Ask the trainer: Yoga, Pilates aren't the same

Ask the trainer: Yoga, Pilates aren't the same
Pilates emphasizes use of the abdominals, lower back, hips and thighs. Pilates is named for its creator, Joseph Pilates, who developed the exercises in the early 1900s. Movements are not performed rapidly or repeated excessively; instead the focus is …
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Improve body movement with Pilates
She said some people had the misconception that pilates was just about legs and abs. “But it's not. That's only one facet of it,” she said. “Pilates is more dynamic than yoga and involves the whole range of motion of the joints.” A German, Joseph H.
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Montgomery YMCAs offer Pilates classes
Mat Pilates classes will be offered, requiring nothing but a cushioned mat to place on the floor. Resistance-based equipment classes will also be offered, using a piece of equipment designed by Joseph Pilates called the Reformer.
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