What is Pilates?
An innovative and safe system of mind-body exercise using a floor mat or a variety of equipment.
Evolved from the principles of Joseph Pilates and can dramatically transform the way your body looks, feels and performs.
Pilates builds strength without excess bulk, capable of creating a sleek, toned body with slender thighs and a flat abdomen
Improves mobility and flexibility of the spine
Increases muscle strength, endurance and tone
Promotes healthy joints
Promotes a more efficient and supportive core
Increases stability for the pelvis and shoulders
Facilitates injury prevention and physical rehabilitation
Improves motor skills such as balance and co-ordination
Builds stamina and increases circulation
Encourages deep and efficient breathing
Improves well being
Alleviates aches and pains, particularly back problems
Through weight bearing exercises, it helps to improve bone
Relieves stress and tension
Heightens body awareness
Improves quality of life
"I recommend many patients to Pilates classes for beginners at The Studio.
I believe Pilates is one of the quickest and safest ways to restore full function after injury.
It certainly has helped me to continue in my work without any problems or pains, and I do not intend to stop Pilates. Ever."
Stacey Bourne - Registered Osteopath