What is your goal right now? Improve your golf swing and golf game? Into tennis or racquet sports and need an edge? Practice martial arts or box? Play basketball, football or soccer on the side or professionally? Enjoy ski trips? Love to swim? Enjoy running anything from a few miles to a marathon? Triathlete? What are professional and Olympic athletes incorporating into their cross training to improve strength while increasing flexibility, improve concentration and control and endurance – Pilates exercise.
Did you look in the mirror one day, seeing the effects of daily life (computers, driving, texting, or sitting at the desk all day long) and appear to be slouched over and tired? Feeling lackluster or lacking energy? Pilates exercise will improve one’s posture, energy levels and sense of well-being.
Are you post surgical and post rehabilitation from injury and need to find a good exercise regimen that will work for you? Pilates exercise has been utilized for years to assist is post rehabilitation programs.
If a woman, are you pre or post menopausal, pre or post natal and need a good exercise routine that will carry you through these life events? Post breast cancer recovery? Pilates exercise has been shown to help tremendously with all of these.
Pilates exercise is effective for most all ages, from the beginning exerciser to the professional athlete or weekend warrior. Pilates is for both men and women (Pilates exercise was developed by Joseph Pilates who originally developed his Contrology regimen for men).
What IS Pilates? The Pilates method is a physical movement program designed to stretch, strengthen and balance the body without adding bulk. Pilates exercises focuses on postural symmetry, breath control, abdominal strength, spine, pelvic and shoulder stabilization, muscular flexibility, joint mobility and strengthening through the complete range of motion of all joints. Instead of isolating muscles groups, the whole body is trained. Joseph Pilates designed several pieces of equipment utilizing springs to add assistance and resistance. Pilates can help dramatically change one’s body.
Get started by seeking out an experienced, comprehensively trained Pilates instructor. Suncoast Pilates has some of the Tampa Bay area’s most experienced and highly trained Pilates instructors, and is the area’s oldest Pilates studio, serving the area since 1997. Suncoast has instructors on staff who offer sports specific training, post-rehabilitation, pre and post natal and pre and post menopause training and beginning to advanced exercise programs. Call to book an Introductory Pilates Private Session today!
Patricia Massey Welter, PMA®-CPT, Lolita San Miguel Pilates Master™, Second Generation Pilates Teacher – Suncoast Pilates – 34080 U.S. Hwy 19 North – Palm Harbor, Florida 34684 - Phone: (727) 772-6772 - www.SuncoastPilates.com