If you’ve always fancied trying Pilates but have never known where to start, take a look at the Lady Wimbledon guide to the best Pilates studios in Wimbledon…
Move2Strength is a Fitness Pilates programme for ladies only. All classes are suitable for mixed abilities and ages. Different exercise options are given to ensure a challenging workout that suits the individual. Fitness Pilates classes work to develop your core, regain your strength and flexibility, improve your posture and tone up.
They also offer a Pilates class for mothers with their babies or toddlers. This is a relaxed class where you can bring your child and benefit from a core workout where you don’t have the stress of finding a babysitter! For those wanting an at-home workout, they offer live virtual Pilates classes. There’s no need to travel or to find parking, all you need to start is an exercise mat and bottle of water.
THE PILATES CLINIC
The Pilates Clinic, in Wimbledon, was founded by Lisa Lamberti in 2012. Lisa and her highly qualified team of BASI trained Pilates instructors welcome all types of clients and offer classes/sessions to suit all levels of rehabilitation or body conditioning. The state of the art Pilates studio offers group Reformer Pilates Classes aimed at those who already have a base level understanding of Pilates and who are looking for something a little more challenging, with a cardio-vascular element to the sessions. The Pilates Clinic also offers Semi-Private Pilates Sessions which mirror the structure of a private session but you share the instructor with one other person; Private One-On-One Pilates Sessions which address your personal needs; and Mat Classes which are multilevel and challenging. For beginners, there is a Beginner Group class for those that prefer the group option.
Aside from general postural realignment, toning and strengthening, here are some of the conditions they can help with and regularly work with: Spinal/disc injuries and degeneration, Scoliosis, Parkinsons, Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, ACL rehab post surgery or meniscus injuries/repairs, Osteoporosis, MS and other autoimmune conditions, Hypermobility, Injuries or pain from Running as a hobby or sport and Postural pain from sitting at a desk for prolonged periods at work.
Where: Ronian Works, Elm Grove, SW19 4HE (temporary studio)
More Information: www.thepilatesclinic.com | Facebook @ThePilatesClinic | Instagram @ThePilatesClinic | Twitter @ThePilatesClnic
Contact: Lisa Lamberti on firstname.lastname@example.org or07961495297
Pilates Wimbledon is led by Siobhan Nolan, a Qualified Mat and Reformer Pilates Instructor who has been teaching beginner, intermediate and advanced level clients for over 10 years on a 1:1 or small group basis. She teaches children and pre/post natal Pilates. She looks at every individuals needs and achieves these, and more, in a fun and affordable approach. Flexibility and fulfilling and maintaining the clients goals is paramount to Pilates Wimbledon.
The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute has been a world leader in all things rehabilitation and movement for the last 10 years. The clinics are made up of a team of highly specialist musculoskeletal Physiotherapists, clinical Pilates instructors, massage therapists and movement specialists. Treating a range of injuries and issues at all ages, their team will be there to put you back together no matter what, fixing the cause of the problem and not just the symptoms. At APPI they have their own unique way of teaching Pilates called the APPI Method, developed by Physiotherapists from an evidence base on it’s effectiveness on reducing pain, improving physical function, movement and well being.
APPI’s Pilates classes are as safe for all as they are challenging and effective. With in-house Pilates studios at the clinic, they’re here to help you to become a stronger, fitter and pain-free version of yourself.
PILATES WITH ANITA
Ladies, would you like to take time out each week to improve your posture, strength, flexibility and over-all feeling of wellbeing? If so, Anita’s Pilates classes may help. They work on strengthening and stretching the body evenly, with focus throughout on engaging and strengthening the deep core muscles. Not only will you feel stronger, you will become more body aware helping you move and feel better inside and outside the class. Each session finishes with relaxation where the class use their breath to focus and relax their busy minds.
Classes are for ladies of mixed abilities paid for in half termly blocks (£8.50 per class equivalent) and the timetable is as follows:
Tuesday: 9.30am Rosie Q’s Café
Wednesday: 7pm and 8pm Martin Way Methodist Church
Friday: 9.30am and 10.45am Rose Q’s Café
Where: Rosie Q’s Café 255 Coombe Lane, SW20 0RH or Martin Way Methodist Church, Buckleigh Avenue, SW20 9JZ
More Information: Instagram @anitabenoitpilates
Contact: Anita Benoit on email@example.com or 07854003648
ELE DANCE & FITNESS
ELE Dance & Fitness was founded by Emma Louise Egerton, a local Pilates and dance fitness instructor. As a former professional dancer, Emma always used Pilates to accompany her dance training and performing as it helped to keep her body flexible, strong, toned, maintained joint mobility and also the focus on breath helped to destress and decrease any feelings of anxiety. It also supported her through injury, helping to strengthen the weaker areas of the body. After some time away from dance, Emma trained as a Level 2 Exercise to Music instructor and in 2019 qualified as a Level 3 Pilates (Matwork) instructor. In 2020, she is bringing two new classes to the area. These will be held at Merton Park Baptist Church – Mondays and Fridays – 9:15am-10:15am starting on the 13th January 2020. The first two classes are free taster sessions, open to all, and will be an introduction to Pilates – beginner/improver level. From the 20th January, fees for classes will be as follows:- £10 – Pay As You Go or book a 6/12 week term in advance for £51/102 the equivalent of £8.50 a class.
Where: Merton Park Baptist Church, Bushey Road, London SW20 8TE
More Information: www.eledancefitness.co.uk | Facebook @eledancefitness | Instagram @eledancefitness | Twitter @eledancefitness
Contact: Emma Egerton on firstname.lastname@example.org
Written By: Eyes of Lady Wimbledon | Editor
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