Clinical Pilates

Move with ease and maximise your performance with the help of MGS’ physiotherapists, based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Clinical Pilates is a system of exercises designed to improve posture, strength, flexibility, balance and overall physical performance.

Clinical Pilates

What is it?

Strength, balance and flexibility

Correct the damage often caused by sedentary modern lifestyles and weight-bearing activities using core exercises, stretches, posture work and controlled movement.

Injury prevention and rehab

Poor posture and a lack of muscular support can lead to injury. Clinical Pilates can help build resilience. It is also a safe, scientifically-proven way to rehabilitate from injury.

Hypermobility and imbalance

Take the pressure off joints and ligaments by strengthening the body. Prevent injury by improving posture, coordination and body-awareness. Reduce discomfort by optimising breathing techniques during core movements.

Prenatal and pelvic floor exercise

Prepare your body for pregnancy and childbirth using safe and effective exercise routines. Strengthen your pelvic floor to prevent future injury, incontinence and other difficulties which can develop as you age.

Athletic performance

Clinical Pilates can be a fantastic supplement to gym and conditioning work. Exercises tailored towards your sport of choice can improve movement efficiency, increase range of motion and build dynamic flexibility into your training program.

Clinical Pilates is a personalised approach to enhancing function through core stability, flexibility, strength and breathing exercises

This specialist area of physiotherapy has evolved way beyond the remit of a regular Pilates class. Experts in physiotherapy and exercise physiology are able to carry out clinical evaluation and build custom exercise programs to help rehabilitate or increase performance. Exercises are modified throughout treatment in order to advance your body strength, control and movement using machines like the reformer and trapeze table.

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A specialist Clinical Pilates physiotherapist has an in-depth understanding of pathology, injury, bodily function, movement and the healing process.

Pilates clinicians are very well equipped to build and adapt individualised exercise programs to help advance your fitness, prevent injury and accelerate healing post-injury, as required.


The initial one-to-one sessions will involve establishing a baseline for your core stability. The therapist will help identify and assess the root cause of any injuries or weaknesses before building a customised treatment plan based on your goals. This could include using a trapeze table and reformer as well as various floor exercises.


Results can be felt from the very first session, as you begin to activate relatively unused muscles throughout the body. Consistent practice over a number of weeks will ensure you benefit from increased energy levels and a gradual but profound improvement in strength, coordination, balance, flexibility and resistance to injury.

Post treatment

Once you feel completely comfortable and confident, you’ll be able to move on to group sessions. These sessions have no more than 3 or 4 participants and will still be individually tailored by a supervising physiotherapist. By regularly attending one or more classes per week, you’ll start to reap the benefits of a consistent practice.

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Mona Vale



Manly. Mona Vale. North Curl Curl.

We pride ourselves on our attentive service as well as the warm, friendly atmosphere that we’ve come to be known for. We want you to feel relaxed and comfortable in the clinic but also confident that you’ll be in and out on time, with the results you need.

Our approach is anchored in trust, care and open communication. We’re here to help facilitate and accelerate your unique body’s healing process – whatever that means for you and your body.

mona vale

Clinical Pilates Studios located in Manly and Mona Vale clinics

Experience best in class treatment with all the bells and whistles at our Manly and Mona Vale studios, complete with state of the art reformers.

Treating the cause, and the symptoms

Treating the symptoms will only mask the underlying cause. We work consultatively with you and experiment until we unearth the real root of your issue.

We hear you

One of the reasons we proudly hold so many lasting client relationships is our dedication to actively listening to people’s problems, feelings and intentions.

New patients might ask us…

Can I book over the phone?

Yes! You can call find the clinic phone numbers at the very top of the page on a desktop, or in the side menu on a mobile.

You will find our Receptionists very friendly and helpful. They will find a time that suits you and make sure you know where to park, how to get there and where we are.

Do I need a doctor to refer me to you first?

You do not need a referral from a doctor to see a physiotherapist however if you do have one please bring it along. We like to communicate with your doctor and any other practitioners involved in your care.

Will you remind me that I have an appointment with you?

Yes! You will have your appointment confirmed a day or so before by text, email or telephone call – whichever you prefer.

How long will my appointment be?

Appointments are scheduled a minimum of 30 minutes apart. We find that in the majority of cases that this is the most appropriate amount of time. In more complex conditions or for multiple injuries longer appointments can be arranged.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Yes please! Any investigations or scans relating to the condition will help us understand your presentation better. Even if you just have the reports from scans they will be very helpful. Likewise any notes from other Therapists or doctors would be great. If you don’t have anything then don’t worry just bring yourself.

If you have problems related to walking or sport then please bring your runners or boots in for use to look at.

If you have a WorkCover claim or were injured at work then please bring your claim number. If you do not have a claim number but intend to get one please advise our receptionist when you arrive.

I'm running late!

Our aim is that everyone receives the attention they require and while achieving this we attempt to utilise all of our available time.  If you are running late please call ahead and our Receptionist will check with your physio to see if it is possible to still see you.  There may not be enough time to attend to your needs effectively.  If we rush you through your treatment it is at best not helpful to you and at worst unsafe.  We can simply reschedule your appointment for a later time.

We have three clinics on

Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Contact our friendly staff to get you moving at peak performance

MGS Manly


Phone 02 9976 2666
Fax 02 9976 2675


1 Whistler Street
Manly NSW 2095


Mon – Fri, 7am – 7pm
Sat, 8am – 1pm

MGS Mona Vale


Phone 02 9979 6978
Fax 02 9979 2161


Shop 2, Peninsula Plaza,
20 Bungan Street
Mona Vale NSW 2103


Mon – Fri, 7am – 7pm
Sat, 8am – 1pm

MGS North Curl Curl


Phone 02 9905 3500
Fax 02 9905 3501


53 Griffin Road
North Curl Curl NSW 2099


Mon – Fri, 7am – 7pm
Sat, 8am – 12pm

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