Classical… Equipment… Mat… What’s it all about?

Classical Pilates, simply, is the exact method discovered by Joseph Pilates. Our Classical Pilates studio teaches this truly beneficial and proven method using apparatus that is as close to Pilates’ actual equipment as possible. EPL and many of the Pilates studios/instructors out there trust that Mr. Pilates, a true genius, designed his apparatus with great thought; from the width of …

Hyper-mobility and Pilates

You may have heard your Pilates instructor call you ‘hyper-mobile’ and you may have been advised to perform an exercise with slight modification. So, what exactly is hyper-mobility, what are the negatives, and how can it be helped? ‘Hyper-mobility is a condition in which a person has an excessive range of movement that goes beyond what would be considered normal; in …

Hangover Cure!

It’s finally Friday! We all made it through another week of life and I know the EPL team will definitely be celebrating with a few glasses of wine. However, some of you might intend to have a bit more than a few glasses and end up with another groggy hangover, wasting your Saturday feeling sorry for yourself… Guess what, and …

Heating up!

We have experienced a couple of heat waves this summer and are still enjoying the sunshine and warmth. Some people find Pilates and other exercise very beneficial in the winter months, as their drive to exercise can be more to do with warming up the body up, away from the cold outdoors, and hopefully the bonus of some body changes. …

Strenghten and stretch

Pilates is known for developing both strength and flexibility in your body. There are various stretching exercises that increase flexibility in almost all areas of the body e.g. the back, front-body, side-body, hamstrings and hips. Strengthening is just as important as stretching to gain this flexibility; it is what helps maintain alignment as you stretch a muscle. All of the following exercises will …

Pilates… It’s not just a celeb fad

Not just another celebrity fad… The amount of celebs that stay in shape through Pilates is endless! From our Hollywood starlets Liz Hurley, Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna to the legendary John Cleese and Ian McKellen. Pilates is a no brainer to celebs in the spotlight. Reach your ultimate celeb body goals with the core challenging workouts in Pilates, watch your transformation to …