Why should you do Pre-Natal exercise on Pilates equipment?
Pregnancy Exercises drawn from Pilates at Bend + Mend are supervised by Physiotherapists so you can be confident the exercise is safe, evidence-based and specific to your personal needs.
Our Physio’s use Pilates equipment together with their expert knowledge in exercise prescription to allow for a greater variety of exercises and more fun, while keeping yours and your baby’s safety as our number one priority.
Pregnancy Pilates is an excellent way of ensuring optimal function of your pelvic floor which requires specific attention during and after pregnancy. The exercises target muscles around the lower back and pelvis which help you carry the extra weight during pregnancy and ease pregnancy-related pain such as back ache and pelvic pain.
Providing all is going well, you can take part in our Pregnancy sessions right through till the big day. This regular exercise will enable you to control excess weight gain during pregnancy and means a faster recovery following the birth of your child.
Pilates-Informed exercise during pregnancy that is guided by a Physio prepares your body for not only the big event of giving birth but the extremely physical job of having a newborn baby to lift, bathe, feed, push…