Pilates Group Classes

 
 
 
At the Moving Body Group we offer a variety of Pilates group classes that help you to experience
Freedom Through Movement
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Our classes are small - with a maximum of 6 participants - allowing our Instructors to give you more personal attention.

Mat Pilates 1, INT

Mat Pilates 1, INT
Our Pilates Mat class utilizes Joseph Pilates' original mat exercises with more preparations and modifications. We use props at times including rings, bands, rollers and the stretch bands, to either assist with the move or increase its intensity. Begin with Mat 1 classes and slowly progress through INT!
Mat Pilates INT pre-requisite: 10 mat 1 classes

Reformer 1, INT ,2
This class is suitable for anyone who wants a balanced body and strong core. The Reformer is a moving mat (carriage) that is attached to a frame by springs of various resistance. This class will let you improve core strength, mobility, daily function and prevent injuries. You will learn how to train the deep abdominal muscles to support the spine through movement. Exercises are done on the Reformer and also using other equipment such as exercise balls, foam rollers, resistance bands. Start with Reformer 1, before progressing to Reformer INT and finally Reformer 2.
Reformer 1 pre-requisite: 3 private classes
Reformer INT pre-requisite: 10 reformer 1 classes or 10 private classes
Reformer 2 pre-requisites: 20 reformer 1 classes, 10 reformer INT classes or 20 private classes

Reformer 1 (Physio Led)
This class is suitable for anyone who wants a balanced body and strong core. The Reformer is a moving mat (carriage) that is attached to a frame by springs of various resistance. This class will let you improve core strength, mobility, daily function and prevent injuries. You will learn how to train the deep abdominal muscles to support the spine through movement. Exercises are done on the Reformer and also using other equipment such as exercise balls, foam rollers, resistance bands. Start with Reformer 1, before progressing to Reformer INT and finally Reformer 2. If you had prior injuries and discharged by a Physio, you can also join this class to reduce the risk of further injuries.
Reformer 1 pre-requisite: 3 private classes or cleared by Physio

Pre-Natal Reformer
A class designed specifically for mums to be. This class helps to alleviate the aches and pains that are associated with pre and post pregnancy. One can also learn how to connect with the deep muscles of the core safely before and after delivery. Medical clearance from a health professional is essential before joining the class.
Pre-Natal Reformer pre-requisites: 3 private classes or 3 physio sessions

Post-Natal Reformer (Physio Led)
This class led by a Physio is specifically for new mums. It helps to connect with the pelvic floor and deep muscles of the core safely after delivery. You will learn to enhance pelvic stability, improve post-natal conditions such as diastasis recti or urinary incontinence. Work on general strengthening since new mums need to get stronger legs and arms to care for the new baby and other children that you may have at home. All post-natal mums are required to have a Physiotherapy Assessment at 6-8 weeks post-delivery. This class can be relevant for up to 12 months after you give birth.
Post-Natal Reformer pre-requisite: 3 private classes or 3 physio sessions

MOTR®/Reformer
A power packed session that promises all the strengthening and lengthening benefits of a Pilates class as well as the means to take that even further on the MOTR®. Experience all your traditional Pilates exercises in a brand new way with the balance, agility and functional movement challenges the MOTR® has to offer.
MOTR®/Reformer pre-requisites: 3 reformer 1 classes

HIIP 1, 2
Using the principles of Pilates, High Intensity Interval Training trains muscular strength and endurance. Step up your metabolism with quick bursts of intense cardiovascular using the reformer, supplemented with props and various body weight floor exercises to maximise fat-burning effects. Burn more calories and feel stronger with this energising class! Progress to this level 2 class and get a total body workout. Be challenged with increased intensity and get your muscles pumping. Be prepared to work up a sweat and feel totally invigorated.
HIIP 1 pre-requisites: 5 reformer 1 classes or 5 private classes
HIIP 2 pre-requisites: 10 reformer 1 classes, 5 reformer INT classes or 10 private classes