Pilates

Pilates Classes in Hexham

Our Pilates classes will help you improve your body functionality, flexibility and strength while developing core, bladder and pelvic floor control and strength.

Pilates is a form of exercise that is easily adapted to any fitness level. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced participant, our instructors will work collaboratively with you to ensure that you meet your goals.

Looking to refine those core muscles? Why not book on to our pilates classes today. You may just surprise yourself.

Frequently Asked Questions

What areas of the body does Pilates target?

As a discipline Pilates focuses on the core. By strengthening the muscles around the spine, pelvis, pelvic floor and hips pilates increases your body’s stability, posture, coordination and balance.
That is not to say that other areas of your body won’t be challenged. Pilates improves the entire body’s functionality by increasing flexibility, building strength and developing control and endurance in all major muscle groups.

What are the benefits of Pilates?

The benefits of Pilates include:

 

  • Increased core stability
  • Improved bladder and bowel control
  • Improved muscle tone throughout the whole body
  • Better awareness and alignment of posture
  • Reduction in pain
  • Greater power production in sports
  • Reduced risk of injury
  • Accelerated speed of recovery
  • Reduction in stress levels and improved sense of well-being
What should I wear to Pilates?

Loose-fitting, easy-to-move-in clothing is recommended for pilates classes. However, we try to avoid baggy clothes as they may be uncomfortable for certain positions. Shoes are not worn whilst using the mats. All mats and additional equipment will be provided for you in our studio.

What shall I expect to happen during a Pilates fitness class?

Each pilates session will begin with a warm-up to get you centred. The teacher will then take you through a series of adaptable pilates sequences that will help you gain strength and stability in your core, whilst also facilitating a full body unwind and relaxation post-session.

Do I need to be fit to attend a Pilates class?

Absolutely not. Pilates is a highly adaptable form of exercise aimed at all ages, shapes, sizes, and genders. Our qualified pilates instructors will tailor exercises to your level of ability so that you get the most out of each class.

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