Pilates Classes Orange City FL

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 Orange City, FL that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

The Doolin Healing Sanctuary & Yoga Studio
(386) 532-5308
1794 N. Acadian Drive
Deltona, FL
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga

Flying Yoga Workshop
(407) 325-4334
Focus Dance- 3820 South Orlando Drive
Sanford, FL
Yoga Styles
Flying Yoga/Vinyasa

Wellness Center at Longwood Rehab
(407) 774-1716
2629 West State Road 434
Longwood, FL
Yoga Styles
Bikram Hatha Yoga

Yoga Teacher
(407) 696-8644
652 Northshore Circle
Casselberry, FL
Yoga Styles
Hatha and Soft Yoga for Seniors

Kundalini Yoga Center
(407) 767-8717
404 E Center St
Altamonte Springs, FL
 
BlueSky Yoga Center
(386) 785-1419
2235 S Woodland Blvd. #202
DeLand, FL
Yoga Styles
hatha, integrative yoga therapy, power yoga, prenatal & postnatal yoga, ashtanga

Bamboo Arts Center
(386) 956-1329
4490 Cave Lake Road
DeLeon Springs, FL
Yoga Styles
Basic & Therapeudic

Now Yoga Begins
(877) YOG-ANOW
P.O. Box 195189
Winter Springs, FL
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga, Sivananda, Yin

Guruv Yoga
(407) 330-3222
142 W Lkview Ave Ste 1070
Sanford, FL
 
Yoga and Inner Peace
(561) 641-8888
3964 Lake Worth Road
Lake Worth, FL

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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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