What is Pilates? What does Pilates do for your body?

What is Pilates method?

Pilates is unique system of exercises that stretches and strengthen your body. It was developed by Joe Pilates almost 90 years ago, it works sequence of controlled and precise movements, with special equipment of apparatus designed by Pilates. Sessions are supervised, entirely, by qualified and certified professors.


Why authentic Pilates?

The beauty of authentic Pilates lies in its subtle movements and fine-tuned adjustments. It is the small details of the authentic approach to teaching that give such results. Pure Pilates Ibiza is dedicated to the preservation of the authentic teachings of Joe Pilates. All instructors must undergo a minimum of 750 hours of training, observation and apprenticeship before receiving their Pilates certification. The authentic Pilates method has been proven time and time again, for over 80 years.


Why is Pilates good for you? Why do you need it?

Pilates works the whole body. It slims as well as it works body alignment, lung capacity, postural education, stiffness, flexibility and rehabilitation of muscles, joints, ligaments, back pain, hip, knee, ankle, neck, shoulder, wrist and elbow problems. Its very good for people with scoliosis, arthrosis, arthritis, osteoporosis, hernias, hunchback or any fracture recovery. Pilates is addressed for all ages and abilities, sedentary workers, dancers, actors, models or dj´s. Every single muscle of your body can be worked or recovered from injury. We work starting on basic level and exercises are modified depending on your body problems. All lessons are tailored to your individual body needs and rehabilitation. Practice of Pilates on regular bases improves your sleeping, walking, posture, sexual life and its also fantastic way to recover your body after giving a birth.


What is private Pilates session?

One-to-one instruction addressing your body's individual needs and goals.


What is a fully-equipped Pilates studio?

When Joseph Pilates founded his method, he developed the exercises right along with the equipment. In a fully-equipped studio you will find the Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Spine Corrector, Foot Corrector, Toe Exerciser, High Chair, small Barrel, Ladder Barrel, Pedi-Pole, Magic Circle, Bean Bag Rollup Device, Airplane Board, Jump Board...


How many times a week should I do Pilates?

In order to get maximum results you should commit yourself to three sessions per week. Doing less is still going to be beneficial. One should always remember that consistency is the key to reaching your goals.


How long will it take before I see results?

Joseph Pilates said that, "You will feel better in ten sessions, look better in twenty sessions, and have a completely new body in thirty sessions."


If I am pregnant, can I do Pilates?

Only if you have been doing Pilates on a regular basis for at least six months to a year before conception. With the approval of your physician, Pilates is a wonderful way to keep in shape and prepare yourself for delivery.


Do I need to be in shape to start doing Pilates?

There is no physical pre-requiste to benefiting from Pilates - come as you are! I just had a baby and would like to start doing Pilates.


How long do I have to wait after birth?

Always consult your physician before beginning an exercise routine after giving birth. Once you have the ok, call to make an appointment.


Studio hours
Monday - Thursday 9.00 - 20.00
Friday - Saturday 9.00 - 14.00


Every Pure Pilates Ibiza session is taught in private for the ultimate efficiency and results.
By appointment only. Call to schedule an appointment.