Osteopath supporting abdomen of client as they perfor pilates
BACK at EASE prides itself on offering quality Pilates instruction and care for a wide range of individuals. Our classes are led by a registered Osteopath and experienced Pilates instructor, have a maximum of 10 participants and are tailored to the individuals participating. This means that if you are awaiting or recovering from surgery, have acute or chronic pain, are an expectant or new mum, an athlete of any level or just want to be stronger and help prevent injuries... we can help you.
What is Pilates?
Pilates is a gentle form of exercise which combines the co-ordination of deep postural and stability muscles with postural correction, suppleness and flexibility. Pilates is suitable for all ages and levels of ability and BACK at EASE’s philosophy is to assist everyone to exercise at their own level safely. Scientifc research provides evidence that Pilates is effective in reducing pain, improving physical function, movement and well being.
BACK at EASE Pilates uses the latest in rehabilitation and training principles to provide classes tailored to participants needs. Suzanne has attended extensive training in rehabilitative Pilates with the internationally renowned Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute.
Enrolling for Pilates Therapy
We ask that everyone joining our classes completes a registration form detailing any medical conditions, joint replacements, injuries or general aches and pains. This is to allow us to ensure your needs are catered for when you join the class. If you have a specifc injury or are in pain, and have NOT been given a diagnosis BACK at EASE Osteopathy Clinic runs special appointment times for this purpose. This is both for your own safety and to ensure that the class runs smoothly and promptly to maximise the quality of participants Pilates time. With your consent, we are happy to consult with your practitioner about their treatment plan and how we may compliment it and to contact your referring practitioner at the end of your first 6 weeks to inform them of your progress.
What do I wear for classes?
Mats and any other equipment used will be provided. You should come in loose fitting clothes and the class is usually performed in bare feet or socks. Please bring a few layers with you for relaxation and teaching times when you may be still and prone to feeling cold.
Do I need to see a doctor before I come?
Not if you are joining purely for strengthening purposes and are symptom free then all that we require is the completion of a registration form. If you have pain or an injury as mentioned above we request that you seek a diagnosis for this prior to exercising.