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Can Pilates help relieve lower back pain?

Pilates is excellent for addressing lower back issues. Because it engages the deep core muscles of the body including the abdomen, psoas, lower back and buttocks, you'll strengthen the muscles that surround and support the spine. This helps reduce back pain, improve posture and ease neck and shoulder tension.

I'm pregnant - What do you suggest?

Congratulations! As you probably know, it's important that you talk with your doctor before beginning any new exercise program. We have a lot of experience with pre and post-natal clients who have reported enjoyable pregnancies, easier birthing processes, and faster recoveries thanks to their focused Pilates and movement regime. With pregnancy, we recommend that you work one-on-one with an instructor who can help develop an appropriate program for you and give you the personal attention you need. Through private training, our instructors can also work with you to develop a home program and give you helpful modifications for exercises you can do while attending class, as well as for day to day activities.

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Is Pilates effective for weight loss?

Pilates and Yoga will help better align your body and stretch and tone your muscles, helping you to lose inches, but not necessarily weight. You will be most successful if you include diet considerations and aerobic exercise, such as swimming, biking, hiking as part of your overall health program.

Do you work with seniors?

Yes! We work with many older adults who have made profound changes in their bodies. Our exercise programs help address physical conditions which can worsen with age: poor muscle tone, decreased bone density, aches and pains, decreased energy, hunched posture, stiff joints and tight muscles. Regular exercise and joint mobilization helps us all feel better, at any age!

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