Pilates is designed to help people achieve the ultimate health in mind, body and spirit.
Pilates is for EVERYbody, regardless of fitness level.
MoveStudio offers group Pilates Mat classes as well as Reformer Private & Semiprivate Training.
Start Pilates today, so you can feel and move better in every area of your life.
Pilates Equipment, Reformer, Chair, and Tower
You'll get a full workout as well as enough individual attention to be able to focus on your challenge areas and receive valuable alignment and technique corrections and adjustments in each class.
Pilates uses 6 principles to train the mind and body to work together. The equipment reforms and aligns the body- hence the name Pilates Reformer- to then get you moving through your life with zest and ease.
The 6 Principles of Pilates
Center: Center our energy in the body towards the midline in all movements.
Control: Adjust movements to a range of movement that is manageable for our body in a given moment.
Flow: Strive to move from one movement to the next as seamlessly as possible.
Breath: Breathe throughout each movement, inhaling and exhaling when cued by your instructor until you know it by heart.
Precision: Perform every movement and breath as accurately as possible.
Concentration: Mentally invest in every movement we make during class.
What is Pilates?
Pilates is a non-impact, non-aerobic, deep muscle conditioning method that tones and strengthens the whole body, with special emphasis on the powerhouse (the abdominal, gluteal, inner thigh, and back muscles).
What are the benefits of Pilates?
Pilates improves flexibility and posture while strengthening the muscles deep in the torso and around the spine to help prevent injuries and alleviate chronic pain. It can help sculpt long, lean muscles from head to toe, improve coordination, correct body imbalances, and prevent osteoporosis. Pilates is a great form of exercise for preventative care.
Who can benefit from Pilates?
Everyone needs to stretch as well as strengthen their muscles and develop a strong core. The Pilates method can be modified to range from gentle to challenging, depending on your fitness level and goals. People with poor back posture and back problems are often ideal candidates for Pilates and it's often used in physical therapy facilities to help rehabilitate and prevent injuries.