Pilates is the perfect exercise for everyone at every stage of life. Whether you are wanting to improve your posture, relieve back pain or enhance flexibility and coordination, Pilates offers a safe and effective way to boost your well being.
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Pilates is a whole body-conditioning program with an emphasis on control of movement, breathing awareness and correct alignment of the body during varied, low-impact exercises. Pilates works by helping to activate the diaphragm, pelvic floor, deep abdominal, back, shoulder girdle and hip muscles that provide support to the trunk and pelvis. Muscles are re-educated to become more efficient in the way they are used so as to encourage normal movement patterns and flexibility.
The Pilates reformer is a traditional piece of Pilates equipment which looks a little like a bed with springs, a sliding carriage, ropes and pulleys. Using the reformer is similar to mat based Pilates however adds more intensity and is more dynamic than mat based Pilates. The springs resistance can make exercises easier or more challenging and allow for a greater repertoire of exercises with more variety. Reformer Pilates challenges your dynamic control, helps muscle endurance, strength, balance, co-ordination and more.