Body tone and flexibility

Instead of lifting heavy weights in the gym, your body will be naturally toned through Pilates as the only weight you have to lift is your own body. Adding muscles to your body will also increase your metabolism which, then again, burns some extra calories for you!

Better posture

Pilates focuses on improving your core strength which is the main foundation for a healthy and elegant posture. Bonus effect: it also stretches your muscles which will make you look a few inches taller!

Complete body exercise

Carrying out Pilates exercises, you can be sure that you are training all parts of your body. Unlike other work-outs, Pilates does not overdo one part of your body while neglecting others. That’s why it’s so popular amongst fitness beginners as well as professional athletes.

Body and mind

With complete coordination of body, mind and spirit, you practice Pilates with full attention. What does that mean you think? Well, the exercises are designed to unite your body and mind through its six Pilates principles: Breath, centring, coordination, concentration, precision, control and flow.

Recover from injuries

Unlike other exercise, Pilates is very gentle on your joints and the movements are low stress on the back. Therefore, it is the perfect exercise for anyone who wants to recover from injuries and would like to get fit in a safe and healthy way.

Introduction sessions

The session is designed to introduce you to the basic principles of Body Control Pilates. This provides a good foundation in the practice of Body Control Pilates and is recommended before joining a class The class numbers are restricted to provide a suitable level of exercise supervision. This enables me …

Individual Appointment

If you have particular muscle / joint or medical problems then an Individual Appointment is ideal. This includes a musculoskeletal assessment, and the teaching of basic exercises that are tailor-made for you. Further reviews may be appropriate before joining a class, or follow on individual appointments can be booked to …

Classes

It may be more appropriate to have an individual session, and these are available if there are no courses available. Occasionally it is advisable to have one or two further sessions to prepare fully for joining a class. Cost £40, includes CD, exercise folder and stretch band, with follow on …