PILATES

Work Your Core Powerhouse

If you like yoga, pilates may be perfect for you! It's a conditioning fitness class that focuses on body alignment and breathing. The exercises cover all core powerhouse muscle groups: abdominals, lower back, shoulders, thighs and gluteals.

A Typical Class

The six primary principles in every pilates workout are: control, center, concentration, precision, breathing and flow. Class begins with warm-up exercises, then shifts to seated poses and ends with relaxation and restorative moves.

Outcomes & Benefits

  • Focus on flexibility, range of motion and join mobility
  • Conditioning for abdominal strength
  • Improved mental outlook
  • Increased motivation
  • Improved balance and coordination
  • Reduced pain and stiffness

Tips & Preparation

  • New to class? Arrive a little early so our instructor can give you some pointers
  • Arrive 5 minutes early to set up your mat
  • Inform your instructor of any injuries you may have before class starts

Equipment, Attire & What to Bring

  • Yoga mats are provided or you can bring your own
  • Come to class dressed and to move your body
  • Tighter-fitting, flexible exercise clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow
  • Sweatshirt or warmer layer for the relaxation portion (optional)
  • Water, towel
 

Pilates Adult Group Fitness Class

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