The 5 Best Pilates Core Strengthening Exercises

Pilates has been around for almost 100 years. And while Reformer Pilates requires a special piece of equipment, we’ve got 5 Pilates core strengthening exercises you can do in the comfort of your own home. Are you ready to level up?  All you need is a mat or a comfortable area to lie on. These…

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Our Top 6 Tips to using Pilates in your Injury rehabilitation

If you’re like many of our clients, you may be recovering from an injury and you’re already well down the track on your injury rehabilitation – the acute phase of your injury may be over and you’re looking toward your future.  Recently, you may have started Pilates or be thinking about starting to further your…

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Pilates for Guys: Q&A with Chris Latham – Rugby Player and Coach

Pilates for guys

We’ve also maintained that Pilates can be for everyone, young and old, fit or otherwise It’s especially great for guys! Guys often struggle with poor mobility and as we age we can struggle to find exercise that actually helps us work on our injuries, rather than simply adding to them.   What problems were you having…

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Can Pilates Help with Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain is exhausting. One wrong move can trigger sudden pain or even a flare-up that lasts for weeks.  And exercising with chronic pain is scary. Most individuals are nervous about aggravating their already existing issues. It’s also tough to muster up the motivation to exercise when you’re in pain or you’re tired. Yet, there…

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Pilates for Bad Knees: Your Ultimate Guide 

Knee injuries are some of the most common orthopedic conditions.  It shouldn’t come as a surprise; Your knees are major weight-bearing joints. And we use them a lot.  The knees are used to walk, run, sit, stand, and much more. As a result, these joints undergo varying amounts of stress and strain throughout your lifetime.…

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Physiotherapy vs. Pilates: The Similarities and Differences

Injury rehabilitation is tough. It puts your fitness goals on the backburner – and that’s okay. During injury recovery, you should focus solely on getting back to your ‘normal self’. But physical rehabilitation and Pilates go hand-in-hand. They have many similarities. In fact, most physical rehabilitation programs borrow Pilates exercises to aid clients or patients…

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