Items Tagged ‘Pilates’

December 29th, 2016

Events Coming in January 2017!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Bhangra Dance Night – On Friday, Jan 20, try Bhangra, a type of popular music combining Punjabi folk traditions with Western pop music.  Event runs 5:30 – 6:15pm.  Try something new in your workout routine!  To register, stop at the front desk or call 507-266-4688.  No fee. Mind Body Retreat – Explore the DAHLC Mind Body offerings through 4 […]

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Tags: Alexander Technique, AOA, Blog, DAHLC events, events, january, Meditation, Mind Body, Pilates, Yoga


March 28th, 2016

Pilates Day!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

DAHLC is having a Pilates Day Open House! If you have ever wondered what Pilates is about, ever wanted to see Pilates exercises machines up close, then this is the day for you! Members can: Visit with DAHLC Pilates Staff in the Pilates Reformer Studio (DA LO-114) View demonstrations on equipment including the Reformer, the Jumpboard, […]

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Tags: Event, Flexibility, get fit, Group Fitness, Pilates, Pilates Reformer, Registrations


February 14th, 2015

Pilates? How do I get started?

By Lori - Instructor caseylori

So you are ready to start a Pilates practice but how do you begin? First find qualified, certified instructors. Make sure they have a certification from an accredited institution such as STOTT Pilates or Balanced Body. Instructors who are certified by these organizations spend many hours getting educated in the method.  Then there are written […]

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Tags: Blog, Pilates, Pilates Reformer


June 16th, 2014

What do I wear to a Pilates or Yoga class?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

You should wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. Form fitting yoga pants and a comfortable shirt work really well. Dry wicking fabrics are nice. Avoid loose fitting shorts.  Shoes are not required during the class, but you must wear them to the studio. Here is more information on the dress guidelines.  

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Tags: FAQ, Mind Body Studio, Pilates, Yoga


June 16th, 2014

What happens in a Pilates class? What are the benefits?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

A Pilates class will strengthen your core muscles–abdominal and spinal .  This will improve your balance and coordination, as well as, your posture.  Having a strong core improves every move you make because all movements start from the body’s core.  Pilates classes can help to relieve back pain and prevent injury.  Exercises are performed laying […]

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Tags: FAQ, Mind Body Studio, Pilates


June 16th, 2014

What is Pilates Sculpt Class?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

The Pilates Sculpt classes use a small piece of equipment called the Chair.  The Chair has one pedal with varying degrees of resistance.  The student performs exercises using the Chair to challenge core stability.  Some traditional weight work is incorporated as well.  The DAHLC also offers a class called Pilates Balance & Control which uses […]

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June 16th, 2014

Pilates Overview

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Pilates (pronounced Pi-LAH-teez) is a system of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that strengthens the body’s inner core while increasing its flexibility resulting in improved overall health. In addition, other benefits to practicing Pilates include: longer, leaner muscles injury prevention relief from stress and back pain enhanced athletic performance heightened mind-body awareness. One can practice […]

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February 2nd, 2014

What Pilates classes are offered at the DAHLC?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

The DAHLC offers Pilates mat classes as well as Pilates machine-based classes.  The Pilates mat classes are labeled Pilates Core on the class schedule.  The machine-based classes are Pilates Sculpt, Pilates Balance & Control, and Pilates Reformer.  Click here for the schedule of drop-in mat classes. Pilates Reformer classes (held in the Reformer Studio) require […]

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Tags: FAQ, Pilates


How do I start a Pilates practice at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center?

February 2nd, 2014

How do I start a Pilates practice at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

The best way to start a Pilates practice is to take the Pilates Foundations program. In the Pilates Foundations program the student will learn the 5 basic principles of Pilates, some mat-based exercises, and some exercises on machines known as the Pilates Chair and the Pilates Reformer. The program is 8 weeks long meeting for […]

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Tags: FAQ, foundations, Pilates, Pilates Foundations, Pilates Reformer


February 2nd, 2014

Who can take Pilates?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Anyone can take and benefit from Pilates.  There are several modifications available to fit most participants’ needs. Drop-in classes are available to all members.  The Pilates Reformer program requires registration and a prerequisite course.

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Tags: FAQ, Pilates, Reformer