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Stretch and relax

This is a mat based class which gently stretches the body from top to toe.

Starting in standing we open out our chests and spines with some lovely stretching movements before rolling down into a downward dog position to stretch out the calf muscles. We extend our spines in the class with a cobra stretch and open and flex with a child pose stretch.

We then move round onto our backs on the mat to finish the class with some gentle stretches.

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Flexibility and mobility

Mobilise your body from head to toe with this new class

This class focuses on mobility to help improve your range of movement and flexibility. This class includes:

  • Standing side plie
  • Lunge with arm raises
  • Downward dog with calf stretches
  • Thread the needle
  • Cobra stretch
  • One leg kick
  • Arm opening stretch
  • Side kick
  • Bridging
  • Dynamic hamstring stretch
  • Neck stretches

The class starts in standing to warm up through our upper body and legs. Rolling down onto the mat to stretch out our calf muscles in a downward dog position. Moving into high kneeing with open up through our hips to stretch out through your hip flexor muscles. Continuing the class in four-point kneeling mobilising the spine with threading the needle and cat stretch movements.

Down onto our fronts we extend our spines with a cobra stretch and work our legs with a one leg kick exercise. On our sides we work our glute muscles with a side kick movement and open out through our upper spine and chest with an arm opening exercise. Onto our backs on the mat we mobilise the spine and engage our core with a bridge.

We then dynamically stretch out our hamstrings. Finishing the class in sitting stretching out through out neck and upper body.

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Unwind Pilates class

This is a mat based class and focuses on our body’s alignment and control of movement.

We start with some gentle Pilates movements such as Bridging and double leg stretch exercises to engage our core muscles and gently mobilise and stretch the body. We then stretch our hamstring and glute muscles on the mat. Finish the class with a short breathing space meditation which can be done either sitting or lying.

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Breathe and stretch bedtime Pilates class

Unwind before bed with this relaxing Pilates routine

This is a mat based class and focuses on breathing. Breathing can be a great way to help reduce tension and initiate a sense of calm. We start the class in sitting focusing on taking some deep breaths to expand our ribcage and bring more oxygen into the body.

In sitting we lengthen through our neck and spines with some gentle stretches. We then more into four point kneeling to lengthen through the body with a pilates swimming exercise and finish with a child pose stretch.

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Mind and body Pilates class

Relax and unwind with this gentle series of stretches and movements

This is a mat based class that focuses on relaxing and stretches are muscles before bed. On the mat lying on our backs we open out through our hips and lower back with a knee hug stretch.

We then mobilise our spines with a bridging exercise and lengthen through the body with opposite arm and leg movements.

We then finish the class with a mindfulness body scan to help connect our mind and body and release any tension from the day.

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Abs and core – standing and mat work

Abs and core core workout with a variety of movements and stretches

Included in this class:

  • Chest openings (dumb waiter) with heel raises
  • Side bends
  • Squats
  • Leg extensions in 4 point kneeling
  • Child pose stretch
  • Side kicks
  • Oblique lifts

We start this class in standing with some nice stretches to warm us up before beginning some heel raises and side bends.

Rolling down onto the mat we then move into the downward dog position to stretch through our bodies as well as a focus on stretching our calfs.

Then, in 4 point kneeling we work our core with leg extension movements – make sure you go to a level that suits you. We then take time to stretch in the child pose position before moving onto our side. Here we work through a series of side kick, and oblique lift movements.

Lastly we warm down in sitting with a short series of stretches.

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Easy core and stretches

Stretch focused class with short sets of core and abdominal exercises

Included in this class:

This class begins in sitting with some gentle stretches to warm up our backs and upper bodies before we then move down onto our backs.

On our backs we move our pelvis into neutral position and work through a short series of bridging and one leg stretch movements. Make sure you work to the level that suits you.

After this short series we stretch out with some gentle knee hugs before starting our next set of exercises – the criss cross and scissors movements which target our lower abdominals. We then stretch out again with some lumbar rotations before finishing in sitting with some further stretches.

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Family friendly Pilates class

Making Pilates a fun activity for children

This is a great little class for kids to challenge some balance, coordination and strength.

We start the class in standing balancing like a flamingo, crouching and springing up from a squat position and stretching through the spine.

We move down onto the mat practicing some roll downs to work our tummy muscles. On our backs we practice a bridging movement with some finger wiggles before finishing with some stretches for our lower back and legs.

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Pilates for golfers

Class to help improve core strength and flexibility – ideal for golfers

This is a short class designed for golfers to help engage your pelvic floor and deep abdominal core muscles and improve the flexibility in your spine.

We start in sitting to open out and mobilise through our upper spine. Moving into four-point kneeling we elongate our spine and challenge our core with a superman movement.

Then onto our backs on the mat we challenge our core further and engage our glutes with a bridging exercise. Finishing with some gentle stretches.

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