Pilates

Billy LungePilates is an alignment based form of movement that emphasizes the balance between strength and flexibility. The coordination between breath and movement is emphasized as a means to maintain a focus on pace and alignment. Proper Pilates practice will focus on re-training muscular balances and movement, increasing functional strength, improving posture and reducing incidence of injury.  Pilates is also commonly associated with decreased joint, neck, and back pain.

Arcadia Pilates and Performance offers a contemporary style of Pilates for an individual experience and goal plan. Pilates is practiced on both the floor mat and various apparatus. This full-service studio is equipped with a reformer, cadillac, chair, springboards, spine corrector, and floor mat to keep the body guessing and maximize gains.

Pilates is ideal not only for the rehabilitative client, but also for the athletic-minded individual seeking to improve his or her mobility and performance, and for those eager to experience a great workout focused on increased body awareness, and muscle toning and building. Billie welcomes clients with every goal mindset and will build an individual plan tailored for his or her specific needs or desired results.

“In 10 sessions, you will feel the difference, in 20 sessions you will see the difference and in 30 sessions you will have a whole new body.” 

– Joseph Pilates

Key focuses:

  • Breath
  • PostureBottom Lift
  • Body mechanics
  • Strength and Flexibility

Associated benefits include:

  • Improved posture
  • Improved balance
  • Increased strength
  • Increased range of motion
  • Increased body awareness
  • Reduced low back, neck, and joint pain