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Pilates



What is Pilates



Pilates was first invented by its founder Joseph Pilates who started to use his method around 80 years ago, which became very popular with dancers, gymnasts and athletes. Joseph Pilates noticed that when people had a weakness or unbalanced alignment in their body, they would over compensate another area. Consequently Joseph Pilates believed that is was most important to correct that weakness but to also re - train the body to avoid a re- occurrence of the weakness. Joseph Pilates belief that true well being came from physical fitness and positive mental attitude.

Pilates has become very popular to the public off all ages and abilities due to the slow controlled movements that largely strengthen the core muscles that stabilize and maintain the spine, correct postural problems and re align the body. When training in Pilates you will bring mind and body together, centering on balance, precision, breathing and concentration.

The principles of Pilates



The following principles are what Pilates is based on and we use in our classes and 1 - 1 session's, these principles will be explained in more detail when you attend your first session.

  • Concentration
  • Breathing
  • Control
  • Centring
  • Precision
  • Flow

One to One Sessions



One to one sessions will follow the same procedures as a personal training session, however we shall do our assessments slightly differently. Please refer to the personal training page for further information.

Group Sessions



Want to cut the cost of Personal Training or Pilates Training?

If you and a group of friends want to get fit or try Pilates and you have the space or a space near by? Then why not start a group. Call Lush Fitness on 07769651899 to find out how.

Classes



I regularly run classes in the East Sussex and Kent areas please call me for further details or to book a place. Please see the Class Timetable on the home page for class details.

Please visit our Contact Us page and let us know if you would like to book a free, no obligaton consultation.

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