Pilates is a guaranteed way to improve your posture and condition your core – plus, celebrities swear by it – but for some reason, you’ve never quite got around to booking that first Pilates class? BEAM is an acronym for the core principles of Pilates: Breathe, Energise, Align, and Move.
Most rewarding on many levels, health, wellness and motivation to name a few, here at TFC we are very down to earth and you will be led by expert professionals who really care about your fitness needs and challenges. We will work with you on slow, controlled movements where fitness and health rewards are supercharged. It might just become your new favourite pastime.
Regardless of which way you attend the classes, trying Pilates can be a workout game changer, no matter your fitness background.
What is Pilates, anyway?
Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. A typical Pilates workout tends to be 45 minutes to an hour long, You can do Pilates with or without equipment but no matter what, expect the moves to involve slow, precise movements and breath control.
Pilates moves target your core however the exercises are designed to work other areas of your body as well. TFC Pilates instructors mix in moves specifically meant to engage other areas as well like your arms, glutes, and lower legs. So expect a workout that works your entire body. At TFC no class is the same but the quality and strengthening/ flexibility results are guaranteed.
What are the benefits of Pilates?
Pilates is a full-body exercise method that strengthens and stabilises your core body, which is your foundation, so that you can move efficiently while improving your posture, flexibility, and mobility. If you’re looking for functional movement—the kind that helps you move better on a day-to-day basis with everyday tasks—Pilates can train you in that too.