WHAT IS PILATES 

Pilates is an exercises system that creates strengthening all around the body and lightens the load on the spine and joints by correcting muscular imbalances due to bad posture or misuse of muscles and alleviate tension.

 
Key benefits of Pilates:
  • Pilates helps to build core strength

  • Flattens your stomach and trims your waistline

  • Creates strong lean muscle

  • Increases bone density

  • Focuses on the deep postural muscles, under the abdominal.

  • Perfect rehab for back pain.

  • Assists with recovery from injuries

  • Increases muscle strength all around the body

  • Great exercise system for neck, shoulder, hip, knee injuries all joints and muscles 

  • Pilates also helps strengthening the pelvic floor muscles which supports the uterus, bladder, small intestine and rectum

  • Great exercise during and after pregnancy

  • Improves posture

  • Unlike other exercises no pressure on joints and knees

  • Helps with flexibility to move better and freely

  • Helps to improve lung capacity

  • Helps to prevent injury

  • Helps to boost mental health, improve focus and concentration

  • Pilates is gentle but challenging

  • Pilates is for all ages and all abilities from 7…….120.

  • Suitable for those with osteoporosis/ arthritis/ scoliosis

  • Pilates can also help with arthritis, Parkinson, MS, Fibromyalgia Syndrome and so on….

 
FAQ'S
Question: I have an ongoing lower back pain. My Specialist told me to strengthen my core muscles to support my back. Can Pilates help me with my back pain?
Answer: Yes, Pilates can help you to improve your core strength which creates stronger muscles all around your back.
Question: I like to improve my fitness level. Is Pilates suitable for everyone?
Answer: Yes Pilates suitable for everyone from all backgrounds.
Question: I had a shoulder pain since last year, my physiotherapist recommended Pilates. Can Pilates ease the pain on my shoulder?
Answer: Yes, Pilates can help build strength
Question: Is Pilates suitable for people over 70 years old with muscle injury?
Answer: Yes Pilates is for everybody no matter your fitness level or age.
Question: I have a neck injury due to car accident 6 months ago. I have been recommended Pilates by my Physiotherapist. Can Pilates help with my neck pain?
Answer: Yes Pilates can help with recovery.
Question: Can Pilates help with Osteoporosis? Recently I have been diagnosed with Osteoporosis and I have been told by the Specialist to start Pilates to increase bone density to avoid further fracture. 
Answer: Yes Pilates is gentle but a challenging exercise system which can helps with bone density and muscle strength. 
Question: Can I start Pilates just after giving birth?
Answer: You can start Pilates after 12 weeks of giving birth with your GP's approval.
Question: Is Pilates suitable for people with hip replacement?
Answer: Yes Pilates exercises can be modified to suit each individuals needs.

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