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Next Date:  TBC

 

Venue: Cowdray Hall, Midhurst.

 

Improving your postural stability minimises strain on the supporting structures of your body, maximises the function and health of your joints, muscles, nerves and internal organs and promotes optimal well-being and movement efficiency.

 

This in turn reduces associated discomfort and pain, improves your energy levels, circulation and cognition and so enhances your mental and physical agility.

 

Join Antonia and Sam for a workshop that delves deeper into the importance and benefits of good posture providing you with tools, techniques and exercises to help restore balance through the body, reduce unnecessary tension, maximise your awareness and  improve your experience of being comfortable in your own skin.

 

Refreshments will be provided. Please bring your own lunch or you can visit the renowned Cowdray Estate farm shop and cafe.

 

Spaces are limited please contact us to book or for further information.

Centered:

Posture and  Balance

aspilates@aol.co.uk    07855 453 694

Body Intelligence Masterclasses @ the WOW Clinic, Westbourne

 

 

"The best use of theory is in better practice"

 

Designed to help you improve your postural awareness, body mechanics and Pilates technique these stand alone sessions are open to anyone who would like to deepen their understanding of how their body functions optimally, feel more confident practicing at home and take away even more benefit from their weekly Pilates classes.

 

Healthy Hips - Friday 21st June

Your hips literally move you through life but are problem area for many.  Stiff hips, weak hips, hips that “grip” and other such descriptions are commonplace and can be a cause of lower back and knee pain.  In this masterclass we look in more detail at hip joint, what movements a healthy hip should be capable of, why you may be experiencing problems and more importantly how to improve this. You will be given strategies to apply in your daily life and in your Pilates sessions as well as exercises to practice at home in order to increase the health and function of your hips.

 

10.30 - 12.00 pm - Full

12.15 – 1.45 pm - Full

 

Find your Feet, Improve your Balance - Friday 28th June

The feet are the foundation of the entire body and your grounding to the earth. We can build a strong and flexible body but if the feet are not strong, supple and ‘awake’ we are building upon a shaky and weak foundation.  Our feet significantly affect our proprioception and balance.  This fun and practical masterclass will give you simple, but effective tools and techniques to mobilise and strengthen your feet and ankles and exercises building on this foundation to improve your balance and gait.

 

12.00 - 1.30 pm - Full

 

Cleansing and Revitalising through Movement - Friday 5th July

As we move and breathe, we are able to unlock the ability to cleanse, detox and drain our bodies of toxins and improve the flow of fluids and energy.  Joseph Pilates referred to this as the ‘internal shower’. This masterclass uses the Pilates and Qigong exercises, breathing and lymphatic drainage techniques to provide you with tools and exercises to revitalise your energy, improve internal organ health and spring clean from the inside out.

 

12.00 – 1.30 pm - Full

 

Connecting to your Centre - Friday 12th July

We will discover the vital relationship between the diaphragm, the abdominal wall and the pelvic floor and explore how they work together.  We will look at how proper organisation and correct alignment of the body rather then muscular contraction improves function and allows you to move more efficiently and naturally.

 

10.30 - 12.00 pm - 1 space

12.15 - 1.45 pm - 1 space

 

Find your Feet, Improve your Balance - Friday 19th July *new date*

As above

 

11.00 - 12.30 pm - Full

 

Small groups allow for personal attention and bespoke training.