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A little about Joe himself…

by Pilates At PTCare, June 3, 2014

Joseph Hubertus Pilates believed “physical fitness [was] the first requisite of happiness.” His life’s work is a system of exercises meant to improve overall health and quality of life by balancing the human body in strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, and breath. He was inspired by a combination of Western and Eastern philosophies, which is evident […]

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Pilates May Be Helping You In More Ways Than You Realize…

by Pilates At PTCare, April 1, 2014

We wanted to share this article from IDEA Health and Fitness Association. It outlines some of the wonderful benefits one obtains from practicing Pilates in easy to understand terms. This is a great one to forward to that friend that keeps asking, “So what exactly is Pilates?” Pilates And The Case For Functional Training by Marshall […]

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Feel, Look, and Workout Better…

by Pilates At PTCare, March 1, 2014

Your body needs fuel to exercise, its as simple as that. Efficient nourishment before your Pilates class makes a difference in how you feel physically and mentally during your workout. It will also positively affect the results you obtain from all your hard work. By combining the correct foods and eating them at the right […]

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What makes Pilates Mat class special?

by Pilates At PTCare, January 24, 2014

Pilates is often divided into two categories, equipment and mat. The creator, Joseph H. Pilates, intended for these categories to be utilized together in a complimentary and cohesive way. Mat Pilates consists of a series of body weight exercises whereas the Equipment section uses external progressive resistance in the form of springs.  Mat Pilates facilitates […]

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