Pilates strengthens the muscles that support the spine (the neck, shoulders, abs, hips and thighs) to bring balance into the body. Most body aches and pains are due to muscular imbalance. Pilates helps to realign the spine in order to decrease tension, increase flexibility, and strengthen the body from the inside out. Click here to read more about Pilates

We all know that we should undertake exercise regularly, but what exactly are the benefits?


  • Elevates your metabolism so that you burn more calories everyday.
  • Increases your aerobic capacity (fitness level).
  • Maintains, tones, and strengthens your muscle. Exercise also increases your muscular endurance.
  • Increases the oxidation (breakdown and use) of fat.
  • Increases HDL (good) cholesterol.
  • Makes the heart a more efficient pump by increasing stroke volume.
  • Increases hemoglobin concentration in your blood.
  • Decreases the tendency of the blood to clot in the blood vessels.
  • Increases the strength of the bones.
  • Enlarges the arteries that supply blood to the heart.
  • Decreases blood levels of triglycerides (fat).
  • Improves control of blood sugar.
  • Increases the thickness of cartilage in joints which has a protective effect on the joints.
  • Increases the amount of blood that flows to the skin making it look and feel healthier



Pilates exercises use a variety of stretching and balancing movements designed to improve flexibility and strength

Pilates is a very popular form of exercise, practitioners are convinced of the beneficial effects in all areas of health and well being. The influence of Yoga make it effective in the relief of stress and anxiety whilst expanding the mind and strengthening the body. Although Pilates is suitable for everyone it is considered especially beneficial to those who require high levels of stamina and fitness such as dancers and athletes, it is also a very effective means of improving and maintaining posture and body shape making it very popular with many models and celebrities.

Many members of the chiropractic profession recommend Pilates to increase mobility in one's joints and strengthen the back and spine. A flatter stomach, thinner waist and thighs, and improved circulation are all said to be benefits resulting from regular Pilates workouts..
Elderly people, arthritis sufferers, the overweight and those recovering from illness can all benefit from the gentle nature of Pilates routines, as there's no jumping or lifting involved muscular stress is kept to a minimum. Stiffness in the muscles is considerably reduced and the improvement in posture is said to be effective in assisting in the prevention of osteoporosis.

Over the years, pilates has become one of the best ways to exercise. Pilates works with all parts of your body, physically, spiritually and mentally. When your whole body is in-synch, the rest of you is well balanced and in control. The Home wellness studio understands how important it is for women of today to stay healthy and fit, that is why we offer pilates to our clients. Pilates is suitable for anyone, no matter the individuals weight, height or size. Because pilate helps to keep your body in tune and allows an over all body workout, doctors also recommend it for patients recovering from accidents. The pilates helps with the strengthening of the muscles and sometimes full body recovery. For someone to get the best results, it is better to get guidance form a professional. The Home Wellness Studio, has some of the best instructors you can find.

Pilates is suitable for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Athletes
  • Dancers
  • People who may have physical injuries

A lot of American celebrities have also taken to doing pilates. Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna and Vanessa Williams, and it is easy to see how healthy and fit they look. For the best body workout, pilates is the answer.

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