Below you will find some of our most frequently asked questions.
If you have any questions that are not answered here, please feel free to get in touch with us and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
You will need to wear comfortable clothing which does not restrict your movement for example, stretch pants, tracksuit bottoms, sports tops, vest or t-shirt. We provide a changing room facility.
The instructor will walk you through your completed enrolment form and ask relevant questions about any injuries or conditions you may have. Then the basic principles of pilates are taught to you. Alignment, Breathing and Centering. Once the ABC’s have been taught, various assessment exercises are given, avoiding any restrictions or discomfort along the way. After the assessment the instructor will be able to guide you into a suitable class or advise you may need further one to one’s.
We provide all the equipment like mats and bands etc. We also provide a water machine but please bring a water bottle to save the planet and not waste plastic cups
If it is your first class please arrive 10 minutes before your class to complete our enrolment form. If you haven’t been before, please arrive 5 minutes before class to sign in at reception or with the teacher. If you are more than 5 minutes late for your class you will not be allowed into the class, as you will have missed the warm up and it would be unsafe for you to participate in the class.
To create an account click on SCHEDULE then click MY ACCOUNT in the top right hand corner. Then click CREATE ACCOUNT, complete the short registration form. Once you have created an account you can purchase a pass and book your classes.
Our Studio sessions are carried out in our equipment studio and take up to three or four people per session. We use the pilates machines, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair and Ladder Barrell. Our mat classes take a maximum of 12 people and we use smaller equipment in these classes, foam rollers, bands, balls and toning circles.
We operate a 24 hour cancellation policy, once you have given us 24 hours’ notice you can rebook the session another day within your 28 day pass. If you are unable to give us 24 hours’ notice your session is lost. You can cancel a class via our app, by email or by phone.
If you are suffering with any pregnancy related issues which may cause you to not be able to exercise you are welcome to join the pregnancy class.
We recommend that you wait until you have had your 6 week check before starting our Teddylates, post-natal Pilates Class. This class is suitable for non-crawling babies.
Parking can be found behind Kings Head on Thanet Road and behind The George pub. Arrive early as parking is often busy.
We are open during half term and summer holidays but run a reduced timetable during the Summer and Christmas period.
We are open from 9am – 3pm Monday to Friday, 6 – 9pm Monday to Thursday
9am – 12.30pm Saturday and 9.30 – 12.30pm on Sunday
There are many similarities to Yoga and Pilates as they are both a form of exercise which works on the mind and body. They both improve strength and flexibility and work on postural faults to improve posture. Yoga however, dates back much further in time than Pilates does. Joesph Pilates was a yoga enthusiast and was inspired by yoga and martial arts. Pilates uses much more equipment than yoga and we provide all the pilates apparatus in our equipment studio.