Pilates & Parkinson’s

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Pilates & Parkinson’s

Pilates encourages a balance of strength, flexibility, mobility, as well as balance itself.. Many exercises to choose from and a good Pilates Instructor will have modifications and or progressions for every one of the Pilates exercises. Pilates helps in slowness of movement, stiffness, pelvic floor , bladder control and loss of balance and let us not dismiss it improvement on posture.  (Slowness of movement, stiffness, pelvic floor weakness, bladder control and loss of balance are all symptoms of Parkinson’s) Pilates is beneficial in coordination, motor control and quality of life. Our Pilates Programs can also be written off by insurance if diagnosed and suggested from your Doctor. At Pilates on Elmwood, we have worked with clients young to old… Athletes to senior citizens. Our clients have included young athletes ages 12 to senior citizens well into their 90s. We have personnel training packages that fuse Yoga, Pilates as well as incorporate massage. Other article Prenatal Postnatal Pilates Personnel Training WHAT IS CARDIOVASULAR TRAINNING? All about Muscle Growth All about Energy and Balance 3 steps to overcome over eating

About dkpilates

Pilates Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Personnel trainer and Group Fitness Instructor. Don teaches Contemporary and the Authentic forms of Pilates, in the later 90's, Don began his study of Yoga. His study of Yoga includes the Hatha, Iyengar, Bikram, and Astanga disciplines. His other areas of interest in fitness include Martial Arts, Spin, Boot Camp Training, and Weight Training. Don has extensive training and certifications from AFFA, IDEA, MadDog, B-Fit and Polestar. Don Continues his of Pilates education with Michelle Larson in Santa Fe New Mexico. His personal philosophy related to fitness is to aid students in a personalized balance of strength, stamina and flexibility. He is dedicated to design a program specifically for his students independent of the season of their life to create functional movement and help them reach their fitness goals.
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