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After the phenomenal success of Yoga sessions at the West Hub, we are excited to introduce our FREE weekly Pilates sessions!

Join us every Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for invigorating Pilates sessions, brought to you in collaboration with the University Sports Centre, as part of our ongoing commitment to Wellbeing at West Hub.

Pilates offers numerous benefits for both physical and mental well-being, including:

  • Improved Core Strength: Pilates focuses on strengthening the core muscles, including the abdominals, back, and pelvic floor. This helps improve stability, posture, and overall body alignment.
  • Increased Flexibility: Pilates exercises incorporate dynamic stretching movements that help improve flexibility and range of motion in muscles and joints.
  • Enhanced Muscle Tone: By targeting specific muscle groups through controlled movements, Pilates helps tone and sculpt the body, promoting long, lean muscles.
  • Better Posture: Pilates emphasizes proper alignment and body awareness, which can lead to improved posture and reduced risk of back and neck pain.
  • Injury Prevention: Pilates exercises focus on balanced muscle development and functional movement patterns, which can help prevent injuries and improve overall physical resilience.
  • Mind-Body Connection: Pilates encourages mindfulness and concentration during exercises, promoting a deeper connection between the body and mind.
  • Stress Reduction: The rhythmic, flowing movements of Pilates, combined with focused breathing techniques, can help reduce stress and promote relaxation.
  • Improved Balance and Coordination: Pilates exercises often involve stability and coordination challenges, which can help improve balance and proprioception (awareness of body position in space).

Overall, Pilates offers a holistic approach to fitness, promoting strength, flexibility, balance, and mental well-being.

How to Sign Up:

STEP 1: Sign up as a free 'Pay As You Train' member with the Pay As You Train sign upUniversity Sports Centre before making your first booking. 


STEP 2: Make your booking (You might be prompted to download the App). It's worth rememberingYoga session booking code that you will not be able to book the class until 7 days in advance. Bookings open on Thursday at midnight for the following week. 

Even though bookings in the app are made through the 'Active Staff' portal, these sessions are OPEN TO ALL. 

Seize the opportunity to enhance your well-being and start your journey of self-discovery with Pilates. We can't wait to see you on the mat!

For any inquiries, please contact sfhevents@admin.cam.ac.uk.

* Mats will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own!

If you find yourself unable to attend a session that you've booked, we kindly ask that you cancel your booking. Due to high demand for these sessions, cancelling your booking will allow someone else the opportunity to participate. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.