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PILATES FAQ, WHAT KIND OF RESULTS CAN I EXPECT?

Practicing Reformer Pilates on a regular basis will help you to achieve a healthier body and mind; as a runner you can expect to build long, strong muscles, improve flexibility and lessen your chance of injuries. The way Pilates classes opens up the vertebrae in the lower back, in particular, helps to prevent the sort of back injuries which can result from constant impact involved in running.

Physically you can expect to:

  • Lose inches
  • Increase mobility and flexibility, especially in the low back, shoulders, and hips
  • Improve balance and coordination
  • Decrease back pain and stiffness
  • Improve your posture
  • Achieve a flatter stomach
  • Shorten recovery time following a strenuous activity

Mentally you can expect to:

 

  • Gain body awareness
  • Improve focus and stimulate the mind
  • De-stress the body and mind

Now that we’ve cleared a few doubts, it’s time to give it a go! Feel free to join us at our reformer Pilates classes located in London, Hackney – E8, Shoreditch – E1, Covent Garden – WC2. See you there!

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Tempo Pilates– The Method

Welcome to the Tempo Pilates method– fun reformer pilates classes to great sounds with an upbeat tempo.

The method is currently reformer based and taught at three different studios in London E8/ Hackney, WC2/ Covent Garden or Gymbox and E1/ Shoreditch.

Special attention is given to:
• Rapid weight loss
• Long lean muscle tone
• Increased flexibility
• Strengthening lower back muscles
• Improved posture

If you wish to engage in a high-calorie work out to develop core body strength, you have come to the right place. Contrasting to other styles of Pilates, the Tempo Pilates uniquely promotes fun fitness via upbeat soundscapes; our aim is to help you every step of the way. Feel free to follow us on Twitter or ‘like’ us on Facebook for live updates.

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EVERYTHING COMES FROM SOMETHING – MAY TEMPO PILATES PLAYLIST

With an artist name like ‘A Winged Victory For The Sullen’, I decided that something so original sounding had to be the perfect song for our placement in class. The video made for ‘Steep Hills Of Vicodin Tears’ is a beautiful abstract piece of mime with a central theme of nature. I couldn’t leave it out of this month’s blog so please check it out, it deserves your view. The duo that makes up ‘A Winged Victory For The Sullen’ is our new fav Dustin O’Halloran and Adam Wiltz.

 

German music producer Florian Paetzold has successfully lifted up Sam Smith’s slow and emotional song ‘Stay With Me’ so we can get right into our footwork moves this month with a sexy, banging beat. Thank you Paetzold. It’s exactly what we needed for our May playlist! If you like Sam Smith, he is playing at London’s famous Roundhouse on May 30th
and check out the video for the record, you might recognise East London’s well known De Beauvoir Road which is a stones throw away from our Tempo Pilates studio in Netil House. See, told you we were on on it!

Paloma Faith’s ‘Can’t Rely on You’ has been criticised as a ‘Blurred Lines’ rip off but do we care?
At the end of the day everything comes from something and what would we be without that notion?! Creativity would come to an end and as a matter of fact, there are definitely differences between the two songs which still conclude that Paloma Faith is not only a great singer and performer but an artist who strives to improve her writing and who is clever enough to collaborate with a genius to make a good song with a catchy melody. Paloma has worked hard to get where she is, like many criticised people in the world. Her past life includes being a Sales Assistant at Agent Provocateur, a life model, a singer in a burlesque cabaret and a magicians assistant whilst obtaining an MA in Theatre Directing from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design. She is a force to be reckoned with. One that has definitely grown on me and the Tempo Team! Thanks for a smashing 100’s track Paloma, that our students can ‘move it’ to on the Reformer and our reception can sing along with!

I think Lykke Li’s new album ‘I Never Learn’ is great and definitely marks her as a confident artist who has grown into a fearless woman. She is set to release the ever anticipated ‘third album’. The one that either puts an artist firmly on the map or sees them fade into the background. Which is why we thought to give you a taster from her new release in our Tempo Pilates reformer studios for May. Lykke Li has gone completely sombre for 33 minutes on this album due to the impact of a relationship break – up and, quite rightly so, she has left no emotion or feeling unturned. In typical Lykke Li style, its all very black & white. This particular recording leaves echoes of the 60’s with hints of a Phil Spector production.
MUSIC + PILATES = TEMPO PILATES. Blog by Hayley Johnston – Tempo Pilates playlist creator
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