• Can I Do Pilates at Home?

    Can I Do Pilates at Home?

    Part 1: Gym Ball and Pilates Ring By Rika Brixie The suitability of Pilates for home practice - easily adjustable to suit any space or time restrictions, whilst promoting strength, flexibility and mind-body awareness - has never been more profound than now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and...

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  • Improve Running by Cross Training with Pilates

    Improve Running by Cross Training with Pilates

    Posted by Markella Kefallonitou Running is a very popular form of exercise worldwide. A national government survey in the UK in 2020 found that approximately 6.8 million people run at least twice in 28 days between November 2018 and November 2019. Running is an inexpensive type of exercise that can be...

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  • Can I do Pilates while Pregnant?

    Can I do Pilates while Pregnant?

    Contributed by Rika Brixie   Expectant mothers, at any stage of pregnancy, are often curious as to what forms of exercise will be both safe and effective to sustain the wellbeing of themselves and that of their unborn child. In recent times, Pilates has become a popular and much talked-about...

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  • Pilates as a Conditioning Method for Dancers

    Pilates as a Conditioning Method for Dancers

    Dancers using Pilates can work on generic core stability and strength as well as very dance specific skills on the mat and the Pilates equipment (Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair). The adaptability of the Pilates equipment makes them versatile to tailor the exercises to the dancers’ needs. The use of the...

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