The Benefits

The ultimate goal is for Pilates to become second nature, and carry over into your everyday life as grace and economy of movement.

The Pilates Method

The extensive benefits of Pilates include, but are not limited to, the following;

  • Increased health, fitness and sense of wellbeing

  • Greater core strength

  • Muscle conditioning, strength and flexibility

  • Long and lean muscle tone

  • Improved posture and alignment

  • Enhanced balance and co-ordination

  • Weight loss

  • Effective programs focusing on the areas of pre and postnatal pregnancy and incontinence

  • Enhanced performance in your chosen sport whether football, golf, dancing or running

  • Rehabilitation to help clients recover from injury or manage a chronic condition for example: back pain, shoulder, knee, hip ankle injuries and pain from soft tissue injuries
  • Reduced stress

Pilates during Pregnancy

Pregnant clients are welcome provided you have a doctor’s clearance to attend Pilates classes. Pilates is wonderful for pregnancy for the following reasons;

  • Improves posture
  • Decreases physical problems or minor complaints of pregnancy
  • Strengthens specific muscles in preparation for pregnancy and labour
  • Maintains muscle length and flexibility
  • Assists in maintenance of healthy weight range
  • Increases body awareness and control
  • Improves coordination, balance and rhythm
  • Improves breath awareness and control
  • Improves circulation
  • Helps with relaxation
  • Decreases fatigue
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Increases endurance and stamina
  • Assists post natal recovery