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Yoga for calm & relaxation

Have you ever had that feeling that there was just so much to do? Maybe even that there just wasn’t enough (time, energy, money)? As it feels like our world’s keep speeding up and challenges seem to arise left, right and center it can be easy to fall into a trap of...

Beginners Yoga & Pilates Christchurch

In Christchurch there are lots and lots of options when it comes to beginners Yoga and beginners Pilates So what should you be looking for in a class- where is the right place for you? WHAT DO YOU WANT? This is such an important thing to consider, as each person is...

Breathe, Calm & Relaxation

Hands up if you would like to be able to breathe better, feel calmer and be more relaxed. Maybe, take a moment to just breathe. When the world around us feels so busy and changeable it is very normal to be experiencing feelings of overwhelm, lack of energy and stress....

Can Yoga and Pilates be a magic pill for aging?

While there are natural parts of the ageing process that cannot be prevented, we are seeing more research indicating that many areas of ageing can be reduced or delayed with regular physical activity and exercise. As adults continue to live longer and remain more...

Meet Rohan

Meet Rohan

Hi, I’m Rohan. I’m a new member of the Adapted family, although I have been teaching and practicing Pilates for well over 30 years. I have moved back to Christchurch after a number of years overseas and live with my partner, a mini schnauzer and love far too much...

Celebrate success- it will make you healthier

In today’s fast-paced world, it seems that as soon as we overcome an obstacle or achieve one goal, we are onto the next.  Whether it is losing the first 3 kilos and then immediately shifting attention to the next 10 to lose, or cleaning out the spare room then moving...

Myth: You have to be fit/flexible to start

Myth: You have to be fit/flexible to start

This would have to be one of the biggest myths we have about our classes! To put it as simply as we can- you come to class to get fitter, stronger and more flexible.The only pre requisite to coming to class is that you want to become better. Obviously this would be a...

Focus on consistency and progress rather than perfection

As one of our values here at Adapted, focus on consistency and progress rather than perfection, is a core foundation to everything we do here. There are four key words- focus, consistency, progress and perfection. These words together mean so much and hold a great...

Can I lose weight by doing Yoga and Pilates?

Can I lose weight by doing Yoga and Pilates?

This is one of the questions that we hear most often here at Adapted. Firstly- it is really important to define what this question actually means for each individual as it can be perceived in many different ways. The short answer is Yes- Yoga and Pilates are effective...