J. Pilates designed this chair for a friend's house, having in mind the limitations of space. It is a rather wonderful piece which justifies its name. The repertoire is extended and its efficiency unparalleled. It provides sound body work with staccato movements. Strength and balance are the highlights. It requires advanced technique.
J. Pilates designed the many features of the Cadillac in hospital beds. This is the most used Pilates equipment for rehabilitation. No matter what the physical ability or condition of the client is, the Cadillac is designed to give the body the support, isolation, and safety required. Clients/patients can work around an injured part of the body. Rehabilitating an injury while exercising the rest of the body.
J. Pilates designed the Reformer in his New York studio in the '60s, mainly aimed at dancers. The repertoire is rich, flowing and graceful so no wonder this is the most popular piece of equipment.
The Reformer training is an important part of teacher training. The leg alignment it teaches us is unparalleled. It's an important rehabilitation tool for hips, low back and it enhances greatly the core stability.
Deep strength, agility, balance, advanced technique, and complex dynamics are some of the highlights.
The standard sits at Level 3 in the National Qualifications Framework. It sets the minimum requirements in terms of skills and knowledge that a teacher should have to teach Pilates matwork. We are currently working for the approval and establishment of our P.E.A.R. Level 3 Pilates training.
J. Pilates told us that all equipment leads to the Advanced Mat work. The Basic Pilates Mat is the foundation of the Pilates method. We learn to apply and analyse the Pilates Principles: Alignment, Precision, Breathing, Centering, Focus, Flow, and Control.
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These are not original Pilates apparatus. They have been added later by practitioners and teachers. They help neuromuscular fascilitation and therefore we consider them part of our basic, foundational training.
Studio sessions are the original way of teaching and setting created by Joseph Pilates in his first studio in New York. Professional dancers, athletes, and acrobats, worked alongside with people who are injured or inexperienced in movement. The result is a stimulating environment that maintains individual teaching values. We carry on with this unique and highly efficient way of teaching.