We know that there is a strong link between physical health and mental health; by helping to improve our physical health we feel better about ourselves which provides us with a greater sense of self-worth but there are also biological reasons; It increases heart rate, which pumps more oxygen to the brain. It also aids the bodily release of a plethora of hormones, all of which participate in aiding and providing a nourishing environment for the growth of brain cells. Exercise is also one of the most effective ways to improve your mental health.
Pilates increases body awareness, relieves stress, reduces muscle tension, strain, and inflammation, sharpens attention and concentration, and calms and centres the nervous system. If you’re interested in taking part in our Pilates class, please call the office on 01422 251613, free to referrals from health services or self-referrals only.