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Pilates Classes Warwick RI

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 Warwick, RI that give access to qualified Pilates instructors.

Takey Sum Reiki
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10 Westwood Manor Drive
Providence, RI

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Raffa Power Yoga
(401) 943-2500
1145 Reservoir Avenue
Cranston, RI
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

Unique Fitness
(401) 615-2355
35 Quaker Lane
West Warwick, RI
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga

Positive New Beginnings
(401) 432-7195
873 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI
Yoga Styles
Hatha & Gentle Vinyasa

Bristol Yoga Studio
(401) 569-0147
580 Wood Street
Bristol, RI
Yoga Styles
Hot Yoga

Yoga One
(508) 336-1300
3 Progress
Seekonk, MA

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BodyMind Therapies/The Garden City Yoga Studio
(401) 275-2233
1215 Reservoir Ave
Garden City, RI
Yoga Styles
33 years teaching experience, eclectic all levels

Optimal Health Group
(401) 884-1757
99 Frenchtown Road
East Greenwich, RI
Yoga Styles
Iyengar/Vinyasa Krama

Circle of Light, LLC
(401) 245-0444
654 Metacom Aveune
Warren, RI
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa, Kundalini, Kripalu, Gentle,

Eyes of the World Yoga Center
(401) 295-5002
Box 2450
Providence, RI
Yoga Styles
Warm, transcendent vinyasa

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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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