Stuck on what to gift the fellow Pilates-lovers in your life? We've got you covered! From props, to apparel, to class packages, we've compiled a list of our favorite Pilates gifts for your loved ones (or for yourself) that are perfect for both new and seasoned Pilates practitioners.
Using a spiky ball to massage your feet, like this foot waker, encourages blood flow to the area, promotes better foot mobility, and helps to relieve foot pain. This $10 option on Amazon would make an amazing stocking stuffer!
If you've been to our classes, you know how much we love our Togu Balls! A Pilates ball is a a wonderfully versatile prop that elevates a Pilates session and is great to have at home.
UP carries the brands below with a large variety of sizes and colors. Shoot us a text or email to see if we have what you need in stock!
Base 33 - These say they're for 'men,' but we recommend them to everyone because they have the best traction!
ToeSox - These socks have holes for each toe that make for a nice, snug fit.
Tavi Noir - A traditional, long-standing brand with high quality.
Pilates Mat While most Pilates studios provide mats, many people prefer to bring their own or have a mat for exercising at home. A great gift for a Pilates lover, choose a high-quality mat that is at least ¼” thick to ½” thick and is made from anti-tear material.
Want the cadillac of mats? Try this one out! Airex
Thin and light, but high quality. Try out Manduka.
Keep the thickness, but watch the budget. Try out Yoga Accessories.
Pilates Apparel Pilates workouts require comfortable clothing that isn’t too baggy but also offers a good range of motion to move and stretch. Consider buying elasticized material, whether you choose fitted leggings or looser, wide-bottom pants. Simplicity is key, so avoid zippers and strings that can get in the way of a workout or interfere with exercises on the the Reformer.
Try some of our staff's faves below!
For the seasoned pro
For those who have been practicing Pilates for a long time, a surprise is always fun! Have you heard of the Oov? It's weird, it's fun, it's friggin tough! This is something you can use at home or combine with Pilates equipment to further challenge your practice. Check it out here.
Another amazing gift for the Pilates pros in your life is a private session; this is a perfect opportunity for them to deepen their practice or work through any questions they have about modifying or progressing exercises in classes.
For the newbie If you are reading this, then you've probably found the benefits of Pilates for yourself. If you have someone in your life that you think would benefit from practicing Pilates, the holidays are a great time to introduce them to it! To work with us, check out our new client deals here.
For the small business supporter
Did you know that we are members of the TBBA (Tennyson Berkley Business Association)?! Check out our fellow small businesses here for gifts, services, and so much more to support local entrepreneurs!