Vital Pilates

Exercise

Exciting News! Over 60s Gentle class starting at Vital Pilates

From January 2017 we will be running a weekly class that is specifically designed for people over the age of 60. These classes will be more gentle than our normal classes and will take into account the increased risk of osteoporosis and arthritis, the exercises will be safe and effective and modified to accommodate any […]

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A great Exercise for Cyclists

Cycling is a great form of exercise which can be done all year round.  I have many clients who are keen cyclists.  Some are fair weather cyclists who turn up to class on their bikes when the weather permits and others are more committed to their cycling, cycling long distances all year around and often […]

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Sequential Spinal Movement

What is it? Sequential Spinal Movement is a key characteristic of many mat work and equipment exercises. It is a movement that requires the spine to move one vertebra at a time, releasing the spine joint by joint, from top to bottom or bottom to top. The exercises need to be executed slowly and in […]

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A Great Exercise for Golfers

Golf is a great form of exercise which can be played all year round. I have many clients, both male and female, who are keen golfers. They often tell me that by coming to Pilates regularly their golf has improved and they seem to suffer with less problems with injuries. Pilates exercises that help to […]

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What stretches would be good for my stiff neck?

The Question? This is a question I am frequently asked by my clients who are suffering with stiff, immobile necks and a question I now seem to be getting asked more often. I have always worked with a wide range of clients of all ages and generally I have found that my older clients have […]

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A Great Exercise for Skiers

Skiing is a great form of exercise, but whether you are a professional skier or just enjoy skiing for fun it’s a good idea to get fit before the ski season starts. Exercises that strengthen and stretch your muscles and improve your balance are great. Skiers tend to use most of their lower body muscles, […]

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5 Great Exercises to Tone your Bottom

These are my 5 favorite exercises to help you Tone your Bottom. During these exercises we will be trying to target the gluteal muscles in your bottom. These exercises are simple, effective and easy to do anywhere. You just need a little floor space and maybe a mat. These exercises can be worked through in […]

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5 Great Exercises for a Trimmer Tummy

These are my 5 favourite exercises for achieving a trimmer tummy. These exercises are simple, effective and easy to do anywhere. You just need a little floor space and maybe a mat. These exercises can be worked through in order 1-5 as a short routine. Exercises 1 and 2 are slightly easier, so will start […]

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