Benefits of Pilates

Fascinating Neuro-Concepts You Need To Know As A Pilates Instructor

Neuroplasticity is the nervous system forming, adapting, or reorganizing in terms of its structure and function.  Neuroplasticity describes the actual structural changes that can occur to a brain when it comes to learning and adapting, and also in terms of function and how we relay and communicate information “out” (from the brain).  It does occur throughout all stages of life however it certainly seems to slow down with age but that’s not to say that it doesn’t continue to happen, it’s just the process can be a little bit slower or requires increased thoughtfulness to facilitate the process.  Read More

Pilates or High Intensity Training?

Ever since Joseph Pilates opened the first Pilates studio for dancers almost a century ago, Pilates has been widely adopted by people from all walks of life, all over the world. Pilates continues to be one of the most widely adopted forms of exercise to this day. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a relative newcomer to the exercise scene, and it’s also gaining a huge global following. So which is it better for your health? Pilates or high intensity training? Here are four reasons why slowing down with a lower intensity workout like Pilates might be better for long term health and wellbeing.Read More