Blog
27 September 2016 - 15:13, by , in News, Comments off
From improving strength during your pregnancy to prepare your body for child birth through to increasing mobility and suppleness in our chronologically advanced client groups, Pilates can benefit all.  At Pilates plus we run antenatal classes through to the other end of the spectrum – classes more suitable for those more mature but young at...
3 August 2016 - 13:31, by , in News, Comments off
We’re looking forward to the Olympics in Rio, starting on 5th August. Our athletes will be in full-flow with preparations, and doing everything they can to be in optimum physical condition for the competition. Whether it’s Hannah Miley perfecting her tumble turns, Jessica Ennis-Hill pushing for the extra inch in the high jump, or Sir...
29 June 2016 - 8:44, by , in News, Comments off
It’s that time of year when we start to read reports about how the tennis stars train as we come closer to Wimbledon. We get really excited when we hear that they have been using Pilates to perfect their performance and prevent injuries. All of the top-seeded players have some form of Pilates type exercise...
31 May 2016 - 9:09, by , in News, Comments off
We all know about the benefits of Pilates; improved posture, better flexibility, muscular awareness, stronger core and abdominals and a reduction in stress levels.  It is no wonder Pilates is moving from the gym and into the workplace! A healthy body a healthy mind as they say! Pilates involves concentration to engage both the body...
27 April 2016 - 19:55, by , in News, Comments off
Running a marathon is quite an achievement and whether you have done several or are just about to embark on your first marathon it is important to know how to manage and avoid injury along the way! In the last 10–15 years, there has been a dramatic increase in popularity of running marathons, since 2000...
28 March 2016 - 21:09, by , in News, Comments off
This month we are looking at Pilates for Health.  It is world Health Day on Wednesday 7th April and their focus this year is Diabetes. As you may be aware the government has just introduced a sugar tax, as the NHS state on their website studies have shown “drinking lots of sugary drinks has been...