Join us in The Studio, our boutique fitness space in Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia. With a 7 student to 1 teacher ratio, we focus on bringing individualized support to each class participants. Located just seven minutes off Highway 103’s Exit 5 on the outskirts of Halifax, Nova Scotia, our pilates classes will find that joy of movement and bring it back into your life in a sustainable manner.
Pilates, a fitness regimen suitable for individuals of all ages, is particularly beneficial for women over 50, offering a harmonious blend of strength, flexibility, and balance. Conceived by Joseph Pilates over a century ago, it’s not merely a collection of exercises; it’s a comprehensive system of movement that can be practiced on a mat, a chair, or with specialized equipment. Renowned for enhancing core strength and promoting efficient, comfortable daily movement, Pilates stands out as an ideal fitness program, either as a standalone routine or as a complement to other fitness activities.
AGING WELL & STARTING MOVEMENT OVER 50
Starting an exercise regimen over 50, particularly with a focus on Pilates, can be a transformative and empowering journey towards improved health and well-being. Embracing physical activity like Pilates in your 50s and beyond is not just about maintaining mobility; it’s about enriching your life with strength, balance, and a profound connection between mind and body. Pilates, with its gentle, controlled movements, is particularly well-suited for those beginning their fitness journey later in life, as it offers a low-impact yet highly effective method to enhance physical fitness without the risk of injury often associated with more intense workouts.
Embarking on this journey offers numerous benefits, including improved posture, increased muscle tone, and enhanced core strength, all of which contribute to a more stable and agile physique. Moreover, the emphasis on breathing and mindfulness within Pilates practice promotes mental clarity and reduces stress, making it a holistic approach to wellness that caters to both the body and the mind. It’s important to acknowledge and embrace the body’s current state, recognizing that every movement, no matter how small, is a step towards greater health and mobility.
Designed for humans who are returning to movement, building strength or learning how to best move their bodies for the long term.
Designed for humans who want to build strength and flexibility into their days, and who can get up and down off their mat or have been graduated from the foundations class to level 1.
Designed for humans who are building strength, usually with added weights and bands, and who have been practicing pilates for at least three months (dependent on skill level). Classes will build on Stott Pilates Techniques and incorporate advanced strength and flexibility training.
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