Fitness for All & Pilates Classes

 

Fitness for All*  
These sessions are open to absolutely everyone regardless of age, fitness level, ability, or experience. Wheelchair-user friendly exercises will be adapted to make the course inclusive for all. This physical exercise programme offers everyone the opportunity to improve their general fitness, strength and wellbeing in a safe, lively and structured environment. Exercising to music is a hugely enjoyable way to experience a thorough workout and improve the quality of your life. The hour-long sessions will consist of a warm-up, followed by simple low-impact cardiovascular routines, and then a ‘strength and tone’ segment with the use of resistance bands and optional weights, all followed by deep, relaxing stretches. Led by a teacher specialising in GP Exercise Referral and fitness for all ages, options will be offered for individuals with specific injuries or conditions. Gentle but robust, targeting all the major muscle groups, and incorporating core strength exercises, this course aims to be fully bodyconditioning… and fun!

Time:                     Mondays 10.30am – 11.30am
Dates:                     Autumn term 2019: Monday Sept 16th – Friday Dec 13th
                                 (Half term Oct 21st – 25th)
                                 Spring term 2020: Jan 6th – April 3rd
                                 (Half term Feb 17th – 21st)
                                 Summer term 2020: April 27th – May 22nd
Venue:                    Victoria Hall
Fees:                       £128 for a 12-week term
                                 £43 for a 4-week summer term
Tutor:                     Misha Manoor

Pilates*
This course is aimed at anyone looking to improve strength, flexibility and posture. Pilates is a complete exercise method that targets the deep postural muscles, building strength from inside out. It re-balances the body bringing it into correct alignment whilst improving flexibility and posture. It will energise you as well as help you feel calm and achieve a sense of well-being. The teaching will be adapted to cater for different levels of experience. It will cover the three fundamentals: Alignment, breathing and centring. On top of this will be layered exercises that help build up strength, flexibility and posture. Mats are provided.

Time:       Mondays 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Dates:      Autumn term 2019: Monday Sept 16th – Friday Dec 13th
                 (Half term Oct 21st – 25th)
                 Spring term 2020: Jan 6th – April 3rd
                  (Half term Feb 17th – 21st)
                 Summer term 2020: April 27th – May 22nd                 
Venue:     Victoria Hall
Fees:        £128 for a 12-week term
                 £43 for a 4-week summer term
Tutor:      Vicky Ford