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Top Pilates classes in Madrid

Written by Miguel

Have you been telling yourself that you really should start doing some exercise? Are you looking for a way to release accumulated stress, which ends up affecting not only your mood but also the way your body feels? Try Pilates, a physical fitness system regularly practiced worldwide by millions of people who are looking to improve their well-being and quality of life.

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What is Pilates?

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Inspired by the rehabilitation techniques of German gymnast Joseph Pilates, this popular form of exercise focuses on posturing and breathing exercises as a way to achieve perfect spine alignment. This is supposed to alleviate back pain, reduce stress and improve overall body strength.

Pilates classes are full body workouts, burning way more calories that you would expect from normal mat-based exercises. You’ll quickly see results when it comes to muscle tone, endurance, core strength, balance and flexibility.

Pilates in Madrid

Pilates Training CenterWith instructors certified by the Pilates Method Alliance, the PTC focuses on helping each individual achieve their personal goals. This is made possible by having small classes where everybody gets the attention and careful supervision they deserve, avoiding injuries and optimizing results. Whether at the address indicated below or in one of PTC’s other seven locations in Madrid, you can be sure that you’ll be in good hands.

Address: Calle del General Díaz Porlier, 105.

Core Pilates Energy CenterLocated in the heart of Madrid, Core Pilates has for more than 10 years been the place to go in the city for those interested in the exercise. With experienced coaches from fields as diverse as health, dance and sports, this centre offers perhaps the most comprehensive pilates programs you will find in Madrid.

A big advantage of this studio when compared to others is that their hours are flexible, which allows you to fit Pilates into your weekly schedule in whichever way is most convenient for you.

Address: Calle de Hortaleza, 104.

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New York Pilates Studio MadridStaying true to the most authentic Pilates techniques, NYP is the only Madrid studio with instructors certified in Romana’s Pilates. Based on the belief that no two bodies are alike, their classes and exercises have in consideration not only your needs but also your limitations, making sure the practice is both comfortable and effective for you.

Address: Calle Boix y Morer, 7.

Which of these Pilates studios in Madrid are you going to try first? Let us know using the comment box below. We hope you enjoy your classes!

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About the author


Miguel is a freelance writer and copywriter who believes that words can really take you places - so hop on his words and dare to discover the wonders of Madrid with him.

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