Next beginners course

Next 4 week Pilates beginners course starts June 11th 12-1pm, Weobley village hall. Contact me to book your place. IMG_20180501_103106

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Monthly Back Health workshops

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Following the success of the first 3 workshops, the next back health workshop will be at Pembridge Village Hall Saturday 30th June. 10 – 11.30 am.

Anyone who wants to improve how their spine functions by using a 20 minute routine this is the workshop for you.

You’ll be part of a small, informal group and I’ll show you how to move better with a combination of Intrinsic Biomechanics and Pilates techniques.

Previous comments:-

” I no longer wake up with a stiff lower back!”

” My sciatic symptoms go when I do the exercises, it’s a relief to have no more shooting pains down my legs”

“I don’t usually have any problems with my back , But what I’ve learned on the workshop will help it stay that way!  Understanding which muscles I’m focusing on and how the exercises work,  helps motivate me to do them. I’ve also seen an improvement in my running. Definitely a worthwhile workshop to attend”.

 

 

 

 

Dawns’ top 3 gardening tips!

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So, spring has sprung, and if you’re a keen gardener, you’ll be itching to get out there! Most people know I used to be a landscape gardener before injurying my back and changing careers to teach Pilates…it’s still one of my passions which I know I share with many. So if you’re out pottering in your garden this weekend, my top tips..

  • Check your footwear…..any nurse in A&E will tell you open toed sandals or flip flops for mowing the lawn is not a good combination! (Or wearing slippers- guilty!!)
  • Vary your jobs – using your body in different ways…bit of weeding, bit of pruning, bit of potting up, back to weeding …..tea break!
  • Heavy lifting……..ask for help, its easier with 2.  Bend your knees , engage core and avoid flexing and twisting at the same time.

HAPPY GARDENING FOLKS!

Double Pilates!

For those who’ve  asked about doing a second pilates class in the week, here’s the current situation:

Eardisland – Wed 10am 2 spaces and Friday 11.30 , 2 spaces available.

All other classes are full at the moment.

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Back Health workshop

Feed back  received from those who  attended the last back health workshop:

“For the first time in a long while I woke up the next day without a stiff lower back”.

” My sciatic symptoms ceased after doing the 20 minute daily  exercise routine”

“Interesting and informative”

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Next workshop is at Pembridge Village Hall , Sat 28th April 10.30-11.30. Cost £20.

Can you afford to miss it?!

Book your place by emailing dawn.arkell@virgin.net or phone 01568 615239