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Pilates Classes Pearl City HI

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 Pearl City, HI that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

Yoga Refuge
(808) 381-9618
99-153 A Moanalua Road
Aiea, HI
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga

YOGA4EWA
(808) 689-1020
91-440A Pupu St.
Ewa Beach, HI
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa Fusion

Yoga Hawaii
(808) 739-YOGA
1152 Koko Head Ave
Honolulu, HI
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga, Vinyasa and gentle styles of y

Stillness in Motion Yoga & Wellness
(978) 771-4000
P.O. Box 39
Kailua, HI
Yoga Styles
Transformative Yoga Therapy

Kapolei Yoga & Dance Studio
(808) 674-9642
338 Kamokila Blvd Ste 202
Kapolei, HI
 
YogaNalu
(808) 306-0613
PO Box 894199
Mililani, HI
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga

Kapolei Yoga & Dance Studio
(808) 674-YOGA
338 Kamokila Blvd. Ste 201
Kapolei, HI
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa & Power Yoga

Yoga School of Kailua
(808) 292-9642
Lala Place
CA., HI
Yoga Styles
hatha, raja, therapeutic, prison classes

True Union
(808) 638-5372
PO BOX 1163
Haleiwa, HI
Yoga Styles
Hatha Vinyasa

Open Space Yoga
(808) 232-8851
1111 Nuuanu Ave Ste 211
Honolulu, HI
 

Pilates Classes

A Beginner’s Guide to Pilates

Pilates was originated in Germany in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates. The purpose of Pilates is to focus on the core all while working on controlled breathing and correct spinal alignment. According to some of those who practice Pilates, the central goal is to create a bond between the mind and body. Similar to yoga , Pilates teaches body awareness, good posture, and transforms the way your body looks without bulking. Today’s athletes use Pilates for strength, flexibility, and injury prevention while Hollywood celebrities use it for slim and slender physiques.

The original Pilates workout consisted of 34 floor or padded mat exercises and then later transformed into equipment use. The Reformer is the most popular piece of equipment used for Pilates. It consists of a platform that moves back and forth and the resistance is determined by the exerciser’s body weight as well as the springs that are attached to the platform. It is used to improve flexibility, core strength and endurance, and total body strength and endurance.

Beginners should start with the floor exercises then advance to the Reformer or other more advanced Pilates equipment.

Benefits of Pilates :

  1. Improve flexibility
  2. Improve posture
  3. Increase energy
  4. Improve muscular strength
  5. Improve muscular endurance
  6. Increase core strength and endurance
  7. Reduce the risk of injury
  8. Great modification to normal weight training routi...

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