Developed by Joseph Pilates, it is the not so best kept fitness secret of dancers, Athletes, supermodels, actors and other performers. The Pilates leichhardt method is a comprehensive set of principles and movements designed at Incline Health to improve dramatically flexibility and strength, posture and coordination. It combines awareness of the spine, strength, proper breathing and flexibility training to achieve slimmer, Stronger, longer muscles without building bulk.
Each class works the whole body but with an emphasis on strengthening your core muscles- your abdomen, lower back and buttocks. As the muscles become stronger you find your posture gets improved relieving lower back pain and muscular tension. It is perfect for those people who spend the day sitting at a desk.
Who Can Do Pilates?
It is a non impact workout and is suitable for everyone from the first timer to a person with chronic back pain. Just like yoga it is done as active meditation for developing concentration, control and breathing technique. Hollywood stars and dancers don’t start their day without it. This exercise method has captured the imagination of millions.
A series of movements and exercises designed to improve dramatically flexibility and strength, postural alignment and coordination by focusing on your core muscles groups- the abdomen, back and buttocks. The results are really amazing. You can expect a complete change in your body. Your posture improves and your stomach and buttocks become more toned. Your abdomen, arms and legs will be lean and your energy levels will improve dramatically.
What Pilates Class Is Right For Me?
Pilot matwork classes are the most accessible part of the pilate method and can be done anywhere virtually. In a short duration, you can see and feel the benefits. The order series of exercises are not like anything you have done before and the results are astonishing. What you expect physically will be a total change in your body. While its classes are available for the beginners through to those that have many years of experience.
Pilates offer the perfect range of classes for everybody with the focus on making your Pilates class, whatever you want for your own. You can choose from the range of yoga and signature reformer classes to customise the perfect program for you. The instructors are fully qualified and are those people who have been training for many years. They believe in constantly improving and the instructors routinely train together and attend teaching workshops.
What is Clinical Pilates?
Clinical Pilates has evolved the traditional pilates method by introducing evidence-based exercise to treat a variety of injuries and conditions.
The clinically trained pilate instructors use comprehensive exercise and assessment techniques to meet your goals and needs. They will work with you to optimise the movement and function of your body across all aspects of life whether at work, at home, at the gym, at sports or with the kids.
Benefits of Pilates
● Improves core stability
● Improves postural control
● Improves body awareness
● Improves flexibility
● Reduces the presence and risk of pain
● Reduces the risk of re- injury
● Decreases the risk of your injury progressing
● Improves strength and conditioning
● Helps in learning skills in how to self manage injury
So Pilates is an exercise system that promotes a balanced mind, spirit and body. It is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. Its low impact, high reward exercises work the body through all planes of movement to develop core strength, balance, postural control and flexibility.