PLYMOUTH CANTON PILATES

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Plymouth Canton Pilates

Pilates Private Classes in Canton
Group Classes in Plymouth and Canton

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

HINGE WITH EXTENSION works the CORE - private lesson on CADILLAC.

What are the benefits of Pilates?

  • Flatten your ABS!
  • Improve your self-image
  • Improve coordination, flexibility, range of motion & posture
  • Look & feel FIT!
  • Balance & strengthen muscles that support the spine and joints
  • Develop CORE strength & assist with balance & stability
  • Reduce stress & back pain
  • Increase energy, endurance & muscle tone
  • Develop a mind/body/spirit connection

What is your CORE?

CORE includes ABS, gluts, hamstrings, pelvis, back and LATS

What exactly is Pilates?

  • Series of exercises that develops the muscles that stabilize, align, and move the CORE of the body
  • Gentle on the joints - eliminates “Pounding” on the knees, spine and hips
  • Instructor cues breathing and movement and ensures proper postural alignment and motion
  • Can be done on MAT or on equipment such as REFORMER or  CADILLAC
  • Repertoire includes Essential, Intermediate and Advanced 
  • Small equipment: toning balls, resistance circle, & stretch bands used to assist in recruiting muscles, or to challenge the client
  • Originally invented by Joseph Pilates to help WW1 POW’s regain strength and mobility
  • Similar to Flow Yoga  with emphasis on breathing and elongating muscles.  More fluid and faster-paced than some forms of Yoga. Both develop “mind-body-spirit".

Think you can't do it?

Every exercise program is not suitable for every person.  But in general, regardless of your age, weight, shape or level of fitness,

YOU CAN DO PILATES!!    

  • As with any exercise routine, a doctor should be consulted before undertaking it.
  • Modifications can be made to accommodate physical limitations  or to provide more challenge.
  • Initially, preparatory movements (“Preps”)  are practiced in order to achieve the final "full" exercise.