Main Benefits of Pilates
The primary benefits of Pilates are core muscle strengthening and posture correction. Here are some specific benefits you may experience:
- Increased strength, muscular control, flexibility, and mobility
- Improved posture and balanced muscles
- Improved joint health and bone density
- improved balance
- Rehabilitation for back pain and extremity pain
- Improved pelvic health
- Decreased pregnancy-related pain and strengthened core postpartum
Postnatal Classes Offered
One of the best ways to help your body return to its pre-pregnancy state is through Pilates. Some of the benefits include strengthening the pelvic floor, abdominal. low back muscles and leg and arm strength. Helping new mums regain their fitness and energy levels and help build the strength to carry bub!
Issues that Pilates can help with:
post and pre-natal conditions, lower back pain, poor posture, neck, shoulder and Upper back pain, extremity injuries, balance issues.
Pilates strengthens the body to prevent recurring issues from coming back.
How to Prepare
Please dress in comfortable workout clothes and bring a drink bottle. The Wellness Place provides mats, however you are more than welcome to bring your own mat if you prefer. For your first class, you will need to arrive 15 minutes early to fill out additional paperwork. This will also allow time for you to chat with your instructor if you have any additional questions.
Your instructor will provide detailed instruction for all movements as well as individualised modifications if required. The most important element is that you are having fun. The next day you might feel muscles that you have never felt before.
How Are Yoga and Pilates Different?
While yoga and Pilates are both fantastic forms of exercise, there are some primary differences. Pilates focuses on increasing core strength and endurance and improving posture. Yoga focuses on stress reduction, meditation, and flexibility.
One-on-One Clinical Pilates
We are pleased to offer one-on-one clinical Pilates which is a form of physical exercise that focuses on posture, core stability, balance, control, strength, flexibility, and breathing. This type of Pilates is more custom-tailored to treat your symptoms than regular Pilates. With the one-on-one classes, you get the individual attention that’s more based on your specific needs and goals.
Whether you’re seeking to increase muscle strength, improve flexibility or just boost your overall wellbeing, you should consider Pilates at our practice. Pilates connects the mind and body through precise movements and physical control. Each movement is designed to lengthen, strengthen, and stretch muscle groups through non-impact movements.
Pilates is suitable for almost all demographics including teenagers, athletes, pregnant women, and the elderly. If you’re new to Pilates there’s nothing to feel nervous about. The most important thing is to have fun!