The Benefits of Pilates

Pilates is a series of exercises that will work, strengthen and stretch your
body to get long lasting results, activating your mind as you exercise.

What should you expect from your workout? First, you should expect to learn an ordered series of exercises that work the entire body from top to bottom. Expect it to be efficient, by decreasing overall repetitions and increasing the work of each motion, you will obtain rapid and long-lasting results.

Plan to work with no impact to your joints. Prepare to strengthen and stretch you body during every exercise, rotating positions from lying to sitting to kneeling. Ready yourself to activate your mind as you exercise, developing and increasing your awareness of your body. Finally, and perhaps most significantly, expect your workouts to fly by!

Body Control Pilates Method

Body Control Pilates is based on the work of Joseph Pilates (1880-1967) who created a series of
exercises that built strength without adding bulk and balanced that strength with flexibility.

The ‘classical’ Pilates exercises that he developed may take many years to perfect and may well be beyond the capacity of the average person, so we break those exercises down to that you can enjoy the benefits of Pilates whilst working safely and effectively as you move towards the more advanced exercises. In this way I am able to work the first time exercisers of those needing rehabilitation as well as challenge the skills and stamina of elite athletes. Whether you want to work on a one-to-one basis or in a group class, using matwork exercises or on the studio equipment, the Body Control Pilates method can help you achieve your goals.