Love Pilates & Yoga

in

NE Portland

3438 NE 45th Ave
Portland OR

971-500-9009

Pilates Reformer

Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga Sculpt

Who We Are

At Love Pilates and Yoga, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve your fitness goals and improve your overall well-being through the transformative power of Pilates and Yoga. Conveniently located in the vibrant neighborhoods of Alameda, Beaumont Wilshire, and Grant Park in NE Portland, our studio offers a welcoming and supportive environment where you can strengthen your body, calm your mind, connect with your inner strength and community.

Why choose Us?

  • Expert Instruction: Our team of certified Pilates and Yoga instructors brings years of experience and expertise to every class, ensuring you receive personalized attention and guidance to help you reach your full potential.
  • Variety of Classes: Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced practitioner, we offer a variety of Pilates and Yoga classes to suit your needs and preferences, including mat Pilates, reformer Pilates, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga Sculpt, and specialized classes for prenatal and postnatal clients.
  • Small Class Sizes: With small class sizes, you’ll enjoy a more intimate and focused experience, allowing you to receive individualized feedback and support from your instructor.
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment: Our studio is equipped with top-of-the-line Pilates equipment, including reformers, cadillacs, chairs, and barrels, providing you with everything you need to enhance your practice and achieve your fitness goals.
  • Community Atmosphere: At Love Pilates & Yoga, we believe in fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among our clients. You’ll be welcomed with open arms into our supportive and inclusive studio environment, where you can connect with like-minded individuals and build lasting friendships.

What is Pilates Reformer

The Pilates reformer. one of the original pieces of equipment designed by Joseph Pilates, is one of the most effective ways of practicing the Pilates method. This Pilates equipment is uniquely designed to be able to either assist or challenge you during your workout, making it versatile for a wide range of people including beginners, pregnant women, and people with injuries. Most exercises on the reformer involve some sort of pushing and/or pulling action. Other exercises involve keeping the carriage still while the tension of the springs works against you. The reformer has the option to hold on to straps and add extra springs for support. So, rather than challenging your movement, the reformer can help perform the movement correctly. In doing so, you are forced to activate the right muscles.The reformer’s moving carriage and variable spring settings also create a lot of opportunities for challenging the body. The unstable surface of the carriage along with a spring is great for strengthening the body’s deep stabilizing muscles.

What is Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga, often referred to as “flow” yoga, is a dynamic practice that synchronizes movement with breath to create a continuous flow of postures. At Love Pilates and Yoga, we embrace the fluidity and creativity of Vinyasa Yoga, offering classes that cater to practitioners of all levels.

Vinyasa Yoga focuses on the coordination of breath with movement, linking poses together in a sequence that flows smoothly from one to the next. The word “Vinyasa” can be translated as “breath synchronized movement,” emphasizing the importance of connecting each movement with inhales and exhales.

What is Yoga Sculpt

Yoga Sculpt combines the benefits of traditional yoga with strength training exercises to create a dynamic and energizing workout. At Love Pilates and Yoga, we offer Yoga Sculpt classes designed to challenge your body and elevate your practice to new heights.

Yoga Sculpt incorporates traditional yoga poses with light weights, resistance bands, and cardio bursts to sculpt and tone muscles while improving cardiovascular health. This high-energy practice is set to upbeat music, creating a fun and invigorating atmosphere.

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