The Great Outdoors

So much of what we do is about preparing you to get out there and enjoy the outdoors. But what about doing your conditioning workout whilst getting out and about? This year we have introduced Nordic Walking and Bootcamp classes to our schedule and it’s been so successful, with people noting how it helps them …

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Pilates for Road Cyclists

Why on Earth would I want to do Pilates indoors if the reason I cycle is to get out and about and feel the wind whistling through my helmet? Hopefully this post will help give you an insight into how Pilates can improve your performance and endurance on the bike. As anyone who’s ever ridden a …

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Nordic Walking

  Nordic Walking, is a safe, natural, dynamic, efficient and suitable-for-all form of physical activity that trains the body in a holistic, symmetrical and balanced way.  The overall goal is a state of general wellbeing. Nordic Walking for all: It is an activity that can be shared by people of different fitness levels. It is …

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Yoga Vs Pilates

As a teacher of both, people often ask me what’s the difference between Yoga and Pilates, and which one should I choose…   Yoga v Pilates – what’s the difference?   Before we delve into the differences, let’s start with the similarities. When Joseph Pilates first developed his exercise methodology back in the early 20th …

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Leslie’s testimonial

I am a keen road cyclist having converted from mountain biking a few years ago and a member of Glasgow Green Cycling Club. I ride about 5,000km per year, mainly in the UK but also when my wife and I go on holiday and I can sneak some rides in, usually before breakfast. Having had …

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Val’s testimonial

Our thanks to Val who has taken the time to write about her experiences of our one-to-one sessions in the clinic and our classes. When off work in agony with a herniated disc, I spent a lot of time googling how I was going to avoid this happening again. I’ve never know pain like it. …

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Hypermobility

  Hypermobility is a condition that can affect people and at any stage of life. Hypermobility is a general term for a number of conditions which present with similar features. The most common characteristic of hypermobility is what is described as laxity in connective tissue due to a disturbance with collagen fibres- the elastic fibres …

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What is Barre

As I sit here on my way back from an intensive weekend of Barre training, I have that feeling of fatigue throughout my whole body but also a feeling of satisfaction and achievement. I am excited and buzzing from all the new great exercises I have learned this weekend! Watch out Pilates people – Barre …

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Pilates for the Over 50s

At Pilates Plus, we believe our expertly designed classes can be suitable for any age and for individuals. This includes those with specific health concerns or needs such as Arthritis, Osteoporosis to general wear and tear and reduced mobility due to increasing age. We offer both general Pilates Classes and specific 50+ classes which aim …

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