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 …

Opposition is key

Double Leg Stretch is your ultimate opposition exercise. Why is this good? Opposition is the stretching/working of some muscles often extending in the opposite direction to other muscles/parts of your body; this creates length, lean muscles, prevents injury as the muscles are warm and stretched, reduces DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) you might have from other training, and so on. …

Pilates and your hips!

After learning a bit about how core stability can help with many benefits to the body, from the last of our blog posts, today we focus on how a strong core can improve pelvic posture thus enabling the pelvis to act as a solid, stable and efficient foundation for your trunk above, and hips below. The hips are one of the largest …