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What is Pilates?

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What Is Pilates?


We believe Pilates is the most effective and efficient way to exercise and maintain lifelong health.

Started by German immigrant Joseph Pilates in the late 20th century, Pilates is a system of exercise that combines elements of strength training, yoga, mindfulness, coordination, boxing, gymnastics, and cardiovascular conditioning.

Pilates builds core strength, flexibility, and lean muscle tone by lengthening the body and aligning the spine, rather than on bulking and shortening the muscle.


Who Can Do Pilates?


At Holly's Pilates Village, we currently work with clients from ages 13 to 90. Many are recovering from illnesses and injuries. Some are trying to gain strength, balance, and muscle tone. Others are working towards physical fitness. Whatever your goals, we will develop an exercise program that will help you feel good, have fun, and learn healthy movement patterns. 

Why Do We Also Offer Yoga?

Yoga improves strength, balance, flexibility, stamina, and mindfulness. It's a discipline that features healthy movement, just like Pilates. We believe Yoga and Pilates are perfect complements. Yoga adds more flexibility and balance practice while Pilates focuses more on stability and strength. 

What makes Holly's Pilates Village Special?


What makes Holly's Pilates Village truly unique is the sense of community at the studio. Like the television show Cheers!, everyone knows your name at Holly's Pilates Village. Clients and teachers develop deep friendships as they become partners in lifelong wellness. Come experience the Holly's Pilates Village environment. You belong here!  

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