Pilates

​Often recommended by doctors and physios, Pilates works from the inside out to improve posture and build core strength and flexibility.
The mindful practice of Pilates can also help to ease stress.

Duration: 60 mins

Intensity: Low

Impact: Low Impact

What is Pilates?

Developed by it's founder, Joseph Pilates, Pilates is a complete form of exercise that works the whole body, re-balancing muscles, building core strength and improving physical health.

 

Pilates helps build a strong core from which one can transition into new positions and exercises. This flow centres around control and precision, with a diversity of exercises and modifications to suit a range of levels from beginner to advanced. ​

 

Pilates is one of the best investments you can make for your body and can be used in a PREhabiliative way (ensuring a stronger, more powerful body) as well as taking a REhabiliative approach to your health, fitness and wellbeing. Use it to enhance everyday activities or to complement and improve your sporting activities.

“PHYSICAL FITNESS IS THE FIRST REQUISITE OF HAPPINESS” Joseph Pilates

Benefits of Pilates:

  • Improve posture and core strength

  • Increase flexibility and mobility

  • Increase strength

  • Improve muscle tone

  • Improve balance and coordination

  • A greater awareness of your body

  • Reduce incidences of back pain

  • Help prevent or rehabilitate from injury

What do I need to bring?

All equipment and drinking water is provided but should you wish to bring your own water bottle a water filter machine is available for refills. Please help us to protect the environment by not using single use plastic bottles.

Please wear grip Pilates socks and comfortable clothes (no belts or zips please as they can make some exercises uncomfortable and damage our mats!).

Make sure the clothes you wear are not too baggy, however, as we need to look at your form.

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Space Fitness and Wellbeing

The Grange, Main Street, Burley in Wharfedale,

Ilkley, LS29 7ND

Tel: 07999 835 660

info@spacefitnessandwellbeing.co.uk

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