About Pilates Center by Bernadette

We believe in providing our clients with exceptional teaching and all of our instructors are graduates of the certification program administered by Romana’s Pilates, an organization exclusively devoted to the education of Pilates.

All of our classes enable the student to develop good alignment, posture, core strength and flexibility. We believe that Pilates has the power to change your mind, body and life. As a result, we have developed a strong and loyal clientele and many wonderful supporters.

About Pilates

Pilates is a method of exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance the body. These exercises concurrently involve one’s body and mind to the purpose of improving posture, restoring muscular tone and correcting any imbalances in the body.

How It Works

It all takes place in your core or “powerhouse,” which is comprised of the lower abdominal muscles, the lower back and the buttocks. Conventional forms of exercise and athletic activities develop strength in your arms and legs, but do not effectively activate the deep “powerhouse” muscles. This is the same set of muscles that support good posture and, if not used properly, will deteriorate with time. We teach you the principles of Pilates – quality, control, centering, breathing and flow of movement.

 

about-3Pilates Mat: Refine Your Body

This class teaches the authentic Mat Work as created by Joseph Pilates. There is no apparatus used (except Magic Circles and hand weights). One of the best investments Pilates’ clients can make is to learn the Mat Work well, facilitating quicker, consistent and budget friendly results.

Who Benefits: Everyone!

The great thing about Pilates is that it’s for everyone. Our clients range from 15 to over 80 years old, and are teenagers, moms and busy professionals. Whether you are a beginner, an accomplished athlete or somewhere in between, come join us at Pilates Center by Bernadette. Your body and mind will appreciate it.

 

about-4Pilates Apparatus: Authentic Gratz Equipment

We are a fully equipped Gratz Studio (apparatus created from original specs of Joseph Pilates). This allows us to use the Reformer, the Tower units and springs to teach your body to properly do Pilates. Because our classes are small, you can expect individual attention to detail, impeccable form and therefore reap the benefits of Pilates right away. Joseph Pilates recommended you do Pilates 3 times a week, this can be found in a combination of private lessons, apparatus classes, mat classes and doing your homework.

How Can Pilates Help Me?

Many issues including poor posture, stiff necks, back pain and low energy levels, can be addressed by Pilates. Regardless of your age, gender or physical condition, Pilates can help you to enhance your physical fitness and improve your quality of life.

 

Programs Customized For You

Joseph H. Pilates created over 500 exercises to be performed on uniquely designed apparatus. Our qualified Pilates instructors will develop a customized workout routine that best benefits your body and individual needs. You get what your body needs and requires. Pilates is not just an exercise program, it’s a way of life.

The results: you sit better, you sleep better, you stand better, and you feel more in control of your body.

What People Say About Us

 
Pilates is the best thing I have ever done for myself. Lurlene Gasner, Pilates Center Client Since 2004
I feel that I am strengthening my body while stretching it and making it feel good. After a Pilates class, I feel strong and energized. Rosy Fernandez, Pilates Center Client Since 2004
I am playing much better Golf due to a stronger core. Pilates builds better posture and gives me more flexibility. Alan Goldberg, Pilates Center Client Since 2005
 

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