Can I do Reformer Pilates when I am Pregnant?


 

Are you pregnant and thinking about starting Pilates classes at a Pilates Reformer Studio??

 

Have you been doing Pilates and recently fell pregnant but not sure if you can continue exercising??

 

Well, the answer is yes you can do Reformer Pilates at a studio while pregnant.

 

It has been shown that females who exercised during pregnancy were found to have easier deliveries, more energy and recovered post-partum faster. Exercising during pregnancy can help prepare the mind and body for the changes to come.

 

It is important to note that if you have not done any Pilates classes previously, it is best to consult with your physician first before commencing any new exercise routine. However, for most women with some modifications they can continue to do their regular exercise routine.

 

Each stage of pregnancy requires different adjustments or variations when exercising.  At Semprose Pilates and Fitness studio, we offer specific Pre/post-natal classes so you can keep exercising during your pregnancy in a safe controlled environment knowing that our instructors keep the health of you and your baby a priority.

 

Not only can you still do Reformer Pilates during pregnancy it also offers a range of benefits such as strengthening your abdominal muscles, helps you to perform everyday movements without strain, strengthens your pelvic floor muscles, helps control and regulate breathing and assists in reducing back pain.

 

Remaining active during pregnancy will help you carry the load more easily and your muscles will remain strong which is essential in supporting your baby.

 

So if you are looking for an exercise to do during pregnancy, Reformer Pilates is by far one of the best, the movements are slow and can be adapted as the pregnancy advances.

 

Every moment of our life can be the beginning of great things.

Joseph H. Pilates