Miami Beach is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and is known for golden suntans, sculptured bodies, and eye catching physiques. What many people don’t know is that Miami has several pilates studios sculpturing those bodies and model-like figures. Pilates studios differ from the average gym in that they focus on the whole body by using complex machinery to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture. When discussing pilates in Miami, one of the following are likely to be mentioned:
Sanctuary Seven Pilates, 1700 SW 3rd Ave., specializes in bringing the muscle springiness back that is lost due to repetitive daily task. Its popularity was recognized by Miami New Times as being the Best Gym in Miami for 2013. The spinning classes are well known for generating waves of motivational energy that inspire even the most resistant to working out. Large studio rooms are available for Private and Semi-Private Pilates. Prices vary depending on the Pilates workout. Morning and evening classes are available Monday – Saturday. Parking in their lot is limited, but there is plenty of street parking.
JetSet Pilates, 110 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach is known for having a high intensity workout combining strength, endurance, cardio, flexibility, core and balance training in each and every move, not just in one session. Channel 6 News featured the addictive 50 minute total body workout. New customers receive a $15 trial session. The Pilates Classes are intimate and great for those individuals who don’t like large crowds. Day and evening classes are offered 7 days a week. There is usually plenty of street parking.
Pinecrest Pilates, 12115 S. Dixie Highway, minutes from South Miami has been utilizing traditional Pilates techniques since 2003 to condition the body by balancing strength and flexibility. Day and evening classes are available. The workout is geared more toward reducing any potential injuries while increasing fitness levels and well-being. The first session is a $75.00 private session. Each additional class is $30 or $250 for 10.
Polestar Physical Therapy and Pilates Center, 1500 Monza Ave., focuses on implementing a pain free method for working on any condition that prohibits the body from moving correctly. Physical Therapy Services are also provided in addition to Pilates. It’s popular among individuals needing the assistance of a medical professional due to physical limitations. Morning or evening classes are available, Monday – Saturday. There is plenty of parking, and metered street parking if the onsite parking lot is full.