Looking For a Pilates Class Following Cancer Treatment?

Pink Pilates is a Pilates programme, that provides six FREE Pilates classes and our small way of giving back to the community. It is designed to help individuals gently recondition after undergoing surgery for cancer and during/following chemotherapy or radiation therapy. It doesn’t matter what type of cancer, you are welcome to attend our clinic.

About the Class:

  • 55 minutes long
  • 5 people per class
  • Beginner to Intermediate
  • Run by a physiotherapist
  • Men and women both welcome
  • Free

The Pink Pilates program is delivered by physiotherapists in Canberra, and provides safe and effective regimes to maximise recovery, regain strength and endurance. We include exercises and stretches on the mat or plinths, as well as our Pilates equipment and small physiotherapy apparatus, such as balls, rollers and weights. After the six week course, along with your physiotherapist, you can reassess your situation and decide to continue on with classes or we can provide you with a home exercise program. The Pink Pilates sessions are held within our Clinical Pilates Classes.

The Pink Pilates program provides safe and effective regimes to maximise recovery, regain strength and endurance.

What to Expect in a Cancer Rehabilitation Pilates Class

Before joining this class you will need to book an initial Pilates assessment with one of our physiotherapists, in order for them to assess your individual situation. This initial assessment is paid by the individual, with the consecutive 6 pilates classes being free.

Common Conditions:

  • Fatigue, decreased endurance
  • Limited flexibility
  • Low range of movement
  • Muscle tightness
  • Poor stability muscles (like the core abdominals) which have been affected by bed rest and inactivity
  • Low energy levels
Looking to Make an Appointment?

Booking either an appointment is the most convenient way to lock in the practitioner & time you want. Need assistance? Give us a call, Back in Strength is here to help!

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Kevin KeeffeKevin Keeffe
03:40 06 Dec 23
A careful planning process with the client to develop a small class clinical pilates program, with great and careful supervision from Brie. Good equipment and plenty of room in the studio in Deakin
Diana GrangerDiana Granger
14:25 14 Jul 23
Guinea GoldGuinea Gold
22:19 25 Oct 21
Jean was amazing! Friendly, evidence-based and positive. First went to see her when I was in huge pain and facing surgery. She took the time to work out how to reduce my pain and started me on a program to treat my injury. Several months later - no pain, no weakness and no need for surgery. Highly recommended!
Joe HatchJoe Hatch
02:08 11 Aug 21
Lovely staff and very helpful advice and rehab help
Tracie WilliamsTracie Williams
11:15 28 Jul 21
First time goer and not the last! Hamish spent time hearing about my injury and a doable plan was made for me. The app they use lets me remember what exercises I have to do and the ability to touch base during visits using the app keeps myself and Hamish on the same page. Strongly recommend Back In Strength.
Louise BresnahanLouise Bresnahan
22:51 24 Jun 21
The best physio practice in Canberra!Everyone is so friendly and professional and l thoroughly enjoy my Pilates classes. One on one treatment sessions are very be beneficial too.I've recommended them a few times on a couple of fb groups I'm in and others have seconded the recommendation.Definitely the best at what they do.
Jan BakerJan Baker
02:26 10 Aug 20
I have found Back in Strength to be very professional. After looking in other places, my neurosurgeon recommended Back in Strength to me after spinal fusion surgery. The treatment was tailored to my personal needs and explanations were made clear. It was a one-to-one experience which was followed up with home exercise., which could be digitally monitored.
Lisa ColquhounLisa Colquhoun
09:21 13 Jun 19
I have been attending Back in Strength for 5 years. I started Clinical Pilates, for a back condition, with Anne, then Jo and now Maeve, all who provide a professional approach to rehab. Working with me, they have developed and supervised an exercise program designed for my condition, with regular reviews and updating. Their knowledge and holistic approach has enabled me to improve strength, endurance, standing and sitting tolerances. I continue to attend weekly and cannot imagine otherwise. Highly recommend.
Melinda KouparitsasMelinda Kouparitsas
01:40 13 Jun 19
The Back-in-Strength Physios are amazing, I have been going to them for four years after some major injuries and extensive back surgery. They helped with my rehab and now I choose to continue with weekly clinical Pilates classes and live a pain free life. I have had classes with many of the physios and would recommend them all - currently with the awesome Maeve.
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