Comfortable gym attire which will allow you to move freely such as leggings/shorts with a top. Nothing too baggy around the neck or ankles. You will need to bring a blanket for relaxation section of class. Also, bring along a bottle of water.
Is Pilates for men too?
Yes. Joseph H. Pilates the creator of Pilates was indeed male! It is suitable for both men and women. It is a full body workout building strength, flexibility and in general increasing fitness level.
Is there an age group to do Pilates?
Pilates can be practiced by children, adults and seniors. The exercises are very adaptable and can easily be modified to suit each individuals varying physical limitations. Pilates is for everyone, whatever your age or fitness.
I am not fit or flexible, can I do Pilates?
Pilates is a great way to begin building strength, flexibility and increase fitness levels by starting with gentle Pilates movements at a slower pace and progressing onwards to more challenging movements at a faster pace.
I am fit and flexible, how can Pilates enhance this?
Pilates will help to increase core strength, body conditioning and flexibility. Improving performance and reduce risk of injury for those involved in sport such as football, hurling, rugby, golf, running, cycling and many more sporting activities. A beneficial addition to your existing training regime.
I am injured or recovering from an injury. Can I do Pilates?
When recovering from an injury medical clearance from your physician or physiotherapist is required. Once clearance has been given we can discuss the injury along the relevant exercise modification + program to suit your movement and physical limitations. Also we can discuss if one to one sessions or group class is appropriate for you.
Is it safe to do Pilates during pregnancy?
A regular Pilate’s mat class is not suitable for pregnancy as a lot of the movements are contraindicated for pregnancy. You can begin a speciality prenatal pregnancy Pilate’s class after 12 weeks. Medical clearance from your physician is required.
How to book a class?
Classes are run as a 6 week series. You can book a block of 6 week classes by text or calling 086 170 96 74. Alternatively you can email us at email@example.com or fill out contact form HERE.