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What to Expect From Your First Pilates Class

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Taking a Pilates class is a great way to get fit and flatten your stomach. You will find classes for every skill level at gyms and private studios. If you are new to Pilates, here is what to expect from your first class.

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What to Expect From Your First Pilates Class

  1. 1. What to Expect From Your First Pilates Class
  2. 2. Taking a Pilates class is a great way to get fit and flatten your stomach. You will find classes for every skill level at gyms and private studios. If you are new to Pilates, here is what to expect from your first class. More info on: http://kudoshealthclub.com/classes/
  3. 3. You don't need any special equipment to have an effective Pilates session, but you may want to wear yoga pants so you are more comfortable. Don’t go into a session wearing makeup or jewelry. Tie back your hair so it isn't falling into your face as you do the postures. More info on: http://kudoshealthclub.com/classes/
  4. 4. Most of the class will be comprised of mat work on the floor. Don't push yourself too hard during your first class. If any of the moves feel uncomfortable, slow down or stop. It is normal to feel a bit sore the next day, but you don't want to end up in pain. More info on: http://kudoshealthclub.com/classes/
  5. 5. Pilates floor work introduces you to the basic moves. Once you get comfortable with the basics, you can move on to using Pilates equipment like straps, pulleys and bars. The floor work you master in the beginning will give you the strength you need to move on to the equipment-based exercises. More info on: http://kudoshealthclub.com/classes/
  6. 6. Be sure to bring a water bottle with you so you stay hydrated. If you decide to stick with the classes you may want to invest in your own mat. You can find them at big box stores and online. More info on: http://kudoshealthclub.com/classes/
  7. 7. Pilates classes are great for toning and strengthening. They can also help you get your abdominal region into shape. Once you take a Pilates class you will see for yourself why they are so popular. More info on: http://kudoshealthclub.com/classes/

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