The Benefits of Pilates
Anyone from athletes to office workers no matter what your ability or strength can work on correct posture, alignment issues and counteracting the effects of slouching.
Full Body Workout
Pilates works all your muscles, toning your full body. It increases your body awareness and give you better mind and body connection.
Pregnant? Yes you can!
Attend classes while pregnant and you can expect shorter labour times, help reduce lower back and pelvis pain. Pilates will help speed up the process of getting your body back into shape after childbirth and it's great for your pelvic floor muscles too! Click here to learn more.
Pilates hits the core muscles hard, including the deep abdominal muscles, so is great for toning the waistline and eliminating any muscle imbalance.
Mood Booster & Brain Teaser
You need to focus on balance and coordination, so you have to completely immerse yourself in the class and clear your mind. Exercise also releases endorphin's to make you happier and stress free. It creates a mind body connection, while you focus on your body and breathing it works out the brain for body coordination.
If you suffer from back pain working the core to stabilise your back and increase movement and space between each vertebrae will help reduce back pain and increase mobility.
Many movements mimic a sport. Pilates will increase your range of motion when doing sports, help with endurance and reduce risk of injury.
Anyone & Anywhere
No matter what your age or ability Pilates can help everyone. Pilates mat work can fit in with your schedule wherever you are, whatever time you have. Pilates can be safely adapted if you have an injury or pathology.
Pilates increases blood flow, promotes cell growth, organ function and gives you healthier skin, and as Joseph calls it, for “bodily house cleaning”.
Helps to release anti-ageing, stress-relieving chemicals called Endorphins.
Tension can build up in muscles, buy strengthening and conditioning the muscles will release tension.
We start to lose bone density at 40 so it is important to increase weight-bearing exercises to counteract this.
After 30 our balance starts to deteriorate. Pilates improves balance and reduces the fear of falling.
Build up stamina and body confidence will follow. Class will leave you feeling happier and calmer.