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Pilates Classes West Chicago IL

Local resource for Pilates classes in West Chicago, IL. Includes detailed information on local Pilates studios and other fitness centers that provide access to Pilates workouts, Pilates mat work, Pilates fundamental movements, Pilates exercise principles, Pilates equipment, and Pilates clothing, as well as advice and content on choosing Pilates instructors.

Glendale Heights Bally Total Fitness
265 E Army Trail Rd
Glendale Heights, IL
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Martial Arts, Massage, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Body Essence
(630) 527-0144
22 E Chicago Ave # 230
Naperville, IL
 
Roselle Snap Fitness
(630) 980-7627
863 E. Nerge Rd.
Roselle, IL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Elgin Snap Fitness
(847) 841-8117
1350 East Chicago
Elgin, IL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Schaumburg Bally Total Fitness
1020 N Meacham Rd
Schaumburg, IL
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Naperville Bally Total Fitness
1531 N Aurora Rd
Naperville, IL
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Martial Arts, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Yoga

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Pilates Fitness Inc
(630) 236-1881
1669 Montgomery Rd
Aurora, IL
 
Schaumburg West Bally Total Fitness
2411 W Schaumburg Rd
Schaumburg, IL
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Martial Arts, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Yoga

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Villa Park Bally Total Fitness
102 W Roosevelt Rd
Villa Park, IL
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Martial Arts, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Yoga

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Elburn Snap Fitness
(630) 448-0901
140 East Route 38, Units A & B, Elburn Walgreens Plaza
Elburn, IL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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New Year, New Pilates, New You!

Think there’s nothing more to having a sexy, sculpted physique than crunching and squatting until your big and strong? Think again.

Erika Bloom’s new workout is a modernized approach to Pilates that works your deep, intrinsic muscles (the ones you didn’t even know you had) to align, tone, and reshape your figure. This fresh take on Pilates gives you the tools to elongate and strengthen your musculature for perfect posture and a total body transformation like you’ve never imagined.

Cuckoo Clock

Prep: Lie on your back. Find a neutral spine, anchoring the back of your pelvis while maintaining the forward curve of your low back. Wrap your low belly around like a corset so that you draw your belly button to your spine and your spine to your belly button.

Exercise: Bring your legs into chair position. Extend one leg out to 45 degrees. Make six small circles each direction. Draw the leg back into chair position. Repeat with the opposite leg.

Works: Transversus abdominis, obliques, pelvic floor, and multifidi

Benefits: Flat belly, narrow and defined waist, great posture, and longer, narrower hips and torso.

Pendulum

Prep: Stand on your left leg with your arms out to the side. Energize your limbs as though you are working out in custard and have to push against the resistance.

Exercise: Bend your left leg deeply into a single-leg squat. Now reach the right leg up to the back and lift it high. Bring it back in, then through and up to a front knee lift. Repeat 10 times standing on the left leg, moving the right leg from back extension to front knee lift. Perform 10 reps on the other leg.

Works: Glutes, quads, hamstrings, abductors, adductors, triceps, deltoids, and core muscles.

Benefits: High, round rear; slimmer, toned thighs; narrower hips; no more inner thigh jiggle; slimmer, toned upper arms; flatter belly; and a narrower waist

Side Plank Twist

Prep: Lie on your right side with your knees bent so you make one long line with your body from your head to your knees. Bring your right elbow under your right shoulder so your upper torso is lifted and your right forearm is pressed into the mat.

Exercise: Press into your right forearm to lift your hips off the mat. Reach the left arm overhead. Feed it under your torso to lead you into a twist toward the mat. Reach the arm back out and up to come back center. Lower your hips to complete the rep. Perform 10 reps on each side. Tip: Think of widening your shoulder blades, narrowing your hips, and wrapping your waist long as you do the exercise.

Works: Serratus, obliques, abductors, transversus abdominis

Benefits: Narrower, longer waist and slimmer hips

Not Your Average Push-Up

Prep: Start on your hands and knees. Bring one leg straight behind you, lifted to hip height.

Exercise: Bend elbows to your sides as you shift the chest forward and reach the elbows back toward your hips. Your arms should remain close to your sides, ...

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