Pilates is for everyone because we all move, and pilates is all about natural flowing movement.
True pilates is designed to give you suppleness, natural grace and skill that will be unmistakeably reflected in the way you walk, play and work. Practiced correctly and regularly pilates will literally change the way you move.
Pilates Just Works
Physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths and doctors often recommend pilates for their clients rehabilitation. This endorsement simply indicates that….pilates works!!! Pilates differs from many traditional exercise programmes as it focuses both on strengthening weak muscles and stretching tight areas. Its focus is on good posture and form and is often quoted as intelligent exercise.
Many of the postural problems we encounter today are down to our modern lifestyle. Sitting for prolonged periods at computers and in office chairs is just one example in the cause of imbalance and pain. There are also genetic and injury related conditions that can be helped using the pilates method.
Some of the benefits of pilates are:
- Better Posture
- Greater strength and muscle tone
- A flatter stomach and trimmer waist
- Improved flexibility and greater joint mobility
- Less incidence of back pain
- Lowered stress levels
- Boosted immune system
- Fewer sports injuries
- Increased bone density
- Improved sports performance
So whether you want to tone up, reduce back pain, rehabilitate after injury or just keep a healthy body and mind…. pilates will help.