Pilates Plus

Pilates Plus will help change your movement patterns, correct posture, and increase core strength. The class will begin with a variety of standing balance exercises, then progress to Pilates floor exercises using chi balls, foam rollers, bands & hand weights. Complete your workout with a series of gentle stretches to allow both the mind & body to feel relaxed. Pilates exercise consists of low-impact movements to improve flexibility, muscular strength, and postural alignment. Pilates develops CORE strength by enhancing the deep muscles of the back, abdomen, and pelvic floor. Weight-bearing exercises build shorter more bulky muscles, while Pilates elongates and strengthens improving muscle elasticity and joint mobility. Pilates is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Course Outline:

  • Correct posture
  • Develop Core strength
  • Improve balance
  • Enhance flexibility
  • Breathing exercises
  • Increase health and wellbeing

Learning Outcome:

  • Pilates works the body from the inside out focusing on the stabilizing muscles to allow for a gentle yet very effective conditioning routine.

What to bring:

  • Exercise mat
  • Towel, pillow (for neck support if required)
  • Water bottle
  • Supportive exercise shoes & socks

About the Tutor:

‘I have been teaching group exercise classes (both land and aqua/hydrotherapy) since 2009, specializing in older adults’ functional fitness for improved muscle strength, bone density, flexibility, fall prevention, physical and mental health. I enjoy keeping fit & motivating others to continue their fitness journey. I commenced instructing exercise classes in 2012 at the Jannali College and in that time have completed several professional training workshops for Exercise & Falls Prevention, Restoring Optimal Function for the Hip, Knee & Ankle, Aqua Hydropower workshop, Studio Pilates International Matwork course & Small Pilates Ball course.'

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.

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