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What is Pilates?

"Pilates is a system of exercises performed to promote strength, stability, and flexibility. Pilates exercises develop the body through muscular effort that stems from the core. The technique cultivates awareness of the body to support everyday movements that are efficient and graceful. The Pilates Method was developed by Joseph Pilates during the 1920s." 

-Kloubec J.

The core-strengthening benefits of the Pilates Method include improved posture, balance, an increase in strength and flexibility, and improved athleticism. Pilates is beneficial to EVERYONE from fitness advocates and elite athletes to those seeking rehabilitation and injury prevention.

Pilates Practice on a Reformer
Our Approach:

Strong Second Wellbeing tailors our one-on-one sessions to meet your specific needs and goals.  For example, if you are a skier, cyclist, golfer, tennis player, swimmer, fitness enthusiast, or simply want to strengthen your core muscles to support your daily activities, we can select Pilates exercises that will meet your daily goals.

Bethany Labue, lead instructor for Strong Second Wellbeing, is a certified STOTT Pilates Instructor.

She has taught Pilates since 2006 in Europe, Asia and North America.  Her clients have included athletes, military members and their families, active moms, seniors, and people in rehabilitation. Bethany believes, "Pilates is a gift to the world!"

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