6 Ways Pilates Can Help your Pregnancy

Postnatal Pilates is a very well-established idea, with new mums being particularly keen to reap the rewards of an exercise programme that will help their bodies recover from both pregnancy and the birth itself. However, I see much less 'out there' regarding Pilates during your pregnancy. As such, below are 6 ways Antenatal Pilates can benefit you (and your baby). 1) Easing the aches and pains of pregnancy Pregnancy is tough on your body. You're changing shape, gaining weight, and your hormones are all over the place. As such, you might experience back and shoulder pain, or could develop pelvic issues. Pilates can help you manage these, aid you with posture and balance, and give you an under

Why your hamstrings aren't your only problem...

Hammies. Not the furry little creatures we all wanted as a pet when we were kids, but the group of muscles at the back of our thighs. Hamstrings (and their flexibility, or lack thereof) have come up in so many of my clients' enrolment forms that it seemed natural they should be the subject of my next post. What's the issue? Well clearly many people think hamstring flexibility is an issue, or I wouldn't be inundated by requests to fix it! On a simple level, lots of us are fixated on the idea of being able to touch our toes; somewhere in our social psyche this has become important. But it does have more practical uses - such as being able to tie our shoelaces without too much effort. Beyond th

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Hayley Cross Pilates in Tulse Hill is in easy reach of Herne Hill, West Norwood, Streatham, Brixton and West Dulwich. Ease your back pain and shoulder pain, and learn how to manage your niggles. South London may be inundated with teachers, but the small class sizes Hayley offers will really help you - try a free class and see! Tulse Hill Pilates and Herne Hill Pilates sessions are beginner Pilates, intermediate Pilates and advanced Pilates in Herne Hill. There are evening classes, morning classes and afternoon classes. Times can be flexible. Pilates for all. Pilates near me. Pilates in Herne Hill! I am trained in Pregnancy Pilates (Antenatal PIlates) and Postnatal Pilates, and run dedicated Mum and Baby and  Pregnancy classes.