At BodyNatured we believe that movement is a fundamental part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Our Pilates classes offer a full body workout and teach greater bodily awareness, correct breathing techniques and core engagement based on Pilates principles. We aim, not only to help you improve your posture, balance and strength but to emphasise the conscious element of the movement and the link between mind and body.
Our group classes are small so that we are able to closely observe and ensure that the right techniques are applied ensuring that maximum benefit is achieved from each exercise. Our 1-2-1 sessions are designed around your individual needs with personal attention from an instructor helping you achieve your goals.
We cater for all ages and mixed abilities, from complete beginners who may be starting out on an exercise programme, to those recovering from injury, right through to sports people looking to complement their training programme and improve athletic performance.
Group Classes - Mat and Studio Equipment (Reformer, Cadillac, etc)
- Groups of up to 8 people maximum
- 1 hour in duration
- Mats and equipment provided
- One-on-one session
- 1 hour in duration
- Full postural assessment
- Progressive Exercise Plan based on fitness/health goals
Please refer to our Fees page for pricing.
What do I wear?
What is Pilates?
Mat Pilates is done on the floor using an exercise mat. It involves controlled breathing during body weight resisted movement to build core strength. Over the years, Mat Pilates exercise has evolved to include small pieces of equipment such as resistance rings, balls and bands.
Pilates is based on certain principles – breath, concentration, centring, control, precision and flow – and these should be present throughout all practice of Pilates in order to for the exercises to be most effective.
How can Pilates help me?
- Improved posture
- Improved balance
- Greater core strength / stability
- Greater joint mobility
- Improved flexibility
- Reduced risk of injury
- Increased muscular strength, endurance and tone
- Helps with daily movement and sports performance
- Reduced stress levels
Where does Pilates originate from?
What should I look for in a practitioner?
The REPs logo indicates that the practitioner holds recognised and approved qualifications that meet the health and industry's agreed National Occupational Standards and are competent in their role. It also means that the practitioner undergoes ongoing professional development and is legally covered to practice by appropriate insurance.
The Health and Fitness Education Endorsement indicates that the practitioner is an endorsed Pilates instructor by the Health and Fitness Education national training institute.