Pilates Classes Clarksville TN

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 Clarksville, TN that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

Ataana Energy Healing
(615) 202-6950
2819 Columbine place
Nashville, TN

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Hot Yoga House
(615) 448-6694
826 Wren Road
Goodlettsville, TN
Yoga Styles
hot/vinyasa/power/Iron Yoga with Weights

Simply Divine Yoga
4285670
3233 Kinderhill Ln
Germantown, TN
Yoga Styles
vinyasa

Breathe Y'all Yoga and Massage
(931) 224-9539
875 Dyer Circle
Morrison, TN
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Yoga @ Hope Presbyterian Church
(901) 853-1321
8500 Walnut Grove Road
Cordova, TN
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Centre Energique
(615) 347-1036
4219 Hillsboro Road, Suite 338
Nashville, TN
Services
Yoga, Yeast Syndrome, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Orthomolecular Medicine, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Meditation, Guided Imagery, Geriatrics, General Practice, Functional Medicine, Energy Medicine, Diabetes, Chelation Therapy, Bio-identical HRT, Biofeedback, Ayurveda, Auriculotherapy, Arthritis, Aromatherapy, Anesthesiology, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Yoga Country
(615) 377-7776
116 Wilson Pike Circle
Brentwood, TN
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa Flow

Knoxville Yoga Center
(865) 694-0101
8705 unicorn dr. C-304
Knoxville, TN
Yoga Styles
iyengar

Laughing Bodies, Yoga & Pilates
(931) 707-3695
75 South Main Street
Crossville, TN
Yoga Styles
Alignment based yoga classes: Vinyasa flow; Private pilates instruction.

Ana
(865) 816-0796
417 bethel Dr.
Lenoir City, TN
 
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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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