What Should You Bring to a Pilates Class?

Shoes, socks, pants, tops? If you’ve never been to a Pilates class before you might not be sure what to bring. Our short guide will help you turn up like a boss. Pilates is an older exercise that has become a contemporary trend.… Read the rest

Is Reformer Pilates Good for Weight Loss?

When Joseph Pilates invented his system of exercises, he focused on a holistic approach that would provide balance to the entire body. Using whatever was at his disposal, including bed springs, beer barrels and chairs, he honed his techniques to create a well-rounded approach to fitness, including weight loss.… Read the rest

How Pilates Enables You Stay Active all Day

Move it or lose it, as they say, has more truth than many people realize. Have you ever noticed that the less you do, the less you want to do? So, it would stand to reason that as you gradually increase your activity level, the more you will want to and in turn the more you will be able to be active.… Read the rest
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Mental Benefits of Pilates

Pilates is known as a strength and flexibility workout, but not everyone realizes the important mental health benefits. A regular practice of Pilates can boost mood, improve emotional control and even build up the functioning of the nervous system.… Read the rest

Principles of Pilates

If you have experienced true Pilates, the many principles behind the practice of Pilates have helped you to achieve the most from your sessions. Pilates is amazing and because of these principles that work together in each exercise – breathing, pelvic placement, rib cage placement, scapular movement and stabilization and head and cervical placement, you will see unbelievable results safely and effectively.… Read the rest