PILATES & BODY WORKS CENTRE
Ground yourself in the essentials/intermediates of PILATES, mastering proper technique to reap the benefits of group classes. The next step for beginners, this class is also suitable for those who've been inactive or coming off of an injury. This series helps participants develop true core strength and stability while heightening mind-body awareness. Props add variety and build familiarity for more challenging classes.
PILATES ON REFORMER
Adding resistance springs to your exercises and now laying on a moving subject, it can be both harder and/or easier compared to Matwork and that’s what makes working out on a Reformer so exciting and interesting. In this medium-to-high intensity class, small props are incorporated to challenge your control & balance, develop deep muscular strength, flexibility and endurance.
A high-energy program focusing on strength, flexibility, stamina and dynamic stability. The predominantly standing workouts are driven by music which, when used appropriately, has been proven to increase coordination, motivation and improve movement quality. This program not only teaches choreography but pays particular attention to exercise essence and correct biomechanics of movement. Learn choreography, exercise essence and correct biomechanics of movement, as well as how to effectively utilize the power of music to create safe and fun barre classes that focus on increasing strength, flexibility, stamina and dynamic stability.
If you have a specific condition, you may consider private pilates classes in which exercises can help correct muscular imbalances caused by injury, medical conditions or unexplained aches and pains. The great attention to precision movement and correct alignment is a perfect way for a client to gain strength in the weaker or injured muscles and joints. Pilates is extremely gentle on the joints, so there is little worry of over stressing an already stressed body.
Pilates encourages correct breathing techniques to help relieve stress and tension which may have built up in a body which has been suffering from pain or disability.