Cycling for Cardio Pure Pilates is not traditionally aimed at providing cardiovascular exercise, so building in a little cardio elsewhere makes for a well rounded approach. Cycling raises the heart rate, sending blood pumping around your body, and burning calories. This can help with weight loss, lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of various […]
Pilates for Balance Acquiring and maintaining good balance is greatly beneficial for adults as prevention for falls, injury, and loss of independence. Pilates and balance go hand in hand with its positive effects on strength and coordination. This decreases the fear of falling, which often leads to a reduction of movement and lack of mobility.
The mind-body connection means that you can learn to use your thoughts to positively influence some of your body’s physical responses, thereby decreasing stress. During Pilates you must listen to and process with your mind the instructions and cues given and then facilitate those into body movement. This connection is a mindful experience and a