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Pilates in London

Pilates (UK pee-la-tees; US pee-late-ees) has grown in popularity in recent years as one of the main ways to accumulate physical and mental health. If you are looking for a top Pilates practitioner in London, whether you are completely new or experienced, the London Osteopathy & Pilates practice is the perfect place to start.

Pilates is for everyone, young or old with whatever fitness or body shape. Our experienced practitioners will help and guide you every step of the way whether you are looking for a flatter stomach, flexible body or a confidence boost.

Benefits of consulting a top London specialist

Pilates expert, David Canevaro and his staff with many years’ experience in its applications and techniques, can help you to develop physically and mentally.

Key benefits of Pilates include:

  • Aiding rehabilitation
  • Ameliorated overall body tone and fitness
  • Better appearance and feel of your body
  • Corrected posture and core stability
  • Developing functional fitness for everyday life
  • Enhanced breathing control
  • Firmer and flatter stomach muscles
  • Improved agility, stamina and mobility
  • Improved circulation
  • Increased energy levels through deep stretching
  • Increased muscular strength and flexibility
  • Prevention of injuries
  • Raised co-ordination and muscular control
  • Reduced stress
  • Relieved tension
  • Restoration of normal movement patterns
  • Steadier balance
  • Tone and build long muscles

Pregnancy Pilates is especially helpful in the period from conception to birth and is an effective way to stay in shape and strengthen abdominal, pelvic and back muscles during the period of carrying the developing baby.

Have a confidential discussion with one of our Pilates team members.

Call:020 7127 8771 or directly with David Canevaro: 07904 153 486

To speak to one of our Pilates team members in London simply call today on City: 020 7127 8771 or speak with London Osteopath and Pilates Specialist David Canevaro directly on 07904 153486

How Pilates can help you

Pilates is a group of independent but interrelated exercises comprising a unified whole originally developed by Joseph Pilates, a German physical training instructor.

He perfected his system in the UK but opened his first Pilates studio in New York, where it quickly became popular with dancers in the entertainments industry, especially the New York City Ballet and Modern Dance pioneers, because it was immediately recognised as the perfect complement to their training and prevention of injuries.

The precise and meticulously monitored Clinical Pilates exercises are performed on mats or machines that were specially designed and developed by Joseph Pilates. They are equipped with springs that either add resistance or reduce tension to concentrate on specific parts of the musculoskeletal framework.

Clinical Pilates

Traditional Pilates exercises are combined with osteopathy to treat people with specific conditions or after an injury. It is extensively used for rehabilitation following surgery or when recovering from a sports injury or lower back pain.


The exercises are performed under strict supervision of the clinic’s Central London and Beckenham specialists―professional osteopaths and psychotherapists with postgraduate qualifications.


Clinical Pilates programmes are designed to return you to optimum function in your particular environment whether the home, workplace, amateur or professional sports level.


David Canevaro, a leading specialist has fused osteopathy and Pilatesosteolates―to develop a unique approach for the rehabilitation of an extensive range of clients: amateur and professional sports people, dancers, sedentary workers, mothers-to-be, all with their individual and specific needs.


The Clinical Pilates team specialises in women’s health, pre- and post-natal Pilates, osteoporosis programmes, sports and dance injuries, conditioning and strengthening the body prior to surgery and rehabilitation following an operation.

Why Choose London Osteopathy & Pilates?

David Canevaro is also the Practitioner of Choice for Pilates Instructors and Health Care Practitioners who are developing their knowledge and expertise in Clinical Pilates.


David assesses each client and prescribes an individual Clinical Pilates program, which he and his expert Pilates team implement. Clinical Pilates are generally delivered on a one-to-one basis or small groups of two or three.


Under David’s guidance alongside his team, you will perform each Pilates exercise to focus on the specific muscles involved, activating the core stabilising muscles that support the lower back and pelvis.


With all movements you will maintain an optimal posture and work smoothly and effectively but relaxed and breathing normally to perform each Pilates exercise to ensure that the correct technique is applied.

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FAQ's and Answers

Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on strengthening the core muscles, improving flexibility, and enhancing overall body alignment and posture. It combines controlled movements, breathing techniques, and mental focus to promote strength, stability, and mind-body connection.
Pilates offers several benefits, including improved core strength, increased flexibility, enhanced body awareness, better posture, reduced back pain, improved balance, and a more toned and sculpted physique. It also promotes relaxation, stress relief, and overall well-being.
Yes, Pilates is suitable for people of various fitness levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners. The exercises can be modified to accommodate different abilities, making it accessible to individuals with varying levels of strength and flexibility.
While Pilates primarily focuses on strength, flexibility, and body awareness, it can indirectly support weight loss by increasing muscle tone, boosting metabolism, and improving overall fitness. However, for significant weight loss, it is important to combine Pilates with cardiovascular exercise and a balanced diet.
Pilates can be practiced with or without specialized equipment. The most common form of Pilates is mat-based, which requires only a comfortable exercise mat. However, there are also Pilates exercises that utilize specialized equipment such as the Reformer, Cadillac, or Pilates chair, which can add variety and resistance to your workouts.
Consistency is key in Pilates. Ideally, practicing Pilates 2-3 times a week is recommended to experience noticeable benefits. However, even doing Pilates once a week can still provide benefits, especially when combined with other forms of exercise.
Yes, Pilates can be beneficial for individuals with back pain. The focus on core strength, postural alignment, and spinal mobility in Pilates exercises can help alleviate back pain and improve overall spinal health. It’s important to work with a qualified Pilates instructor who can tailor exercises to your specific needs.
Pilates can be a safe and effective exercise option for pregnant women, especially when modified appropriately. Prenatal Pilates classes or working with a certified prenatal Pilates instructor can help strengthen the core, improve posture, and maintain overall fitness during pregnancy. However, it’s important to consult with your healthcare provider before starting any exercise program during pregnancy.
When selecting a Pilates instructor, look for individuals who hold reputable Pilates certifications, such as those from Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) or Body Control Pilates. Consider their experience, teaching style, and client reviews. It’s also important to ensure they have knowledge of modifications and contraindications for different conditions or injuries.