Why is the Pilates breathing important?

The focus and purpose of breathing well with Pilates is important, not only to isolate your abdominal muscles and pelvic floor, but also to create trunk and body awareness. The breathing helps to relax tight, tense muscles, relieve tension and help the mind to focus on the body. Breathing also increases oxygen uptake, improving the immune…

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The Pilates Allegro Reformer

The Pilates Reformer Machine was invented by Pilates Founder – “Joseph Hubertus Pilates”. When Joseph was interned during World War 1 with other German Nationals, he originally rigged springs to hospital beds so they could exercise against resistance. During Joseph’s time here, he practiced his Pilates exercises and resistance work on other internees and further refined his…

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Spike Ball – Foot & Body Care

The spike ball relieves muscle tension and tightness in the fascia tissue and ligaments and provides mobility, stimulating blood flow throughout the body. It can be used on the feet, shoulders, trapezius, upper back, glutes and legs.  It is a great way for you to tune into your own body and feel where the tightness…

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