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Jessica Guevara

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Frequently Asked Questions

Pilates is a low impact form of exercise whose primary goal is to strengthen the core. Pilates helps improve posture and develop balance and flexibility.

If you train 3x-4x a week along with a healthy diet and mindset, you will see results within 8 weeks. 

Yes, my JGP method I created is focused on getting you results through a personalized program. I combine low impact and safe exercises along with health coaching. I hold your hand through the entire process.  

In order to maintain a strong core that will support in day to day life,  I recommend 2x a week. 

Adding two Pilates sessions to your regular workouts per week will maintain your core strength.  

You can do Pilates with or without equipment. But no matter what, expect the moves to involve slow, precise movements and breath control.

You can take up group classes at a local Pilates studio or  work privately with a certified Pilates instructor.

Yes, you will need a Pilates mat and pillows. Or you can invest in small props such as a Pilates ball, resistance bands, and ankle weights. These props will help you ‘turn on’ your muscles and increase the intensity of the workouts.

No! Pilates workouts can be done at home with a mat  and small props. 

Yes, Pilates is effective for injury rehabilitation. Before beginning any workout programs, you MUST receive clearance from your doctor.

Yes! Prenatal Pilates is one of the best exercises you can do during pregnancy. Mommas to be will benefit from workouts that focus on gluteus strength, pelvic floor, spine alignment, and breathing work.

Yes! You MUST  be cleared from your doctor first before beginning any workouts. Rebuilding your core and pelvic floor after having a baby is an absolute must. The Pilates postnatal workouts are perfect for postpartum women.

Pilates is based on strengthening, lengthening, and stabilizing the core and increases overall spinal health. Pilates uses machines such as the reformer, Cadillac, wunda chair, spine corrector, small barrel, tower, etc.

Yoga focuses on the broad muscle groups, increasing overall flexibility in an environment that enhances mental and physical health. Yoga is a moving meditation done on a mat.

Learning the Pilates fundamentals is crucial to developing a solid foundation. Then you can safely progress to the next level. The awareness you will acquire in Pilates, you will use in day to day life and other activities.

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