This Pilates Class In L.A. Offers The Best Revitalization

Last Wednesday I took my first Pilates class and it was truly amazing!


While in L.A. for work, my friend invited me to her mat Pilates class at YogaWorks Westwood. I was hesitant to engage in a new form of exercise as I’ve been having lower back issues, however the mat Pilates class was a powerful, revitalizing experience.

The class was taught by the wonderful Lesley Logan, who also teaches pilates classes at Equinox and leads private sessions and retreats. Throughout the class, my body was challenged in new ways as I worked and stretched muscles I did not know I even had. About 65% of the movements incorporated the Pilates magic ring and the other movements were performed sitting or standing on the mat.

The flows focused on proper form, core strength and flexibility. Lesley incorporated variations on each exercise to create a class that was the right challenge level for beginning to advanced Pilates students, making the class a perfect fit for people with a range of Pilates experience.

After taking this class I finally understand what all of the hype is about. Lesley’s class definitely made me sweat so I left feeling like I got a great workout in addition to rejuvenating and healing my sore back and hip muscles. For any fitness enthusiast traveling to L.A., I highly recommend a Pilates class with Lesley. It will heal your journey weary muscles and keep you on-track to being your best self while traveling!



YogaWorks: Drop-in classes are $25 each, however if you are new to YogaWorks and are going to be in the L.A. area for a few days, you can get two weeks unlimited for $25!

See Lesley’s website to request pricing for private classes and retreats.

Alexandra Baker-Brown

From a young age, Alex started visiting different continents with her family and then as a solo traveler later in her life.

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