Mongoose Bodyworks

Is Pilates for all ages?

The suitability of Pilates for different age groups largely depends on the type of Pilates being taught. If one opts for a private session guided by an instructor who has graduated from a comprehensive program, it indicates that the instructor has undergone extensive training to cater to diverse age groups and address various health conditions. In such a personalized setting, Pilates can be beneficial for individuals of any age.

Pilates Mat Classes for all ages?

Contrastingly, group mat classes, commonly conducted in gym settings, may not be universally appropriate for all age brackets. The appropriateness of such classes depends on the specific exercises incorporated. Traditional exercises, often included in these group classes, might not be suitable for individuals with conditions such as osteopenia, osteoporosis, disc pathologies, scoliosis, active injuries, pre and post-natal and more. Given that a considerable number of post-menopausal women may be unaware of their bone health status and might have some degree of bone loss, participating in a traditional Pilates class of this nature could pose risks.

Pilates from age 12 to 88

At Mongoose Bodyworks, located in the vibrant SoHo district of NYC, our Pilates sessions cater to a diverse clientele spanning from the youthful age of 12 to the seasoned wisdom of 88. This remarkable age range serves as a testament to the inherent adaptability of Pilates when guided by our highly qualified instructors within the framework of personalized, one-on-one sessions.

Our age focused approach

Our unique approach at Mongoose Bodyworks goes beyond a one-size-fits-all mentality. With our sessions being exclusively one-on-one, we have the luxury of dedicating time to thoroughly assess each individual’s specific needs. This commitment to personalized attention allows us to tailor the Pilates experience from day one, ensuring that every client receives a session precisely crafted to meet their unique requirements and goals. This personalized touch not only enhances the effectiveness of the sessions but also contributes to the safety and well-being of our clients across the entire age spectrum. Whether it’s a teenager looking to manage their scoliosis or an octogenarian seeking improved mobility, our tailored Pilates sessions are designed to foster a holistic and personalized approach to well-being.