Pilates Victoria

The Benefits of Massage

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of relaxation that you experience after massage. Yet the benefits of massage go far beyond that post treatment zen. Regular massage treatments with a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) have been shown to boost immunity, lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety and depression and improve the symptoms of pain associated with …

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What is Chronic Ankle Instability?

What Is Chronic Ankle Instability? Chronic ankle instability, as the name implies, is a chronic condition of instability affecting the ankle and it’s surrounding structures. It usually develops after a severe ankle sprain. However, some people are born with less stable ankles; these individuals are generally extra flexible throughout their bodies. Approximately 20% of ankle …

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The 6 Biggest Myths About Pilates, Busted By An Expert

by Danni Gillham, The Wellness Boutique   Is pilates good for quick weight loss? Are pilates and yoga the same thing? Do you need to be super flexible? There’s no doubt about it: Pilates is one of the most dynamic and beneficial exercises you can do to move your body. And the best part is, you …

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Where Pilates and Physiotherapy Meet

Typically, when we think of physical rehabilitation we think of Physiotherapy. However, with the exceptional rise in the popularity of Pilates over the past ten years, awareness of its rehabilitative effects has increased. Doctors recommend Pilates to their clients with foot, knee, back, shoulder, neck pain and more. Physiotherapists are integrating Pilates equipment and exercises into their …

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Is Pilates Good Exercise for Seniors?

Pilates is generally appropriate for senior fitness, and it is gaining popularity among senior citizens. The ability to modify exercises to meet differing needs, along with the many benefits of the Pilates method, such as increased levels of strength, balance, flexibility, muscle tone, stamina, and well-being, make Pilates an inviting senior exercise program. After all, …

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Fight The Sitting Disease With Pilates ~ By Sharon McAuley

Do you ever notice that the longer you sit the more agitated your body gets? The human body is built to move. It is made up of 360 joints and 700 skeletal muscles which enable easy and fluid motion. The blood in our body depends on us to move around in order to circulate properly, …

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Cardio-Tramp Pilates Classes in our Victoria Studio

Looking to amp up your cardio and face a new Pilates challenge? We are now offering multiple cardiotramp classes throughout the week! Get prepared for the upcoming ski and snowboard season and try one of these invigorating classes. During this class, using the reformer, you will rebound on a mini-trampoline for a full-body strengthening and …

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