Why it’s so important to your safety to check your Pilates studio and teacher
The Pilates Pod Blog
by Michelle Smith
1w ago
You go to Pilates because it’s been recommended to you so many times, with promises to help your back and weak abs. But do you really know if what you are going to do is actually Pilates? Do you really know that the teacher holds an adequate certificate? Winning Best Pilates Studio 2024 this July is an accolade we’re so proud of especially in light of recent legal controversies where an international violinist has had her career ruined during a so called ‘Pilates’ class. The award contrasts sharply with the issues raised by the recent court case, involving: Ill-maintained and not fit for pu ..read more
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Join our 30 Day Trial and discover magic in your body
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by Michelle Smith
1M ago
Imagine how good your body could feel if you had the strength of lifting weights, the flexibility of yoga, the calm and concentration of meditation, and the gold star tick from your osteopath for having great mobile but stable joints and spine. Well, you don’t have to imagine! It’s called Classical Pilates ? The original method has been around since the early 1900’s. It has been a long secret for dancers, athletes, and people serious about having a balanced body free from injuries while being the go-to exercise method for osteopaths, GPs, physios, and surgeons who appreciate and love the power ..read more
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How does your posture and daily activities affect your disc pressure and how does Pilates help?
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by Michelle Smith
3M ago
back painIntervertebral discs are cushions between the bones of the spine. Keeping them healthy is important because they are the spine’s shock absorbers. An unhealthy or overstrained disc could result in a disc bulge, disc herniation, or eventually degenerative disc disease!  But whilst we’re all busy focussing on eating kefir, kimchi, and drinking probiotic shots for our gut health, and running on the treadmill for our cardiovascular health, we often neglect one of the most important aspect in our whole body – spinal health! Our posture, body positions, and movements all affect the inte ..read more
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HELLO!
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by Michelle Smith
4M ago
Feedback matters. We’d love to know what you’ve been up to over the last few months and why we haven’t seen you at The Pilates Pod. And, of course, we’d love to see you back. Use code HOWYOUDOIN10 at the checkout to get yourself 10% off your next purchase to come back. That could be: 10% off your first month’s group membership or PT membership. – ask us to set up and apply the discount 10% off a pack of 5 or 10 group Pilates sessions 10% off a pack of 5 or 10 1:1 sessions. Take advantage of 10% off a 5 week Pelvic Floor Course – more course info here. Or do a PAYG drop in Pilates group sessio ..read more
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We miss you!
The Pilates Pod Blog
by Michelle Smith
4M ago
Come visit us and get one free session If you’re considering returning to Pilates, there’s no time like the present to get started. Buy a pack of 5, and we’ll add one free This applies to your choice of 5 x Group Pilates Sessions or 5 x 1:1’s. Sign up today, and your free session will be added automatically. Book 5 x Group Pack here Book 5 x PT Pack here Need a little extra help from The Pilates Pod team? Schedule a call or visit with our Office Manager Lisanne and we’ll help you. 01462 338002 or email hello@thepilatespod.co.uk The post We miss you! appeared first on The Pilates Pod - Classica ..read more
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Mothers Day Pilates Treat Packages
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by Michelle Smith
4M ago
Do you want to treat a Mum to something special and extra thoughtful this Mother’s Day? If you’re a Mum or Mum-to-be, or if you want to treat your Mum, we’ve got some great deals for Mother’s Day. Just choose from the type of Pilates you want for you as Mum or Mum to be, or to treat your Mum. Buy your Mothers Day Treat Package from the options below to gift to your mum, or treat yourself – you deserve it! 1:1’s – 3 x 55 1:1’s for £180 Duets – 3 x 55 2:1’s (for 2 of you )for £125 each (£250 total) Mat Classes – 3 x Monday evening Mat class for £30 in-studio or £24 online. Small Group Apparatus ..read more
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A client’s story. Getting back on the bike: Exercising with cancer for fitness and confidence
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by Michelle Smith
5M ago
This is Claudia’s story in her own words. It marks ten years since her first cancer diagnosis and ten years of getting back on the bike through Pilates and exercise. Ten years ago, I started the New Year full of good intentions for my fitness. Five months later, I woke up in intensive care after major abdominal  surgery for ovarian cancer.  A long scar down the middle of my belly (needing 68  ..read more
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‘Roots to Rejuvenation’ Spanish Retreat
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by Michelle Smith
5M ago
“I left the 2023 retreat with more air in my lungs, love in my heart and hope in my soul.” 2023 retreater Welcome to the “Roots to Rejuvenation” Michelle’s 2024 10-13th May Retreat ` Based on the element ‘earth’ – a transformative experience designed to ground your energy, leaving you recharged and ready to face life with a renewed spirit. ? Join us for this unique retreat where the art of taking a purposeful pause is celebrated. After the overwhelming success of our sold-out retreat in 2023, we are thrilled to announce our return to Spain with a new theme and renewed energy. If you are ..read more
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Why is Pilates so good for my body?
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by Michelle Smith
6M ago
Pilates is based around the main four S’s Strength Stability Stretch Stamina Those four things are what’s going to give your whole body balance and support. This unique exercise system uses these four things in combination with each other, whereas in most fitness techniques, you would have to strengthen something and then use a different exercise or piece of equipment for stretching. Pilates does it all! And uniquely to Pilates, it works inside out meaning you work the body’s internal support muscles to help control the external body. We use the body’s internal core support for resistance ag ..read more
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How to choose the right Pilates teacher for you
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by Michelle Smith
6M ago
Pilates has been around since the early 1900s, mainly in the world of professional dancers, boxers, and the stars of stage and screen. It has gained huge popularity and took off in the 80’s when one of his devotees opened a studio above a hairdressing salon frequented by Barbra Streisand, Candice Bergen and Ali MacGraw. The stars found themselves drawn to the pastime and a fitness craze was born. With its proven approach of full body integration and a strong focus on core strength, flexibility, and the mind-body connection, Pilates in the 21st century is definitely here to stay and on the ris ..read more
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