Piloga is a combination of Pilates & Yoga
Piloga combines the best attributes of both Pilates & Yoga, focusing on the core strength elements of Pilates and the flexibility and mindfulness of Yoga.
Pilates is a unique exercise technique that tones, strengthens and lengthens muscles to give improved flexibility and mobility and a leaner more streamlined body. It targets the deep core muscles, building strength from the inside out, rebalancingended by medical specialists for those with back problems.
the body and bringing it in to correct alignment. It improves posture and is a great way to releive unwanted stress and tension. Ideal for athletes looking to improve their performance or those new to exercise, Pilates is suitable for everyone.
Once the secret of dancers, top athletes and many celebrates including Madona, Cortney Cox, Pat Cash and the England Cricket Team, Piates can be benefical for and praticed by anyone.
Yoga means to unite or to harmonise. In other words, yoga means working towards a level where the activities of the mind and body function together harmoniously.
Yoga also refers to the union between the individual and something greater, whether it is called God, the Divine or anything else. Although, yoga does not represent or promote any particular religion; it is a system that aims to help people achieve their full potential and a heightened consciousness. These techniques work towards the development of every human faculty: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.
Benefits of Yoga
Yoga works a bit like other mind-body therapies to reduce stress and release endorphins, our body’s own natural painkillers and mood enhancers. Studies have shown that yoga lowers the heart rate and blood pressure, while increasing muscle relaxation and breathing capacity. Harvard Medical School researchers have found that long term practitioners of relaxation methods such as, yoga and meditation have far more active disease fighting genes to protect from disorders such as pain, infertility, high blood pressure and rheumatoid arthritis.
The practice of yoga asanas (postures) improves fitness, strength, flexibility and balance as well as massaging the internal organs and improving circulation, digestion and hormone function. Through yoga relaxation and meditation you can reduce anxiety and stress and breathing techniques will help to improve oxygen levels and lung capacity.