The Benefits of Yoga & Pilates
At Franciscan Health Fitness Centers, Pilates is focused on relaxing and strengthening muscles for toning your body, while Yoga uses the mind-body connection for improving the flexibility of your body and joints. Both provide a unique and positive approach to health and wellness.
Improve posture, alignment, balance and flexibility through a fun, stress relieving and low impact workout.
Build your core strength and develop lean muscles at our pilates classes. Classes are available for all ages and levels.
Reduce stress and anxiety with breathing exercises learned in one of our many yoga classes.
Burn fat with one of our more vigorous and fast paced Pilates or Yoga classes.
Chairs are available to all class participants in Gentle Yoga. Most everything we do in this class can be done from a chair, though we will use the floor for some simple stretching exercises. "Do what you can do, don't do what you can't do.”
Mat Pilates - 45 min
Mat Pilates - 55 min
Nia integrates movements, concepts & philosophies from both Western and Eastern traditions. Benefits of this specialty class include cardiovascular condition- ing, flexibility, strength, balance, relaxation & endur- ance. The class ends with meditation and relaxation. *Classes not offered every week, please ask Service Desk for details.
A progressive series of floor exercises that promotes strong, lean muscles, better balance, improved posture and alignment. Pilates training focuses on core strength & a symmetrical body. (starts at 8:55am)
Power Vinyasa Flow
Yoga Flow - 50 min
Yoga Flow links hatha yoga poses together to create an active, flowing style. This class will help improve strength, flexibility, endurance, and balance. Modifica- tions and principles of alignment are given to allow participants to stay safe, yet to feel challenged. All levels welcome.
Yoga for Every "BODY"
This introduction to Yoga class is designed to familiarize beginners with basic Yoga postures and breathing techniques. With an emphasis on personal instruction, this class gives you a solid foundation before moving into and on to other yoga classes.