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Q: What is Pilates?
A: Pilates is a form of exercise which aims to strengthen the body in an even way, with particular emphasis on core strength to improve general fitness and wellbeing. Pilates exercises are done on a mat and include standing, sitting and lying stretches.
Q:What do I need to wear?
A: Please wear loose fitting exercise clothes and socks
Q: What equipment do I need?
A: If you have a yoga/ Pilates mat please bring it along. Member may prefer to use their own mats. We also use resistance or thera bands during the session. These are available in class but again you may prefer to have your own. These can be bought online.
Q: How hard is Pilates?
A: Each Pilates exercise has differing levels – we always start the exercise at beginners level and then as you become more experienced you can progress to the intermediate level to challenge yourself further.
A: What’s the difference between Pilates and Yoga?
Q: While the methods are different, Pilates and yoga both develop strength, balance, flexibility, posture and good breathing technique. Both systems emphasise the connection between physical and mental health, although yoga places more emphasis on relaxation and uses meditation. Pilates exercises are performed in a flow of movement without the static poses associated with yoga.