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Clinical Pilates at Physio Professionals!

 

With an emphasis on core conditioning, breathing and body awareness, Pilates exercise is a safe and highly effective way to stretch, strengthen and streamline your body without building bulk or stressing your joints. Performed on a mat or specialised equipment, Pilates is a fitness regime for life. The perfect complement to cardiovascular exercise, sport, rehab and life, Pilates will leave you looking toned, feeling revitalized and moving with ease.Pilates-exercise-caloundra

 

Physio Professionals Pilates classes are held at the Caloundra Clinic.

 

Toning & Weight Loss

Pilates is perfect for toning and reshaping the entire body. It works on creating long, lean muscles, toning all of those hard to target areas such as the abdominals, inner thighs, buttocks, back of thighs, sides and backs of the arms. For toning, Pilates is best performed 3-5 times a week, this can include a combination of studio sessions, mat classes and home exercises.

Increased Flexibility

Pilates exercises are performed throughout a wide range of movements and work on lengthening the muscles at the same time as strengthening them. To increase flexibility, stretching exercises need to be performed daily.

Improved Posture

Pilates focuses on strengthening the weakened postural muscles and stretching the tight muscles that pull the body into these poor postures. Studio sessions are the best way to improve posture as our physiotherapists can develop a program to target your specific postural problems.

 

Injury Rehab & Prevention

Pilates is fantastic for injury rehabilitation and prevention as it works on core stability, posture, flexibility, and correcting muscle imbalances and weaknesses via specific strengthening.Pilates-for-all-ages-caloundra

 

Enhanced Athletic Performance

Pilates is the secret tool that many high level and recreational athletes use to enhance their performance, decrease the risk of injuries and provide much needed cross training. Each sport has specific strength and flexibility requirements. When you book in for an assessment, your physiotherapist will look at the things you need to work on to improve your performance and then proceed to design a program for you.

Examples of some current international sports who all do pilates as part of their weekly training program to enhance their performance.

 

Pilates is beneficial for a wide range of problems, including:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder problems
  • Hip and knee pain
  • Arthritis
  • Rehabilitation from injuries
  • Rehabilitation from orthopedic surgery
  • Neurological problems e.g. rehab from stroke or head injury, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease
  • Post pregnancy

The best way to treat pain and rehabilitate and injuries is to book in for an assessment with one of our physiotherapists so they can develop a specific program for you to help your pain.

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Classes and Costs

Studio Classes (Equipment Classes)

  • $40 per single / causal class
  • $35 block of 5 classes ($175)
  • $32 block of 10 classes ($320)

 

Health Rebates do apply!

 

All classes have a maximum of only 4 people in them for one-on-one attention and to target individual requirements.

 

 

For a limited time only we are offering a FREE introductory class for those who book in for a initial assessment. PHONE: 5438 9111

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How to book in?

To ensure you are getting the most at of our classes, we require you to have a initial assessment in rooms with one of our physiotherapists to assess you for the class, complete medical history and to create goals so you receive the most at of the classes.