The Aerobic and Anaerobic Benefits of Zumba

The Aerobic and Anaerobic Benefits of Zumba

Did you know that Balance Massage + Core Fitness Studio offers a Zumba class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings? Not only is it a high energy, fun class but you’ll get a great workout as well! Zumba is a great alternative to traditional fitness programs. It motivates you to get up and get moving with its signature Latin music beat. Implementing Latin rhythms can make working out more fun. The speed of the beat also lends itself to making you work out faster than you might do otherwise. This helps your heartbeat […]

Pilates for Dancers

Pilates for Dancers

Dancers discovered the benefits of Pilates long before it became known to a wider audience. Martha Graham and George Balanchine were among Joseph Pilates’ most devoted clients at his New York studio.

Pilates provides dancers with a range of tools to become more aware of their alignment and protect them against injury.

Benefits of Pilates for dancers include:

* Increased core strength, balance and coordination

* Improved hip, foot and ankle alignment

* Muscular symmetry and balance

* Proper hip turnout

* Decreased joint and ligament stress

* Decreased muscle strain

* Improved flexibility