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Achieve Good Posture, Core Strength, And Flexibility By Joining Our Pilates Classes In London


Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on strengthening the body --especially the core. The mind-body connection is also an important aspect of pilates. 


Pilates exercises require you to be constantly aware of your breathing and how your body moves. If you want to start your pilates journey, you have come to the right place.


We can help you improve your general fitness and overall well-being at La Dolce Studio. We offer a variety of Pilates classes that will help strengthen your core and improve flexibility. Our trained pilates instructors will also guide you on every step of your pilates. We aim to help you achieve your dream body and mind by meeting your fitness needs.


If you're ready to get started–call us today.

Everything About Pilates

Joseph Pilates developed Pilates in the 1920s to help dancers recover from injuries. A Pilates exercise focuses on strengthening and stabilizing your spine's core areas.

Pilates is a low-impact exercise that strengthens muscles while improving posture and flexibility. Workouts usually last 45 minutes to an hour.


The exercise concentrates on each movement, using the abdominal muscles and low back, precise movement patterns, and steady breathing.


Pilates can be done with or without equipment, but you should expect slow, precise movements and breath control no matter what. Pilates instructors often incorporate specific moves to engage your arms, glutes, and lower legs. Hence, you will be working out your entire body.

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Types Of Pilates Exercises

There is no doubt that pilates has excellent benefits for your physical and mental well-being. To achieve the best results, you must determine what type of pilates is best for you. 


  • Classical Pilates - Typically combining mat and apparatus work, classical pilates moves the body through a full range of motion.


  • Mat Pilates - You can do mat pilates anywhere, requiring very little equipment. Using your own body weight for resistance makes mat pilates great for more advanced students as well!


  • Contemporary Pilates - Contemporary Pilates combines classical pilates with contemporary forms of exercise such as physiotherapy, modern biomechanics, and body knowledge.


  • Reformer Pilates - Reformer Pilates utilizes the Pilates reformer machine. Due to the machine adding resistance to each Pilates exercise, it is more intense and dynamic than a mat Pilates class.

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Pilates is a low-intensity exercise that has gained popularity in recent years. This exercise primarily strengthens and tones the core but also benefits other body parts, such as the legs and arms. Even though the movements appear easy, they aren't. Breathing and concentration are the key.

Target Areas

The main focus of pilates is on the core, but you can also expect to gain strength in your arms and legs. To activate the core, positions are used & loads are applied to the core by the extremities.

Equipment Needed

A mat on the floor is all you need when you're starting out. Several basic beginner exercises can be performed this way. Consider joining a gym or studio that offers private Pilates classes as you get more advanced. In some Pilates studios, you can find specialized equipment such as the Reformer, the Cadillac, or barrels.

Who Can Join

This form of exercise is suitable for most people. Both beginners and regular exercisers can benefit from it. As a beginner, you can start with basic exercises, and once you master them, you can move on to more advanced ones.


Pilates classes, however, are not recommended for people with the following:


  • Unstable blood pressure.

  • A herniated disk.

  • Severe osteoporosis.

  • A risk of blood clots.

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Benefits Of Pilates

Joseph Pilates believed that physical and mental health are interconnected. As you train your body with Pilate exercises, you are also exercising your mind. The low-impact exercise works well for body flexibility and postural alignment. The following are some essential reasons for taking a Pilates class.


Good Posture

Good posture can be gained and maintained through pilates. It is important to keep your body aligned while doing the exercises. It is especially beneficial for people with lower back pain.

Muscle Tone

Pilates involves the use of muscles that may not be used regularly. You will notice that your muscles are much more toned after the initial soreness subsides. Muscle tone is usually lost with age and inactivity, so pilates is especially helpful for older people and those who are fairly sedentary in their daily lives.


It is common for us to lose flexibility as we age. The Pilates method restores flexibility gradually at first. However, once you've done this for a while, you'll be amazed at just how flexible your body will become. It is particularly important to prevent injuries caused by falls.

Improved Balance

Pilates teaches you how to connect your mind and body and increases your awareness of your body. As a result, you will improve your physical balance and restore your mind-body balance.

Flat Abdominal Muscles

Another benefit of pilates is that it will give you a flat stomach since it strengthens your core, including your abdominal muscles.

Better Mental Health

Pilates exercises teach you how to control your mind at the moment. You'll be more focused on your breathing and movements. Stress can be relieved effectively by doing this.


Fun and Effective Pilates Classes In London

We at La Dolce Studio can help if you're looking for effective pilates classes to achieve core strength, good posture, and flexibility.


Don't let self-doubt hinder you from achieving your desired fitness goals. Reach out to our pilates classes instructors and get started on your health fitness journey.


We're excited to support you in living an active lifestyle and at your best. 

Call us today to learn more.

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