Life in Petersfield magazine came to experience Pilates, and wrote an article entitled 'do it right'

Aimee, assistant editor of the magazine is a lady who likes to keep herself fit by going to the gym and taking classes offered by the leisure centre she uses. After an initial introducuction to Pilates she says that she felt every move differently to how she normally does her exercises...tummy and bottoms mainly. she will be now using Pilates tecniques to get the maximum benefit from the effort she puts in.

Who Is Pilates For?

  • Anyone who would like to improve their posture
  • For those rehabilitating from injuries
  • Pre/Post natal mothers
  • For those of us that find life too fast, and would like to relax more
  • Back sufferers
  • Joint problems or alignment problems
  • Osteoporosis
  • Athletes, dancers, swimmers, etc. who would like to prevent injury
  • No age or gender limit
  • Anyone who would like to take up or would like to continue exercising

Benefits of Pilates

  • Improves posture
  • Increases mobility and flexibility
  • Strengthens core muscles
  • Helps to re-align the body
  • Eases back and other joint pains
  • Reduces the risk of injury through sports and helps recovery from injury
  • Improves pelvic floor
  • Brings awareness to mind and body
  • Helps to reduce stress and tension
  • Increases circulation
  • Can reduce headaches where posture related
  • Improves co-ordination
  • Weight bearing
  • Relaxation