Frequently Asked Questions
What should I wear?
Comfortable clothing; shoes are optional during class
What should I bring?
It is always advisable to foresee water and a small gym towel
How do I sign up for class?
Call us! 0474.654.614
What is your cancellation policy?
Classes not cancelled 24 hours in advance will be charged in full
Can I do Pilates if I have a heart condtion, diabetes, or other diagnosed disease?
If you have a known health issue it is adviseable that you get clearance from your doctor. Together, you should fill out this form (Fr) here
Pilates & Pregnancy
Is Pilates a risk to me or my baby?
The SOCG and CSEP state that [blockquote]recent investigations, focusing on both aerobic and strength conditioning exercise regimes in pregnancy, have shown no increase in early pregnancy loss, late pregnancy complications, abnormal fetal growth, or adverse neonatal outcomes…[/blockquote]
Can I start Pilates at any point in my pregnancy?
The Pre-natal Pilates repertoire is not designed for weight loss; it is aimed at increasing core strength and flexibility in preparation for birth with particular attention to the pelvic floor and abdominals.
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) along with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) [blockquote]…encourage women with uncomplicated pregnancies in ANY trimester to begin an exercise routine.[/blockquote]
Why should I do Pilates?
- prevents/reduces incontinence
- prevents musculoskeletal injuries
- encourages a healthy weight gain
- reduces lower back and pelvic pain
- reduces incidence of gestional diabetes