Developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates (pronounced "pih-lah-teez"). Pilates exercises are done with concentration and precision, emphasizing core stability and spinal flexibility. The exercises are done on specifically designed equipment or on the floor (matwork). Pilates simultaneously lengthens and strengthens your musculature, working the entire body as an integrated whole, resulting in the most balanced body imaginable. It is unlike any other exercise!
What can Pilates do for me?
Gentle *Myofascial Release techniques with Anna Lovato Myofascial Release (MFR) is a therapy using relaxation techniques to improve blood and lymphatic circulation, release tension and promote ease of movement.
“I didn't get my body back after baby, I got a BETTER one. I feel strong and confident and love being able to chase after my toddler. Pilates is more than stretching, therapy, or exercise. It's a way to live happily.”
“My husband and I are in our 60’s and having been taking duets for several years. Pilates has helped us stay active, improved our balance, continue sailing, and over all enjoy a better life.”
“I was training for my third degree black belt in Karate when the pain in my hip started... ...after three weeks the pain in my hip essentially disappeared and my range of motion increased."