Pilates near Reading, Berkshire
The Club at Mapledurham offers Pilates classes and serves the area and surrounds of Caversham, Reading, Goring and Sonning. The Pilates classes in Reading are included in the price of your Health & Fitness Membership.
What is Pilates?
Pilates was created in the early part of the 1900s by Germanborn Joseph Pilates. Pilates incorporates elements of martial arts, yoga and Western forms of exercise. Initially pilates was adopted by professional US dancers an effective form of recovery after injury. Today, Pilates has steadily grown in popularity around the world, and includes many celebrity fans such as Madonna and Jennifer Aniston. Pilates is an exercise system that focuses on stretching and strengthening the whole body to improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility and posture.
Health benefits of Pilates?
• Improve flexibility
• Increase in muscle tone
• Increase posture
• Increase in joint mobility
• Increase in balance & coordination
• Stress and tension relief
• Can help reduce lower back pain
• Improved streamlined appearance
Who can do Pilates?
Pilates is suitable for people of all ages and abilities. Pilates has lots of adaptations so everyone can take part in the workout.
Pilates is a gentle way of raising your activity levels, especially if you have poor mobility, aches and pains or an injury.
Pilates can be adapted to raise the fitness levels of someone less active, and it can challenge someone very fit.
Join a Pilates class today to experience the health benefits. Fill in our Enquiry Form so we can tailor a perfect fit for all your Health and Fitness needs. Alternatively, click the link on the right to enquire.