Pilates Classes Erlanger KY

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 Erlanger, KY that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

All Star Fitness
(859) 727-6888
4035 Dixie Hwy.
Elsmere, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Lifepath Center of the Healing Arts
859-426-5307 (ext 13)
734 Brom-Cres Rd
Crescent Springs, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Covington Yoga
(859) 307-3435
713 Craig Street
Covington, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha/Bhakti Flow

Serenity Now
(859) 647-7780
8761 U.S. Highway 42 Suite B
Union, KY
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga, Kundalini

YogahOMe
(859) 655-9642
715 Fairfield Ave
Bellevue, KY
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Yoga Teacher
(859) 384-4476
1502 Atlanta Court
Florence, KY
Yoga Styles
Kundalini Yoga

Lifepath Center
(859) 426-5307
734 Brom-Cres Road
Ft. Mitchell, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Yoga Teacher
(859) 609-1421
6334 Remington Cove
Burlington, KY
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Vinyasa

Kula Center for Movement Arts
(859) 441-1811
110 E. 8th Street
Newport, KY
 
Lynne Carroll's yoga studio
513- 522-4774 or 513-518-2066
7012 Harrison Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Yoga Styles
iyengar/Lilias classic yoga

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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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