Pilates is a series of exercises which focuses on strengthening the deep postural stabilising muscles, especially the deep abdominal and pelvic floor muscles, and is a great way to stay strong, fit and active for young and old.
A useful guide to pelvic floor safe exercise: Pelvic Floor First
BENEFITS OF PILATES:
- Improves flexibility, balance and muscle endurance
- Improves fitness
- Strengthens muscles
- Helps treat and prevent lower back pain
- Improves posture
- Enhances relaxation
- Improves pelvic floor muscle function
- Helps to manage pain
PILATES CAN HELP:
- Improve sporting performance
- Recover from injury
- Pregnant and post natal women
- Over 65’s
- Chronic pain
- Post surgery
At Esthesis Physiotherapy, we can tailor an exercise program to suit your individual needs and goals.
For more information on how Pilates may benefit you or to register interest in a Pilates session with a Physiotherapist, please contact Esthesis Physiotherapy.
Esthesis Physiotherapy runs a Pilates class at Lefevre Community Centre every Tuesday from 10-11am. All ages and fitness levels welcome.