We at Balance believe that in order to change your experience in your body you must change the way you move. The core fitness studio focuses on teaching correct alignment of the joints and reeducation of the muscles, along with improving overall fitness and well being, to help you live a more balanced life.
The Pilates method, originally termed “The Art of Contrology” by the late Joseph Pilates over 90 years ago, is a revolutionary apporach to exercise that allows anyone, no matter what their age or skill level, to improve the health of their muscles and joints through simple, gentle, yet highly effective movements. Pilates can be practiced in private sessions or group classes, and depending on your goals and ability level can be targeted toward injury rehabilitation, athletic performance or anywhere in between.Our core fitness studio features the STOTT® Pilates method, which is a contemporary approach to the original Pilates method. Created by Lindsay and Moira Merrithew, along with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, and continuously refined over 25 years to include the most up to date principles of exercise science and rehabilitation, STOTT® Pilates is one of the safest and most effective methods available. Recognized as the “Rolls Royce of Pilates” by fitness professionals worldwide, and renown for its intelligent approach to post-rehabilitative exercise, STOTT® Pilates will help you rebalance your muscles, improve strength, stability and coordination, and create a body that functions efficiently and moves with grace and ease. Intelligent exercise creates profound results!
Brought to you from the team behind STOTT PILATES®, the new Total Barre™ method is a fun, high-energy, dynamic program, which integrates elements of Pilates, dance, cardio and strength training. Total Barre™ is designed to emphasize the correct biomechanics of movement combined with the emotional power of music to increase strength, flexibility, stamina and dynamic stability. You will be getting not only the safest and most impactful barre program available- you will have a blast doing it!Our classes use the dancer’s ballet barre, along with resistance equipment like small weights and elastic bands, set to an invigorating soundtrack to create a completely unique, exhilarating experience. Total Barre™ is a program geared toward everyone- no dance experience or tutus are required!
The Melt Method™ is a breakthrough self-treatment system that restores the supportiveness of the body’s connective tissue to eliminate chronic pain, improve performance, and decrease the accumulated stress caused by repetitive postures and movements of everyday living. This pro-active self-treatment technique is backed by science and acclaimed by thousands of devoted MELTers. New research has revealed the missing link to pain-free living: a balanced nervous system and healthy connective tissue. These two components work together to provide a whole-body support, protection, and mind-body communication.
Zen•Ga™ is a brand new exercise method that incorporates many influences, such as Yoga, Pilates, meditation and dance, along with the most recent developments in exercise science, to create a new and exciting way to move. ZEN represents the search for inner discovery, while YOGA symbolizes the way to reach it. Together they form Zen•Ga™, which brings about clarity of the mind while releasing body tension through purposeful movement.Emphasizing fluid, mindful movements, a Zen•Ga class will enhance the mind-body connection and engage every muscle, making you feel relaxed, exhilarated and grounded in your body. We use Pilates-based exercises, as well as small props such as flex bands, foam rollers and soft balls, to learn foundational principles about the way we breathe, align our body’s joints and connect to our environment. We then fuse elements of Yoga and meditation to achieve clarity of mind, stamina, resilience and fluidity. Come see what Zen•Ga is all about today!