The Pilates method is well known and supported by the medical profession and thousands of individuals as a way to improve core stability. This will relieve the pressures on the lower limbs and and give freedom to the lower back, joints and vital organs.
Benefits of Pilates.....
We'll help your mind and body unite to find your centre and core muscles. We'll take you through 3 weeks of the foundation of some key Matwork exercises and then a 4th week introducing you to the important magic of the small props and apparatus including Reformers. A perfect introduction to get you moving into our regular classes afterwards with confidence.
Or how about trying out the Pilates Reformer? Our Twin Reformer classes (TRC) are just 2 people and designed to get your body learning the Pilates method faster with quicker results due to the support and assistance of the springs, ropes and pulleys.
SPECIAL OFFER: Get 50% off TRC with qualified Matwork teacher and trainee Reformer teacher Clair- available Tuesdays 9.45-10.45am during 3-24th Nov only. Quote code TRAINEETRC when you book via reception 01462 338002
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Back and joint pain is often a result of poor posture and weak core, resulting in muscle imbalances. Most of the time this is undiagnosed and simply starting a good Pilates programme from the Beginners Introductory Course will help you get on track.
But sometimes it's due to diagnosed back disc, neurological issues or a medical condition that leaves you in more discomfort. We can help get you out of pain in 1:1's,, working along side your medical practitioner's advice.
Of course, you may just want to have a 1:1 to perfect your Pilates practice, go over some basics, learn a bit more indepth, have some eyes on you time or just enjoy the beauty or a full 1:1 workout!
A Pilates 1:1 will work on the exericses suitable for you in the Pilates method, both on Matwork and Reformer whilst adding in smaller props and giving you helpful homework exercises for fine tuning.
Purchase PT credits, and book now! Sessions available 7 days a week.
SPECIAL OFFER: Get 50% off 1:1's with qualified Matwork teacher and trainee Reformer teacher Clair- available Tuesdays 11am and 12.00 during 3-24th Nov only. Book using code TRAINEE121NOV at checkout on single 1hr PT.
We all strive to perform the original 34 mat work exercises with perfect grace, poise, strength and control, but for most of us our bodies need a little extra help along the way. The apparatus and small props in Pilates doesn't do the work for you; instead it offers the guidance, support and the challenge that your body needs to make your body learn faster and the results achieved quicker.
Twin Reformer Classes: 1 hour using the Universal Reformers for just 2 people per class. Tuesdays 6pm, Thursdays 9am, Fridays 6pm, Saturdays 1.15pm (twice a month) Sundays 11am.
Pilates Equipment Class: Traditional Pilates "circuit" style working with traditional equipment such as Reformers, arc barrels, weights, magic circles and modern bands, rollers, balls for the body to learn all the tools in it's box!
If you're feeling as stiff as the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz, there's nothing like Yoga to get things lengthened and stretched, whilst adding it to 1/2 hour of Pilates aswell will provide you with back and joint friendly support and strength. Happy body, happy you!
Get the best of both worlds with our Pilates & Yoga 50:50 class:
Fridays at 10:15am - 11:15am and Saturdays 10:00-11:00
Pregnancy changes the posture and alignment of the spine and adds increased pressure onto the spine, joints and organs. Help support your back, stretch tight muscles and improve control and strength to your deep abdominals and pelvic floor muscles with modified Pilates in our specialist pregnancy Pilates. This is the time to support you and baby.
Once baby is here, move into Post Natal Pilates for those crucial 'hello and welcome back' moments to your weakened and stretched deep support muscles. We'll help you regain your muscles, overall body tone and help you get back into shape again from the inside out, safely and effectively.
Pregnany Pilates class- every Saturday 11am-12.00
Post natal Pilates class- Mondays 10.30-11.30am (bring the babies along!)