Mindful Pilates – new class!

Mindful Pilates is a unique combination of Hanna Somatic movement technique with Pilates exercises. Turn your awareness inside and experience your body from within. This class helps you to connect with your body even more than during a regular Pilates class. In the first part of the class you will learn simple yet effective movements […]

Pilates is back in September

Finally the summer holidays are here! Pilates classes finish this week and resume on Monday, 5 September 2016. Starting dates in September:  ~ Pilates at St Andrew’s church hall ~ Last classes this Friday, 15 July. Monday, 5 September 2016, 10am – Prenatal Pilates Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 8:30am & 9:40am – Pilates Thursday, 8 […]

Prenatal Pilates with Camilla

Pilates during pregnancy is a safe and enjoyable way to exercise and helps to develop good core strength, a strong back and pelvic floor. Plus it helps to keep your energy levels up. Classes are taught by Camilla Filoni and are designed to help you through the physical, mental and emotional changes during the different […]

Did you recently have a baby?

Congratulations! A new family member is always an important moment in a woman’s life and after nine months of pregnancy and the following birth, your body needs some special attention. Pilates offers many benefits to help your postnatal body to recover and meet the new demands of being a mum. We are now offering a postnatal Pilates […]

Let’s make 2016 the best Pilates year for you

The new year is still young and we are full of plans and ideas of what we want to achieve in 2016. And as we go forward it is also nice to take a look back to see what we have achieved over the last 365 days. My plans for SantisPilates for the year ahead […]

Giving you more Flexibility

Introducing new Class Passes to give you more flexibility From today you can purchase class passes online for all the classes starting in September 2015. Passes are not eligible for refund and can only be used by the named pass holder. Passes can be used flexibly at both locations, St Andrew’s church hall and Cumberland Tennis Club. Class passes are available for  […]

More options for you to choose from

Some of you mentioned that they would like to add an extra Pilates class to their weekly schedule and some of you would prefer a different time and more flexibility for their weekly Pilates fix. In response I have added the following two classes to give you more options: Thursday morning, 8:30-9:30 at St Andrew’s church […]

You’re never fully dressed without a smile!

During a Pilates session we work with the Pilates principles and concentration is one of them (the others are control, precision, flow, breathing and centring). While focussing on the execution of a certain exercise, working through mind & body, our face can turn into a somewhat hard expression. Lips pressed together, jaws clenched, eyebrows slightly […]

The right weigh to go

Can Pilates help to lose weight? This question has come up a few times over the last few weeks as people get ready for the Summer. T-shirts, Summer dresses, breezy tops, shorts and skirts are all waiting to be worn, hopefully very soon. If you’re just looking to lose weight – Pilates on its own is probably […]

Somatics – simple, quick and effective pain relief

I have now completed my training as a Hanna Somatics teacher with Tanya Fitzpatrick from AlignSomatics. All the training, discussing, analysing and absorbing new information with a group of Pilates teachers, yoga instructors and massage therapists was very educational and highly enjoyable. But, what is somatics? And how can it help YOU? The beauty of […]