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4.5(45)
2351 10th Ave E, Seattle, WA, 98102
Capitol Hill

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This class is for all levels. It uses equipment that is graceful, humbling and simple. The Chair is one of the key pieces of equipment in The Pilates Method and has always been a part of any fully equipped Pilates studio. Originally designed by Joseph Pilates to be used in a New York City apartment as both a piece of furniture and a work out tool, The Chair (originally called The Wunda Chair) is basically a box with one side that can be pressed down against the resistance of springs, like a large pedal. Though the basic design is simple, there are a myriad of exercises that can be performed on the Pilates Chair. It is excellent for strengthening the core muscles, of course, and also the arms and legs. Exercises are done lying, sitting, and standing on the chair, as well as from positions to the sides of the chair. One can expect a lot of stability and flexibility work on the chair. It is truly a testament to the ingenuity of the Pilates Method to see how many exercises can be done on the Pilates Chair.

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Pilates on 10th

Located in a Capitol Hill landmark building, Pilates on 10th mixes old and new with its classic look and progressive Pilates practices. We believe that the Pilates Method is constantly…read more

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Chair with Naphtali
Naphtali is an incredible teacher! Her classes are challenging but very accessible and welcoming. I always leave feeling that my muscles have been worked to their limit but not strained. Overall an amazing class!
Chair with Crystal
Love this class! Always a well rounded workout that leaves me feeling stronger.
Chair with Nancy
Love this class. Nancy is an incredible teacher!! I always leave feeling completely reset and so much stronger in all other non-Pilates workouts through the week.
Chair with Crystal
Crystal is great! Always feel so strong after this class!
Chair with Crystal
So good
Chair with Crystal
Always a great class!
Chair with Crystal
Love this class. Full body workout
Chair with Crystal
Love this class! Really challenging but crystal breaks it down so its accessible!
Chair with Crystal
Awesome class!!!
Chair with Crystal
Crystal was amazing. Really knowledgeable (especially with the Pilates foundations) and so attentive to injuries while still challenging me to use my body to my edge. Highly recommend chair class!!
Chair with Crystal
Instructor was not the friendliest to new people. She seemed annoyed that she had to instruct students, even though no one was a beginner. Not very kind or friendly. I miss Nicole who used to teach this class. It was more dynamic, engaging and a better workout
Chair with Nicole
Nicole is a very knowledgeable instructor and she has creative ideas to address important stabilizing muscles for a great workout that is actually strengthening
Chair with Jennifer
Excellent instruction