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Benefits of Pilates

Pilates is a dynamic and intelligent exercise that creates longer, leaner muscles, increases muscle tone and improves flexibility.

Pilates can be used as a fantastic tool for rehabilitating an injury.

Specific tailor-made lessons pinpoint the weak areas of the body and relevant exercises are taught to create a more balanced and injury free body.

Many issues and problems specific to an individual can be helped with Pilates.

Pilates has been known to help the following conditions, sports injuries from running & cycling, sciatica, whiplash, prolapsed discs, sacro-iliac problems, hip problems, rehabilitation after surgery, knee issues, scoliosis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, osteoporosis, and joint problems.

Pilates aims to help in 3 main areas…

General Fitness

  • Improves your posture
  • Improves mobility and flexibility of the spine
  • Delivers muscle tone and flexibility
  • Promotes a more efficient and supportive core
  • Increases stability for the pelvis and shoulders
  • Fosters the health of joints through improved mobility and support from the surrounding musculature
  • Complements training for athletes

Health Conditions

  • Facilitates injury prevention and physical rehabilitation
  • Builds better balance and coordination, particularly for the elderly
  • Offers a safe and excellent form of exercise for ante and post-natal women
  • Alleviates aches and pains
  • Helps maintain and can improve bone density
  • Develops the function and efficiency of the lungs with improvement in circulation
  • Offers a safe and beneficial form of exercise for a wide range of medical conditions, including Sclerosis, Osteoporosis, Arthritis, and Multiple Sclerosis.

Overall Well-being

  • Makes you look and feel better
  • Relieves stress and tension and promotes a feeling of well-being
  • Expands body awareness
  • Integrates mind, body and spirit
  • Improves quality of life

 

MORE INFORMATION ON STOTT PILATES®

STOTT PILATES® is a contemporary approach to the original exercise method pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates. Lindsay and Moira Merrithew, along with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, have spent over two decades refining the acclaimed STOTT PILATES method of exercise. The refined method resulted in the inclusion of modern principles of exercise science and rehabilitation—making it one of the safest and most effective methods available. STOTT PILATES is recognized as The Professional’s Choice™ by studios, fitness facilities, fitness professionals and the consumer market worldwide.

What really differentiates a STOTT PILATES Instructor is the comprehensive anatomical knowledge and the quality of training programme and regular re-appraisals of their ability to offer the finest Pilates instruction available.