Antenatal Clinical Pilates Classes at Physio Effect Glasgow

Antenatal Clinical Pilates Classes

This physiotherapist led antenatal Clinical Pilates class is aimed to help prevent pregnancy related issues such as pelvic girdle pain, postural issues and reduced continence.

During the class, you will be guided through an individualised programme relevant to your stage of pregnancy and any other issues.  

Benefits of Modified Pilates in Pregnancy;

  • Maintain Pelvic floor muscle strength, to help prevent incontinence

  • Prevents incidence of pelvic girdle pain and lower back pain

  • Improves posture

  • Improves/ maintains strength

  • Helps maintain flexibility

  • Relaxation

  • Preparation for labour

  • Meet other mums-to-be

How do I get started?

Similar to our Clinical Pilates programme, you will attend a thirty minute, one to one (1:1) session with one of our Physiotherapists. Your physiotherapist will plan a bespoke programme for you based on your goals, requirements and stage of pregnancy.

Each class may have a maximum of 5 participants.

More information on our our Clinical Pilates programme


When are the classes and when can I start?

As long as you have an uncomplicated pregnancy and your midwife/ doctor approves, you can begin any time in your second trimester. The class currently runs on Saturdays from 09:00 to 10:00. As it is a rolling class with everyone working on their own Pilates programme, you can begin the class at any time depending on availability.

How much does it cost?

The 30 minutes 1:1 assessment is £30

Single session rate: £25

Block* of 6 classes: £120

Block* of 11 classes: £200 (basically buy 10, get one free)

You have flexibility to use the class blocks within the following time period;

● 9 weeks on a 6-class block

● 16 weeks on an 11-class block

*if you pay for the block on the day of your 1:1 assessment; your assessment is free of charge