Pilates

Pilates is a form of exercise which concentrates on strengthening the body with an emphasis on core strength. This helps to improve general fitness and overall well-being as well as recover/prevent injuries

Similar to Yoga, Pilates concentrates on posture, balance and flexibility. In Pilates the chance of injury is much lower than with other more strenuous forms of exercise.

Pilates also focuses on the mind-body connection. While doing the various exercises your mind needs to be constantly aware of your breathing and the way your body moves.

Can Anyone Do Pilates?

Because Pilates can be modified to provide either a gentle strength training program or a challenging workout, most people would have no problem with this form of exercise. It is suitable both for beginners and for people who already exercise regularly.

We offer exclusive one to one pilates session so the Pilates instructor can fully focus on you and your specific needs. The instructor can make sure that you are doing the exercises correctly to avoid any injury.

As Pilates focuses on core strength, posture and flexibility the health benefits include:

  • Good posture
  • Muscle Tone
  • Flat abdominal muscles
  • Flexibility
  • Improves your
  • Reduces stress
  • Gives you a general sense of well-being

Our pilates practitioner

To book an appointment, please contact:

Vanessa Ford

Physiotherapist and pilates instructor
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