"....with Pilates, you feel the difference in ten sessions,
see the difference in twenty sessions
and have a whole new body in thirty sessions." - Joseph Pilates
What is Pilates?
Joseph Pilates designed this timeless approach to exercise in the early 1920's and it has been re-building bodies ever since. The Pilates method works with the deep core and postural muscles of the body, providing stability and support for the spine. Focusing on awareness of breath, proper alignment and intelligent movement, Pilates provides a whole-body workout, creates mental focus and flexible, strong muscles.
Some of the benefits of Pilates include
Increased Core strength
Increased Spinal Mobility
Improved Posture and Balance
Who can benefit from Pilates?
Pilates is truly beneficial for everyone, from elite athletes and dancers, to those new to exercise, those in rehabilitation from injuries to the elderly.
It is particularly beneficial for the following conditions / injuries
Lower back pain
Post-operative knees / hips and ankles
Shoulder tendonitis and impingement syndromes
Lack of spinal mobility