It has been proven medically and scientifically that Pilates is the most effective exercise for your back pain (i)

Pilates makes you live longer (ii)

Working your muscles vigorously 2 – 3 times a week halves your chance of dying of any cause in the next 10 years

Pilates makes your muscles longer and leaner (iii)

Working muscles at long muscle lengths decreases cross sectional area and increases fibre length compared to working at short range of motion.

Pilates will make you happier (iv)

As little as 10 minutes exercise per week is shown to improve the sense of wellbeing.

Pilates calms your mind and spirit (v)

Regular exercise improves mental health and reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety.

The cumulative beneficial effects of regular Pilates cannot be overestimated.

Pilates changes lives for the better!

(i) (Some types of exercise are more effective than others in people with chronic low back pain Hayden JA, Ellis J, Ogilvie R, Stewart SA, Bagg MK, Stanojevic S, Yamato TP, Saragiotto BT. Some types of exercise are more effective than others in people with chronic low back pain: a network meta-analysis. Physiother. 2021 Oct;67

(ii) (2016 Jun Is strength training associated with mortality benefits? A 15year cohort study of US older adults Jennifer L Kraschnewski 1, Christopher N Sciamanna 2, Jennifer M Poger 3, Liza S Rovniak 2, Erik B Lehman 4, Amanda B Cooper 5, Noel H Ballentine 3, Joseph T Ciccolo

(iii) 2018 Sep;118(9):1969-1983. doi: 10.1007/s00421-018-3932-x. Epub 2018 Jul 7. Influence of full range of motion vs. equalized partial range of motion training on muscle architecture and mechanical properties Maria João Valamatos 1 2, Francisco Tavares 3 4, Rute M Santos 5, António P Veloso 6 7, Pedro Mil-Homens 6 7

(iv) 24th March 2018 A Systematic Review of the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Happiness Zhanjia Zhang & Weiyun Chen

(v) 2020 Oct;19 A meta-review of “lifestyle psychiatry”: the role of exercise, smoking, diet and sleep in the prevention and treatment of mental disorders

Joseph Firth 1 2, Marco Solmi 3, Robyn E Wootton 4, Davy Vancampfort 5 6, Felipe B Schuch 7, Erin Hoare 8, Simon Gilbody 9, John Torous 10, Scott B Teasdale 11, Sarah E Jackson 12, Lee Smith 13, Melissa Eaton 2, Felice N Jacka 14, Nicola Veronese 15, Wolfgang Marx 14, Garcia Ashdown-Franks 16 17 18, Dan Siskind 19 20, Jerome Sarris 2 21, Simon Rosenbaum 11, André F Carvalho 22 23, Brendon Stubbs 17 18