Studio 180 Barcelona offers personalised Pilates classes to small groups (max 5 people) or individuals of all abilities. Pilates is an example of a mind-body exercise, it requires conscious movement. The benefits of Pilates include; greater strength and muscle tone, especially in the core (lower back and abdominals), better posture, relief from back pain, improved flexibility, more efficient respiratory and circulatory system, boosted immune system, lowered stress levels, fewer injuries and improved performance in other physical activities.
The Studio specialises in Softball Pilates which enables both a more effective and achievable workout. The Pilates classes take place in the quaint surrounding of a former workshop.
Nordic Walking is also offered at Studio 180 Barcelona by a fully qualified Nordic Walking Instructor, registered with Nordic Walking UK. Nordic Walking is a great way to get fit and stay fit and adopts many of the principles of Pilates such as the importance of conscious movement and core strength. Unlike running is does not place stresses or strains on joints and correctly practiced works 90% of your skeletal muscles. It is also suitable for people who have had hip or knee replacement operations and for those who have back problems. Groups can take advantage of the Studio’s location at the foot of Montjuic to exercise in the open air whilst admiring the stunning views of Barcelona and it’s surroundings.
For more information, visit studio180barcelona.com
Metropolitan Reader Offer: try a pilates class and nordic walking session, €15 for the two.