In keeping with the trends and the evolution of Pilates, 1 on 1 Pilates also offers a cardio Pilates class which combines classic Pilates with balletic jumps done on the reformer and the floor. Though Pilates focuses on centeredness and being mindful of breathing, by itself Classic Pilates is not the most effective way to increase your cardiovascular system. However, with the many benefits Pilates has for overall fitness and core strength it is not surprising that people interested in strengthening their cardio also want the additional benefits of Classic Pilates. Running for instance, is good for cardio but it hard on the knees, can require going out into the cold and does not help you become more mindful about yourself and your body. Cardio Pilates is a combination of classic Pilates with a jump board is attached to the reformer to add a cardiovascular element to the workout. No surprise that cardio Pilates is one of the fastest growing fitness movements out there.
Whether you are looking for beginner, intermediate or advanced level courses, 1 on 1 Pilates is here to help you set and reach your personal fitness goals. In the studio or at your home, 1 on 1 Pilates offers individual or small group instruction to help the busy people of Montreal stay fit, healthy and live happier lives.