20 Apr – 18 May (5 weeks) | 1 Jun – 13 Jul (6 weeks) | 10.15-11.15am | Tutor Beth Mason | £25 (5 weeks) or £6 per session | £30 (6 weeks) or £6 per session
Pilates is a popular style of exercise that provides a wealth of physical, mental and spiritual benefits. It is designed to lengthen, strengthen and balance the body.
What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?
The traditional principles of Mat Pilates are Breathing, Concentration, Control, Centring, Precision, Flow. Beth will focus each week on correct alignment, breathing and core engagement before moving participants through a series of gentle exercises. Options for each exercise will be offered so that individuals can choose the right level for them. The classes will focus on small, gentle movements designed to increase strength, balance and body awareness. Health issues should be communicated to the instructor at the beginning of the term.
Please note there are no classes on the following dates:
What do I need to bring with me?
Clothing should be comfortable. Leggings/shorts/ tracksuit bottoms are all appropriate.
Please bring your own mat, though there are some that can be borrowed. We will do the classes bare foot or in socked feet.
Are there any additional costs?
About the tutor
Beth Mason is passionate about the impact of exercise and movement on the mind and body. The gentle and nurturing effects of Pilates have had a huge impact on her own life, both in terms of strength and also introducing more intent and mindfulness to her movement. An experienced secondary school teacher, as well as a fitness instructor, Beth loves to teach!
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