Pilates for Pregnancy

Once you get the go-ahead from your doctor, pre-natal Pilates is one of the best forms of exercise you can do.  It strengthens your core muscles and can help your body cope with carrying the extra weight of your growing baby, as well as preparing your body for child-birth and recovery afterwards. Taking that hour […]

Pilates and the Menopause

Pilates and the Menopause The hormonal changes in a woman’s body during peri-menopause and menopause can cause some very challenging symptoms and health risks. The two main health risks are cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Regular physical activity is vital to promote both heart and bone health. Life can be an exhausting juggle and exercise might be […]

Is Pilates good for runners?

The short answer is yes! Pilates is an excellent choice of complementary training for a runner. It is a very low impact exercise so will not put your body under additional stress while strengthening your core muscles.  If you’re a runner, here are what I consider to be the main reasons to add Pilates to your […]