Principles & Benefits

Powerful. Gentle. Poolates®.

Poolates Class 1You’re probably familiar with the principles of the Pilates method: centering, control, precision, fluidity, breathing and concentration, combined into a mind-body program to strengthen the power house while increasing flexibility, and sharpening stability, coordination and posture. Well, it’s time to take Pilates to the pool!

Pooling the elements of mat and apparatus-based Pilates, Poolates® takes the fundamental principles of the Pilates method to the pool with a next-generation, branded, aquatic exercise program.

Effective and challenging, Poolates® is soothing to the mind and spirit and gentler on joints and muscles than land-based exercises. Poolates® innovatively uses the buoyancy, resistance, and gentle movement of water to strengthen muscles, enhance flexibility and posture, sharpen coordination and balance, and relax body and soul. Poolates® – the perfect marriage of the principles of Pilates with all the benefits of aquatic exercise.

Poolates® offers a challenging mind-body workout for everyone – including swimmers and other aquatic exercisers, Pilates enthusiasts, dancers, and people in post-rehab.