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A New Approach to Pilates Beginner Courses

Amanda Griffiths

A New Approach to Pilates Beginner Courses

Combine the way you learn Pilates Online video tutorials / Private 121 tuition & A Group class Get started in just one week What's Included? Enjoy a series of 14 'step by step' video tutorials, available 24/7 for 7 days. Watch & practice each exercise, over & over again until you feel your confidence build. Attend a Private 121 class, our Instructor will help you master anything you're unsure of and help you with more tips and guidance. Complete your Pilates experience by attending a Local Group Class with us. Morning, afternoon & evening classes to choose from. Get started...

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Why Golfers need Pilates

Amanda Griffiths

Why Golfers need Pilates

How Pilates can improve your Golf game By adding some Pilates classes to your life, you'll quickly see and feel the benefits on and off the Golf Course Pilates and Golf: An Unexpected Match Though golf is a low-impact sport, it still puts strain in our bodies. Because a game of golf is a repetition of the same move over and over again (your swing), our bodies can get quite tense in the areas of heavy use. The areas that we aren’t using in our swings become weaker and this, combined with overuse of other muscles causes an imbalance in...

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Why Horse Riders need Pilates

Amanda Griffiths

Why Horse Riders need Pilates

Inspired by the start of Cheltenham Festival today.   Increasingly, Pilates is being practiced to build core muscle strength, to achieve the perfect ‘Classic Seat'  Within the equestrian world specifically, it’s increasingly using Pilates to build core muscle strength, to achieve the perfect ‘Classic Seat’. Because a rider must cope with a horse moving both vertically and horizontally, their core strength is vital. Increasing core strength keeps the rider strong and supple, strengthens the back and thus reduces back pain. It encourages the horse to collect and use their hind end to work correctly. Avoids unnecessary movement in all parts...

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Stretch Is For Everyone

Amanda Griffiths

Stretch Is For Everyone

Stretch is for …everyone! Our goal being to improve flexibility, strength and posture We can all Improve our flexibility While stretching won't fight wrinkles, it will help our bodies feel and act younger for a longer period of time. Our mobility, due to more lengthened and supple muscle fibers, allows our body to stay in top shape for a longer period of time At this Express 25 minute class expect a mix of static and dynamic stretches focused on improving muscles that generally tend to carry the most tension and stress. Suitable for all ages, abilities and attitudes to exercise, one...

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Why Athletes need Pilates

Amanda Griffiths

Why Athletes need Pilates

Why Athletes need Pilates It’s time to shake that “Pilates is for [insert something that you're not]” mentality out of your head. Pilates benefits people of all fitness levels. In fact, today, more and more Olympic athletes are turning to Pilates to boost performance. To name a few: Missy Franklin - Swimmer David Boudia - Diver Kerry Walsh Jennings – Beach Vollyball Haley Anderson - Swimmer Andy Murray – Tennis Player Dana Vollmer - Swimmer All these Olympians have cited Pilates as an important component of their training routine.   ‘Me..time’ Pilates knows these competitors are onto something. Pilates gives...

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