Joseph Pilates believed that “Physical fitness was the first requisite of happiness.”
Pilates is possible at any age and everybody benefits by becoming stronger from the inside out, eliminating aches, rehabilitating injuries, alongside increasing core strength.
At the studio, Pilates is combined with stretching. By making sure clients follow the Pilates principles and then stretch the muscles. Results are therefore seen quicker. The clients are challenged and routines are varied sing the different apparatus to achieve better results.
Pilates combines strength and flexibility allowing you to become extremely efficient in your movements whilst exercising as well as easing your daily life. As you become more familiar with the technique, you also learn how your body and mind works in harmony to be efficient.
Why is Pilates such a good base exercise for your body if you are older?
Practiced consistently, Pilates helps to build strength, increase flexibility, and develops control and endurance in the body. Pilates exercises emphasise proper breathing techniques, correct alignment and posture in the body, with the objective of developing a stronger set of core muscles to improve coordination and balance. Also, Pilates helps to balance each joint in your body with low-impact or almost none therefore, being very safe at any age.
“Pilates with Carme is revitalising, her energetic approach makes my body feel the harmony between body and mind. Her classes are intense, which is exactly what I like and by the end I feel elevated and elongated. I recommend it to anyone who loves a deep and intelligent work out!” – S. Richardson