What is Pilates?

Pilates is a mindful movement practice & effective exercise method that taps into our natural physical intelligence to strengthen, enliven, and revitalize our bodies. Playfully & thoughtfully cultivating a body that is both supple & strong enhances our capacity to meet the challenges of our busy lives. Whether you come to the work to recover from injury, train for a marathon or stay vital & healthy through pregnancy, individualized sessions… Private pilates session will (meet you right where you are & challenge you to new heights of health & fitness. Commit to a regular pilates practice and discover how it’s myriad benefits are reflected in the way you walk, the way you play, the way you work. The way you live your life.

Pilates is a movement philosophy and series of exercises designed to re-educate the musculature to bring physical harmony and balance to the body.

What Are The Benefits Of A Consistent Pilates Practice?
  • Renewed vitality
  • Increased awareness & function of deep joint stabilizing & core-support muscles
  • Strong, supple, well-toned musculature
  • Redistribution of body weight
  • Reduce stiffness in joints & muscle aches
  • Ease postural stress through dynamic alignment
  • Hydrated, juicy fascial “cat suit”
  • Enhaced athletic performance
  • Increased self confidence
  • Prevents injury
Who Can Practice Pilates?

Pilates is for everybody! No matter your age, body type or fitness level, pilates is a safe and effective whole body workout.

One on one sessions at finetune can be adapted & individualized to:

  • Manage chronic low back issues
  • Whole body cross-training for athletic endeavors
  • Aid injury recovery
  • Promote pre-natal health
  • Address scoliosis, osteoporosis & poor postural habits
  • Encourage a holistic approach to weight management
Will Pilates Strengthen My Core?

Yes, this is what pilates is known for & for good reason; pilates exercises strengthen the core muscles.

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What Are The Advantages Of Taking Private Sessions?

The relationship that you build with your instructors. The time & attention of looking at your habits & movement

Will Pilates Help Me I Lose Weight?
Over the years, our clients have proven that the answer to this question is a resounding – yes – pilates can be an integral part of a multi-dimensional weight management program. Including eating a healthy diet & engaging in cardiovascular exercise. Pilates works on the physical level to build muscle, on an emotional/mental level it encourages you to drop into your body to see how your really feel. Together these give you the courage & confidence to make the changes that will result in a healthier, lighter, empowered you.
What Should I Wear?
Wear comfortable clothing that allows the body to move without restriction. Pilates is generally practiced barefoot, or in socks. We have a small dressing room for your convenience.
How Soon Will I Get Results?
Every body is unique and will respond to the pilates work at it’s own pace. Creating new movement habits and a new physique is a process that requires effort & commitment. Real & lasting change happens over time. The wonderful thing about pilates is that you have fun & feel wonderful all along the way. Regardless of your long term goals, we have one very important goal for each session: that you leave rejuvenated, relaxed, more confident & comfortable in your body. This consistent investment in yourself creates results.
What If I Need To Cancel Or Reschedule My Session?
Your instructor will be happy to cancel or reschedule your appointment with more than 24 hours notice.
Why Is There A 24 Hour Cancellation Policy? What If I Get Sick Or Have An Emergency?
What If I Need To Use My Cell Phone?
In consideration of others & to give yourself a much needed break, please turn your cell phone off during your session. If you find that you do need to take a call during your time in the studio please step out into the hallway to hold your conversation.