ProHealth Sports and Spinal clinical pilates programmes are categorised into three core levels of principles. A physiotherapist will always conduct a thorough one-on-one initial assessment ﬁrst. Level One is for anyone wanting to gain an understanding of basic core strengthening/ Pilates principles. Level Two is for higher level activities once the basic techniques have been mastered. Level Three is for those who would like to continue using clinical Pilates as a component of their fitness schedule or someone who requires more extensive rehabilitation.
In its simplest form, clinical Pilates can:
Session 1 – UP TO 5 SESSIONS/CLASSES
This level is for anyone wanting to gain an understanding of basic core strengthening/ Pilates principles.
We will target the following basic areas:
This will be incorporated initially to static positions then progressed to simple lower limb and upper limb movements.
You can then take these principles away and incorporate them into your daily practices, postures and exercise routine. We will also look at applying these basic principles to more task specific activities depending on your progress.
The information you will learn in this package is highly specific and appropriate for beginner level practices.
Session 2 – UP TO 10 SESSIONS/CLASSES
We will progress to higher level activities once the basic techniques have been mastered. This package is ideal for those looking to incorporate Pilates safely as part of their fitness routine and under the one-on-one guidance of a trained physiotherapist.
We can work towards increasing:
Session 3 – UP TO 15 SESSIONS/CLASSES
This package is for those who would like to continue using clinical Pilates as a component of their fitness schedule or someone who requires more extensive rehabilitation. Recommended for higher level athletes, you will be assisted with mastering clinical Pilates techniques that reinforce correct bio-mechanical patterns.
The one-on-one sessions/classes at Level Three are most ideal:
Q: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOGA AND PILATES?
Yoga is recommended for those without previous injury or pain to achieve increased flexibility. Since yoga works into end-of-range postures, those without a proper understanding of body mechanics can be at a higher risk of injury. That's why, clinical Pilates is an ideal way to increase strength, flexibility, coordination, endurance and fitness without increasing the risk of a 'flare-up' or injury.
Q: WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM CLINICAL PILATES?