This gentle pilates class with Nicola is provided for general information only and should not be treated as a substitute for professional supervision or advice. If you have any concerns, please speak to a healthcare professional.

You should not attempt these exercises in the first week post-surgery. This video may not be suitable if you have problems with your scar healing, worsening pain, or a seroma; in these cases, please speak to your medical team, breast cancer nurse, or physiotherapist before your start. Some pulling or stretching during exercises is normal, but only go as far as you comfortably can and use the described modifications to avoid getting any pain.