Should we just accept that an aching back and stiff joints are part of getting older? Speaking as someone who has experienced the detrimental effects of sitting at a desk for over thirty years I can say the answer to that is absolutely not!

It doesn't help that modern living can mean we are too busy on the treadmill of life, rather than spending time looking after ourselves; we feel too stressed and under pressure to bother with exercise or 'me' time. This high speed lifestyle, coupled with long periods of sitting at a computer or driving, do nothing to alleviate these symptoms.We are often told that this is just a part of growing older and accept this as our fate. However it doesn’t have to be this way!

By practicing Pilates on a regular basis you can improve your strength, flexibility and mobility. By strengthening the body's deep stabilising muscles, Pilates can correct muscle imbalances and improve posture. Pilates promotes and educates correct movement patterns helping prevent further problems in the future.

You will develop a stronger core, leaner muscles and a freedom of movement you had long since forgotten.


Pilates is suitable for a whole range of people from pregnant ladies to older adults; from complete beginners to professional athletes; from fit and healthy to rehabilitation after injury or illness. Most people can benefit from regular Pilates classes...