A combination of physical therapy, yoga and gymnastics, Pilates brings tremendous benefits to the bodies and minds of its practitioners. If you’re looking to stay in shape and keep stress at bay, it’s a great solution – and you can do it in Poblenou, one of Barcelona’s most famous neighbourhoods. Let us tell you where…
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Fusión y Pilates
Located in Poblenou’s Olympic Village, Fusión y Pilates is a modern centre with top-quality facilities and a dedicated and experienced staff. They currently offer four different types of Pilates classes:
Mat-based group classes – With groups divided by skill level, these classes are slow and technical. Using the classic Pilates mat, you’ll work on your arms and legs by transitioning from position to position in a fluid manner.
Stability classes – Customized sessions for people with back problems. Movements and postures are adapted to avoid injury and optimize pain relief.
Pregnant Pilates – Special classes for pregnant women. To participate, you’ll need to be over 13 weeks pregnant and have a note from your doctor authorizing the practice. The main objective of these classes is to improve the woman’s well-being, prepare her for labor and promote a faster physical recovery after giving birth.
Hypopressive Method – These type of classes target the core without inflicting detrimental pressure to the abdominal wall or pelvic floor. They help prevent cardiovascular problems, osteoporosis, hernias and other conditions.
In addition to these forms of Pilates, the centre also offers physiotherapy and osteopathy services, as well as nutrition counseling.
Address: Carrer de Llull, 102.
Another great option for Pilates in the neighbourhood of Poblenou is the MonPilates studio, which offers diverse types of classes for people of all ages. Babies, toddlers, teenagers, adults and even the elderly – everyone practice Pilates here.
This studio’s staff also includes specialists in the fields of physiotherapy, acupuncture, and massages. With dedicated treatments for those suffering from conditions such as osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia or sciatica, MonPilates is a very complete studio when it comes to taking care of your fitness and health.
Address: Carrer de la Llacuna, 114.
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There you go! That’s all you need to know to start practicing Pilates in the Barcelona neighbourhood of Poblenou. If you suffer from any of the medical conditions mentioned above, you can contact the studios in advance to inquire about what specific exercise and treatment plans might be more adequate for your condition. As always, feel free to speak your mind using the comment box below.
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