Pilatepag_thumbePilates helps to build strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on lengthening the body and aligning the spine. The focus is on the core or “powerhouse” region of the body which includes the muscles of the abdominals and the lower back. Pilates is invaluable not only as a fitness endeavor, but also as an important adjunct to professional sports training and physical rehabilitation.

The central element of Pilates is to create a fusion of mind and body, so that without thinking about it you will move with economy, grace and balance; using your body to the greatest advantage, making the most of its strengths, counteracting its weaknesses, and correcting its imbalances.

Your private sessions will be led by an instructor specializing in rehabilitation, prenatal and postnatal Pilates. Our instructors have successes with various injuries including disc herniations, fallen arches, rotator cuff injuries, knee instabilities and postural problems. Many people with fibromyalgia and arthritis have found great relief performing daily tasks.

Pilates/Active Care can be covered by some health insurances. We will be happy to check your insurance coverage for you. If not using insurance, the cost of a private one on one session is $75.

$20 Off Pilates Appointment (New Patients Only)

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Active Release Techniques ® (ART)

Active Release Techniques ® (ART) treatment is a hands-on case-management system that allows us to diagnose and treat soft tissue injuries.

Complete Chiropractic Care

While the modern concept of chiropractic is just over one hundred years old, joint manipulation is one of the oldest forms of healthcare.

Massage Therapy

Therapeutic massage is the manipulation of the muscles and tissues of the body to prevent and alleviate pain, discomfort, and stress.

Functional Rehabilitation

At FitWell our concept of progressive rehabilitation encompasses many forms of what is known as active care.

  • 7x7 Best of the Bay 2017

    “Marathoners and mountain climbers trust Lisa Covey and her team at FitWell Chiropractic Sports Medicine (900 Noe St., Castro) to cure acute injuries and chronic nuisances through a menu of offerings that includes Active Release Technique (ART), functional rehab, massage therapy, and even Pilates.”

    – 7×7 Best of the Bay Area 2017