According to research over at Gymcatch HQ in this fab article by Ene Corral. November 30, 2021 Pilates is the exercise discipline that showed the most resilience throughout the ups and downs of the Covid pandemic. Their research shows that the public stuck with, or turned to, Pilates when other exercise disciplines were experiencing tougher trading conditions. Read the full article here Pilates tops the list of the most in-demand exercise – Gymcatch
This is great news for us here at Bbodysmart as we are finding more and more people turning to our in-studio classes for hands on help with posture and alignment due to the effects of working from home, sky rocketing rates of mental illness leading to built up tension in the neck and shoulders as well as terribly tight glutes and hamstrings from the ‘Netflix and chill’ becoming our go to evening ritual.
We are now, more than ever, shouting from the rooftops ‘PILATES IS FOR EVERY BODY!!!!’ We have taster sessions each month, perfect for beginners, along with a special offer on our private inductions ‘bring a friend for free’ so if you’ve been meaning to try Pilates for a while inspired by the Instagram trend or just tired of being tight and in pain everyday with little niggles or perhaps you want to have a full body workout in a nice relaxing environment then please get in touch to start your journey today.
When assessing the popularity of Pilates the main factor was consumer attitudes to the discipline. Pilates enthusiasts, more than in other areas of fitness and wellness, considered Pilates to be an essential part of their routines, rather than a hobby. That’s why Pilates is here and it’s here to stay.
“We have seen a surge for low impact classes. People are increasingly focused on wellness and Pilates offers a great blend of flexibility and strength training,” says Ollie Bailey, CEO at Gymcatch.