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Studio 2 Pilates prides itself on offering the best possible Pilates experience in its small studio in Cape Town. With this blog, we want to offer something more, to clients and non-clients alike, by sharing useful information on a variety of topics including Pilates, fitness, nutrition and general well-being.

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Low Carb High Fat Mini Cheesecakes

When planning, preparing and going out for meals, we try to stay as Low Carb, High Fat as possible but it’s definitely not always easy. I have a serious sweet tooth and am constantly tempted by the evil aisles in the grocery stores leading up to the till, or by the delicious sounding desserts on a menu. With a little bit of planning, motivation and excellent replacement recipes, lowering the amount of … Continue reading

A deeper look into core strength

Core strength is an important part of a well-rounded fit and healthy body. Aside from occasional situps and pushups, however, core exercises are often neglected. Read on to find out what your core is, why it’s important to strengthen your core and how to do this with some simple Pilates exercises. What is the core? Contrary to the popular belief that the core refers only to the abdominal or lower-back … Continue reading

50% off Beginner Pilates & Yoga Group Classes 2014

It’s time to put an end to those Winter blues, come out of your hibernation and get your body moving again! This promotion is the perfect way to kick start your training program and get your body feeling good again! Why are we running this promotion? We are so confident that Pilates is one of the best ways to get your body into shape and feeling good that we have … Continue reading

A few of my favourite Pilates blogs and articles

As part of a personal development goal I have set for myself both in life and professionally, reading amazing Pilates blogs and content posted by others in the know is one of the most inspiring ways for me to learn. It really is a privilege to have access to such a wealth of knowledge these days. It’s all waiting for us, we just need to explore a bit! I would … Continue reading

Get in shape this Winter!

With Winter in full swing, cold and rainy days are inevitable. Along with the cold, comes a few days of avoiding exercise and before you know it, you’re on a downward slope to letting all your hard work during the Summer months go out the door. We are running a great new promotion that is bound to help you get in shape this Winter! Our Winter Bundle Promo is the perfect … Continue reading

8 reasons to try Individual Pilates classes!

In my humble opinion, Pilates is one of the most effective ways to work your entire body safely. With regular practice, you’ll develop a stronger, more flexible and more toned body. It addresses postural problems, improves balance and co-ordination and relieves pain and tension. As long as you are working with a well trained instructor, these benefits are relevant to any type of Pilates class you choose to join – … Continue reading

Low carb cooking – Roast pepper magic

One of my favourite low carb weekend meals has to be a cheese platter! Some local cheeses, olives and charcuterie are a winning combination of low carb treats! To balance the meal out a bit, I love adding a fresh Caprese salad into the mix but my favourite vegetable accompaniment to a cheese platter has to be roast peppers! This roast pepper recipe is so simple and so delicious, I … Continue reading

Individual Pilates classes at reduced rates!

Would you love to do individual Pilates classes? Individual Pilates classes are a great way for you and your instructor to work together to find what works for your body and pin point specific areas that need special attention. Having classes customised to your own needs is the most efficient way to reach your goals and to start seeing results. For many of us though, these classes might be a … Continue reading

Introducing Studio 2 Yoga!

Studio 2 is fast becoming your one-stop-studio for ladies fitness and well-being! In August last year, we launched Studio 2 Barre, the cardio companion to Pilates. Building on that success and the positive feedback we received about our recent pop-up Yoga classes, we are excited to announce the official launch of Studio 2 Yoga! New available class times: Tuesdays 13:00-13:55 Thursdays 08:00-08:55 Fridays 17:00-17:55 Prices: We’re going to run Studio 2 Yoga … Continue reading

New Pilates Group classes launched!

Keeping the number of ladies in our group classes to a maximum of 5-6 is the key to offering our clients a quality experience. For this reason, our classes tend to fill up quickly and so our aim is to continue to offer as many options as possible to suit everyone’s schedules and budgets. With this, we are excited to offer the following new Pilates Group classes to you: New … Continue reading