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Category Archives: Pilates

Apr
29

Gain an Edge: Pilates Helps Improve Cycling Performance

Cycling has been becoming increasingly popular as a sport, as an easy form of training and as a cheap form of commuting and transport. Training for cycling has been traditionally very simple; the more miles the better! But could the introduction of Pilates help the cyclist? The answer to this is a resounding yes – […]

Apr
29

Pilates 101 – Group Reformer Classes

Saturdays │ 9:00 am Cost: $25   A perfect class for anyone who wants to develop more core strength from every workout! Appropriate for both the Pilates beginner or a mat-class devotee. Each class meets once a week using the classic Pilates apparatus called the Universal Reformer. The Reformer utilizes spring resistance instead of weights […]

Apr
29

Pilates & Plunge

Thursdays | 12:00-1:00 pm Complimentary   Come join us for a complimentary class that incorporates Pilates and swimming into one workout! We will start with a half hour Pilates mat class on the pool deck, then we will jump in for a half hour of swimming that focuses on core and balance. You do not […]

Mar
25

April Fools’ Pilates Myths

Myth: “Pilates is mostly for women” What do Tiger Woods, Curt Schilling and Kobe Bryant all have in common? Pilates. Pilates has never been “just for women” and its benefits are certainly not gender biased. After all, Pilates was developed by a man, Joseph Pilates, who was a gymnast, a boxer, and a military trainer in […]

Mar
25

Pilates Move of the Month: “Hip Rolls”

          Why? Strengthen the gluteal muscles and hamstrings while maintaining a neutral pelvis in motion. Reformer Setup: Start with 2-3 full springs, the footbar in the high position and the headrest flat. Start Position: Lie on your back on the carriage with the heels on the footbar sit bone distance apart.   Movement:  […]

Mar
25

April Fool’s Pilates Myths & Trivia

Sunday, April 2nd – Saturday, April 8th Stop by the Pilates studio the first week of April to learn some facts, myths and trivia about Pilates! For more information, please contact Pilates Director, Susan Foley, at sfoley@sacng.com or (206) 522-9400 ext. 281.

Mar
25

Pilates 101 – Group Reformer Classes

Saturdays │ 9:00 am Cost: $25 A perfect class for anyone who wants to develop more core strength from every workout! Appropriate for both the Pilates beginner or a mat-class devotee. Each class meets once a week using the classic Pilates apparatus called the Universal Reformer. The Reformer utilizes spring resistance instead of weights to […]

Mar
25

Pilates & Plunge

Thursdays | 12:00-1:00 pm Complimentary Come join us for a complimentary class that incorporates Pilates and swimming into one workout! We will start with a half hour Pilates mat class on the pool deck, then we will jump in for a half hour of swimming that focuses on core and balance. You do not need […]

Oct
19

November is American Diabetes Month

Learn How Pilates May Help to Control Blood Sugar By Lily Nichols RDN, CDE, CLT |  http://pilatesnutritionist.com/pilates-helps-blood-sugar-control/ If you think Pilates is only helpful for toning your muscles, think again. New research from the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (published Feb 2012) is supporting the role of resistance training in improving blood sugar control. […]

Oct
19

‘Tone Up for Turkey’

Special Thanksgiving Day Reformer Class Thursday, November 24th | 9:00 am Get ready for your Thanksgiving feast with an integrative full-body Pilates workout. This class will focus on stretching, toning, and finding your center to leave you feeling challenged and rejuvenated for the holiday ahead! Advance registration at the front desk is required. 3 sign-ups […]

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