/2024

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♥️ Well-Taylored Co.

💕Well-Taylorrd Co. is a Home Fragrance and intentionally sourced small-batch goods shop. Come smell all of the candles and beautiful creations the owner has made! The best part of this shop for us, is that she has researched and uses only the best ingredients to ensure your health is a priority. Even though most wouldn’t even think about the toxins that most candles, soaps, and more have in them, Well-Taylored Co. has you covered!


When you explore what you ultimately want for your life, it means breaking old habits, doing hard things, making some changes. Creating our best life requires a commitment to learn, change and grow as needed. Challenge yourself to go deeper every day by observing, questioning, and pushing beyond your comfort zone. Doing things that are challenging but ultimately rewarding, eventually becomes a habit. When your hourglass in life runs out of sand You can’t flip it over and start again Take every breathe God gives you and never take it for granted. Your best is enough.

More Adventures
More Smiles
More Passion
More Laughter
More Kindness
More Creativity
More Dancing
More Hope
More Faith

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. Eleanor Roosevelt

Psalms 37:23
The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD:
and he delighteth in his way.

Photos from The Well- Pilates & Performance's post 02/07/2024

💌 Vendor Highlight!

♥️Uprooted Vegan Cuisine

💕Uprooted will be at our Sweetheart Spin-a-thon to bring you healthy options to fuel your ride or replenish after you work hard! The owner has so generously offered to donate 15% of her proceeds to Aiken Equine Rescue, so even your purchases with them is contributing to the fundraiser.

➡️Take a look at the delicious menu!! We are eyeing that Breakfast Burrito and Butterfly Lavender Tea! 😍


Going through life without taking any risks will keep you stuck. Growing and improving your life requires you to embrace new challenges. Avoiding challenges will keep you from opportunities for greatness.

Now obviously I don’t want you to risk life and limb with dangerous endeavors but life gives us opportunities to grow and flourish. If you never take steps towards your goals you may be left wondering what could have been.

Face big opportunities by taking intentional risks that align with the goals you have set. Even if you fail you will learn. You will then have wisdom to guide you toward making better choices in the future. The real risk isn’t what happens if you do it, it is what happens if you don’t. Your best is enough.

Phil 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.


We cannot wait to host this FUNdraiser for Aiken Equine Rescue! We have Spin spots LIVE now! Reserve your spot here:

Vendors will be set up to shop before and after your spin slot!


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. Aristotle

Resolutions are much easier to make than to keep, and a few months even weeks in, many of us have abandoned our resolve and settled back into our old habits. This is in part because when we think in one-year timelines, the finish line is so far away.

The new year feels like a new beginning, which is why so many people often set lofty resolutions during these times. This can sometimes lead to biting off more than we can chew. With determination, going after resolutions can present great opportunities to overcome struggles.

We gain a lot more ground if the focus is on the right daily habits. Small steps lead to success. While it may seem like a slow start, these small incremental changes make it easier to stick to new habits and increase the likelihood of long-term success. Pick one thing to change this week that will set you on your course to wellness. Bite size changes bring your goal closer day by day. Your best is enough.

Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most. Abraham Lincoln

Psalms 139:14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.


Has your thoughts of what if stopped you from doing something in the past? Maybe something great. Something that gives you wings, let’s you fly. What IF, we change our tone with that little phrase and not let the fear of failure rule in our hearts? Could be that little step is the one that propels you to the future you have been longing for.

You are probably thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it. Failing forward to a bright future. So go ahead and make mistakes. I am praying you find your wings and fly my friend. Just the way God intends you to. Your best is enough.

What would you be glad you did – even if you failed? Brené Brown

Rom 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

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