What is the difference between Yoga and Pilates?
Yoga focuses on flexibility, broad muscle groups, breathing, strength, spirituality and philosophy.
Pilates works on your flexibility, it’s main emphasis is on core strength.
It is recommended to practice regularly (3-4 times a week).
How much does it cost?
Please see our Classes page for the latest information on our pricing. And yes it is very affordable.
Can I practice Pilates if I lack flexibility?
Yes! One of the greatest benefits of starting a yoga or Pilates practice is an increase in flexibility.
What are the benefits of yoga and Pilates?
- Creates longer, leaner muscles (less bulk, more freedom of movement)
- Improves postural problems
- Creates a stronger, more flexible spine
- Promotes recovery from strain or injury
- Increases joint range of motion
- Improves circulation
- Increases core strength/stability and peripheral mobility
- Helps prevent injury
- Enhances mobility, agility and stamina
- Improves balance, coordination & circulation
- Balances strength & flexibility
- Engages the mind and heightens body awareness
- No-impact – kind to the joints
- Can be customised to a range of abilities
- Complements other methods of exercise
- Improves performance in other sports
- Reduces stress, relieves tension, boosts energy
Should I eat before class?
It is best to avoid eating 2-3 hours before your class due to the different postures we practice. If you know you are someone who becomes faint or needs to eat regularly, you can experiment with having a light snack before class.
It is highly recommended that you hydrate yourself by drinking plenty of water before, during and after class.