Apparatus Pilates are now offered at the Stoneham Total Wellness Studio!  Private Pilates sessions with certified instructor, Mia Melendez are now available utilizing a Pilates reformer machine and other equipment.

What exactly is Pilates?

Pilates in a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements.  Apparatus or Reformer exercises are performed on pieces of equipment that use springs, gears, straps and ropes to provide resistance to both aid and challenge.

What are the benefits of Pilates?

By practicing Pilates regularly, you can achieve a number of health benefits, including:

  • Improved core strength and stability
  • Improved flexibility
  • Improved posture and balance
  • Prevention and treatment of back pain

For information on availability and pricing please contact Health & Wellness Director, Bernadette Farrell at bfarrell@metronorthymca.org.  Reformer Pilates are available exclusively at the Stoneham Total Wellness center for YMCA members!