Pilates is a system based on the principles of strength and stretch for anybody at any level in their fitness journey. Incorporating Pilates into a running routine will help runners
Pilates is a system based on the principles of strength and stretch for anybody at any level in their fitness journey. Incorporating Pilates into a running routine will help runners strengthen their stabilizer muscles, decreasing the risk of injury and improving posture, mobility, flexibility, and alignment. With increased body awareness comes increased overall body longevity. This Pilates class will give runners a newfound understanding of their core (powerhouse), hip stabilizers, and feet and ankles. Join us for a 60-minute Pilates class specifically programmed for runners, followed by 15 minutes of deep stretching. This class is for all levels and anyone interested in increasing their body awareness, runner or not. Leave with a newfound understanding of your body and new tools to add to your running routine!
Laura’s introduction to Pilates comes from her experience and history as a professional ballet dancer, searching for a complimentary cross-training method to supplement her dancing. Trained in the Balanchine method at the School of American Ballet in NYC, Laura danced professionally with Pacific Northwest Ballet and Kansas City Ballet before transitioning her focus to Pilates education. Laura graduated from the New School with a BA in Liberal Arts focusing on global studies, sociology, and gender studies.