Pilates is a safe and sensible exercise for everyone, whatever your age, body shape or ability. Pilates allow every muscle group to be challenged through a combination of breathing, concentration, control, precision and repetition.
The benefits of Pilates exercises include:
- Body awareness
- Improved balance and coordination
- Increased flexibility
- Better stability
- Greater core strength
- Stronger immune system
- Increased muscular strength, endurance and tone
- Reduced risk of injury
- Ideal posture
- Pilates can aid weight loss if combined with a healthy diet and aerobic activities.
Each Pilates class can vary in intensity from very gentle to dynamic offering a solid workout. Exercises are presented to adapt the individual requirements and abilities of those participating. A wide range of alternatives, modifications and progressions are offered for each exercise to ensure each participant is able to move safely, effectively and with dignity.