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"Not only do I feel more graceful...I’m also getting a more relaxed spine, some old injuries have been clearing up, and I have a deeper appreciation of what it looks like to push my body, and to respect it an equal measure.

 

Because of that the results are coming in so much faster than any other routine I’ve ever done."

Caitlin V. - Client

Restorative Movement

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Here, we invite you to experience Pilates as part of our Integrative Wellness Sessions & Programs or as a standalone service. At the core of our program is the desire to guide you on a comprehensive wellness journey, uniquely designed to unite mind, body, and spirit in a symphony of transformation. Whether you choose to embrace Pilates as part of this transformative program, or opt for private sessions, the benefits and experience are profound.

Guided by Yonatan's expert hand, each Pilates session offers a Classical approach, personalized to bring you into greater alignment and deeper connection. Through a thoughtfully structured workout on the reformer, ladder barrel, and tower, Yonatan will guide you to discover improved mind-body connection, increased mobility, a stronger and more defined core, enhanced posture, and an overall improvement in your physical health and wellbeing.

Each session with Yonatan begins with guided breath work, designed to anchor you in the present moment, and concludes with a soothing guided meditation, leaving you feeling elevated and uplifted. This unique blending of practices creates a holistic experience that transcends the physical, delivering increased confidence and a strong sense of personal power.

Discover the transformative power of Pilates and step into the rhythm of a healthier, balanced life.
 

Questions and booking inquiries:

Email yonatan@wordofmouth.love

FAQ

What is Pilates? 

Pilates is a mind-body movement practice. Created in the early 1920's by Joseph Pilates, after whom it was named. Pilates was originally known as "Contrologoy" - the study of controlling the mind and body to optimize fitness.

 

Pilates brings together the principles of concentration, control, centering, fluidity of movement, precision and breathing to support total body wellbeing and health.

I'm new to Pilates, is this too advanced for me? 

Nope, Pilates can serve the most beginner to the most advanced. It is designed to meet you exactly where you're at. Private sessions are perfect for the person who is new to fitness and can help you build a strong and lasting foundation

What if I'm not flexible? 

Pilates supports strength and mobility in bodies ranging from the super stiff to hypermobile. It is designed to bring the body into it's most peak level of fitness 

I mostly see women doing Pilates, is for men too?

YES! Pilates was originally created to support boxers and gymnasts. Pilates focuses on strengthening the muscles that support the spine to increase strength, mobility and longevity. 

What kind of equipment do you use? 

Our studio includes a reformer, ladder barrel and tower...if you know, you know and if you don't know yet, we can't wait to show you.

Our equipment is made by Contrology by Balanced Body, which is designed to Joseph Pilates's original specifications...this is the most quality Pilates equipment on the market

Where are you located? 

Our private studio is located at the intersection of Highland and Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood, Ca. ​

 

Get in touch: 

yonatan@wordofmouth.love

“Change happens through movement and movement heals.”
-Joseph Pilates

Meet Yonatan

Drawing on my lifelong passion for music, I've always related to the idea of the body as a finely tuned instrument. As a professional upright bassist and singer with over 30 years of experience, my musical journey has spanned genres from Jazz to Rock, and Blues, leading me to stages around the world.

 

However, in 2016, my rhythm was disrupted by a severe rotator cuff injury during a CrossFit session, which threatened to halt my active lifestyle.

But life, much like music, has a way of finding it's rhythm again. I discovered Pilates, and not only did it allow me to regain my physical strength, rehabilitating my shoulder without the need for surgery, it also offered me a new perspective. I realized that our bodies aren't just instruments, they are entire orchestras where the mind, body, and spirit perform in a beautiful harmony.

The benefits I reaped from Pilates have been transformative - from improved sleep and posture to reduced discomfort associated with playing my instruments, and a noticeable boost in mental clarity. This profound personal transformation inspired me to become certified through the prestigious Equinox Pilates Training Institute, adopting a classical Pilates approach, yet adding my unique personal touch.

My Pilates practice is a reflection of my musical roots. Each session is a delicate balance between strength-building and resilience, punctuated with breath work and meditation. This combination ensures a mindful connection between body and spirit, promoting a loving relationship with one's body. My approach is far from the "no pain, no gain" mantra. Instead, I cater to each client's unique needs, delivering a workout experience that resonates perfectly with their individual rhythm.

Join me for a Pilates session, where each movement is choreographed like a piece of music, composed specifically for your wellbeing.

-Yonatan

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