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Reclaiming Your Strength with Postnatal Pilates: Your Questions Answered

Reclaiming Your Strength with Postnatal Pilates: Your Questions Answered Congratulations on your new journey into motherhood! Welcoming a new life into the world is an…

Discover Our Local Favourites: A Village Pilates Guide to the Neighbourhood

Discover Our Local Favourites: A Village Pilates Guide to the Neighbourhood At Village Pilates, we believe in nurturing both body and soul, and that extends…

The Ultimate Guide to Barre Classes in Sydney

The Ultimate Guide to Barre Classes in Sydney Barre classes are all the rage these days! If you're curious about these ballet-inspired workouts or looking…

Online Pilates: The Best Free Classes in Australia

Online Pilates: The Best Free Classes in Australia In the digital age, access to fitness and wellness resources has never been easier. Online Pilates has…

Can You Lose Weight Doing Pilates? Here’s the Truth!

Can You Lose Weight Doing Pilates? Here’s the Truth! Are you wanting to shed a few extra kilos and achieve a healthier, fitter you? If…

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Why You Should Try Reformer Pilates

Why You Should Try Reformer Pilates If you’re like most people, a stronger core and increased flexibility is probably something you could do with! One…

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Mat Pilates vs. Reformer Pilates: What’s the Difference?

Mat Pilates vs. Reformer Pilates: What's the Difference? Whether you’re an expert at Pilates or a brand-new student just looking to get started, it’s important…

Pilates for Men: Breaking Stereotypes and Embracing the Benefits

Pilates for Men: Breaking Stereotypes and Embracing the Benefits There's this common misconception that Pilates is mainly for women, but Village Pilates is here to…

Pilates near me for beginners: Everything you need to know before your first class 

Pilates near me for beginners: Everything you need to know before your first class Pilates is a low-impact form of exercise that focuses on developing…

The Whole Woman Approach: A Conversation with Pilates Expert Lisa Simpkinson

The Whole Woman Approach: A Conversation with Pilates Expert Lisa Simpkinson

The Whole Woman Approach: A Conversation with Pilates Expert Lisa Simpkinson Lisa Simpkinson is a pioneer in the pilates industry, having been the first instructor…

The Benefits of a Private Pilates Class: Personalised Attention and Tailored Workouts

The Benefits of a Private Pilates Class: Personalised Attention and Tailored Workouts Thinking about booking in for a private pilates class? Private pilates classes and…

A Woman's Hormone Journey

A Woman’s Hormone Journey

A Woman's Hormone Journey The journey through womanhood can be viewed as phases or seasons that are connected to and defined by the expression of…

Why being told to suck your belly in is unhealthy advice. 

Why being told to suck your belly in is unhealthy advice Our fixation with flat stomachs, or at least the appearance of one, may seem…

The Best Time for YOU to Exercise

The Best Time for YOU to Exercise There are scientific studies and much advice on when is the best time of day to exercise. The…

5 Ways to be More Organised

Seven Ways To Be More Organised

Seven Ways To Be More Organised Staying organised is key to maintaining not only your schedule but also your well-being. If you often find yourself…

Build Your Butt with Pilates

Build a Better Booty with Pilates

Build a Better Booty with Pilates Like any muscle group, you need resistance exercises to grow and strengthen your glutes. Mat and reformer Pilates offers a range…

Pilates for Teens

Transforming Teenagers with Pilates 

Transforming Teenagers with Pilates Developing good habits starts early! The formative teenage years for boys and girls mark another peak time in neurological development as…

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Pairing Pilates with Sports for Peak Performance

Pairing Pilates with Sports for Peak Performance The whole body functional training that Pilates’ offers makes it a wonderful tool for enhancing an injury recovery…

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How Pilates Can Help Your Golf Game

How Pilates Can Help Your Golf Game Golf is a deceptively active sport whether you’re a professional or leisurely putter. Many factors influence the power…

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The Six Best Pilates Apps for Mind-Body Wellness

The Six Best Pilates Apps for Mind-Body Wellness While we love seeing you in class regularly, we understand that life happens, and you can’t always…

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How Pilates Can Improve Your Mental Wellbeing

How Pilates Can Improve Your Mental Wellbeing Pilates devotees know that a class is much more than an exercise sequence that improves our physical strength…

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Can Regular Pilates Increase Mobility in Later Life?

Can Regular Pilates Increase Mobility in Later Life? Regular Pilates is a fantastic way to increase mobility and maintain optimal health later in life. Here’s…

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How Much Do Pilates Classes Cost?

How Much Do Pilates Classes Cost? If you’re ready to start Pilates and experience the many health benefits, you may be wondering where to begin.Where are…

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Why Are Reformer Studios So Popular at the Moment

Why Are Reformer Studios So Popular at the Moment Reformer Pilates is back! At least, that is what the word in popular culture is right…

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Can Pilates Help Make You More Flexible?

Can Pilates Help Make You More Flexible? People come to Pilates for many different reasons. Wanting to improve their flexibility is a common one. ‘How I…

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Pilates Workout: How Much Is Enough?

Pilates Workout: How Much Is Enough? Pilates is one of the most effective forms of exercise today. It’s not just for those who want to…

Pilates Principles

The 6 Principles of Pilates

The 6 Principles of Pilates It is almost impossible to navigate today’s fitness world without coming across the mention of Pilates. It has proven itself…

Back Pain

Pilates for Back Pain

Pilates for Back Pain Back pain comes in many types, and one size doesn’t fit all regarding the intensity, frequency, and location of pain. It…

Pregnancy Pilates

Why You Should Be Doing Pilates Throughout Your Pregnancy

Why You Should Be Doing Pilates Throughout Your Pregnancy Growing another human is one of the most physically and mentally challenging things any person can…

Village Pilates founder, Lisa, with arms outstretched with face towards to sky

Best Pilates Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Best Pilates Exercises to Strengthen Your Core Pilates is a low-impact workout to help strengthen and tone your muscles through focused, repetitive movements. There are…

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Proven Reasons Why You Should do Pilates

Proven Reasons Why You Should do Pilates From neon leg warmers, workout tapes, and cookie diets, fitness and wellness have come a long way with…

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What is the Difference between Pilates and Yoga?

What is the Difference between Pilates and Yoga? Understanding Pilates and Yoga – The Difference Explained Yoga or Pilates? Pilates or yoga? You’re not sure…

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