Pilates is a low-impact form of exercise that combines breathing with stretching to boost strength, balance, and mobility. Pilates is designed to challenge and emphasize your body’s core the abdomen, obliques, lower back, inner and outer thigh and glutes. Pilates uses the body weight and the reformer to create a challenging workout routine. Gain Strength, Flexibility and learn how you can move efficiently to reduce the risk of injury and improve performance of your daily activities!
Pilates offers exercise variations and progressions leaving you feeling challenged. Pilates is an effective exercise that has a much lower chance of injury than with other forms of exercise. The moves require you to engage your whole body, and concentrate although at times you may try to strengthen one muscle while stretching another. At DASHA® the “independent client providers” use Pilates in conjunction with other wellness services. It is also known to be beneficial for correcting scoliosis, improving posture, and rehabilitating the body from injuries.
REFORMER PILATES is practiced with a reformer machine and is generally more intense and more dynamic. It aids to add resistance to the Pilates exercises by the use of the springs on the pilates machine. Each apparatus was designed to help accelerate the process of stretching, strengthening, body alignment and increased core strength.
MAT PILATES workout is one of the best ways to maintain a healthy back and joint mobility.
WHO WILL BENEFIT
A range of all people male or female, dancers, swimmers, athletes, and seniors will benefit from this type of flexible exercise. Modifications can be made to accommodate any ones flexible ability. All the exercises allow for a range of difficulty ranging from beginning to advanced.
REFORMER & CADILLAC COMBO
This equipment is the ultimate workhorse. Using this equipment helps to correct postural imbalances, scoliosis, postpartum abdominal weakness, or post rehabilitation from an injury. Resistance training with a machine which has all the bells and whistles you could possibly want. The trapeze was the original add on accessory to the machine which is why it is also known as a “trap” table.
PILATES TRAINING FOR ATHLETES
Pilates is a great form of conditioning and cross training for top-tier athletes. Athletes use Pilates for strength building, flexibility, coordination, and injury prevention.
Moms-to-be can find relief through the use of Pilates by learning awareness of the pelvic floor and how to best use those muscles. Incorporate breathing techniques, coordination, a sense of rhythm and flow. *Make sure you consult with your doctor before starting Pilates
PILATES POST NATAL
After giving birth, most women notice that they have excessive water weight, and Pilates exercises can help to increase circulation to reduce swelling in ankles or other joints. Reclaim your body and maintain your strength, flexibility, and your figure. Most women should be able to perform the same Pilates routines they were completing in their third trimester of pregnancy)However, in the cases of C-section births, episiotomies, or occurrences of unusually large blood loss, Pilates should not be performed.
Pilates uses the principles of core stabilization to address posture, muscle performance and motor control – the same concepts that form the basis of most orthopedic rehabilitation and therapy.
DASHA®’s “independent client providers” use Pilates successfully to treat many common conditions and diseases. A certified Pilates instructor will guide you through an intense, full-body workout emphasizing the core.Individual Pilates available in house by appt only and Virtual Pilates sessions available on the Mat
COMMONLY TREATED CONDITIONS
- Ankle Injuries
- Chronic Back (Upper/Lower) Pain
- Chronic Neck Pain
- Hip Bursitis
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Shoulder Impingement
- Total Knee/Hip replacements