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Freedom to move

Pilates for Women

Pilates is very safe to do pre- and postpartum. It is so important for women to try to keep moving. As a mother of two, I have learned this the hard way. A lot of changes occur in the body and moving will help you strengthen and stretch these adapting muscles, along with helping our mental health and taking time to ourselves.

Pilates in Pregnancy

Any issues or injuries previous can be highlighted during pregnancy as the joints become more lax during and up to 9 months post pregnancy. Pregnancy Pilates will give you the foundations and understanding of how to help position and secure your body in a safer space and get your body ready for labour and beyond.

“If we don’t look after ourselves, how do we expect to look after others”.

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Pre-Natal Pilates

Exercise is important during pregnancy as it helps strengthen up your limbs, increases awareness within the body, helps maintain weight and self confidence. Women who exercise during pregnancy tend to have a shorter labour and fewer delivery complications. Each session varies in intensity and duration depending on the stage of pregnancy and energy levels on the day. The Pre-Natal Pilates can be done on a private 1-2-1 basis or group.

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laura holding her daughter on pilates mat

Post Natal Pilates

There are recommended guidelines of 6-12 weeks after birth to start back exercise depending on individual circumstances. Some mothers will be given Pilates based rehabilitation exercises before leaving the hospital to help them recover after birth and we can help you continue and progress these. The Post Natal Pilates can be done on a private 1-2-1 basis or group.

PREGNANCY AND BEYOND

Now Offering Online Courses for Mothers

Before Covid-19, all classes were done in studio but now but like everyone else we had to adapt and change. So we are now offering specialized courses addressing the different stages of motherhood.

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Pre Natal Course

Are you an expectant Mom? Discover how to decrease your aches and pains and feel stronger from the inside out, so you can improve your strength, your mood and feel really good about your pregnancy. Check out our 6 week course plus many bonus offerings.

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Post Natal Recovery Course

Post Natal Recovery through Pilates. Learn how to reawaken those core muscles in a safe environment, get stronger from the inside out and build confidence in doing so. Check out our 6 week course plus many bonus offerings.

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Strong Momas Course

As our kids grow and explore, we need to be able to keep up with them and adapt how we move our bodies. Strong Moma’s will help you do just that, through a series of 5 movement classes incorporating Pilates, Flexibility and core strength exercises.

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Private VS. Group Sessions

Private 1-2-1 Personal Training

Sessions for both Pre- and Post Natal women allowing you to get 100% attention. You can ask any specific questions you may have and we can help address any issues that you may have. During the sessions we can move at a pace that is comfortable for you along with having the privacy to ask questions that you may not want be ask in a group setting.

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Group classes allow you to be social and interact with other women. Experiences and advice can be shared along with having other people there that understand what you are going through. It’s a hour to get away and do something for yourself while making yourself stronger from the inside out.

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