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- Feel great and alleviate back pain these conditions, whilst strengthening the core muscles around the spine, pelvic and shoulder girdles. The sessions also develop breathing control, coordination and stability of the body, changing muscle lengths, relaxing and re-balancing the body.” No matter what age, sex, size or shape Pilates classes can build up core strength, helping to avoid or recover from injury, improve posture, balance and gain a greater mind and body awareness. SC Pilates classes are performed in a group environment with class sizes kept small to ensure participants receive the attention they require. One to one sessions can also be arranged by appointment.

SC Pilates, founded in 2013 by Silvia Catani, offers Pilates classes in Bishopbriggs, Lenzie, Bearsden and Milngavie. This simple, yet effective exercise method can help participants develop a healthy self-image, through the development of better posture, proper coordination, breathing and improved flexibility. As a direct result of their weekly practice, Silvia's clients often experience improvements in confidence, selfesteem and self-awareness resulting in a new zest for life. Silvia Catani, owner of SC Pilates, said “Having been recommended to try Pilates to overcome back pain in 2008, I quickly fell in love with the health and wellbeing benefits experienced as a result of my weekly practice. I was so passionate about how Pilates had helped me, I wanted to share this with others, which prompted me to embark upon my studies as a Pilates instructor and subsequently change career to allow me to teach others this highly rewarding exercise method.” Karen from Milngavie commented: “Silvia's classes are enjoyable and relaxing. She explains everything brilliantly and ensures that everyone has the correct positioning which is so important with Pilates. My back problems are improving and I am so much more aware of my posture and stance, in general - Silvia has helped me to correct bad habits I have had for years!“ Silvia commented “High fitness levels or great suppleness are not a necessary prerequisite for Pilates. In fact, my Pilates classes enhance both of

Throughout 2014, Silvia plans to introduce induction sessions to give clients a better understanding of the muscles they are using in their Pilates practice. Please visit www.scpilates.co.uk for more information and to find classes available near you or call 07803 611272 to book your space.

Realistic Pilates focuses on strengthening the core muscles around the spine to improve posture and help alleviate back pain, ideal for absolute beginners Please call or visit website for details of next blocks commencing

£36 for 6 weeks Classes held throughout East Dunbartonshire: — Monday 5.30pm. 6.45pm & 8pm Bearsden Baptist Church — Tuesday 6.45pm & 8pm. Thursday 10.30am Lenzie Union Parish Church — Wednesday 10.30am, 11.45am, 6.30pm & 7.45pm Buchanan Street, Milngavie — Tuesday 10.30am & 11.45am Thursday 5.30pm, 6.45pm & 8pm Allan Glens Rugby Club. Bishopbriggs Call: 07803 611 272 to book your place

www.scpilates.co.uk

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