Those of us who practice Pilates understand the health advantages, but what about safety advantages in other forms of exercise? A sound knowledge of Pilates can allow for increased safety in most other fitness endeavors.
Pilates offers more than just a way to get in shape; when it comes to overall health and balance, Pilates allows for better overall coordination and may reduce the risk of falls for those in advanced age or battling vestibular conditions.
On the fitness system spectrum, Pilates and CrossFit appear to stand on completely opposite ends. Here you have Pilates, born in a WWI internment camp to help prisoners regain and maintain their health even while cot-ridden, now fully grown into a pathway to integrated wellbeing that suits pro athletes as well as post-op patients. Now […]
Sarah Shaw has been training at Dynamic Fitness over the past year and a half to build more core strength on her path to becoming a professional ballerina. With her own background as a ballerina, Dynamic Fitness' owner Kathy Boivin has been working the method with Sarah to enhance the strengths that Kathy knows, as a former dancer, Sarah particularly needs.We're so proud that Sarah has been selected for the summer training program at the oldest ballet school in America, the San Francisco Ballet, which is affiliated with one of America's top companies. We invited Sarah to share her Pilates story and the exciting future she has ahead.
It doesn't demand an expensive purchase or a lot of extra workout space. It's completely portable and even washable (although we don't recommend dry cleaning). It's used in every single Pilates exercise, from footwork to breathwork and everything in between. Figured it out yet? ... It's your body.