Questions and Answers

An average session takes one hour. This consists of 45 -50 minutes of Shapemaster exercise and 10 minutes of Whole Body Vibration Training.

After the very first session, you will notice the positive effects of exercise. It is very common to see and feel a positive difference in your shape and tone within the first ten sessions.

No. Each client works individually through our programme but you are in a group setting, so you exercise beside others. Aliento offers an informal, relaxed and social environment with no pressure and women of all ages.

Three times a week or more is ideal but this is not always possible. For those who are only able to attend twice a week, we offer a Lifestyle Programme. 

Please bring a hand towel and a pair of socks. Wear something comfortable and easy to move in that is at least three quarter in length.

Women aged 18 – 80+ who are looking to:

  • Tone
  • Shape
  • Strengthen
  • Lose weight
  • Increase flexibility and mobility
  • Ease pain
  • Reduce joint stiffness
  • Improve circulation
  • Alleviate stress

Yes. Aliento’s programme is personally customised for each individual. We start slowly and build your strength and capabilities over time.

Yes. Aliento is staffed, at all times, by trained instructors who will remind you how to use the equipment safely and effectively. This is to ensure that you extract maximum value from each session.

Absolutely! Simply ask and we’ll adjust your programme accordingly.

Yes. Aliento’s equipment has benefited women globally who suffer from arthritis, osteoporosis, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue and other numerous conditions. The equipment can be utilised in a very gentle manner to condition and strengthen your body at a pace that best suits you. Before commencing any exercise programme however, we recommend that you consult your doctor. It may help to take a copy of the Dr Martin Review with you so that your health care professional can assess the suitability of our programme to your personal needs.

Yes. Staff will consult with you and your specialist health professional to develop a programme specifically tailored to your personal needs. Human performance specialists were involved in the design of this equipment. Refer to the section of our website titled ‘Services – ‘Pain Management/Rehabilitation’ for further details.