5 reasons people say they take part in Pilates classes
- To improve flexibility and posture: Pilates helps to increase flexibility and improve posture, which can help reduce the risk of injury and improve balance.
- To strengthen the core: Pilates focuses on strengthening the core muscles, which helps to make everyday activities easier and reduce the risk of back pain.
- To improve joint health: Pilates helps to improve joint mobility and stability, which can lead to improved posture and reduce the risk of injury.
- To increase overall strength: Pilates can help to increase overall strength, which can lead to improved performance in a variety of activities.
- To reduce stress and anxiety: Pilates helps to reduce stress and anxiety levels by focusing on breathing and relaxation techniques. It can also help to improve mental wellbeing.
Here is a beginners instruction to the Cat Cow, Long Stretch, Hip extensor and the Melting heart pose. Remember this is for personal use and if you have any underlining conditions consult with your medical practitioner before you start. Please contact me for local in person class information, personal training or online classes.