What’s in it for me?

What’s in it for me?

Last week I wrote about the exercises being free and, therefore, our offering being high quality teaching in a supportive environment. It seems reasonable to ask what you can expect as an outcome from the great teaching and environment that we are offering. First...
(The Exercises are) Still Free

(The Exercises are) Still Free

This is a rehash (reboot might sound more 21st Century) of an earlier post – because it continues to hold true and is important to remember. Some history Joseph Pilates published a pamphlet of exercises in 1945, intended as a ‘homework’ guide for his...
Festive Season Pilates

Festive Season Pilates

We often hear that missing a week or two of classes can make a noticeable (not so positive) difference. We know, too, that the festive season can be a time of indulgence when thoughts of ‘fitness’ might get put on hold. Have fun! First and foremost, we hope that you...
Where should I breathe?

Where should I breathe?

This might not be as common a question as “When should I breathe?”, but it’s at least as important. The first time a Pilates teacher asked me to breathe into a specific area of my body I was bewildered – did I really have a choice over this? Now I know that it’s...
“What’s the breathing for this?”

“What’s the breathing for this?”

This is quite a common question in Pilates classes and, though Joseph Pilates himself specified a breathing pattern for some of his exercises, the best answer might be “Trust that your body knows best.” Don’t stop! The most important guidance around breathing in a...