Work that core! Meant to build long lean muscle and improve strength in the lower back and abs, as well as increase overall flexibility, Pilates is touted to be one of the most effective exercises when it comes to tightening hard-to-reach oblique’s in your tummy area (yes, please!). Little Steps gives you the scoop on the top stretchy places to work your core… go on now, move it!
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Moving well is about having the awareness, strength, and flexibility required to control your body in daily activities. As a MERRITHEW™ Licensed Training Center, Breathe is recognized in Singapore and throughout the region for its quality teaching and Pilates courses. They offer small group classes led by experienced instructors with teaching styles from all over the world and a supporting team of healthcare professionals that truly understand real bodies. Adopting a contemporary approach to Pilates, Breathe offers both private sessions and group Pilates classes. In addition to their Pilates classes, they also offer the GYROTONIC® method as part of our rehabilitative and fitness training programs. With over 100 different types of specialized classes a week across four locations island-wide, you will be able to find a class that suits your schedule at one of our studios in Singapore.
Breathe Pilates, Novena, Fusionopolis, Parkway Centre, Raffles Quay, www.breathepilates.com.sg
COMO Shambhala Urban Escape advocates proactive holistic wellness by combining modern science with ancient healing. An exclusive wellness center with small prenatal yoga and Pilates classes, COMO Shambala caters to absolute beginners or experienced practitioners of specific styles. COMO Shambhala actively promotes yoga too and provides exceptional tuition.
Como Shambhala, Delfi Orchard, #06-01/02, 402 Orchard Road, +65 6304 3552, www.comoshambhala.com/singapore
Situated in the healing tranquility of lush tropical surroundings, PowerMoves offers you the unique inspiration of Pilates in the Park as you strengthen your body and invigorate your mind. In their distinctive studios at the lifestyle locations of Dempsey Hill and Novena Hub, every session is expertly choreographed and carefully designed to achieve your needs and goals. Their team of dedicated instructors upholds the highest professionalism and quality, working in synergy with you to enrich your mind and empower your body as Joseph Pilates intended. As you progress through each session, you will gain strength, flexibility, and poise. In learning to engage your core, tone your muscles, and better control how your body moves, you will find new confidence and capacity in life.
PowerMoves Pilates in the Park, Dempsey Hill, 6 Dempsey Road, Singapore, +65 6472 2221, www.powermoves.com.sg
At Pilates Flow @2nd, they practice the classical True Pilates method (also fondly known as Romana’s Pilates). Their philosophy and mission is to maintain the integrity of Joseph Pilates’ original work in its purest form, to teach you the way he would have done so himself. The True Pilates method is different because it refers to the system of exercises that were originally developed and taught by Joseph Pilates, whose unique training regimen has proven itself for more than 80 years as a successful and safe method of exercise for you. Each of their instructors have undergone what is recognized as the most vigorous Pilates certification program in the world, with the sole dedication of helping you experience how classical Pilates can change your body and life.
A Pioneer in Pilates and GYROTONICS® and backed by more than 10 years of experience, The Moving Body Group are experts in movement and understanding your body and what it may need to help you achieve your personal goals. They have one of Singapore’s largest GYROTONIC® studios with a full suite of specialized equipment, as well as Pilates and functional training equipment – for your every health need.
The Moving Body Group, River Valley, Bukit Timah, East Coast, www.themovingbodygroup.com
At Focus Pilates, they ensure that your body stays strong and flexible so that it can carry you through your day-to-day activities and the rest of your life. Their approach is based on creating a Pilates and physiotherapy environment that focuses on effective and safe exercise and treatment to assist you in achieving your goals as fast and effectively as possible.
Focus Pilates, Tong Building, #08-03/04, 302 Orchard Road, Singapore, +65 6733 8785, and #08-00 RB Capital Building (Royal Brothers), 22 Malacca Street, Singapore, +65 6235 3938, www.focuspilates.com.sg
During the most challenging nine months of your life, your whole body is dedicated to letting your baby grow. The Pregnant Mom in Balance sports program will keep you fit, strong and energetic during your pregnancy. So you will be well prepared when it comes time to give birth! After birth, Mom in Balance will also look after you with special Pilates classes.
Mom In Balance, Botanic Garden Bukit Timah Gate, East Coast Park - Parkland Green, Fort Canning Park, Old Holland Road, Sentosa The Pavilion Cape Royale, www.mominbalance.com/singapore/en
At Options Pilates Studio your well-being is their purpose. Renowned for being the largest and most productive Pilates education center in Asia for more than a decade, they have trained their own instructors to be among the best globally. Book a trial here.
Sky Pilates was founded by a group of seasoned Pilates teachers and enthusiasts who wanted to share this amazing exercise form to enhance people’s lives. They are one of Singapore’s earliest machine-based studios on Orchard Road. Sky Pilates was purpose-built – from the lighting to the equipment, they have put a lot of thought to enhance your Pilates experience. They have a group workout room with six Reformers, TRX® Suspension System, ballet barre for the Xtend Barre® workout, and the first CoreAlign® Group workout in Singapore with six CoreAlign® machines.
Sky Pilates, 583 Orchard Road
#09-01 Forum Office Tower, Singapore 238884, +65 61007597/+65 98336670, www.skypilates.com
Here, you can get personal training for women with expert trainers to guide you during pregnancy. At the heart of Body Temple are their fully customized, one-on-one personal training programs for clients seeking assistance with pre and postnatal fitness, rehabilitation, weight loss and/or a significant lifestyle change, general health, fitness and motivation.
Body Temple Studio, 75 Loewen Road, Singapore 248845, +65 9100 8714, www.bodytemple.com.sg