Who Needs Pilates?

Who Needs Pilates?

If I asked a person on the street to close their eyes and imagine a typical Pilates student, I bet their brain would pull up an image of a posh celebrity with a man bun, or a slender woman in a sports bra hanging upside down. In recent years Pilates has gotten a reputation for being elitist, “scary” and expensive. However, that’s just not true here at ABC Pilates! We’re out to prove that not only is Pilates for everyone, but that everyone needs Pilates.

A “Typical” ABC Pilates Student

The Tough Case

I recently got a call at the studio from a friend telling me that her 18-year-old daughter had been diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which causes overly flexible joints that can dislocate, and her doctor had recommended Pilates. Fortunately, I’ve worked with another client who had EDS, so I knew right away what type of Pilates practice and modifications would work great for her daughter. I confidently told my friend, “Yes, she needs Pilates!”

The Golden Girl

I currently work with a client, Donna, who is 80 years old and only has about 30% lung capacity, but she has been doing Pilates for many years since her doctor recommended it. Not only do we focus on keeping her moving and strong, but also on helping to increase her lung capacity. She needs Pilates!

The Kid

I also have a 15-year-old client. He plays baseball and is very active, however he’s currently recovering from an injury. His physical therapist recommend Pilates to continue to stretch and strengthen, and he is LOVING Pilates! He’s already feeling the benefits… plus he tells me his teammates are all very curious about Pilates now. They need Pilates!

Why Everyone Needs Pilates

Pilates IS for you! There are always modifications for every body, even pregnant ones.
Pilates IS for you! There are always modifications for every body.
Whatever ails you or if you are looking to get strong or even slim down, Pilates is for YOU. We offer our Restorative classes for those that need a safe, effective workout, as well as Cardio Reformer for those that want to get stronger. No matter where you are in your fitness journey, Pilates will always get you there!

We have an amazing diverse group of both private training and group class clients who constantly keep our instructors on our toes and learning. Injuries and surgeries, pregnancy, pain, young or old, weak or strong, man or woman… we can handle anything you throw our way.

So next time you’re excitedly encouraging your friend to try Pilates, and they say they don’t think it’s for them, say it loud and proud: “Pilates is for everyone, and everyone needs Pilates!”

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To your health,
Julianne Land | abcpilates.com
ABC Pilates Studio Manager & Instructor




I joined ABC looking for a yoga studio but found pilates was more of my speed. This is not just a place to exercise but an environment where friends come together to get fit, healthy, and happy.
I love the instructors who take good care of everyone. I always get the best encouragement possible! I also like the small class sizes for anything from yoga and pilates to Zumba and TRX.
Thanks, ABC Fitness Studio, for making being healthy fun!
— Candice D.
When my wife convinced me to try ABC Fitness, little did I know it would become an almost daily fixture in my life.
I enjoy multiple classes weekly and each is very special in approach to strength, balance, core, flexibility, and overall fitness. Feeling better and stronger physically leads to more enjoyment in all activities.
I feel stronger and fitter and look forward to continuing to rely on ABC Fitness as an integral part of my life.
— John T.
I’ve been doing pilates for almost 3 years now, and I feel stronger and have improved functionally in my daily activities
I was recommended by my physical therapist when I was a patient with many joint problems. My PT thought Pilates would help me, and it did!
I feel stronger, and have a better tone, range of motion, and a stronger core. I can get up from a low sofa with less effort now as my core plus legs are stronger; I owe all these improvements to Pilates. My teacher is patient and kind, always helpful — thank you!
— Surinder B.
ABC has a great variety of group classes, which allows me to take multiple classes and challenge my body in different ways. It keeps the workouts fun and interesting. It helps me reduce stress and keeps me strong!
— Natalie M.
I certainly enjoyed the Pilates session with Charlotte — it provides some pain relief, increased flexibility, and makes me want to be more active.
— Joni
I have been with ABC for about 7 years, and its biggest benefit has to be no more lower back pain and much more flexibility. Love it here!
— Mike P.
I love ABC Fitness!!! Over the years, I’ve worked out at many places, but this is the first one I absolutely love — so much so that I usually come 7 days a week! What is so special are the small classes that mean lots of individual attention, the extraordinarily knowledgeable instructors, and the nice variety of classes. It has been a huge benefit to my well-being.
— Linda T.
My balance has definitely improved, and I feel stronger. The ABC classes are wonderful! Zumba has always been a joy. Great to dance, dance, dance!
— Brenda
ABC has helped me heal from knee surgery. The classes and teachers are amazing! It is a very welcoming and friendly studio.
— Helene C.



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