Most of us have heard of, or experienced Pilates before, but our understandings of what Pilates actually is and what is involved in Pilates classes is quite varied from person to person. A lot depends on what we are hoping to achieve from Pilates, the instructor of the class and location of the class (is it in a gym, private class, healthcare centre etc).
The idea of this article is to give you an idea of what you can expect in my Pilates class, and also will give those of you who already attend the thoughts behind what I do in my Pilates classes.
Pilates is still one of most popular forms of classes around currently (it has been for a while). Many of us do and recommend Pilates for a range of different benefits: help with back pain, posture, improve performance, and help with recurring injuries.
However over time I’ve noticed that not everyone is getting the full benefit or the full understanding of what Pilates can offer.
Over the next couple of weeks I am going to be looking at some of the key areas, which we could work on to get the most benefit from out classes.
Today we are looking the Pilates principle: Alignment. Understanding neutral and why it’s important.
Pilates Instructor & Therapist, helping you understand why we do what we do!