December 5, 2017

Now that we’re in the throes of the frantic festive season, you might find yourself in need of some regular relaxation. With stress-busting benefits, Newcastle Pilates is entering you into the next phase of the Bridge move: Level 3. Find out how this next variation of the classic exercise can help you ease into the Christmas period, and find some strength to bo...

December 5, 2017

An All Rounder

With its ever-growing fan base, you may be wondering why Pilates has seen such a spectacular surge in popularity. Aside from countless Hollywood stars and sportspeople proclaiming the perks of Pilates, the exercise holds its own with comprehensive fitness benefits for your ‘average Joe’. With all this in mind, we’re devoting our latest blog to pro...

November 2, 2017

Be on Another Level

Cast your mind back to September and you’ll remember us introducing you to a handy exercise known as ‘The Bridge’. Well, out of sheer appreciation for this stabilising move, Newcastle Pilates is devoting its next series of tips to the diverse variations of the Bridge. Without further ado, learn how you can progress to Level 2 of the movement....

November 1, 2017

So you’re well versed in the various physical benefits of Pilates (from injury rehabilitation to newfound flexibility). On the flip side, what you may not know quite so well are the psychological perks. If so, you’re in the right place as Newcastle Pilates calls to mind the medley of mental benefits. Read on to find out more.

More Mindfulness

On first look, you m...

October 5, 2017

It’s come around to our favourite time once again, and in this month’s Pilates tip we’re focusing on the ‘Superman’ exercise. Named after its superhero stance (we’ll explain this in detail below), this move’s claim to heroism extends beyond its mere appearance. By specifically targeting the lower back, this move alleviates back pain whilst improving posture, me...

October 5, 2017

What do David Beckham and the All Blacks have in common? They’re both avid Pilates fans, of course. By boosting the musculoskeletal health of even the most elite athletes, Pilates is increasingly recognised as a vital supplementary exercise in the sporting world. Whether you’re a pro footballer or a casual hiker, find out how our classes can enhance sporting pe...

September 6, 2017

Seeing as we whet your appetite with last month’s Pilates tip, you’ll be glad to know the time has come around for September’s mini guide. This month, we’re giving you some helpful hints on the Pilates Bridge exercise, a fundamental move no matter what your experience level. To work this exercise into your home routine, simply read on.

How it Works

Before we wax...

September 6, 2017

Before we start, we want to acknowledge one thing. There’s no denying that the internet is saturated with promises of rapid transformations, all achieved in just a few short weeks. Whilst we agree that a healthy dose of scepticism is a good thing, we have to break it to you: the benefits of Pilates are no hoax. After 8 weeks of classes, Newcastle Pilates guaran...

August 30, 2017

Here at Newcastle Pilates, we believe in giving back a little. With our wealth of fitness knowledge, what better way to do it than share some monthly tips with our very own Pilates fans? Without further ado, it’s time we get clued up on ‘The Clam’.

What Is it?

As a go-to Pilates move, this exercise is seen in everything from Beginners’ classes to the most intensi...

August 14, 2017

So you’re looking to reform your fitness? Luck would have it, Newcastle’s number one Pilates studio is just round the corner. Better yet, we’re on a mission to redeem Pilates exercises as the inclusive workout they’re designed to be. Suited to people from every stage and walk of life, read on to learn how we approach our professional Pilates classes.

A Holistic...

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