What is Pilates?

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What is Pilates?

Pilates, pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates, is a mind-body exercise system designed to optimize physical fitness in people at every level of physical ability.

Joseph Pilates (1880–1967) was a German expatriate who first made his mark in England during WWI.
He developed a series of exercises and innovative equipment to help prisoners of war regain strength and mobility.

When Joseph Pilates immigrated to New York, the local professional dance community discovered that his conditioning technique, called ‘Contrology’.

It helped prevent injury and improve strength while maintaining long, even muscle tone.

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What is STOTT PILATES®?

STOTT PILATES® is a contemporary approach to the original exercise method pioneered by Joseph Pilates

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Co-founders Lindsay G. Merrithew and Moira Merrithew, along with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, have spent three decades refining the STOTT PILATES® method of exercise and equipment.

This resulted in the inclusion of modern principles of exercise science, fascial fitness and spinal rehabilitation, making it one of the safest and most effective methods available.

This clear and detailed approach forms the basis for STOTT PILATES® training and certification programs.

STOTT PILATES® is used by rehab, post-rehab and prenatal clients, athletes, celebrities and everyone in between.

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STOTT PILATES® exercises help both men and women of all ages develop optimal strength, flexibility, endurance and posture, without building bulk or stressing joints.

The perfect complement to cardiovascular exercise, athletic training or rehabilitation, STOTT PILATES® can help you tone your body, feel revitalized and move with ease.

Reference: https://www.merrithew.com/about/brands/stott-pilates/faqs

Next, learn about the 5 Basic Principle of STOTT PILATES®.

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1) We wipe & disinfect all equipment used before and after our private session

2) Our instructor practice safe distancing & wash their hands in between sessions

3) We are the lead Pilates studio in Malaysia providing complete private classes without disturbance or shared workout space

“Pilates is the best gift to pamper yourself with upon age 40, going towards age 50, and beyond 60 years old.”

Jun Xian . Yap
Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor
Managing Partner of WIF Pilates

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WIF Pilates is a Pilates studio that helps those who want to achieve a healthier lifestyle or rehabilitation after a particular minor injury. WIF Pilates is one of the famous pilates class kl where we want to influence others to have a great well-being in health as how we are named Well-being In Fitness (WIF). Serving our customers from rehab to fitness, our physiotherapist & pilates instructors have been trained by reputable institutions, verified and registered with Malaysia Physiotherapy Association. We promise to support every ambitious goal you have, whether big or small and ready to serve our customer’s best interest. We also put our customer’s health, safety and hygiene as our main priority. We always clean our equipment before and after class, practice safe distancing and host one client only at one time.

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Two choices of Pilates Class

At our Pilates studio, we recommend you to choose private pilates class for those who want to have a focus, non-disturbance crowd and have a full privacy and peace in class. You can also choose our home pilates class to suit your time convenience, and the session are easier to replay with all our videos done via Facebook live or Zoom at anytime you like.

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WIF Physiotherapy Method

As a center that provides physiotherapy in KL, we will identify and listen to the needs of your body before proceeding with any treatment. We will also make an honest referral if we cannot help you as all of you are the main priority to us. As a physiotherapist, we know when to regress, maintain, or progress your exercise program. We may also prescribe home exercise needed to help you achieve sustainable results.

Common Injury, Pain & Symptoms

Pilates can minimize the risk of injury with active training as much as to relieve pain and aches to help you to quit your job as a night owl. You can feel younger and freely energetic with a flexible and healthier spine when you join our pilates class Malaysia. No more having low back pain and stiff neck!

Find Pilates Class near Me

Our Pilates studio can be accessible at Dutamas Mont Kiara, Bangsar, Ttdi, Desa Sri Hartamas, Plaza Damas, Damansara Heights, Desa Park City, and Duta Nusantara, strictly by appointment only to reduce cross-contact with our clients due to the COVID-19.

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Meet Our Physiotherapy & Pilates Team

Meet Lai Lin Hui, our physiotherapist who specializes in various neuro-muscular-skeletal issues and a special interest in women’s health and cancer rehab. Our Pilates instructor, Belle Low help our clients to transform, after coming out from depression & being overweight and Yap Jun Xian who has been working with clients on pain management, regain and progress them to higher fitness level.

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How does Pilates benefits your Mind & Body

Pilates helps improve the flexibility and the core muscles in the body, it also increases your muscle strength, especially your abdominal muscles, lower back and hips. It is essential to improve your posture and improve the stabilization of your spine, so when you join our pilates class Malaysia, you will benefit and find it helps a lot. For your mind, it helps to improve concentration, stress management and relaxation.