What is Pilates in a nutshell?
Joseph H. Pilates created this innovative fitness regimen in Germany in the early 20th Century. Based on the principles of concentration, control, center, flow, precision and breathing, Pilates improves flexibility and core strength to create a more comfortable and balanced body.
What kind of equipment is used?
Pilates utilizes sophisticated and versatile equipment that will support and improve the effectiveness of your workout. The most common pieces of Pilates equipment are the Reformer, the Cadillac, the Wunda Chair, the Barrel, resistant bands and circles. Each apparatus serves a specific purpose and may support multiple exercises. You can perform well over 100 exercises on the Reformer alone!
What benefits can I expect?
One of the biggest rewards is that you will be able to go about your daily business with much less discomfort. Other benefits include:
- Greater body awareness
- Greater strength and muscle tone
- Better posture
- Improved flexibility
- Increased joint mobility
- Lower stress level
- Less pain from chronic ailments
How much does it cost?
Pilates sessions range in price from $60 to $90, and we offer discounted packages of sessions. Call 212-308-2990 for pricing details.