Pilates

Fitness Pilates Hertfordshire

“I must be right, never an aspirin, never injured a day in my life, the whole country the whole world should be doing my exercises and they’d be happier.” – Joseph Hubertus Pilates, in 1965, age 86.

What to expect from our classes

 

We offer mat based classes for all levels.  Each class has 2 instructors, 1 to teach the disciplines and offer corrections and the other to demonstrate.  Classes with one instructor are listed below

All our classes are open to everyone as we offer many differentiation moves and all classes offer progressions and regressions.

We concentrate on the seven principles of human movement – hinge, plank, push, pull, squat, lunge and rotation.

All our classes are pay as you go and you can swap and change classes as much as you want

 

Pilates was created by Joseph Pilates in 1920’s and is a full body workout working on proper alignment, good technique of moves and correct breathing.  It also increases flexibility and also induces a sense of relaxation and well being

Each week we work with different props – Gymsofts, dumbbells, gymballs, dynabands, activation bands, prickle balls and blocks to challenge the body concentrating on the core.

More information

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/pilates.aspx

 

Venue Classes Place & Timesam_0646

 

Monday 7-7:45pm 

Layston First School

The Causeway, Buntingford  SG9 9EU

Buntingford Pilates

 

Tuesday 10:15am-11am     BS U3A Pilates

United Reformed Church Hall, Water Lane, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 2JZ

 

Tuesday 11:15am-noon   

United Reformed Church Hall, Water Lane, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 2JZ

 

Wednesday 7:30-8:15pm 

Layston First School

The Causeway, Buntingford  SG9 9EU

 

Thursday 10am-10:45am

Seth Ward Centre, Luynes Rise, Buntingford

 

Friday 10am-10:45am   

Cottered Village Hall, Buntingfordsam_0643

 

Streamed Live Studio Classes

Tuesday 10:00am

Tuesday 7:30pm

Thursday 10:00am

 

 

Contact theteam@jacqui-smith.net for more information about joining classes

 

 

We also offer One To One Pilates sessions Click Here

 

Joseph Pilates was the Einstein of Fitness not only for creating a unique and highly effective exercise method, but also for discovering the healing power of core strength and the tremendous benefits of eccentric contraction, dynamic stretch, enhanced breathing, and fluid movement. Furthermore, he created one of the few exercise methods that combines everything the body needs – strength training, stretching, and aerobics. 

 

Learn more about Pilates CLICK HERE

Have you heard Pilates can help keep Colds at bay CLICK HERE

Prone Pilates Sequence

Lying Abs Pilates

Standing Pilates

Supine Pilates Workout

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