The Pilates mat class is a popular exercise routine that is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. It is a non-impact routine that focuses on core strength, co-ordination and flexibility. Weights and small props may be incorporated into the class for a greater workout.
All classes are conducted by a qualified Pilates instructor. Mat classes are limited to 15 people per class to ensure thorough attention to all clients.
Classes are taught providing basic , intermediate and advanced levels.
Rehab Mat Pilates This class is a mat class which is run by a physiotherapist. This class is recommended for anyone who needs special attention e.g. back or neck problems. You do need to have a physiotherapy assessment prior to commencing this class to establish your individual goals and needs.
Props class This class is a combination of Pilates mat and small equipment i.e Swiss ball, small ball, foam roller, magic circle and theraband. It’s for those who want a little more variety in their workout. The Swiss ball is a great way to get fit whilst having fun! It is a challenging class that focuses on core stability, body alignment, balanced strength and control. All classes are conducted by qualified Pilates Instructors.
Pregnancy classes are specially designed for pregnant women, these classes are a combination of Physio, Pilates, fitball and yoga as well as teaching you birthing skills and techniques for labour. Classes are taught by Kirsten Joyner who is a women’s health Physiotherapist as well as a Pilates Practitioner and mother of 2. Kirsten has a wealth of knowledge and experience to pass on to both first-time mums and those returning for second, third or even forth babies!!
Mums n Bubs is a Postpartum class. These classes focus on rehabilitating your body after childbirth in order to return to your regular exercise program and activities of daily living. These classes help to restore pelvic floor and abdominal tone and improve core strength and general flexibility. Babies are welcome to attend.
Mums n bubs classes should not just be a fitness class you can bring your baby along to. Working with Postpartum clients is a specialised area and rehabilitating the pelvic floor and abdominal wall is vital before you return to sport.
These classes may be commenced from 6 weeks after delivery. All Fit-4-2 classes are run by a physiotherapist. It is imperative that post-natal exercise is appropriate incorrect exercises and poor technique can actually damage the abdominals and pelvic floor further .
Infant Massage class – This class runs by appointment only. The class is 2 hours long and is aimed at new parents or mums -to -be. Classes are taught by a physiotherapist who is also and infant massage instructor.
This class is a combination of Pilates reformer, Trapeze table (Cadilac), Wunda chair, barrel, ball & small equipment exercises. It’s for those who want an individually tailored program. These classes improve body alignment and correct faulty movement patterns.
A great way to try out the benefits of the studio equipment.
Physio Rehab Exercise class This is a small group of 3 people using a combination of Physiotherapy and Pilates inspired exercise to rehabilitate an Injury. Initial assessment is required to establish goals. Regular re-assessment is done to see if outcome measures and goals are being achieved.
All classes are conducted by qualified physiotherapists and/ or Pilates instructors who hold a diploma in Pilates . 3 – 4 Participants – bookings essential and 24 hour notice must be given to cancel a class which can then be made up.
Private tuition is available on request