If you are on the lookout for an exercise program that provides a well-balanced combination of flexibility, strength, muscular tone, and pain relief, then Pilates is the option for you. Join the Pilates workouts at NuYu for a transformative experience!

What is Pilates?

Joseph Pilates created the Pilates technique of exercise and physical conditioning in the early 20th century, primarily as a way for dancers to rehabilitate from injuries. But as time went on, it became apparent that any individual might gain from this exercise. The Pilates method is based on several guiding principles, including concentration on each action, utilizing the muscles in the lower back and belly, fluid and precise movement patterns, and steady, controlled breathing. Pilates focuses primarily on your core and has more of an emphasis on muscular tone than muscle growth. Pilates exercises can be done on mats, blankets, or specifically made apparatuses like a bed-like structure called a reformer, depending on the activity.

Benefits of Pilates

Pilates is a style of exercise in which you carry out a series of well timed, controlled movements. Pilates is technically regarded as a total body workout and utilizes a wide variety of muscles. It benefits including the following:

  • Pilates can ease stress in your legs, back, and shoulders: Strong core muscles encourage better posture, which can help prevent or reduce the muscle strain that results from our daily activities.
  • Pilates increases the body’s inherent capacity to burn fat: Pilates is not the fastest way to burn calories. However, Pilates improves muscle mass, which is significant since muscle mass boosts basal metabolic rate, or the number of calories your body burns while at rest.
  • Pilates encourages body awareness and attention: Pilates teaches you to stay in tune with your body while you gain strength. Weightlifting and other strength training exercises promote pushing your body to its limits. This implies that you might need to pay more attention to your body, making dismissing its cues simpler. Pilates, on the other hand, is a form of strength training that pushes you to recognize and respect your body’s limitations.
  • Pilates lessens stress: Keeping with the advantage of bodily awareness, Pilates’ inward concentration and use of breath can calm the nervous system. Over time, this can help you exit the fight-or-flight state, reduce cortisol, and lessen stress.
  • Pilates enhances flexibility and mobility: The motions in Pilates workouts alternate between being accurate and being slow and controlled. Most Pilates exercises combine strength training with flexibility training, improving strength, flexibility, and mobility.

Who can benefit from our Pilates Classes?

Ladies, no matter your fitness level, age, size, or any other characteristic, Pilates is for you!

Pilates has a broad scope and can be very helpful for many, including mothers, office employees, injured athletes, and even older groups.

What to expect from our Pilates Classes?

Pilates workouts at NuYu follow your pace and provide you with an outstanding experience. Here is what you can expect from our Pilates Classes:

Exercise type: Ground Based Exercise

Duration of the workout: 45 Minutes

Intensity: Medium

Average Calories Burnt: 360 Calories

Pilates can improve your quality of life, regardless of whether your goals are to feel better, look better, tone up, increase bone density and muscular mass, or cross-train. The good news is that Pilates and other fun, targeted workshops are available at NuYu!

  • Flexibility
  • Muscle Tone
  • Posture
  • Wellbeing