Responses to the questions I’m most frequently asked, there are no silly questions if yours isn’t answered give me a call.
The Pilates method has been around for over 80 years and adapted over the years in-line with today’s sports science.
Originally named “Contrology” Joseph Pilates developed the exercise programme of 34 moves for optimal health, strength and mobility.
Two to three times a week, but even once a week will be beneficial. Pilates is a practice makes perfect exercise, the more you practice the more you will benefit. The most important thing is consistency
Joseph Pilates was an established professional boxer, bodybuilder, skier, diver and gymnast. Pilates continues to compliment sports players, dancers, athletes and gym-goers by developing whole-body strength and flexibility and help reduce the risk of injury.
Pilates teaches you mobility and strength so as not to put stress on your body it is ideal for people with limited exercise experience
Health professionals recognise and endorse Pilates’ exercise it is often used prescribed as a rehabilitation programme. NHS practitioners say regular Pilates can improve posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility, as well as relieve stress and tension*
Response is the question repeated should be "Pilates has something to offer people of all ages from children aged 14 to beyond retirement with no upper age limit”
I do not teach women who are pre and post-natal, I can put you in contact with a Pilates instructor who does
All you need is a mat, there are 34 exercises and the majority of people will practice and perfect up to 20, the rest are for flexible Florence/Fred
Joseph Pilates said, “In 10 classes s you’ll feel the difference, in 20 classes you’ll see the difference, and in 30 classes you’ll have a whole new body”. Results will vary as we are individuals, but with a consistent Pilates practice you will see & feel a difference
Please wear comfortable clothing preferably not too loose, fitted t-shirt and leggings/sports trousers is good. Footwear is not required but socks can be worn for comfort.
A mat for comfort and water to keep you hydrated.
No question is a silly one, just ask, I'll be more than happy to help