1. choice of Pilates Classes
All Levels Pilates: Suitable for beginners and for experienced students. Ideal for groups of friends to do a class together where they are all at different fitness levels. We cover good posture and how to attain it. For more see Benefits of Pilates.
Cardio Pilates: ideal for those proficient in Pilates - we incorporate pace and challenge to raise the heart rate to give a full body workout. For more see Benefits of Pilates.
Back Strength Pilates: Designed to strengthen core support for the back, develop muscle endurance, teach good alignment, and provide gentle stretches for tight muscles. For more see Pilates has your Back.
On the Ball Pilates: Total body workout using large soft stability ball - challenges your balance and stabilizing muscles - helping to strengthen knees, ankles, shoulders and back. See Benefit of Pilates.
Sports Pilates: ideal class to complement your sporting activities - roll, move, stretch and stabilise to improve performance, reduce risk of injury and help recovery. See Pilates for Sports.
Reformer Pilates: This is an all over body workout on the Pilates Reformer machine -aimed at improving strength and flexibility. For more see Reformer Pilates.
2. CARDIO BARRE CLASS
Our cardio Barre classes are a mix of Pilates, Yoga, Ballet moves, and stretching to music - we use a ballet barre as a prop - all moves done standing. This is a fun low impact aerobic class designed to sculpt and tone your body, strengthen your posture, increase mind body connection and guaranteed to leave you energised and glissening. Ideal for students who like the idea of doing Pilates but don't like the idea of exercising on a mat. For more see BARRE page.
Light hand weights and Pilates balls are used to increase challenge - but they are optional.
3. INDIVIDUAL TUITION
A private class is recommended for anyone trying Pilates for the first time or with particular health concerns, or where health conditions have changed. They are aimed at helping students understand their own capabilities and gain confidence ahead of joining a group class. You will receive a follow-up outline of the main exercises we covered in our session together with pointers on how to practice them at home.