Entries by Kristy

Barre Pilates

Barre Pilates at Q Pilates.  We offer Barre classes at our Indooroopilly and Jindalee studios. Many people do not know what Barre is all about. So here are some common questions answered for you. Come along, give it a try and see if it’s something for you! 

Exercise & Cancer: Is Exercise The New Best Medicine?

Exercise & Cancer: Is Exercise The New Best Medicine? Last year Professor Robert Thomas (oncologist from Cambridge University Hospital NHS foundation trust) stated in the news article “Exercise best help for cancer patients” that “ We know that 3 hours exercise per week after most cancers will reduce the chance of relapse by up to 30%.”

The History of Pilates

Joseph Pilates Pilates traces its origins to Joseph Pilates, born in Dusseldorf Germany in the 1880s. From an early age Joseph had the influence of a naturopath mother and champion gymnast father. One might infer these figures contributed to his knowledge and consequent early interest in the health and fitness arena (Reyneke, 2002).

Pilates & Lateral Hip Pain

Pilates can help your Lateral Hip Pain. Pain at the side of the hip, or Lateral hip pain, is very common and can be a difficult area to treat.  It is most often seen in women but can also affect young athletes especially runners.  The pain may come on slowly over time or in some […]

Improve Golf Swing with Pilates?

Improve Golf  Swing with Pilates: Are you trying to work on your golf swing and just not getting anywhere? Did you know that Pilates can improve your game and can help keep you injury free?  Pilates is a type of exercise that focuses on improving muscular strength, flexibility, co-ordination, balance and mobility and stability of […]

Pilates Classes Brisbane

The Best Pilates Classes Brisbane There are now many different types of Pilates studios in Brisbane to choose from offering different types of classes and it can be very confusing to determine which one will best suit you. In our Brisbane Pilates Studio we have classes that are designed specifically to achieve muscle toning fast […]