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Intro Pilates If you have never taken a reformer Pilates class before, this 30 min class is just the thing to get you on your journey to a pilates body! Just select one of the intro classes on our schedule, hit “Sign In,” create an account with us (so you can sign up for a class online), and enter the …

Get Sweaty!

Think Pilates is easier than crossfit, strength training, marathons, or any other popular forms of exercise? Well think again! Pilates is not just “stretching exercise,” and it is certainly not just for old people. Pilates can be performed at high intensity to burn tons of calories and develop incredible strength. It is a WORKOUT! As a professional trainer, I have …

What Do Your Feet Say About You?

Your feet may be the most important part of your body. Aside from the obvious benefits of walking, running, jumping, and standing, feet can also say  a lot about your health. Poor circulation, diabetes, calcium deficiency, myofascial knotting, or a multitude of orthopedic issues all the way up to your head — your feel will tell you. The best way to promote foot health …

Powerhouse Core: Full Pike On Chair

Our instructor Guy Woodson demonstrates the full pike on a combo chair. This movement builds a strong core, shoulder girdle and, stabilizer muscles surrounding the scapula. Step 1: Set the pedal to the desired resistance. Stand on the pedal facing the chair, place hands on the seat toward the back of the chair, shoulders over hands, and upper back tight. …

Combo Chair vs. Reformer

When opening my own studio, I decided to use Balanced Body Pilates equipment. I have used equipment from this manufacturer in the past and they have a great reputation in the professional Pilates community. Our studio is equipped with reformer, combo chair, barrel, cadillac, and other fantastic Balanced Body apparatuses that are safe and effective for all body types and …

Our Pilates Equipment: The Reformer

When I first decided to open my own Pilates studio, I wanted to be very selective about the equipment we used. I finally decided to use Balanced Body Pilates equipment. Pilates using the reformer machine allows a full-range of motion, which is essential for increasing flexibility while building strength. Pushing and pulling with legs and arms against the resistance of …

The Hundred

The Hundred is one of the first fundamental Pilates movements a new student will learn. It is excellent for increasing torso stability and honing abdominal muscle strength. This exercise is much different from a “regular crunch” exercise, so it is important to use proper form and execution for best results. Any of our instructors can guide you on how to …