FAQ 

 

 

PILATES

 

Q. What should I wear?
A. Wear comfortable clothes. Shoes are not worn in workouts. For women, please wear close-fitting workout clothes. For men, please wear T-shirt and shorts; be sure to wear bike shorts underneath.

Q. What kind of people do Pilates?
A.. Pilates is for everyone – men, women, pregnant women, young, old, athletic, deconditioned, or even undergoing rehabilitation. If you have additional questions or concerns, please Contact Us.

Q. What can I expect during my first session?
A. Most new clients can expect a 55-minute session beginning on the Mat or Reformer, followed by a transition to one or more Pilates apparatus, such as the High Chair or Cadillac. Clients will usually finish with standing wall exercises. Your instructor will verbally guide you through a series of foundational Pilates exercises, helping you achieve safe and stable movement.

Q. When will I see results?
A. Joseph Pilates declared that, "in 10 sessions you will feel a difference, in 20 sessions you will see a difference, and in 30 sessions you will have a whole new body."

Q. How often should I do Pilates?
A. During your first private session, our instructors will give you detailed instructions that facilitate your safe transition from private sessions to more affordable duets, semi-privates, and group classes, making more frequent workouts possible. With your customized workout regimen, consistency is the key for success. Ideally, you will want to work out two to three times a week.

 

 

THE GYROTONIC® METHOD 

 

Q. What's the difference between Pilates and Gyrotonic®  ?
A. GYROTONIC®exercise works on "releasing" and exploring the limits of the body and works the core within a controlled range of motion. Pilates helps you become more controlled and aligned. GYROTONIC® exercise is more circular  and 3-dimensional. Pilates is more linear or 2-dimensional. Gyrotonic requires more control through a larger range of motion. Pilates requires more focused control.

Q. What kind of people do the GYROTONIC® method?

A..GYROTONIC® exercise is for everyone – men, women, pregnant women, people that are young, old, athletic, deconditioned, and undergoing rehabilitation. If you have additional questions or concerns, please Contact Us.

Q. What can I expect during my first session?
A. Most new clients can expect a 55-minute session beginning on the Cobra apparatus. Your instructor will verbally guide you through a series of foundational exercises, helping you achieve safe and stable movement.