introduction to pilates

Pilates focuses on improving strength, flexibility, and overall body awareness through controlled movements. Pilates exercises are designed to enhance the body’s core strength, improve posture, and promote balanced muscle development.

There are two main types of Pilates:

  • Reformer Pilates: Exercises done on a reformer machine, which uses springs for resistance to add intensity and variety. 
  • Mat Pilates: Exercises performed on a mat using body weight for resistance.


Pilates offers numerous physical and mental benefits, including:

  • Improved Core Strength

    Strengthening the deep muscles of the abdomen and back.

  • Better Posture

    Encouraging proper alignment and reducing the risk of back pain.

  • Stress Relief

    Focusing on breath and movement helps reduce stress and promote relaxation.

  • Enhanced Flexibility

    Promoting elongation and elasticity of muscles and joints.

  • Rehabilitation

    Effective for injury prevention and rehabilitation, particularly for the spine and joints.

  • Increased Muscle Tone

    Sculpting and toning muscles without adding bulk.

Pilates is built on six fundamental principles that guide each movement and exercise:

  • Centering: The core its the centre of all movements in Pilates. This includes the abdomen, lower back, hips, and buttocks.
  • Concentration: Full mental focus is required to perform each exercise with precision and control.
  • Control: Every Pilates exercise is done with deliberate control to prevent injury and maximize effectiveness.
  • Precision: Emphasis on the exact manner in which exercises are performed to achieve the desired results.
  • Breath: Proper breathing techniques are integral to Pilates, aiding in movement efficiency and relaxation.
  • Flow: Movements are performed in a smooth, flowing manner, reflecting the continuous motion of the body.

Who Can Do Pilates?

Pilates is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced athlete, Pilates can be adapted to meet your individual needs. It is also an excellent exercise option for pregnant women, seniors, and those recovering from injuries.

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** Bookings must be made 24hrs in advance and any no shows, or late cancellations will incur a late fee.

All classes must have a minimum of 2 people to proceed, you will be notified if cancelled. **

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