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Beginners Course

A group beginners Pilates course is the ideal place to start your Pilates journey or a refresher if you haven't been to our studio before. We'll teach you the intro level Classical Matwork exercises and transitions, along with some Pre Pilates mobility exercises and a look into the small props and apparatus on the Reformer. Please note our group courses are not suitable if you are in pain from an issue or injury- please refer to 1:1 training for this- Click here to find out more or see below for the next course dates.

Last Intro to Pilates Courses for the Summer:

Tuesdays: 7 - 8pm. 14th June- 5th July> BOOK NOW
Wednesdays: 8 - 9pm.6th- 27th July> BOOK NOW
Thursdays: 10 - 11am. 23rd June- 14th July > BOOK NOW (trainee teacher matwork only £25) or 28th July - 18th August > BOOK NOW

Pre and Post Natal PilatesHad a baby? Choose Postnatal Pilates to flatten your tum and recover your body from the inside

Our instructors are not only great Pre and Post natal Pilates teachers, but we are also specialists from Carolyn Anthony's Centre of Womens Health for helping with things such as healing for Caesarean section, Diastasis Recti (abdominal separation) and Pelvic Floor Dyfunction and weakness.

Pelvic floor health and dysfunction workshop
Sunday 12th June 12:00 - 1pm
> BOOK NOW

Many people suffer in silence with incontinence issues, prolapse and back pain as a result of having a weak core. Join us in a special workshop where we will teach proven exercises to release, strengthen and stretch along with breathing and relaxation techniques to improve the function of the pelvic floor muscles.

Pregnancy Pilates class - from 13 weeks
E
very Saturday 11am-12.00 > BOOK NOW

Post natal Pilates class (babies welcome!)
Mondays 10.30-11.30am.
Starts 6th- 27th June > FULLY BOOKED
Starts 4th- 25th July > FULLY BOOKED

Discounted £50 for the 4 week term, or simply use your regular class credits to book in for the weeks you wish to attend during that term.

We recommend that you stay working at Post natal level for at least your 4th trimester (first 12 weeks after baby is born) or at least 8 weeks of classes. Suitable from 6 weeks after normal delivery, 10-12 week post C section. Ask your midwife for advice.

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Joseph Pilates...

  • Joseph Pilates created his Pilates method with men in mind! He was a boxer and this passion for strength and conditioning continued into his ethos behind Pilates to make you strong. It was reported that well known boxers used to train with Joe in Pilates to harden their abdomen for the strong boxing blows they would receive!

  • Pilates used to be known as 'Contrology' and was later named Pilates after Joseph Pilates died.

  • In Joe's studio, he taught the Pilates method on special apparatus. Using these machines made all the difference, helping the muscles and mind learn and respond quicker. This meant faster results! Matwork exercises would be given as homework to practice inbetween the 3-4 weekly studio sessions.

  • Pilates has been well documented to provide excellent core strength and lower back stabilisation which helps prevent and improve back and joint pain.

That's why we're dedicated to all aspects of Pilates and it's traditions. It's not just a class for breathing and stretching but a unique dynamic way to give you full body conditioning and strength, joint mobility and freedom, muscular flexiblility and suppleness, balance, co-ordination, grace and control.

Plus it's load of fun!

Ok thanks - close me!

Welcome to our newest member of the instructor team- Lottie!

A fully comprehensive Classically trained Pilates teacher from 2nd generation teacher Amy Kellow. Lottie has a wealth of experience to share with you and is here full time covering Michelle's maternity leave.

SPECIAL OFFER: GET 5 X 1HR 1:1'S WITH LOTTIE FOR £200- save £42.50 compared with 5 single sessions. Book now using code LOTTIEPT when you book a 5PT pass. Sessions to be used before end July.

Grab a bargain - 4 weeks of Beginners Classical Pilates Matwork with our trainee Rufina only £25

Join our fabulous trainee teacher and help her practice her skills under the watchful eye of an experienced teacher. Matwork only. Suitable for beginners or those needing a refresher, of general health and fitness. Thursdays 10-11am starts 23rd June. BOOK NOW


Pilates will make you look and feel GREAT!

The Pilates method (or Contrology as it was originally named) is a system of exercises in a unique order that when performed all together, with links between for smooth transitions will help you:

Benefits of Pilates.....

  • Move your body in all the ways it can to keep to keep your body supple.
  • Learn to unweight your spine and joints against gravity for a long flexible spine
  • Develop a strong centre/core to support your movements.
  • Create flexible, strong, streamline and uniformed muscles from head to toe
  • Improve lower back and joint pain.
  • Gain better co-ordination, balance and improved circulation.
  • Improve breathing patterns and lung capacity.
  • Low impact, high on results
  • Perform your daily activities and movements with more ease.


What happened when Pippa swopped her muddy stilettos for ballet shoes?

You don't have to be a Darcey Bussell or a Wayne Sleep to bring out your inner ballerina! Pilates and ballet have links going back to the early 1900's when Joe Pilates famously trained many well know dancers back from injury.

Take advantage of instructor Ellen's two skills and passions- Pilates and ballet, and combine the classic moves performed at the ballet barre for grace and stability, and combine it with the strength and control of Pilates in a dynamic, fun filled class choreographed to music. A great class for legs and butts!

Find out what Pippa had to say when Muddy Stillettos reviewed our class

Thursdays 7.00-8.00pm. > BOOK NOW

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