What makes a Pilates class – Pilates

How Can I Tell If It Is Pilates?

A handout to share with class members.

There are many classes using the title Pilates within their class title and description. This can be confusing for class members and those who want to attend Pilates so that they can reap the benefits of the Pilates method.

It is important […]

By |February 26th, 2017|Article, Pilates|

Pilates & Musculo-Skeletal Conditions

Article By Jo Everill-Taylor B.Sc
With the ever increasing number of chronic illnesses in the UK the benefits of exercise in disease prevention and rehabilitation has become more and more popular.

This has opened up opportunities for exercise professionals to enter into a dynamic and rewarding field.

Government initiatives such as the National Service Framework for coronary heart […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Article, Pilates|

Pilates For Running

Article for Clieints: By Gibwa Cole B.Sc. Chartered Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates Specialist
How can Pilates help my running?

Most of the time, when you mention the word ‘Pilates’, it conjures images of housewives bedecked in their colourful active wear, lying on the floor and seemingly doing absolutely nothing. However, just because all appears calm externally, doesn’t […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Article, Pilates|

Pilates Exercises For Diastasis recti & More

Jo Everill-Taylor B.Sc (Hon’s) Answers public questions from clients. Read her answers to help you when clients ask you the same questions.

Q1: Any suggested exercise type/sport best for someone with diastasis recti (ripped stomach muscles) after 2nd child?

Diastasis recti is a separation of the connective tissue of the abdominal wall and most women will have […]

By |June 30th, 2016|Article, Pilates|

I Have Back Pain & Everyone Says Do Pilates!

Article by Gibwa Cole B.Sc (Hon’s) CSP.

Ever mentioned to someone that you have back pain and been told, “Oh you should just do Pilates”?. In the past decade Pilates has become an increasingly popular form of exercise for the general population and is often recommended for those of us with any sort of back pain.  […]

By |May 4th, 2016|Article, Pilates|

What Is Clinical Pilates?

Article by Nkoya Dove B.SC (Hon’s) MCSP HCPC
Pilates is an increasingly popular form of exercise originally developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s. It is a total mind-body conditioning program designed to target the deep muscles of the abdomen and spine to improve overall central core stability, posture and balance.

Clinical Pilates combines the early principles […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Article, Pilates|

P is for Pilates –

Can we transfer the method to the rest of the exercising world?

Article by Gill Cummings-Bell BA (Hon’s) M.Sc. MBA. PGCE. MIfL

As an exercise teacher of 30 years, Pilates remained a mystery to me.  I couldn’t understand where the benefits were, or how to work out with intensity using the Pilates method.  I am typically the […]

By |April 30th, 2013|Article, Pilates|