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Pilates Classes Wadsworth OH

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 Wadsworth, OH that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

Summa St. Thomas Hospital
(330) 379-8190
444 North Main Street
Akron, OH
Services
Yoga, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Energy Medicine, EFT, Breathwork
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Peace Blossoms Yoga
(330) 869-6599
One Park West Blvd
Akron, OH
Yoga Styles
Kripalu , Hatha, Anusara influenced,

EARTHYOGA
(330) 606-4709
8635 Akron Ave NW
Canal Fulton, OH
Yoga Styles
Hatha/Kripalu - Yoga in a Chair

All About You Yoga by Sue
(330) 225-1925
4478 Homestead Drive
Brunswick, OH
Yoga Styles
Hatha (RYT)

Peace Blossoms Yoga
(330) 869-6599
1 Park West Blvd Ste 210
Akron, OH
 
Half Moon Yoga (formerly Rx Yoga)
(330) 722-0661
253-B South Court St.
Medina, OH
Yoga Styles
Gentle/Moderate, Restorative Yoga, Medit

Lifesource Yoga
(330) 835-9945
133 Ghent Road
Fairlawn, OH
 
Nirvana Yoga, LLC
(330) 564-3773
4183 W. Streetsboro Rd. (Route 303)
Richfield, OH
Yoga Styles
Hatha

The Yoga Place
(330) 499-2863
6990 Whipple Ave.
North Canton, OH
Yoga Styles
Hatha, other offerings include T'ai Chi,

Yoga Place
(330) 499-2863
6990 Whipple Ave Nw
Canton, OH
 
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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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