3 Reasons why Pilates is simply better & safer than Yoga during pregnancy

Pilates is a revolutionary mind & body conditioning exercise programme that targets the muscles stabilizing the trunk, which also helps improve breathing & circulation. Pilates is simply perfect during pregnancy and you will feel like a whole new person after a session and here are just the top 3 reasons why: Reason 1: Pilates ensures Read more about 3 Reasons why Pilates is simply better & safer than Yoga during pregnancy[…]

Road to Feet-ness! 3 Factors causing Foot Injury

Football season! Everyone is raving about the World Cup, and cheering on England into the quarter finals, FINALLY! Surely, we all admire how the legs and feet of the players are able to endure such intensity not to mention mental preparation, endurance and strength to fight off aggression from the opposition. With a sport as Read more about Road to Feet-ness! 3 Factors causing Foot Injury[…]

April 28 OPEN DAY at Hope Pilates – Time to Celebr8!

  Lining up plans for this weekend? Here’s an idea whether you’re a local, new in town, or just looking around, you’ll be sure to find something that you’ll love in Hope Pilates, a small boutique Pilates studio located in Streatham SW2 in South London, just ten mins away from Brixton and Clapham Station. As Read more about April 28 OPEN DAY at Hope Pilates – Time to Celebr8![…]

BACK PAIN – What the doctors didn’t tell you!

Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common complaints in today’s society and is the main reason why adults younger than 45 years old exprience discomfort. Debilitating back pain that continues for more than 3 months are considered chronic. LBP occurs when coordinaton and stablization of the trunk muscles are weak. LBP negatively Read more about BACK PAIN – What the doctors didn’t tell you![…]

Piriformis Syndrome Signs and Symptoms

Piriformis explained The sciatic and peroneal nerve, pictured above, is a thickest and longest nerve in the body. Sometimes both of these nerves pass the underside of the piriformis muscle before dividing (first picture on left),and sometimes they divide and only the sciatic nerve passes through the piriformis muscle (second picture below). Other times they Read more about Piriformis Syndrome Signs and Symptoms[…]

PiYo Masterclass this March!

WHAT IS PiYo? What is PiYo ? PiYo is a type of exercise that combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates and the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga into one fun, intense and fat burning session. Unlike your standard Pilates and yoga classes that focuses on repetitive microscopic core movements, PiYo actually speeds everything Read more about PiYo Masterclass this March![…]

Workout @Home

We are excited to announce we are launching a new service at Hope Pilates: Workout @Home! Struggling to find the motivation to go to the gym? Don’t want to lose time in the crowded transports? Can’t find a nanny to look after you toddlers when you’re hitting the gym? Tired of paying a monthly membership at Read more about Workout @Home[…]

Instant improvements to your Balance, Gait & Posture!

  What the doctors don’t tell you!!   The foot is a complex structure of 26 bones, 33 joints, and is layered with an intertwining web of more than 120 muscles, ligaments and nerves. 80% of us suffer from foot pain often caused by ill-fitting shoes that force our feet into unnatural shapes. 5 major Read more about Instant improvements to your Balance, Gait & Posture![…]

Pre Carnival Party – Friday August 12th

Dear Friends, Come and help us mark our 1st summer party, celebrating life, Pilates, Summer and the Hope Centre’s second year anniversary. This occasion sadly is also a leaving do for the most amazing intern Elodie who has been with us for 4 months! Join us at the Hope Centre at 8:30PM onwards on Friday August 12th Read more about Pre Carnival Party – Friday August 12th[…]