Pilates

Pilates for Dancing

Pilates for dancing requires strong, flexible feet, strong core, elegant carriage and good balance. Pilates helps with all four. The use of the feet is so important when you’re dancing. Footwork on the Reformer strengthens your feet and improves articulation. Dancers have flocked to Pilates practically since the day Joe and Clara opened their first New York studio, in the late 1920s. They shared an address with George Balanchine’s New York City Ballet, and Balanchine himself frequented “Joe’s” place.

Pilates for Back Issues

Mounting evidence, backed by Scientific Research have indicated that Pilates therapy for Spine Injuries and Disorders can be more effective than Surgery.
The Back Issue class was created for that specific purpose, and our Private instruction can be focused to the specific problem area. We have ample proof of Pilates effectiveness. Our program is led
by our most capable Instructors who bring over 30 years experience in helping sports injuries , spine issues etc... successfully through Pilates.

Pilates for Tennis

Tennis is a sport that involves dynamic of both flexibility and strength. In addition, muscular endurance is needed for longer matches. Pilates exercise, along with regular cardio-vascular work, will give you that extra edge on the court. Pilates assessment and instruction, customized to address individual needs and goals, will help you increase:

Pilates for Golf

Hit the ball farther, straighter and more accurately with less chance of injury…

Why Pilates?

History of Pilates

"In 10 sessions you'll feel the difference, in 20 you'll see the difference, and in 30 you'll have a new body." —Joseph Pilates. Joseph Pilates on the Reformer in NYC, 1961. Photographer: I.C. Rapoport Joe's definition of physical fitness was: "The attainment and maintenance of a uniformly developed body with a sound mind fully capable of naturally, easily and satisfactorily performing our many and varied daily tasks with spontaneously zest and pleasure." Joe was born in Mönchengladbach, a small town near Dusseldorf, Germany, in 1880.