Pilates is a series of about 500 exercises inspired by calisthenics, yoga and ballet. Pilates lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in the body in a balanced fashion.


In Pilates, your muscles are never worked to exhaustion, so there is no sweating or straining, just intense concentration. The workout consists of a variety of exercise sequences that are performed in low repetitions.


The Pilates technique is taught to match each persons needs. This form of exercise caters for everyone, from beginner to advanced as it improves flexibility, strength, balance and body awareness. It's a fantastic low impact, great results form of exercise for the whole body, including the mind.



Pilates  focuses on improving core strength and building flexibility. It aims to develop flexibility and control over movement, and helps to build energy. It also helps to improve posture, mobility and flexibility and to develop muscle tone, increase cardiovascular fitness and promote a stronger, more supportive core. It's specific benefits include:


  • improved flexibility

  • increased muscle strength and tone, particularly of your abdominal muscles, lower back, hips and buttocks (the ‘core muscles’ of your body)

  • balanced muscular strength on both sides of your body

  • enhanced muscular control of your back and limbs

  • improved stabilisation of your spine

  • improved posture

  • rehabilitation or prevention of injuries related to muscle imbalances

  • improved physical coordination and balance

  • relaxation of your shoulders, neck and upper back

  • safe rehabilitation of joint and spinal injuries

  • prevention of musculoskeletal injuries

  • increased lung capacity and circulation through deep breathing

  • improved concentration

  • increased body awareness

  • stress management and relaxation.