A Pilates House is the premier classical Pilates facility in Los Angeles. At A Pilates House in Encino you will find a secluded studio fully equipped with Gratz, the industries finest Pilates apparatus. Enjoy the benefit of truly private instruction, tailored to your personal fitness goals. Cara also offers house calls for private or semi private Pilates instruction.
Our lead instructor Cara Friedman, comes from the Joseph Pilates lineage through her training with Jill Cassady, Jay Grimes, and Mary Bowen. Cara specializes in injury rehabilitation, professional athlete training, and complete body transformation. Cara’s personal hobbies include running, ballet, and yoga
What is Pilates? Pilates is form of exercise designed to strengthen and stretch the whole body at the same time with a deep concentration on the core. Focusing on the flow of movement, coordination, control, centering, and precision. Develop strong muscles while correcting imbalances in the body. Pilates benefits both men and women.
Pilates is suitable for all ages and fitness levels including pregnant women, elite athletes, chronic pain sufferers, fitness enthusiasts, dancers, and rehab patients. Pilates is an adaptable method, meaning all exercises are developed with modifications that can be tailored to your specific injury and/or fitness goal from beginner to advance. Pilates works the body from the inside out. Focusing on the core you will develop strong lean muscles, flexibility, and coordination while improving body alignment, awareness and balance.
Pilates for injury rehabilitation: Pilates is a wonderful way to rehabilitate any injuries or aches and pains in the body. This unique form of healing movement focuses on correcting uneven musculature in the body with a deep emphasis on strengthening the core. By doing this you will improve posture, breath, balance and awareness in the way you move. By correcting imbalances and strengthening your center Pilates will not only rehabilitate any injuries or pain you may have but it may also prevent any future injuries from happening!
Pilates for exercise enthusiasts: Pilates will help take your fitness routine to the next level by developing a strong core, lean muscles, and correcting over or undeveloped muscles. You will find an increased range of motion, deeper flexibility, improved circulation, better flow of movement, control, precision and posture. Pilates is suitable for all individuals whether your training for a triathlon or just in need of a good work out to stay toned and happy.
Cara Friedman, Lead instructor
Cara comes from the Joseph Pilates lineage through her training with Jill Cassady, Jay Grimes, and Mary Bowen. Cara specializes in injury rehabilitation, professional athlete training and complete body transformation. Cara’s personal hobbies include running, ballet, and yoga.