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We encourage our clients to wear something with stretch for ease of movement as well as something that will cover your body. Form fitting clothing will allow your instructor to give you optimum feedback. Running shorts are not quite enough coverage and you don't need shoes-sticky socks or barefoot is best. With the appropriate clothing, you will be able to relax, stretch and function at your best.
Absolutely! Although Pilates provides such great results, it doesn't require a lot of strain and sweat on your part to perform the exercises properly. Here at Four Graces, we offer a clean and relaxing environment to exercise. We also offer "freshen-up" toilettes so that you can return to work rejuvenated and invigorated. Come visit our studio to see what we have to offer. We're sure you will like it.
Pilates is one of the best exercises to do when working with an injury. Pilates will help you gain core strength which is a vital element to help rehabilitate your back injury. All of our instructors have anatomical training and are careful to work within your range of motion while challenging you to gain the strength necessary for healing.
Joseph Pilates said, "After 10 sessions you will feel a difference. After 20 sessions you will see a difference. And, after 30 sessions you'll have a whole new body." After your first session, we're sure you'll be hooked!
Joseph Pilates was a man! We have lots of male clients at our studio. And, Pilates is a huge part of the profesionnal sports business. Top-dollar athletes such as NBA guard Jason Kidd, LA Laker Kobe Bryant, pro hockey player Carlo Colaiacovo, World Series pitcher Curt Schilling, offensive lineman Ruben Brown, and world-class golfer Tiger Woods are known to be fans of Pilates - in order to stay on top of their game and prevent injury.