Welcome to the Pilates Lab website and the exploding world of pilates, run by Marina Bowry. The Pilates Lab is an intimate, friendly and professionally run home studio based in Mill Hill, Barnet, North London, offering small group matwork pilates classes (maximum 9 in a group) and one to one private mat session, or private Tower sessions (On the Equipment) Whatever level of fitness, irrespective of age, The Pilates Lab is here to help you! Beginners will learn the basics of pilates including correct breathing, pelvic, spinal and shoulder stabilisation and how to strengthen the abdominals, back and leg muscles. During the pilates classes you are taught good movement skills step by step, which will ultimately give you the strength and flexibility to perform the more complex exercises. As Pilates is a continual learning process, more challenging exercises will gradually be introduced as you progress on to the intermediate and advanced level of the more classical matwork. Don’t forget 80% of the UK population has or has had backache. Pilates success rate in solving problems has brought it to the attention of osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists and doctors. In fact, many osteopaths and chiropractors are now setting up Pilates studios as part of their practices.