Pilates Equipment Stores Cary NC

Local resource for Pilates equipment in Cary, NC. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates equipment, Pilates classes, Pilates studio, as well as information on Pilates lessons, and content on Pilates.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 851-7721
Cary Crossroads Plaza
Cary, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 792-9090
Triangle Town Commons
Raleigh, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 662-4177
White Oak Crossing Strip Mall
Garner, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 493-9884
New Hope Commons
Durham, NC
 
US Fitness Products
(919) 233-2224
6408 Tryon Rd
Raleigh, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 367-0194
1531 Beaver Creek Commons Dr
Apex, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 806-5153
Brier Creek Commons
Raleigh, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 266-7876
220 Hinton Oaks Blvd
Knightdale, NC
 
Gap The
(919) 467-9668
1105 Walnut St
Cary, NC
 
Rei Recreational Equipment Inc
(919) 233-8444
255 Crossroads Blvd
Cary, NC
 

Pilates Still Showing Stable Growth

The results of its IDEA ’s 14th annual Fitness Programs & Equipment Trends Report were released recently, and they showed sustained growth for Pilates offerings within health clubs. The survey, which is geared to fitness program directors and facility managers, found that Pilates exercise has steadily increased as a mind-body offering in health clubs over the past 9 years, growing from 47% to 70%. Pilates equipment has also enjoyed an increase in usage in the 8 years IDEA has tracked it, growing from 29% to 44%. Forty-three percent of respondents expected Pilates equipment in health clubs to grow. And one-on-one Pilates or yoga training grew by 8% over last year.

Overall, IDEA reported that respondents have a positive attitude about the fitness industry, which has proven to be stable during the global economic downturn. More respondents are expecting to grow than those expecting declines.

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Adding Barre Work to Your Pilates Workout

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By Christine Binnendyk

Pilates and dance conditioning have a long history, and they make for a highly effective combination. Joseph Pilates himself was well-known for working with many prominent dancers during his lifetime. I’d heard the buzz about barre-style workouts such as Lotte Berk , Fluidity , and Bar Method . I had even tried out a few videos. But it wasn’t until I ran across Barre3 , the Portland, Oregon, based studio with the tagline, “Where ballet barre meets yoga and Pilates,” that it hit me: Dance conditioning can be a breath of fresh air for Pilates studios, to draw new clients and keep existing ones coming back for more.

Barre Classes
Mt. Pleasant Pilates studio owner Nicole Wallen launched a program called Body By Barre just over a year ago. “It’s been a great success,” she says, and the ticket to bringing in new clientele.

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