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The Pilates Suite pop up September 14th

lululemon Clothing Pop-up shop – Thursday 14 September

The lovely team from lululemon athletica in Guildford is going to be popping up for a second time at The Pilates Suite on Thursday 14 September!  From 6.30-9pm, enjoy some nibbles and drinks while you browse the new lululemon collection of technical workout wear.  The Guildford store is currently relocating so this will be a rare

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Extended Bridge position with a Pilates ball

Spotlight on…Resistance Bands & Pilates Balls

Regulars at our BarreConcept classes will be familiar with how Pilates balls and resistance bands can enhance this already dynamic workout.  It’s also great for plenty of mat exercises too. For those of you who haven’t used either piece of equipment, let’s look at the Pilates balls first. You might not have seen one much because

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Pregnancy & Pilates

Pilates during pregnancy…and beyond

Like the eventual children women give birth to, every pregnancy is unique.  At The Pilates Suite, we support, participate in and advocate a varied fitness routine. When it comes to pregnancy, we really do believe that Pilates is the very best fitness activity that all women can do from pre-conception all the way through to birth, then

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The Orbit

Spotlight on…The Orbit

The newest and most compact addition to the Pilates equipment family is the Orbit.  Think of it as a mini mat or reformer on wheels!  Its’ unique ability is to challenge the body in multiple planes and improve all-body strength and flexibility, which really gives it universal appeal. Various movements and exercises are enhanced beyond the

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Pilates & the over 50s

Pilates for the over 50s

Whether you’re struggling with injuries and pain, have asymmetry in your body or are largely fit and healthy, Pilates enables anyone at any age and fitness level to enjoy a regular workout and a set of unique stretches to help them make the most of life. Everyone in our team thinks of themselves as very lucky

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The Pilates Suite in Hampton Wick: latest news for Autumn 2016

Hi! We’ve just emailed all of our Hampton studio clients with news for the coming months.  Here are the details from Maria…  I hope that you have all enjoyed the summer break and with September here already, it may be time to get back into your weekly routines.  I’m writing with information about a studio move and

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Wunda Chair

Spotlight on…The Pilates Wunda Chair

The Pilates Chair, or Wunda Chair as it’s also known, was created by Joseph Pilates.  Not just a piece of equipment to advance standard Pilates exercises, it was also found to be pretty useful when, turned upside down, it doubled up as a living room chair for compact New York apartments and lofts!  In its simplest

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Bodhi Suspension System

Spotlight on…The New Bodhi Suspension System

The Bodhi Suspension System is an exciting piece of equipment has been very recently developed by a US-based Pilates instructor, Khita Whyatt, with over 20 years’ experience in her field.  The word Bodhi originates in Buddhism and roughly translates to ‘awaken’.  With the Bodhi Suspension System, Khita has created a new way to combine precision and

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