Pilates Classes in Tampa

Performing the same routine each week at the gym can get pretty boring, very quickly.  When you are not mentally invested in a workout, you will most likely not feel as great once you are finished, which isn’t going to make you look forward to your next workout.  Luckily, you will never have that problem after taking a Pilates class at Flow Pilates and Yoga Center in Tampa.  In our classes, we not only focus on core strength, breathing, flexibility, and body awareness but also on biomechanics and movement patterns.  These workouts will help you learn “healthy movement” and will leave you feeling and looking better than ever! At Flow Pilates and Yoga Center, our Pilates classes utilize equipment such as the Reformer, the Cadillac Tower, and the Wunda Chair; but do not worry if you’ve never even heard of these machines before! We offer an introductory Pilates class that will allow you to become familiar with the various pieces of equipment before enrolling in your first class. To ensure that you receive enough attention from your instructor, our classes are limited to 3-4 participants. We do not want to overcrowd them because if the instructor cannot watch the movement of each participant, injuries may occur. With class times ranging from 8 am to 7 pm, seven days a week, we try to fit in with everyone’s busy schedules as best as we can.  And if you don’t feel comfortable in a group setting, feel free to book a private session with any of our [...]

By | 2016-11-02T13:16:18+00:00 January 14th, 2014|

What Makes a Yoga Studio Great?

Yoga is the perfect way to de-stress from a hectic day. Part meditation, part exercise, yoga brings peace and tranquility to your body through the flow of movements. At Flow Pilates and Yoga Studio of Oldsmar, we understand that not all classes are created equally. The pace, energy, and difficulty of a class can impact how a student feels when they leave the studio. That is why we strive to make our studio one of the best places for people to get the most from their practice. Below are some factors to consider when choosing a studio: Instructors Energy How an instructor leads a class can make the difference between a good and great center.  A teacher should be calm, focused, and centered while going through the poses. But they should also be enthusiastic about teaching. When a yoga instructor, like the instructors at Flow Pilates and Yoga Studio in Oldsmar, radiates joy, the pupils follow in suit. Pace of the Class Although everyone is expected and couraged to go at their own pace, the flow and speed of the class generally depends on which type of yoga you choose. Beginner classes tend to move at a slower, more focused rate. This allows for new students to become comfortable with the poses and correct any issues with posture and positioning. We believe that an instructor should pace the movements based on the experience of the students in that particular class. A less experienced pupil will need more time to work on the basic poses than [...]

By | 2016-11-02T15:58:40+00:00 November 2nd, 2013|