What is Mat Pilates?
Mat pilates is a form of using your own body weight as resistance, instead of using a spring loaded reformer. It has set exercises to help improve your balance, flexibility and improve strength.
Benefits of Mat Pilates
Core strength with Mat Pilates. In a classic mat pilates class a lot of the exercises are based around core strength. Core strength provides a foundation for your body. There are then other exercises that help improve strength in your legs, back, butt, chest and more.
Who is it for?
Mat pilates can be used as a form or rehabilitation and fitness. It can be tailor to suit each individual and so can be suitable for everybody.
Why Mat Pilates?
If you see our Physiotherapist they can custom write a mat pilates program for you to perform. This means it can be aimed at your weakness’s, previous injury history, medical history and more. This will make sure you reduce risk of injury and get the most out of your workout. Once you have your matt pilates programme. you can come to one of our classes, have private tuition, or just perform at home by yourself. With no need for a pilates reformer you will be able to perform your exercises at home, on holiday or the local park.
Is mat pilates covered by your private health insurance?
Call us to find out whether matt pilates is covered by your private health care provider. There are a few things to consider with your private health fund such as your level of cover, your policy waiting periods, annual limits and fund rules. It is important to know what you are up for prior to your visits to avoid unwanted, expensive surprises.