Yoga and Pilates Fusion Classes

 

An hour-long exercise class, combining Yoga, Pilates and functional movement to lengthen and strengthen the whole body, and to calm the mind. I have been teaching these disciplines over the past 16 years and really enjoy maximising on the common ground that they share. Classes are small, with a maximum of six participants, so there is plenty of opportunity for individual adaptations as required.

Weekday mornings 9.30am – 10.30am during term times

Venue:

The Garden Studio
98 Astonville Street
Southfields
London
SW18 5AF

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The Garden Studio

Benefits:

  • Improves cardiovascular health (fat-burning)
  • Increases muscular strength
  • Builds stamina
  • Increases flexibility
  • Improves co-ordination
  • Induces calmness of mind

Price: £125 for 10 sessions (to be used within two school terms) or £14 drop-in

If you would like to reserve a place, or have any additional questions, please contact me.

WHAT IS YOGA?

By definition Yoga means to bind, and refers to the union of the mind, body, and universal spirit. Its origins are 5,000 years old. It has naturally evolved over the years, and incorporates many different aspects. When performing the physical postures, the mind automatically becomes clearer, as concentration of breath and poise is required. It leaves you feeling physically and mentally rejuvenated.

WHAT IS PILATES?

Pilates is a method of training devised by Joseph Pilates around 100 years ago. He drew upon influences such as Yoga, gymnastics and dance to create a complete body workout, which was originally intended for rehabilitation of soldiers after the war. The system has developed to incorporate machines and mat work. Like Yoga, Pilates too requires concentration and breath work, thereby centring the mind. Pilates is wonderful for strengthening the back and abdominals, and improving posture.

WHAT IS YOGA & PILATES FUSION?

Fusing the two disciplines makes perfect sense, as one complements the other beautifully. In fact, there are many postures / exercises that are common to both disciplines. I like to have the freedom to mix it up, resulting in endless combinations of moves, and a fresh approach. I particularly like to focus on the flexibility and range of movement inherent in many Yoga postures, and the partnering core strength and alignment central to Pilates.

"Be your best, naturally"