WHAT IS THE 'PILATES TOWER'?
The Tower is a vertical unit that uses a variety of attachments - a roll-back bar, arm springs, leg springs and a push-through bar to provide a full body workout. Basically it uses a multitude of springs! The Pilates Tower is an extremely adaptable piece of Pilates equipment and like all other pieces of Pilates equipment can be used to further challenge or give support in order to address the functional needs of the advanced as well as the beginner Pilates enthusiast.
WHY DO IT?
You do it for significant ongoing improvement in your alignment, strength, muscle definition and stretch. It is an incredibly versatile, dynamic, fun and powerful workout. Pilates Tower offers all of these benefits from the first workout onward.
Tower allows adjustment of springs and resistance for your height, weight, and strength. It lets you target legs, arms, bottom or any part of your body, while still using your core. It is a total body strengthening workout, without stress on your joints.
The stretch on a Tower is unparalleled! The Tower exercises assign a great deal of focus to opening the hips, chest, lengthening the spine and emphasis on breathing to deepen each stretch. A Tower class is guaranteed to leave you feeling taller and lighter.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN A CLASS?
You will typically warm up with a quick mat routine and then attack the tower from all angles - lying down, seated or standing! Our professional and intensively trained teacher constantly ensures you are learning and having fun in this energy giving workout!