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PILATES

Why Pilates?

Pilates is good for reducing back pain, gaining a healthier posture, protecting joints, enhancing general stability and mobility in your body. 

Who is it for?

Marcella's courses are for anyone who wants to improve their quality of physical perception and the wellbeing of their body in every day life.

It can help with

PREVENTION - Prevent injuries and pain

Pilates balances body, mind and soul.

By coordinating movements with the breath and deliberately exercising the movements, you strengthen the deepest muscles and thereby build a protection for your body, strengthen it in the right way and stimulate self-healing powers.

JOY - A way to love your body

A strong body center, a strong mind and soul can be a kick for your seefestem, it can be a swing for your brain, an intensifier for your senses, the remedy for melancholia, the solution for problems, an outlet for stress, a catalyst for joy.

STRENGTH & FITNESS

Pilates includes breathing and deep relaxation. By combining tension and relaxation with the specific emphasis on key areas of the body you strengthen your body in a holistic way. You gain flexibility and stability for the challenges of everyday life.

REHABILITATION - Motion ist the lotion

Joseph Pilates says: “Change happens through movement and movement heals”.

Through the exact performance of exercises you discover your anatomy and how to balance forces. You learn, even with a body ailment, to find your balance and strength again. Many everyday body issues and injuries can be repaired by specific training, strengthening and release.

TRANSFORMATION - Change in your body

Joseph Pilates says: "In 10 sessions you'll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you'll see a difference, and in 30 sessions you'll have a whole new body". Ready when you are!

Through the healthy movement principles, a strong body center develops and you achieve a better quality of life. Pilates strengthens the deep muscles in your body, first and foremost the pelvic floor, deep abdominals and stabilizers, intercostal and back muscles. You will learn to apply Pilates principles in your everyday life and develop functional power.

LONGEVITY - Sustainable Results

Because Pilates is a gentle training that makes the facia malleable and resilient, it provides sustainability and longevity for your physical wellbeing. 

In a day and age where we live long passed our career, we prepare for a healthy and vigorous quality of life well into our old age.

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MYOFASCIAL TRAINING

Myofascial Training strengthens not only muscles, but also the stability, agility, stamina and coordination of a body as a whole. Not only a singular muscle alone, but the surrounding connective tissue (the fascia) is trained and improved.

 

Fascia is a network distributed throughout the body that connects our deep and superficial structures, gives us our form and holds us together as a whole.

 

Fascia has a high density of proprioceptors and nerve endings. Proprioceptors give us the information we need to perceive how the position and movement of the body is in space at any time. The nerve endings have influence on the movement control and the vegetative nervous system. Fascia therefore plays an important role in muscle function and transmission.

 

The focus in Pilates Myofascial Training is to ask for greater mobility, train muscle chains across multiple joints and stimulate the connectivity between different body parts.

 

This means:

  • FULL RANGE OF MOTION TRAINING

  • EXERCISING BEYOND THE USUAL RANGE OF MOTION

  • GREATER ELASTICITY IN GENERAL

  • EXPOSING FASCIA TO A GREATER TRAINING STIMULUS