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Pilates and Stretch

Amy Hunt

Start date: 20th Jul 2020

Time: 16:30 - 17:30

Cost: £28

Day: Monday

Duration: 6 weeks

Tutor: Jo Pearson

Course code: 20SU025

This course is for

People looking to improve posture, alignment, flexibility and core strength, as well as relieve stress and tension through mindfulness. 

 

For the first session students will need;

Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing that allows the body to move. Shoes are removed so please wear clean socks

 

All materials provided Additional Costs; None

 

The course aims to

Improve your posture, alignment, flexibility and core strength, as well as relieve stress and tension through mindfulness. 

 

Pilates is an all over body-conditioning exercise, used to develop complete co-ordination of mind, body and spirit to promote flexibility, balance, core strength and good posture. By targeting the deep postural muscles, Pilates helps to protect and stabilize the spine.

 

This course is suitable for

Pilates is for everyone, regardless of age, fitness level, body type or ability. If you're completely new to Pilates, don't let that put you off. All exercises can be modified or progressed to suit your fitness goals/ability - that's the true beauty of it. 

 

Please notify us of any injuries, health or physical conditions that may affect your practice, in advance of booking the course.

 

The course will cover

“Pilates develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong posture, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit” Joseph Pilates.

 

Your 10 week course will focus on all over body-conditioning, targeting deep postural muscles and incorporating the six core Pilates principles throughout; Breathing, Control, Centring, Precision, Flowing Movements and Concentration. Week by week, you will build strength from the inside out, rebalancing the body and bringing it into correct alignment. Regular practice will improve your posture, flexibility and core strength, as well as relieve stress and tension through mindfulness. 

 

Pilates IS for everyone, regardless of age, fitness level, body type or ability. If you're completely new to Pilates, don't let that put you off. Modifications and progressions are shown on all exercises, so you choose an option to suit you and your fitness goals/ability.

 

By the end of the course students should

 

 Demonstrate improved posture and core strength.

 

 Experience greater flexibility

 

 Have a feeling of improved overall wellbeing.

You will be contacted by the tutor prior to the course starting and will be advised of the platform to be used.

Students new to this course will be required to complete a confidential health questionnaire to establish any prior learning and to ensure that any specific needs can be taken into account in lesson planning. Please provide written consent from your GP prior to enrolment if you have a medical condition which may affect your ability to participate in the physical practices.  All new students to this course will be required to fill in a PARQ form and email to adultlearning@rossettschool.co.uk prior to the start of the course.

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Jo Pearson

My name is Jo, otherwise know as the Pilates Fairy! I’m a qualified Level 3 Mat Pilates Instructor with over 10 years teaching experience.

In addition, I am trained in Pilates specifically modified for Orthopaedic and Musculo-skeletal issues as well as Standing Pilates to help improve balance and strength. I also have training which allows me to work with pre & post-natal clients offering individualised sessions or modified classes for their specific requirements.

My classes are suitable for all levels and abilities regardless of experience or flexibility, however, any physical issues or limitations must be discussed prior to the class starting to ensure moves are safe & performed at the safe, correct level.

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