One of the most popular forms of exercise of this day and age, Pilates is an excellent method to bring balance to your body.
Free from back pain!
Pilates was initially developed as a rehabilitative tool. Joseph Pilates was a German gymnast who dedicated his life to teaching his exercising techniques. He believed that incorrect posture went hand-in-hand with poor health. He believed that by having awareness of breath and of alignment of the spine, one could strengthen the deep torso and abdominal muscles, and reduce stress.
Bye bye to stress
For some students, the results are quick, which provides great motivation to keep coming. The classes are intense, as Pilates is full body workout. Not only can you feel the exercises working, but an endorphin buzz as well.
You stay in shape
Intense workouts will see you burn many more calories than a typical beginners mat class. The burn continues with cardiovascular exercises, helping to develop muscle tone, core strength, flexibility, balance and proper posture.
The ideal way to keep up with your training is by having an instructor design a custom program of exercises for you to keep up with in between your sessions in the studio, and plan a review session every so often to make sure your technique is correct and that you are getting the most out of your training.
Trying a Pilates class
If you have been wanting to try it but haven’t yet due to the price of the classes, take a look at our list of cheapest Pilates classes in Barcelona. You may just find one you can afford.
Most civic centers offer a variety of classes, from French to cooking, for very affordable prices. Pay a visit to the civic center in your neighborhood and ask about the price of the Pilates classes.
Meetup is an online platform that allows users to create groups that people with common interests can join. There are a number of Pilates Meetup groups in Barcelona, offering a wide range of prices. Take the time to explore the offers and find the one that better suits your wallet.
Here are some good examples:
Pilates Barcelona! – Classes for 5€
Simply Be Pilates – Classes for 7€