Pilates is a form of strength and flexibility training that can be done by someone at any level of fitness. The exercises can also be adapted for people who have limited movement or who use wheel chairs. It is an engaging exercise program that people want to do. Pilates promotes a feeling of physical and mental well-being and also develops inner physical awareness. Since this method strengthens and lengthens the muscles without creating bulk,it is particularly beneficial for dancers and actors. Pilates is also helpful in preventing and rehabilitating from injuries,improving posture, and increasing flexibility, circulation, and balance.
Classes run every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 at the Parks and Recreation building.
Pilates are free to fitness members and cost $3 per class for non-members.
Watch the video below to get a better idea of what Pilates looks like in action: