Pilates

PILATES

Reformer | Mat | Active Ageing | Clinical

*All of our Pilates classes require grip socks which can be purchased in the studio.

 

Pilates Foundation - designed for those who have never done Pilates before or who are keen to try Pilates reformer for the first time. In a 45 min class we go through the basics of Pilates exercise, the importance of understanding your core stability, equipment used, shapes of movement and breath. 

 

Pilates Reformer - the exercise of choice for those looking to strengthen, balance, lengthen and tone. The practice is on a bed-like frame that uses different weighted spring combinations to create resistance when we move the carriage back and forth.  This class is suitable for those who have completed a Pilates Foundation class.

 

Pilates Mat - Pilates is a 360 degree exercise that works on developing strong, stable muscles.  The blend of strength and flexibility training greatly reduces stress, creates long and lean muscles without bulking up and significantly improves your core  muscles.

 

Pilates Active Ageing - These classes have been designed with the over 50's in mind.  We hurt a little more and we like to take things a little slower.  We have you moving and completing a whole of body workout at a pace more suitable for those of us that like the idea of exercising slowly. 

YOGA

Yin | Hatha| Gravity Yoga®

Yin - Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga as exercise, incorporating principles of traditional Chinese medicine, with asanas that are held for longer periods of time than in other styles. Yin is a class that offers a subtle practice to find balance and an opportunity to meditate whilst being able to relax.

 

Hatha - Hatha Yoga is the most widely practiced form of yoga in the western world focusing on physical health and mental well-being.  Hatha yoga suitable for beginners uses bodily postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation (dyana).  Hatha works on body, mind and spirit to rejuventate your whole being.

 

Gravity Yoga® - is a targeted mobility training method that works to open up your body.  Gravity Yoga a long hold stretching practice designed to specifically increase mobility.  It is practiced in a completely relaxed passive state so that gravity does most of the work.  The practice is a supplement to other forms of exercise

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Senior Couple Doing Yoga

MEDITATION

Mindfulness | Meditation

Discover your true self through Meditation and Mindfulness.

Meditation- isn't about turning off your thoughts or feelings its about observing them without judgement in a way that you may start to better understand them.

 

Mindfulness - is the ability to be present, to be in the here and now, fully engaged in whatever you are doing in the moment.

 

Together - Meditation and mindfulness is the perfect brain training exercise.  Think of your brain as a muscle that you have never really worked out before.  It takes consistent practice to get comfortable with the skill.

After time you will see yourself, others and the world around you in a new way, seeing with fresh eyes a greater beauty, purpose and meaning in your life.

Open to everyone at all levels.

DANCE

NIA

NIA - Inspired by tia-chi, yoga and martial arts, NIA blends these elements with dance.  Set to music, NIA is a non impact movement class designed to let your inner goddess find her dance feet. 

 

Expect to get your heart pumping, your hips moving and your feet dancing in a class that is all about your expression through dance.  In NIA instead of striving to do exactly as the instructor does, you focus on how a particular movement feels for you.  You might move to classical, cabaret, Latin, pop and/or hip-hop.  

Join the fun and move freely!

NIA is suitable for all levels. 

Dance Class