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.
"For 24 years I've had reduced mobility in my hip. I've consulted doctors and physiotherapists. After just 4 sessions my hip is mobile and it's been achieved without pain and with a lot of fun! Thank you!" SUE M

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.

"Amazing Pilates class! They’re challenging, relaxed (but not relaxing!) and fun. As if that’s not enough, you come out feeling like you’re walking taller then when you went in." ROBERT S.
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Disclaimer

As with all fitness and exercise programmes, when doing exercise you need to use your common sense. To reduce and avoid injury, you will want to check with your doctor before beginning any fitness programme. By performing any fitness exercises without supervision, you are performing them at your own risk. Space Fitness and Wellbeing will not be responsible or liable for any injury or harm you sustain as a result of this fitness programme, DVD, online fitness video or information shared on our website. This includes emails, videos and text.

It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure: 

  • there is sufficient space to perform the exercises safely and move freely without obstacles or obstructions, free from furniture, equipment and other hazards – a minimum of four square metres per person.

  • any equipment is safe and in a suitable condition for the activity being performed.

  • the surrounding floor space is entirely clear to remove any hazards that may increase the risk of slips, trips or falls.

  • there are no distractions throughout the duration of the session.

  • there is sufficient heating, lighting, ventilation and hydration.

Space Fitness and Wellbeing

Moor Cottage Studio | Moor Road | Burley Woodhead | Ilkley | LS29 7BE

Tel: 07971 988 401 | info@spacefitnessandwellbeing.co.uk

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