With half the
celebrities around the world getting their pictures taken leaving Pilates
classes, and perhaps your friends and neighbors reducing aches and pains and
becoming fit with Pilates, you might be wondering about Pilates lessons for
“A core workout” is the
vaguest answer you will get in just one sentence. Still, surely there is more
to it, and only a professional Pilates instructor will be able to give you a
“Excuse my technical terms in
this article, but I can’t help it. I found most individuals rarely make an
effort or want to learn more about themselves than they do about others.”
Restructure Your Core
Your Core is your entire body from
your diaphragm to your pelvic floor. Pilates can help make your abs stronger or
give you better muscular endurance in your Core. Honestly, the focus of a
Pilates class is primarily on your inner unit “powerhouse.” That
being the central focus of the Pilates programs at Abbysan Centre, it will also
serve your back, arms, legs, neck, and feet!
Rebuild muscle tone
You might know at least one
Celebrities who credit Pilates as the reason for their toned muscles. It makes
your arms lean and toned.
Maintaining the underlying tissue
quality of Gluteal muscles is your best asset. It helps in maintaining pelvic
stability, knee alignment, power in jumps, speed when running, and make your
buttock look shapely in tights, of course. Do Pilates for a more extended,
leaner muscle system making you stand taller and look slimmer!
Dancers love it
Pilates is the exercise of dancers.
Think of the bodies you see in movies or on the stage — if you want long, lean
muscles and ensure the safety of your joints, unlike the dancers; then this is
the workout for you.
Athlete and Sport’s Conditioning
Late, Mr. Joseph Pilates initially
developed the method as a rehabilitative tool. Joseph Pilates, a German
gymnast, born in 1883, who believed that poor posture goes hand-in-hand with
poor health and dedicated his life to teaching his exercise techniques. He had
a strong belief that having an awareness of breath and alignment of the spine,
we could develop the deep spinal and abdominal muscles, and reduce stress.
* Chronic Low back pain (LBP)
* Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary
* Post Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)
* Multiple sclerosis
* Lymphedema after Breast Cancer
* Spinal Deformities
- If you have an injury, consider
doing a few one-on-one sessions with one of our Pilates specialists first to learn the basics. On a personal level, always remember the rule that if
something hurts, don’t do it.
- Attending classes throughout
pregnancy also significantly help and speeds up the process of getting your body back in shape after childbirth. Remember, as with any exercise, always check with your doctor first, and remember to tell your trainer that you are pregnant before commencing class.
Abbysan Studio is located at the
entrance of boat lagoon in Phuket, offering highly effective body sculpting
Based on various studies indicate
people who practice Pilates with proper technique over time see the following
- Improved flexibility and mobility
- Trunk stability
- Core and pelvic floor strength
- Injury prevention
- Improved posture
- Improved coordination and athletic
performance in some sports.
Dr. Abhishek Agrawal
As a pilates instructor, I feel
rewarded when my clients achieve their goals, be it getting pain-free or having
Visit the following research links for
Pilates: how does it work, and who needs it?
The Effects of Pilates Mat Exercise on the Balance Ability of Elderly Females
Effects of modified Pilates on the variability of inter-joint coordination during walking in the elderly.
Impact of Clinical Pilates Exercises on Patients Developing Lymphedema after Breast Cancer Treatment