Clinical Pilates utilises movement and awareness to enhance your brain’s natural ability to learn new movement patterns. Research into Neuroplasticity indicates that the brain has lifelong potential for growth and acquiring new skills, so you’re never too old to learn!
Here are the benefits of Clinical Pilates if you’re over 60…
Clinical Pilates is beneficial for a variety of people! It can be used as a rehabilitative tool, injury prevention or optimise the body’s performance for life’s activities – sport, dancing or work. Not only is it effective, it’s also fun and many people will notice the benefits within a few weeks.
From my experience, I believe Clinical Pilates prior to, and throughout my pregnancy helped me to experience less pelvic, hip and lower back pain as well as increasing my upper body strength (handy when lifting a 15kg toddler), energy levels, less weight-gain, better pelvic floor and an improved posture. I felt it was easy to commit to Clinical Pilates as I felt energised and stronger after each session – as opposed to other types of exercise where I would often feel tired and sore. I also had a much better labour and delivery.
12/8/15, by Jess Davies The more time I spend with Jeremy at Wisdom Physiotherapy, the more I realise how little I have looked after my body over the past few years. I am the kind of person who doesn’t like to stop and rest – I don’t believe in colds, I never get massages and […]
10/8/15, by Jess Davies I have now officially taken the first steps into the world of pilates classes. And I survived! Having passed the first assessment at Wisdom Physiotherapy and been classified as one of those ‘extension bias’ types, I attended my first pilates group class at the studio. After my initial assessment, I continued […]
I have never understood pilates, although I have heard rumours that it is good for you. My opinion has always been that it is some sort of fashionable exercise that people who don’t like to get sweaty do while wearing the latest Lululemon apparel before meeting their friends for coffee.
We often get asked what the difference is between regular/fitness (mat) Pilates classes and our Clinical Pilates classes. And it’s no wonder, the word ‘Pilates’ has become used by so many different businesses, each with varying degrees of quality.
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