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Is Pilates for me ?

Pilates is suitable for both men and women, regardless of age, or level of fitness. It is particularly beneficial for people over 30, the age at which you start to loose lean body mass.

Initially it is not aerobic, but it is energising, and both mentally and physically challenging for all clients. The exercises are safe enough to benefit those with back problems, yet challenging enough for professional dancers and athletes.

The list of benefits is almost endless :

  • Improved posture and alignment
  • Better core stability, leading to a firmer, flatter stomach and a more defined waist
  • Stronger back muscles and a healthier spine
  • Increased joint mobility and bone density
  • Better co-ordination and improved balance
  • Greater muscle strength and tone; firmer buttocks and thighs, toned arms and shoulders
  • More efficient breathing pattern and increase circulationSpine Stretch Forward
  • Relieves unwanted stress and tension; giving you more energy

Pilates is particularly suitable for suffers of :

  • Back pain, back ache and other back related problems
  • Neck and shoulder pain or problems
  • Stiffness, joint pains, muscle pains; caused by arthritis, Fibromyalgia, M.E.
  • Poor posture and rounded shoulders
  • Injuries, both sport and others