Mat pilates at Ember involves performing pilates exercises on the floor using a pilates, or yoga mat.
Exercises in mat pilates can also involve basic pilates equipment such as a pilates ring, resistance band, or weighted balls. Mat pilates exercises are performed in a slow, controlled, precise manner and require an intense concentration. These exercises help strengthen the body’s core by developing pelvic and scapula stability, and abdominal control, using focused breathing patterns. The main fitness goals of a mat pilates program include improved flexibility, muscle tone, body balance, spinal support, low back health, sports performance, and body-mind awareness.
Learn the basic concepts of a mat pilates class; hone your technique, find your core and develop strength in this class suitable for complete beginners.
Low impact conditioning exercises to develop core strength, posture and flexibility. A non-heated class suitable for all levels.