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Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the body.

See Also:
Yoga

An Overview of Pilates

Pilates aims to strengthen the body in an even way, with particular emphasis on core strength to improve general fitness and wellbeing. Pilates exercises are done on a mat or using special equipment, such as the Reformer, the Cadillac and Wunda Chair. With its system of pulleys and springs, handles and straps, the apparatus can provide either resistance or support, depending on your needs.

Pilates has something to offer people of all ages and levels of ability and fitness, from beginners to elite athletes.

Benefits

  • May provide pain relief to people with non-specific lower back pain
  • Pilates is classed as a muscle-strengthening activity, which can help you maintain a healthy weight.

Find Pilates Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Sport Works (Yorkshire) Ltd

Sport Works has a clear vision – to improve health, education and employment skills by harnessing the power of sport and leisure.

Aligned to this, we specialise in working with schools and disadvantaged/ disabled groups to improve health outcomes via

Woodfield Squash and Leisure Club

Squash Club, Squash Training, Leisure Club, Community sports club, Boxing club, Gym, fitness Centre, sports bar and function room, sports cafe, ladies squash, yoga, Pilates, spinning, physio

Heaton Tennis & Squash Club

A multi sports and fitness club with a restaurant bar and therapies available. Non-Members welcome

Dance Action Zone Leeds

A leading Dance and Health Charity for children, young people and families with a focus on reducing health inequalities in the most deprived areas of Leeds and wider communities across Yorkshire through dance and healthy lifestyle programs

Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University offers a comprehensive Coach Education Programme and also offers it's students a fantastic Volunteer programme; which works alongside local community based organisations, companies and schools in line with offering their students

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