About Pilates

Pilates is an all over body conditioning work-out, concentrating on developing core muscular strength. Pilates will improve posture, streamline your shape, increase flexibility, develop stamina and endurance and release tension within the body.  

Pilates is proven to assist individuals with rehabilitation requirements from illness and injury, it can also invigorate and energise the body though improved breathing and a mind-body focus that stimulates circulation and enhanced body awareness.  The practice of the Pilates breathing technique combined with specific exercises holds multiple benefits such as correct postural alignment, balance, control, co-ordination, relaxation and general well-being.  The Pilates method of exercise has always emphasised quality over quantity.

Founder Joseph Pilates explains the practice “develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong posture, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit”.

Pilates is unique because of the variety and number of exercises within the system’s repertoire. This allows an instructor to choose specific exercises and modify them to create a program that suits people of all ages and body types. Our Pilates programs are specific to you, as an individual with unique needs, abilities and goals.