Pilates Classes Boulder City NV

Pilates classes are based on the Pilates fitness system that uses resistance equipment such as the Pilates reformer machine to help people develop core strength and stability. See below for fitness centers and Pilates studios in Boulder City, NV that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

Stress Management Center of Nevada
(702) 458-8088
601 Whitney Ranch Rd.
Henderson, NV
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Flow

Bikram Yoga Green Valley
(702) 586-3142
1550 N Green Valley Pkwy Ste 310
Henderson, NV
 
Everyday Yoga
(702) 407-8718
1131 Winter Storm Dr
Henderson, NV
 
Ki-Atsu Institute For Healing Arts
(702) 263-9000
11251 S Eastern Ave Ste 180
Henderson, NV
 
Dahn Yoga
(702) 432-0008
2381 E Windmill Ln Ste 1
Las Vegas, NV
 
Body In Mind Beauty & Fitness Boutique
(702) 531-2639
8925 S Pecos Rd
Henderson, NV
 
Absolute Pilates
(702) 914-9944
2225 Village Walk Dr Ste 171
Henderson, NV
 
Bodies By Pilates
(702) 228-2005
2790 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy Ste 120
Henderson, NV
 
Yoga Institute Of Nevada
(702) 294-1242
3950 E Patrick Ln 203a
Las Vegas, NV
 
It's Yoga Las Vegas
(702) 798-9642
4634 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV
 

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Get in shape with the Pilates method

If you’re looking to get into shape, chances are you’ve heard about Pilates which has surged in popularity in recent years. Due to the recent attention that it’s gotten, there’s plenty of mistaken information out there about what Pilates is, what it does and who it’s for.

Many people may be surprised to learn that the Pilates method has been around for eight decades. It was created by Joseph Pilates in Germany based on his study of aerobics and yoga to help rehabilitate veterans from the First World War. He developed precise movements to emphasize control and regain health by strengthening, stretching and stabilizing key muscle groups.

He believed that mental and physical health were essential to each other and wanted to create a means of joining the mind and body using philosophy and exercise. Pilates originally called his method Contrology, later known by the Pilates name. The Pilates method focuses on the following areas: breathing, centering, concentration, control, precision, flowing movements and flexibility.

Pilates Equipment

While the Pilates method originated as a series of 34 exercises that were performed on a padded mat, specialized Pilates equipment was later introduced to take Pilates workouts to the next level. The apparatus that Joseph Pilate designed include:

  • The Reformer
  • The Cadillac (also known as the trapeze table)
  • The Wunda Chair
  • The Ladder Barrel

However, those who are just starting out with Pilates exercises can begin by using a padded mat and a Pilates ball.

Part of the reason why it’s suddenly been thrust into the spotlight is because a U.S. federal court ruled that the term Pilates was a generic term that was free for unrestricted commercial use. Suddenly anyone who wanted to cash in on its popularity was able to put the word Pilates on their exercise programs. The Winsor Pilates workout is one example of many of the popular Pilates training classes on the market ...

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