Meet Kim and David who started pilates at Corepower Pilates since the second week of opening! Collectively they have taken over 200 classes!! It has been a pleasure to teach them pilates and see them progress into pilates superstars! We asked this pilates power couple a few questions about doing pilates at North Sydney.
What made you take on a pilates program?
K: Pilates was recommended by my physical therapist to help recover from knee surgery. I enjoyed it so much and continued after I was healed.
D: I started pilates to improve flexibility and core strength.
What do you like most about Pilates?
K: I love the flow of movement and variety of exercises using different apparatus. Pilates is challenging but not exhausting.
D: I like feeling taller and improved core strength after a pilates class.
What benefits have you seen?
K: The benefits I have seen from pilates is increased core strength, flexibility, body awareness and mental clarity.
D: The biggest benefit I have seen from pilates is definitely core strength.
Challenge you are working on?
K: Increasing my lower ab strength.
D: Maximising the results from 1 class per week.
Advice for people thinking of starting?
K: For people thinking of starting pilates I recommend investing in some private sessions first to learn the fundamentals and proper technique.
D: Commit – stick with it and results will follow. If you would like to start pilates, if possible do a solo class (or quieter growth class) initially to learn the movements/ names etc.