Pilates Classes La Crosse WI

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 La Crosse, WI that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

Tammy Z's YOGA
(507) 895-0462
432 Cass Street
La Crosse, WI
 
Yoga Place
(608) 784-2622
444 Main St
La Crosse, WI
 
Watertown Snap Fitness
(920) 545-0115
1307 Memorial Dr
Watertown, WI
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Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Fitness Center, Free Weights, Personal Training, Tanning

Health & Wellness Enterprises LLC
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w279 N7148 Mill Pond Way
Hartland, WI

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University Wisconsin Academic Integrative Fellowship
(608) 628-4463
5618 Odana Road
Madison, WI
Services
Yoga, Stress Management, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Family Practice, Breathwork
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Yoga Studio-Tammy Zee
(507) 895-0462
432 Cass St
La Crosse, WI
 
Yoga Place Office
(608) 784-2622
123 4th Street South
La Crosse, WI
 
4Pillars4Health @ Four Pillars Pilates & Bodywork EcoWellness Studio
(608) 279-5225
6020 Kristi Circle
Monona, WI

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Junction Center for Yoga/Zen
(920) 823-2763
3435 Junction Rd.
Egg Harbor, WI

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Northwoods Yoga
(715) 546-2922
7504 Halverson Road
Three Lakes, WI
Yoga Styles
Beautiful blend (children)

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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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