Pilates & GYROTONIC®
PILATES (put-LA-teez) is a complete exercise program developed by Joseph Pilates over 100 years ago. It is designed to lend the body flexibility and strength without building up bulk by working the core muscles at the deep center of our power and control. Pilates is a terrific way to get in shape, help tone up the muscles and improve your posture. It trains and conditions the deepest muscles at the body's powerhouse.
The Pilates Reformer and Mat classes are based on the basic Pilates principles:
The secret is non impact resistance, which eliminates stress on your joints, making Pilates safe, versatile and effective for all ages and fitness levels. The result is a balanced, agile, free of old tensions and ready to master physical and mental stress we encounter in our daily lives. Pilates is safe, versatile and effective for all ages and fitness levels.
Synthesizing the principles of gymnastics, martial arts, ballet, yoga and Tai Chi. This method is a discipline designed to result total freedom of movement. Employing a unique arrangement of weight and pulley GYROTONIC® movements enhance coordination, strength, and flexibility by exercising muscles groups interindependently through mobilization and rotation of the joints.
This unique exercise system created by Juliu Horvath incorporates three dimensional and circular movements to mobilize your spine and joints in a natural and continuous movement patterns. This system works in all possible planes of movement and the circular exercises create a bridge between muscle contraction and release.
Ollin Studio by Paola offers this wonderful method performed on the state of the art professional Cobra - a pulley and bench unit-. The system is fully adjustable and can meet the needs of many regardless of age and state of health.
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