Pictures of the unique apparatus and a few of the endless variety of exercises.
(Note: Not all exercises are intended for every client)
Supported challenge for your core and shoulder stability.
Yes, Pilates is perfect for the ever-changing mommy to be! Be sure to check out the Pre/Post Natal section for more info.
This is the most commonly used Pilates apparatus, and group classes in many studios ONLY use this apparatus. Group classes at Focus Pilates utilize ALL equipment. The resistance is created by springs, your body, the movement of the carriage, and the exercise.
This is a combination unit where the Reformer bed is inside the Cadillac apparatus. The studio has two.
Challenge the flexibility and stability of the whole body and specifically the spine.
Balance challenge combined with shoulder stability and strength training.
The beautiful beast of all the equipment. Similarly, exercises are done lying down, sitting, kneeling, and standing but in addition there are straps to hang from. Just like you did when you were a kid.
"The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning develops the body uniformly, corrects posture, restores vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit." Joseph Pilates
Basic leg exercises can be taken to all level just on this one small apparatus!
Pilates not only increases strength and flexibility, but is also mentally stimulating and calming and playful.
The Wunda Chair
I call this the man's apparatus because there are so many challenging exercises on the Chair that many men are more inclined to like such as pushups, tricep dips, pikes and climbing lunges. The Chair was originally designed to be a posture-building chair for your home that duos as its own exercise equipment. It's small, mighty and sometimes humbling.