Barre is a workout that incorporates influences from ballet and is usually performed in group classes at a Barre studio or gym.
Pilates is a sustainable workout method focusing on core strength, stability, body control, endurance and balance. Pilates can be practice on a mat or on specific Pilates machines. The intensity of the workout varies and depends on which level you are at. People with back problems and joint problems tend to favour the workout. But also athletes practice Pilates for body control, strength, improve their technique and mobility.
Pilates is a system of exercices practiced on a Pilates mat or Pilates machines, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, posture, body control and enhance mental awareness.
Pilates is the surname of the founder of the workout method, Joseph Pilates. Pilates is a system of exercices designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, body control, posture, and enhance mental awareness.
A reformer is a specific Pilates machine that is designed to perform Pilates exerices that will challenge your body, strength, stabiity and control. The reformer machine is designed so that you can workout, lying down, sitting or standing. The reformer has springs with tention and is designed so that you work against gravity which gives you a feel of really lenghtening and reaching when doing the Pilates repetoire on a reformer.
Mat Pilates is simply Pilates exercices performed on a mat with your own body as the only equipment. Sometimes mat Pilates can be harder than doing Pilates on various machines as your body is moving free in space and requires much body control.
A Cadillac is a Pilates machine made to challenge your, strength, stability and body control by doing various Pilates exercices by using spring tension.
Hot Pilates is Pilates performed in a heated room. It combines cardio and muscle toning. it will keep your heart rate up. The humidity makes you sweat elevating your heart rate and some mean that it is boosting metabolism, and promoting detoxification.