Today’s Pilates techniques are based on Joseph Pilates original routines. They are performed on a supportive mat and aim to strengthen, balance, align and lengthen the body. Thanks to the slow, fluid and controlled movements, the Pilates method is a wonderful way to improve core strength, enhance posture and increase body awareness. The technique will reduce tension, strengthen the deep postural muscles and increase flexibility. It is a non-impact technique with no added stresses on joints. This means it is also suitable if you are new to exercise, recovering from injury or returning after a rest period.
As an exercise system, Pilates combines the better of two worlds: you feel the intensity of the exercises, and it still offers a mind-body connection. Nowadays it is recognised that you achieve what you put in. There is no guarantee as to how long it will take you to achieve your desired result, but over time you will begin to feel and move differently. In our experience, taking lessons more than once weekly significantly increases the speed at which you learn and achieve results. The main key to success is to take lessons regularly, each week…
If you are new to Pilates, or have very limited Pilates experience, you may start Pilates by
THE INITIAL ASSESSMENT
During the assessment we will discuss your Pilates aims, and your health questionnaire which enables us to understand any factors that may be relevant to your exercise.
Private (1:1) and duet (1:2) sessions offer the best opportunity for individual attention as they focus solely on your needs and goals