- A full-body workout
- The only workout that truly develops core strength
- Strengthens the body from the inside-out
- Tones muscles and elongates your spine
- Increases flexibility where you need it most
- Improves posture and balance
Pilates teaches you to support your body with efficiency and ease.
By focusing on the core muscles, Pilates can improve your alignment,
posture control, stability and body awareness. The 6 main principles
to the Pilates method - centering, control, precision, breath, concentration
and dynamic flow - are rooted on all the exercises.
Mat Classes include the fundamental exercises of the Pilates method. They utilize the body's own weight against gravity in all positions. These exercises can be practiced at home, when you travel or in a group class.
Pilates on Equipment is taught in Privates, Duets and Group Equipment Classes. The Pilates apparatus - Reformer, Cadillac and Wunda Chair - use springs for load and resistance. All Pilates exercises can be tailored to an individual's strength, flexibility, injury and condition.
Practiced faithfully, the internalized knowledge brought about through Pilates becomes a way of moving with awareness and inner strength that transfers to greater ease in your daily activities and sports performance.
A Body of Work instructors help you pay attention to your alignment and motor control to insure you get the results you want. This mindful instruction is what sets A Body of Work apart from other studios.
Pilates can be used to prevent or recover from an injury.
Pilates is an effective method for addressing a variety of musculoskeletal challenges and imbalances. It is widely recommended by physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, massage therapists, and acupuncturists as the safest and most effective way to strengthen muscles necessary to support the spine, hips, shoulders, knees and ankles.
A Body of Work will work closely with your physician or referring practitioner to create a program that helps you fully recover from any injury.
Click here to learn more about its creator, Joseph Pilates