Pilates is a body conditioning method constructed by the incredibly forward thinking Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s and focuses on core strength along with spinal, pelvic and scapular stability. Exploring range of movement, maintaining and improving what is available. The method emphasises efficient movement patterns and postural alignment. The Pilates method has always and continues to evolve, adapting to incorporate current research and understanding of the human body, just as Joseph himself adapted movement and created equipment to provide assistance as well as resistance to his repertoire, further enhancing the effectiveness of his method.
“The Pilates method teaches you how to be in control of your body and not at it’s mercy”
When you visit Studio Cultiver, you will discover that Pilates is for anyone and EVERYONE! With a high level of supervision, you are guaranteed a workout that is not only appropriate for you but where you are at on any given day.
Whether you are recovering from injury, managing chronic pain,want to improve your posture, streamline your shape,increase your energy , reduce your levels of stress or prevent injury, the practice of mindful movement through the Pilates method at Studio Cultiver will prove beneficial. Pilates has proven to be particularly helpful in managing chronic back pain by activating and strengthening deep stabilising muscles of the spine as well as maintaining and improving range of movement and alignment.
Marjorie (Marjie) obtained her Pilates qualification in 2003 and is a level 3 practitioner member of the Australian Pilates Method Association. She has taught in a variety of settings in Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia. With a long history of involvement in dance and dance teaching, her attention to detail is highly developed and key in her success in providing quality instruction.
Marjie is also an Occupational Therapist and as such, employs a holistic approach to her Pilates practice and welcomes diversity.