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January & February Class Schedule

We offer a wide range of Fitness Classes for adults and teens, which are run as 6 or 7 week courses during school term times. There are a variety
of classes available, with something for everyone’s taste. Classes are kept small for individual attention and so that the instructor can
ensure you are exercising safely and correctly.

Monday

09:30 - 10:30
Pilates with Farzin
Level: Gen/Inter
5 week course starting
8th January
Cost £70

10:45 - 11:45
Post Natal Pilates
with Linda
Level: Gen/Inter
5 week course starting
8th January
Cost £70

18:30 - 19:30
Lotte Berk with Nicky
Level: Any
5 week course starting
8th January
Cost £70

19:30 - 20:30
Lotte Berk with Nicky
Level: Any
5 week course starting
8th January
Cost £70

20:30 - 21:30
Pilates with Ris
Level: Intermediate
5 week course starting
8th January
Cost £70

Tuesday

09:30 - 10:45
Hatha Yoga with Sona
Level: Gen
5 week course starting
9th January
Cost £77.50

11:00 - 12:15
Baby Massage
with Sona
Level: 10 weeks to crawling
4 week course starting
16th January
Cost £65

12:30 - 13:30
Tai Chi with Linda
Level: Gen/Inter
4 week course starting
9th January
Cost £56.00

17:45 - 18:40
Teen Yoga with Louisa
Level: 13-16 years
5 week course starting
9th January
Cost £55

18:45 - 20:00
Hatha Yoga
with Louisa
Level: Beg/Gen
5 week course starting
9th January
Cost £77.50

20:15 - 21:15
Pilates with Ris
Level: Beg/Gen
5 week course starting
9th January
Cost £70

Wednesday

09:30 - 11:00
Iyengar Yoga with Jackie
Level: Gen/Interm
6 week course starting
3rd January
Cost £99

11:15 - 12:30
Pregnancy Yoga 
with Caroline
Level: From 16th week of Pregnancy
6 week course starting
3rd January
Cost £93

13:00 - 14:30
Alexander Technique
with John
Level: Any
4 week course starting
8th November
Cost £70

18:00 - 19:00
Pilates
with Farzin
Level: Beg/Gen
5 week course starting
10th January
Cost £70

19:15 - 20:30
Pregnancy Yoga
with Rebecca
Level: From 16th week of Pregnancy
6 week course starting
3rd January
Cost £93

20:30 - 21:30
Yoga for Runners
with Louisa
Level: Any
6 week course starting
3rd January
Cost £84

Thursday

09:30 - 10:30
Lotte Berk with Kay
Level: Beg/Gen
6 week course starting
4th January
Cost £84

11:00 - 12:15
Mum & Baby Yoga
with Sona
Level: Up to crawling
6 week course starting
4th January
Cost £93

12:45 - 14:00
Mum & Baby Yoga 
with Sona
Level: Babies 6-12 months
6 week course starting
4th January
Cost £93

17:45 - 18:40
Teen Yoga with Caroline
Level: 13-16 years
6 week course starting
4th January
Cost £66

18:45 - 20:00
Pregnancy Yoga
with Caroline
Level: From 16th week of pregnancy
6 week course starting
4th January
Cost £93

20:00 - 21:15
Dynamic Hatha Yoga
with Caroline
Level: Gen
6 week course starting
4th January
Cost £93

Friday

09:30 - 10:30
Pilates with Farzin
Level: Gen/Inter
6 week course starting
5th January
Cost £84

10:45 - 11:45
Ballet for Adults
with Chris
Level: Beg/Gen
6 week course starting
5th January
Cost £84

12:30 - 13:30
Lotte Berk with Rob
Level: Gen
6 week course starting
5th January
Cost £84

Please click here to view our Terms & Conditions for attending our Fitness courses.

Hatha Yoga

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The discipline of Hatha Yoga aims at the release of tensions and stress in the body through the physical approach of its postures called asanas. The distinctive method of classical Hatha is the way asanas are performed, slowly and mindfully. The mind is helped to create a "feel" for the body through the intuitive performance of the asanas. The body responds by becoming stronger and more flexible, releasing the resistance established by the lack of practice and old habits.

Dynamic Hatha Yoga

This is a flowing Hatha Yoga with a blend of traditional postures fused in a contemporary style, which aims to leave you feeling refreshed, stronger, invigorated and balanced. Suitable for beginners as well as more advanced students.

Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar is mainly responsible for bringing yoga to the West. The Iyengar style of yoga is probably the most widely practised form of yoga in Europe and America. It helps individuals to make progress according to their own abilities, and is a methodical, progressive inclusive approach, emphasising detailed correctness and absolute safety. Iyengar Yoga is considered a powerful tool to relieve the stresses of modern-day life which in turn can help promote total physical and spiritual well-being.

Teen Yoga - 13 to 16 years

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Yoga for Teenagers can help with both physical and emotional health, sharpen focus and improve attention span, whilst engaging in a healthy and enjoyable activity. The teens explore traditional hatha yoga postures, breathing techniques and relaxation, all of which aid in relieving stress from academic pressures. The peacefulness acquired from yoga practice can help manage mood swings and self-image problems. Yoga is also a perfect choice for teenagers looking to take up a new activity as their skill for their Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Yoga for Runners (& Cyclists)

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Repetitive, high intensity activities such as running, cycling or weight training can often create tension and misalignment in the body, such as hunched shoulders, tight hips, over-developed quadriceps, knee pain and shortened hamstrings. This is where yoga, with its focus on flexibility, coordination and balance, can be an extremely beneficial addition.

The aim of this class is learning how to stretch safely and effectively, whilst building strength, mobility and balance, in order to reduce the likelihood of injury, decrease recovery time and improve performance.

Lotte Berk Method

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The original Barre Work class. Combines elements from modern and classical dance, yoga and ballet exercises into a highly sensual and satisfying fitness system. It will firm, lengthen and shape muscles to their optimal form. The core stomach muscles get stronger, supporting your spine, flattening your stomach and improving your posture. Your bottom will lift and your thighs will get trimmer. The exercises will give a lean, supple and toned look to your body, rather than a muscular bulky look. The results will look and feel fabulous!

Ballet for Adults with Ballet4life.com®

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Class will start with a gentle warm up before preceding to simple ballet barre exercises. Movements will include pliés, battement tendu, rond de jambe, port de bras, développé, grand battement and relevé. Chris will carefully guide the you through these ballet exercises and will build upon these basics. You will then be encouraged to try some basic ballet exercise without the barre in order to gain further spatial awareness, core stability, and a sense of freedom by dancing to the lovely music.

You do not need any previous dance experience to join this class and it is suitable for all ages, shapes and fitness levels. Ballet is fun way to get fit, increase flexibility, hone mental acuity, and strengthen and elongate your muscles whilst developing grace, musicality, and poise. We look forward to welcoming you to the Barre soon!

Tai Chi

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Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise.  Originally developed as a martial art in China, today it is practiced around the world as a perfect wellbeing exercise suitable for all fitness levels.

Tai Chi is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and fitness levels. In fact, because Tai Chi is a low impact exercise, it may be especially suitable if you're an older adult who otherwise may not exercise much.

Several studies have shown that Tai Chi improves flexibility, muscular strength, fitness levels, help relieves pain and can improve quality of life. Improved flexibility not only reduces stiffness in the body, but also helps the body to pump blood to muscles and nerves. Muscle strength is important to support and protect the joints and fitness is important for overall functioning of the heart, lungs, and muscles. In addition to these components, Tai Chi movements emphasise weight transference to improve balance and prevent falls.

Pilates Beginners to General

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This foundation course teaches the basic principles you need to fully benefit from Pilates. You’ll learn to engage your deep core muscles, whilst getting a full body workout which will tone and strengthen your physique.

Pilates General to Intermediate

Pilates

For those who have already done a bit of Pilates and understand the basic principles of Pilates. Focusing on improving flexibility and strength for a complete body workout. A series of controlled movements engaging body and mind, to encourage you to experience a new awareness of muscle function and control.

Alexander Technique

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In this four week Alexander Technique course you will learn about; natural breathing, methods for releasing tensions in the back, neck and shoulders, ways to deal with stress, how to cultivate mindfulness in activity and to find a sense of wellbeing.

The Alexander Technique can enhance personal performance across the whole spectrum of human activity from sports or artistic performance to managing pain, illness, disability or injury.
 
Whatever your age, ability or state of health, the Technique can help you get stronger, have more stamina, become more relaxed, think more clearly and recover from injury more quickly. You’ll feel younger, lighter, taller, calmer and more confident.
 
The Alexander Technique can help you with:
  • Back, neck and joint pain
  • Muscle tension and stiffness
  • Poor posture
  • Breathing and vocal problems
  • Anxiety and stress-related conditions
  • Improve balance, stability and coordination
  • Improve performance and prevent injury in music, drama and sport
  • Support in pregnancy and childbirth