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Clinical Pilates

St Ives

Private & Group Equipment and Mats Classes run by qualified physiotherapists in St Ives.

What is Clinical Pilates? 

Clinical Pilates is different from standard Pilates as it involves a tailored exercise program based on a physiotherapy assessment. The specific choice of Pilates exercises can make a significant difference in your outcome and benefit.


Conditions suitable for Clinical Pilates

  • Lower back pain

  • Pelvic pain and sacroiliac dysfunction

  • Post-operative rehabilitation after lumbar or hip surgery

  • Pre and Post-Natal rehabilitation

  • Pelvic floor dysfunction

  • Arthritis

  • Improving balance and mobility

  • Improving athletic performance


How does it work?

  1. 1 hour Physio assessment
  2. Choose between Private or Group (mas 4) classes
  3. 10 x 1 hour classes involving specific exercises for your problem areas
  4. Re-Assessment


How much does it cost?

The cost of an assessment plus 10 classes is $510.00.

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*All sessions are eligible for instant HICAPS health fund rebates.

How is it different?

At Clinical Physio, you can choose between 1-on-1 sessions or a group class with a maximum of 4 participants.

You will first undergo a full, 1-Hour assessment with a Clinical Pilates Instructor and Physiotherapist, Jessica Findlay or Mikaela Rifkin.

Your exercises will then be prescribed based on the findings of the physiotherapy assessment, which are aligned with your functional goals.

Prices – all Health Fund Rebatable 

  • 1 Hour Initial Assessment + 10 x 1 Hour Group CLASS Pack – $510

  • 1 Hour Initial Assessment + 10 x 1 on 1, 1 Hour Private Sessions – $1180

  • 1 Hour Initial Assessment + 10 x 1 on 1, 40Min Private Sessions – $1000



Our classes are currently heavily subscribed (as at January 2022).
If you are interested in joining a class, please phone us on 0283193642, let us know your preferred time and we will add you to the waitlist.



What to bring?

  • Drinking Bottle and towel.
  • Socks.
  • You may bring your own mat, however, we will supply mats for those that don’t have one.



What does the research say about Pilates?

1) “Pilates improves pain, function and quality of life in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized control trial.” Natour et al 2015. Clinical Rehabilitation.

2) “Exercising with the Pilates method improves the balance of older adults with a high practical effect in terms of the dynamic, static and overall balance.” The effects of the Pilates training method on balance and falls of older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. 2017

3) “The use of Pilates exercises has a positive physical and psychosocial impact on HRQOL in individuals with JIA.” Effects of Pilates exercises on health-related quality of life in individuals with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.