I just got back from an hour-long Chair Pilates class at Pura Vida (a super luxg gym in Cherry Creek that offers free fruit and coffee on the way out, who could ask for more?). Have you ever heard of Chair Pilates? Me neither. There was no doubt in my mind that I would have to take a photo of this to share with you. I went with the manager of the lululemon Cherry Creek store, Val, who makes everything look as though it’s a piece of cake. There was definitely no cake involved in this, at least for me. It’s hard to describe this class without sounding like a crazy person. You basically sit on the chair and use the lever at the bottom for resistance and then you attack the legs, arms and core. It was hard and I almost flew off the chair a few times because of lack of core control.
Overall, the class was pretty awesome. It was challenging, but not to the point where I wanted to give up for numerous reasons. This class and gym is highly recommended to anyone who loves pilates and free bananas in the same morning.