What is Pilates?
Developed by Joesph Pilates in the 1920s, Pilates is a form of body conditioning that works to improve your posture, increase awareness of your core muscles, strengthen specific muscle groups helping to protect the body, whilst increasing mobility and flexibility.
Pilates promotes a connection with the mind, which can increase an overall sense of well-being.
Classes focus on specific areas of the body working to restore muscle function to optimum levels. Pilates offers a complete system which can be beneficial for all levels, from beginners, those with health conditions through to high level athletes, dancers, actors and sports people.
Physiotherapists, Osteopaths and GPs often recommend Pilates for rehabilitation and it is generally regarded as a very safe form of exercise that is beneficial for all ages, levels and abilities.
“Pilates develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong postures, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit.”