What is clinical Pilates?

Clinical Pilates is a specialised form of Pilates that is tailored to individuals with specific health concerns or conditions. With an emphasis on rehabilitation and addressing specific musculoskeletal issue or concerns, Clinical Pilates exercises are designed to improve core strength, stability, posture, and overall body awareness whilst also targeting areas of weakness or imbalance that may be contributing to pain or dysfunction.

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Benefits of doing clinical Pilates with an Exercise Physiologist

    • We are university qualified allied health professionals trained to prescribe and deliver exercise programs to specific health concern and conditions.
    • Exercise physiologists are equiped with the knowledge to tailor programs suited for individuals recovering from injuries, surgeries, or chronic pain conditions.
    • Working along side an exercise physiologist allows for a personalised approach to Pilates programming. The exercises can be tailored to suit individual needs, goals, and abilities, ensuring a safe and effective workout experience
    • Medicare or health insurance rebates may apply

Benefits of Clinical Pilates:

Clinical Pilates offers a range of benefits, particularly when conducted under the guidance of a trained professional such as an exercise physiologist. Some of the key benefits include:

  1. Improve posture: by promoting proper alignment and body awareness, clinical Pilates can help correct postural imbalance and reduce strain on the spine and other joints. This can help to alleviate pain and discomfort associated with poor posture.
  2. Pain Management: Clinical Pilates can be effective in managing chronic pain conditions by improving muscle strength, flexibility, and alignment, helping to alleviate and improve overall quality of life.
  3. Enhanced Flexibility and Mobility: Clinical Pilates incorporates stretching and mobility exercises that can help improve flexibility in muscles and joints. Increased flexibility can reduce the risk of injury and improve overall movement quality.
  4. Stress Reduction: Like other forms of exercise, Pilates can help reduce stress and promote relaxation by releasing endorphins, the body’s natural mood elevators. The focus on breathing and mindfulness in Pilates can also contribute to stress reduction and improved mental clarity.
  5. Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention: Clinical Pilates is often used as part of rehabilitation programs for injuries, particularly musculoskeletal injuries such as low back pain, neck pain, and joint injuries. The exercises can help restore movement patterns, strengthen weakened muscles, and prevent future injuries.
  6. Individualised Approach: Working with at rained exercise physiologist allows for a personalised approach to Pilates exercise programming. The exercises can be trailered to suit individual needs, goals, and abilities, ensuring a safe and effective workout experience.
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How to become involved in clinical Pilates at O2 Active: 


  • Experience one-on-one session tailored specifically to your needs.
  • Receive personalised programs aimed at achieving your fitness and rehabilitation goals.
  • Benefit from dedicated attention from our exercise physiologists.
  • Enjoy a private setting conducive to focused practice and individual progress.

Semi private:

  • Share the private experience with a partner, friend, family member or join a small group.
  • Split the cost while still recovering personalised attention and tailored programs.
  • Work closely with our exercise physiologists to address individual needs and goals.
  • Foster a supportive environment where you can motivated and encourage each other.

Group Clinical Pilates classes:

  • Engage in boutique-style classes that prioritise client-entered approaches.
  • Utilise a variety of clinical equipment, including reformers, trapeze tables, core align, wunda chairs, spine correctors, and ladder barrels.
  • Participate in dynamic group sessions led by our skilled exercise physiologists.
  • Experience a sense of community whilst focusing on your strength, mobility and rehabilitation journey.

Create your own account, manage your class bookings and payments online.

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