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Why does Hollywood love Pilates?

17th October 2016

Why does Hollywood love Pilates?
Hollywood stars are heavily scrutinized for their appearance. Staying in shape, keeping fit and available for work is essential for anyone in the movie business. It's a tough industry and stars need to look good, feel good and stay in peak condition.

The fact that many actively participate in Pilates classes is testament to its value as a tried and tested method of keeping up a healthy appearance.

Many A-list celebs incorporate Pilates classes in their daily fitness regime and it goes without saying that if you’re looking to achieve a body fit enough for a movie, it's a good enough endorsement for anyone.

Here are but a few of the A-list Hollywood actresses that are Pilates devotees; Cameron Diaz, Minnie Driver, Melanie Griffith, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lucy Lawless, Liz Hurley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Aniston, Marisa Tomei, Sandra Bullock and Madonna.

It's not just for women either, plenty of men use it to keep in shape. John Cleese, Hugh Grant, David Beckham and Sir Ian McKellen are also advocates of how great Pilates is.

Pilates is growing in popularity with millions of American taking it up to get in great shape or simply stay healthy and keep fit. Its not just A-list actresses but men and women of all ages and backgrounds looking to use a low impact exercise.

You don't have to live in Hollywood to access five star instructors and Pilates studios or be a multi-millionaire for that matter. There are literally hundreds of top class venues where you can access Pilates classes near you at affordable prices.

In Hollywood you will expect to pay typically anything from $20 for a Pilates mat class to $85+ for a Pilates one to one session. Prices vary from instructor to instructor and based on location, but as you can see you don't have to have a million dollar bank account to get access to Pilates.

Find a Pilates class in Hollywood and other cities in the USA by using our class finder. All you need to do is enter your location to identify Pilates instructors in your area.