Rhythm of Life
  • July 15, 2021 10:08 am


Kat now teaches Pilates, Yoga and Somatics. Her classes often combine the three elements which makes them different to most other classes.

The Pilates Method was developed by Joseph Pilates (1880-1967). Pilates is holistic exercise that looks at the whole body rather than just individual muscle groups. Pilates is best known for the stabilisation of the torso – the so-called “core” or “powerhouse”. Strength is developed from the inside out, that is, postural, deep muscles are worked rather than just working with the global muscles. This is particularly useful for those with back pain as it helps the body to realign itself and helps anyone whose lifestyle or profession puts strain on a particular area of the body, be it the back, neck or shoulder girdle. However, this is not the sole benefit of Pilates. Pilates also emphasises elongation and length which creates space in the joints and thereby helps fluid exchange. Most importantly of all, Pilates is carried out with a high level of mental awareness which is important for changing habitual movement and postural patterns…..




  • Category: Pilates Center

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