Welcome to the Core Pilates Studio, Lichfield.

The Core Pilates Studio, located in Lichfield City centre was established in 2007 ,by Stephanie Lloyd, with a goal to offer the highest standards in Pilates tuition. 

The studio, having now moved into its own spacious premesis provides excellent standards of teaching in a fully equipped studio with underfloor heating.

Stephanie is a recognised and affiliated teacher with the Pilates Foundation. Her Mat and equipment classes focus on strength, stability, mobility, balance and control. Classes have a maximum of 10/12 clients in a mat session and 5 in an equipment session, enabling each client to receive individual cues, hands on adjustment and to gain the maximum benefit out of each session.

Even though classes are designed to incorporate movements that will benefit the entire class, each client will treated as an individual, have a unique connection with the teacher enables them to ask for further information, learn more about anatomy, physiology and pathology throughout the classes and be part of a unique class atmosphere.

Private 1:2:1 Sessions are also available which provides the opportunity to have a tailored made
programme specifically around your concerns and goals. This is especially useful if you are
returning from injury or surgery or have specific back, shoulder hip or knee issues.

Equipment classes available soon

Regardless of age, ability, or fitness level, Pilates is beneficial for everyone.

What is Pilates?

Pilates is a safe and effective exercise method that will enable you to look and feel your very best and gives you a wonderful sense of well being.  This method of exercise is designed to stretch , strengthen , and balance the body .It is a low impact exercise discipline which involves both mind and body. Using small controlled movements , the programme can be modified easily to suit the individual . 

Pilates is suitable for all ages , sizes and fitness levels . It is especially suitable for those suffering with neck , back or shoulder issues. It can provide a safe and beneficial form of exercise for people with a range of medical conditions including osteoporosis , scoliosis  and arthritis .

 Pilates helps to maintain and improve bone density and also addresses injury prevention and facilitates

Benefits of Pilates

  • Improves posture , health and overall fitness.
  • Tones and elongates muscles without bulk .
  • Enhances mobility , flexibility and agility.
  • Builds core stability .
  • Develops co- ordination and body awareness .
  • Returns your body to movement .
  • Helps alleviate aches and pains
  • Rehabilitates after injury , surgery or illness .
  • Helps alleviate lower back problems and tension throughout the body .
  • Increases abdominal strength .
  • Integrates mind , body and spirit .
  • Improves  balance and co-ordination in the elderly .
  • Excellent for ante and post natal women .

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if your spine is inflexibly stiff at 30 , you are old . If it is completely flexible at 60 , you are young          - Joseph Pilates