Move & Connect | Bubs Friendly Pilates
As a mother, finding time to prioritise your physical wellbeing can be a challenge, especially when you have young children to care for.
It can be tough to balance your own health goals with the demands of parenting. Fortunately, there are ways to incorporate movement and exercise into your daily routine while spending quality time with your children.
Move & Connect Bubs Friendly Pilates offers a unique opportunity to stay active, have fun, and bond with your child in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Suggested age group: 0 - 6 months
Regular practice can help improve physical strength and flexibility, as well as provide a sense of relaxation and well-being. Pilates can help improve your flexibility, posture and breathing, reduce stress and tension and increase your endurance and balance.
Pilates can also have a positive impact on your mental health in several ways:
Stress relief: Pilates can help reduce stress and anxiety by promoting relaxation and mindfulness. The controlled movements and breathing exercises can help calm the mind and reduce tension in the body.
Improved mood: Exercise in general has been shown to have a positive effect on mood, and Pilates is no exception. The combination of physical activity and mindfulness can help boost endorphins and promote a sense of well-being.
Better sleep: Regular Pilates practice can help improve sleep quality. The relaxation and stress-reducing effects of the exercise can help you fall asleep faster and sleep more deeply.
Increased self-esteem: Pilates can help improve body awareness and posture, leading to increased self-confidence and self-esteem. The focus on controlled movements and proper alignment can also help reduce feelings of self-consciousness and increase body confidence.
Mental clarity: The mindfulness aspect of Pilates can help increase mental clarity and focus. The focus on breathing and movements can help quiet the mind and improve cognitive function.
It's important to note that while Pilates can have a positive impact on mental health, it should not be considered a substitute for professional help in treating mental health conditions. If you are experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, or other mental health concerns, it's important to talk to a mental health professional.