Jake and Natalie Dent both stand as proof that Pilates can augment even the toughest fitness regimens. Natalie discovered the technique while training for CrossFit competitions, finding that its series of core-strengthening stretches led to increased body awareness and balance during her more laborious routines. Jake, another CrossFit athlete, recognized the core-strengthening benefits of Pilates after becoming an ISSA-certified personal trainer and a member of the Marine Corps.
Today, the couple celebrates the exercise form during small classes at their own studio. Their fitness-oriented lifestyles enable them to modify workouts for all types of students, from athletes hoping to improve their performance to prop comics wishing to regain mobility after a banana peel-related injury. They, whether on a mat or a Reformer machine, always emphasize solid form over speed, and demonstrate how the body and mind are linked when it comes to wellness—a holistic approach espoused by the form’s creator, Joseph Pilates.
Evolve Fusion Fitness wants to be your fitness sanctuary. The zen-like studio tries to feel more like a spa than a gym, and aims to create an environment where everyone can get an incredible workout while still feeling confident, comfortable, and welcome. The studio offers its signature Ultimate Fusion classes that combine indoor cycling with various strength-training exercises seven days a week.
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A former competitive bodybuilder and self-professed fitness fiend, Kathy Babcock has trained everyone from kindergartners to grandmothers to high-school football teams. At Healing Crown 2 Toe, Kathy preaches a natural approach to aging and self-preservation. Private Pilates sessions build long, lean muscles, whereas dance and Zumba classes burn calories in an energizing, supportive group environment. Kathy also hosts a weekly segment on KUSI's "Good Morning San Diego."
Sync your body, mind, and spirit at Classic Pilates Oceanside in Oceanside, and gear up for a great workout.
Whether you're trying to train for a marathon or just want to improve your fitness knowledge, enlist the help of one of the personal trainers on staff.
Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
Take your workout routine up to a new level of strength when you sign up for a fun Pilates class at Classic Pilates Oceanside in Oceanside.
The PushHouse’s instructors know a good workout has a way of bringing people together. To help accomplish the “good workout” portion of that equation, the studio focuses on intense exercises workouts for the whole body that incorporate cardio exercises, weight training, and core fitness, and each class takes place in a motivating group atmosphere.
The studio recently has been equipped with RealRyder bikes. These spinners feature side-to-side tilting action, which engages the whole body so you can practice dodging neighborhood frisbee dogs. Students can hop on these bikes and join others in an intense workout during group indoor-cycling classes. Alternatively, in dedicated Pilates classes, the staff leads workouts that help tone the muscles with slow, focused movements on Pilates Reformer equipment. The Reformers also come into play in the intensive fusion classes, which feature Booty Barre techniques that help sculpt one’s rear end.