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FAQs

What should I expect from the Pilates class?

Pilates is a low impact exercise which educates your body and mind. Pilates teaches correct posture, increases your body awareness and encompasses body-conditioning exercises, which lengthen and strengthen the muscles, without stressing the joints or the heart. Pilates gives you a leaner, suppler, more toned body and a calmer, more relaxed mind.

The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning develops the body uniformly, corrects posture, restores vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit.’ Joseph H. Pilates

There are lots of reasons to join a Pilates class, from those who want a stronger back or flatter stomach to those with specific injuries or medical problems that Pilates can help; or else, simply those who want to get fit or de-stress and take some time out in the week for themselves. Many medical practitioners, osteopaths and physiotherapists will recommend it as a safe method of exercise.

Pilates therefore is great for everyone, young and not so young! Whether you want to add Pilates to your exercise repertoire to compliment your other activities, or you’ve never really done any exercise and you want to make a start. Try Pilates!

‘In 10 sessions you will feel the difference, in 20 you will see the difference, and in 30 you will have a whole new body.’ Joseph H. Pilates

FitBuzz Pilates is a modern group exercise class designed to enhance your posture, strength, balance and stability for all levels and abilities. This effective exercise class offers modifications and updated exercises to provide a controlled body conditioning class. So, join in and develop your muscle tone, increase your flexibility and help reduce your stress levels. Whether you are joining on line or in-person, the classes are all 1 hour of blissful 'me - time'.

What equipment do I need for Pilates?

Whether you are joining from the comfort of your living room or attending an in-person class, you will need:

  • Mat
  • Small 7 inch Pilates ball
  • Medium (suggested) resistance band
  • Cushion or a Pilates/yoga block.

I can supply you with the equipment you need if you wish - please enquire for more details.

What should I expect from the HiiT class?

If you've been wondering what HIIT is but were always too afraid to ask, here’s your answer: it stands for "high intensity interval training". FitBuzz HiiT classes involve a period of working hard, followed by a period of much lower intensity – or complete rest, This is then repeated for a number of rounds or for a duration of time. We do bursts of cardio exercises like jacks and spot sprints and strengthening exercises like squats and press-ups.

What are the biggest benefits of HIIT training? As workouts go, HIIT gives you a serious workout in a relatively short space of time. If time pressures are tight, you can squeeze an effective full-body workout into a mere 25-30 minutes – and from the comfort of your living room, no less. The reported benefits of HIIT include increased fat burn, improved strength and stamina and better sleep, get HIIT right and you could become fitter than ever!

What equipment do I need for HiiT?

All you need is wifi, a mat and some hand weights (or tins of beans)
You will wear trainers and have some water available!

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