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Old 01-05-2005, 10:29 AM   #1
Tim Heckman
Dojo: Tokushinkan/Oak Park
Location: Oak Park, IL
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 16
Aikido & Pilates

I took a Pilates class with my wife last night on an aikido off night, and enjoyed it. It felt like it opened and strengthened my hips, and worked on some small muscles that are probably weak and degrade my stability in aikido. Plus, it has this emphasis on strengthening your core, which is suspiciously close to my hara...

Does anyone have significant experience in both Pilates and Aikido? What are your thoughts?


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