WHAT IS PILATES?
Pilates is for anyone and everyone! It asks you to look at your body beyond the number on a scale. Pilates is a lifestyle to body awareness and health. It is a system of controlled exercises that engage the mind and condition the total body. The blend of strength and flexibility training improves posture with focus on core strength.
Variety is key when changing the body! The use of Pilates equipment such as the Reformer and Chair ensures you will never be bored! You will be continuously challenged and never know what you going to get when walking into your class!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
In Pilates you don’t hold your stretches for more than a few seconds and the majority of the movements are kept within the body’s natural frame. In Pilates you don’t stretch or move outside your joints. As for some extending joints can be detrimental.
Cardio gets the heart beating faster. Pilates is very effective in this respect as when learned properly and performed without stopping Pilates generates cardio benefits to rival those aerobics classes at the gym. As well as the added benefit of strength and control.
Barre fitness classes are simply ballet-inspired, incorporating a ballet barre. Essentially, barre classes mix elements of Pilates, dance, yoga and functional training, In each energizing and targeted workout, you’ll use the barre and exercise equipment such as mini-balls and small hand weights to sculpt, slim and stretch your entire body.