Pilates Classes Washington DC

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 Washington, DC that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

Reiki Lotus Healing
(202) 842-2292
between the Dupont Circle and McPherson Square
Washington, DC

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George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine
(202) 833-5055
908 New Hampshire Ave, Suite 200
Washington, DC
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Yoga, Yeast Syndrome, Women's Health, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Therapeutic Touch, Supplements, Student, Stress Management, Spiritual Attunement, Research, Reiki, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Oncology, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Metabolic Medicine, Meditation, Massage Therapy, Internal Medicine, Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Healing Touch, Gynecology, Guided Imagery, Geriatrics, Gener
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Ellen Campbell MD PC
(705) 736-5500
1860 Town Center Drive, #160
Restin, VA
Services
Yoga, Weight Management, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Massage Therapy, Internal Medicine, Gynecology, Fitness/Exercise, Diabetes, Biofeedback, Acupuncture
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Hasanmasud
(222) 222-2222
Hasanmasud
Hasanmasud, NY
Yoga Styles
Hasanmasud

Yoga Space
(301) 699-5440
4206 Gallatin Street
Hyattsville, MD
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Anusara, Vinyasa

Studio Serenity Yoga
(202) 518-9642
2469 18th St. NW
Washington, DC

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Urban Yoga & Holistic Center
(202) 329-8224
4408 First Place NE, 33
Washington, DC

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VANI YOGA & ART
(240) 882-1821
India Polo Club
WASHINGTON DC , DC
Yoga Styles
SIVANANDA HATHA YOGA

Yoga Teacher
(301) 270-3274
1110 LINDEN AVE
TAKOMA PARK, MD
Yoga Styles
KRIPALU

Budding Yogis/Circle Yoga
(202) 686-1104
3838 Northampton St. NW
Washington, DC
Yoga Styles
Adult, kid & family yoga in a variety of styles

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Pilates

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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Circle Yoga
3838 Northampton Street Northwest
Washington, DC, 20015
(202) 686-1104
Company rating
4.2out of 5 (1 review)
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  • Cleanliness4
  • Atmosphere4
  • Value3
  • Ease of Booking5
  • Instructor5
  • Workout4
Elite Dance Studio and Supply
729 Cloverly Street
Silver Spring, MD, 20905
(301) 879-3548
Company rating
5out of 5 (1 review)
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  • Cleanliness5
  • Atmosphere5
  • Value5
  • Ease of Booking5
  • Instructor5
  • Workout5
Fuse Pilates
2008 Hillyer Place Northwest
Washington, DC, 20009
(202) 525-3767
Company rating
4.6out of 5 (2 reviews)
Based on the following categories:
  • Cleanliness5
  • Atmosphere5
  • Value3
  • Ease of Booking4.5
  • Instructor5
  • Workout5