Author Archives: Koh Peh Chia

What is Rehab Clinical Pilates?

If you are unsure of what kind of exercise you should do because of your injuries and pain, rehab clinical pilates might be for you. This is a slightly different form of pilates. Unlike general pilates, clinical pilates in Singapore combines the original principles of pilates with an emphasis on movement patterns that promote strength…

Pilates and Yoga: What are the Differences and Which is BEST for Me?

Many people view Yoga and Pilates as ‘the same’ exercise. Most people could not differentiate them and always feel confused about which to choose. Pilates and Yoga are both low-impact practices which focus on breath, alignment, balance, strength and flexibility. However, they are totally different origins and functions. This article will discuss about the 5 differences…

Can Pilates Help me in Pregnancy?

Prenatal Pilates If you have followed our weekly blog post, you might already know what Pilates is and how does Pilates benefit to our bodies.  Many of my clients have similar doubts regarding to their body condition during pregnancy. Most of the frequently asked question is: “Can Pilates help me in pregnancy?” And the answer…

Pilates for Cyclists- How to Improve Cycling Performance

Have you spotted some tired cyclists rocking their bodies side to side, rounding their backs, and forcing their heads up? Or you yourself as a cyclist also experience some muscle tightness on calves, thigh and even on your low back? In this article, we are going to discover the benefits of Pilates for cyclists. Pilates…

Pilates for Swimmers- How to Improve Swimming Performance

Have you ever found yourself swimming diagonally, getting neck or back strain after swimming? If so, you’re not alone. This might because the balance of your stroke is just a little off. In fact, Pilates method might be the perfect cross-training exercise for professional and recreational swimmers with several benefits. In this article, we look…

Pilates Benefits for Kids: Should I Bring Them for Pilates?

Are you worried about your kid who is always addicted to video games for hours? Are you looking for some fun workout that can help him or her be physical fit and mentally alert? Well, I’m talking about Pilates here. A safe and low Impact workout like Pilates can work effectively for your kid’s fitness…

How Can Pilates Help Menopause?

I believe ‘age is just a number’, however our muscles and bones are truly different from when we were in our 20s. Menopause is an important transition, but also a confusing change to all premenopausal and menopausal women. They often experience a sense of loss, for both their youth and their child-bearing ability. However, regular…

Pilates For Men: Why Should Men Do Pilates?

If you think Pilates is just for beautiful woman with flexible body, you are probably not alone. However, the fact is that Pilates is suitable for everyone regardless the genders. In this article, I would like to reveal why men should do Pilates. Pilates Was Created By A Man. Why Not? There is a misconception…

5 Pilates Exercises to Kickstart New Year

Another year has come to an end, and another has just begun! The new year is here, what resolutions are you going to make? Undeniably, one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is getting back into shape. As we know, Pilates is a mind-body intervention that focuses on core stability, posture, flexibility, strength, breathing, and…

Can Pilates Make You A Better Night’s Sleep?

Playing mobile games and scrolling through social media platforms may be the usual routine for most people before they can fall asleep at night. In fact, Many people have become light sleepers or insomnia nowaday due to stress, endless thoughts, screen addiction and many other reasons. You may have tried many ways to help you…