What is Pilates
Pilates is a series of low impact exercises centred around 6 main principles of control, breath, concentration, centring, flow and precision. Originally called “Contrology” by creator Joseph Pilates, who opened his first New York studio in 1923. The benefits of Pilates are still enjoyed by millions of people globally nearly 100 years later.
Today, many people enjoy classical pilates, taught as it were almost a century ago. However some enjoy a more contemporary approach influenced and inspired by Joseph Pilates but adapted to our 21st century lifestyle, making their classes and approach more creative and personal to them. Both styles reward you the same benefits of pilates and keep the same principles at heart of each class.
Your muscles are never worked to a point of exhaustion in a pilates class. Making it perfect for a midday pick me up at work, giving you more energy and there is very little sweating involved.
The Pilates method is taught to suit each person and can be adapted easily. This method can suit everybody from elite athletes to people with limited mobility, pregnant women and beginners. A great class for everybody.