Pilates improves the body's alignment, posture, muscle control and balance. It is suitable for a wide range of people, from beginners to sports professional, and including pregnant women and seniors. Rather that concentrating upon specific areas, pilates treats the body as a whole, building up muscle without adding bulk, improving joint mobility and flexibility, and boosting energy levels.
Get your groove on with signature Latin and Salsa-style music to build anaerobic endurance. Zumba is choreograph with intervals of intensity body movements and music. Work your hips and stomach with core base movements, learn thrifty footwork to strengthen calves and ankles. Set to hypnotic dance rhythms, these easy to follow routines feels more like a fun night out rather than a workout class.
Yoga brings about inner and outer strength by uniting the body with the mind through the practice of physical postures, meditation, breath work and chanting. At Island Wellness, our yoga coaches are at their best in what they do and will show you how to strengthen your body with postures and movement, teach you how to train and focus your mind and show you how to channel your breathing and meditation techniques.
A low impact option for the joints, experience a whole new side of Zumba by taking your class in the water. This total body workout, strengthens core muscles and the increased resistance means an increase in muscle tone strength and endurance levels. The familiar Zumba soundtrack still plays on whilst you party in the pool with this fun but challenging water based workout - all with less strain on your joints and muscles.
Functional fitness exercises train your muscles to work together and prepare them for daily tasks by stimulating common movements you might do at home, at work or in sports. While using various muscles in the upper and lower body at the same time, functional fitness exercises also emphasize core stability.