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Pilates for Runners Workshop – 8th July 0

Posted on 20, June 2018

in Category Exercises, home exercise, Pilates Classes, Runners, Uncategorized, Workshops

Pilates for Runners workshop – Pelvis Stability, Core and Glute Strength!  (This will be a repeat of the one done on the 20th May) 8th July 5-6pm (Please make note of the start time being 5pm) Cassington Village Hall £10 Join me in my Pilates for Runners workshop to learn how to stabilise your pelvis for running by simply incorporating core and leg strength into your training programme. It does not need to be hours of extra work but just a few exercises that will compliment your training and support you in your running. Whether you are a couch to 5k runner or an [&hellip

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Pilates Class Timetable June – July 2018 0

Posted on 23, May 2018

in Category Class Timetable, Pilates Classes

Pilates Class Timetable June – July 2018 Beginner/Int Pilates Class – Wednesday’s 7.45-8.45pm, St Peters School Hall, Cassington. The class dates are; 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th June, 4th and 11th July. Post Natal Pilates Class – Thursday’s 10.30-11.30am, Cassington Village Hall, Cassington. The class dates are; 7th, 14th, 21st,  28th June, 5th and 12th July.         Pre- Natal Pilates Class – Thursday’s 7.45-8.45pm, Physically-fit private studio, Cassington The class dates are; 7th, 14th, 21st,  28th June, 5th and 12th July.       All classes are a 6 week block in term time only costing £60. Feel free [&hellip

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3 Exercises to help restore your core after birth 0

Posted on 30, March 2014

in Category Exercises, Pilates Classes, Uncategorized

3 EXERCISES TO HELP REPAIR YOUR CORE STRENGTH POST DELIVERY (these exercises are designed for the non c-section women) Single leg lifts Start with both feet on the floor in an imprint (back to flo0r) connection. Slowly engage pelvic floor and transverse abdominus (if you not sure about this please check out my booklet on sale for £2.99 for more information about how to engage pf and TVA. Then slowly breathe out and lift right leg to 90 degrees. Stop and breathe in, slowly breathe out and lower toe to tap to floor and repeat X 8 each side.     [&hellip

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Side Lying Leg Raises – Functional or not?! 0

Posted on 28, August 2013

in Category Back and Neck Pain, Exercises, Pilates Classes

Side Lying Leg Raises – Functional or not?! I thought this might be a useful topic to discuss, as often some exercises get over-looked for not being ‘functional’ exercises. For example the side lying clam shells or side leg raises in Pilates. Some people are advised not to bother with these as they ‘are’nt functional’ enough. However, often we are always given these sorts of exercises from our physiotherapists to strengthen our weak gluteus is there something they know that we don’t know or are they now a redundant exercise? Before I start, I would like to say that I [&hellip

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Can foot motion be the major contributor to lower back and pelvic pain? 0

Posted on 8, August 2013

in Category Back and Neck Pain, Exercises, Pilates Classes

How abnormal foot motion can be a major contributor to lower back and pelvic problems. The foot contains many bones, joints and tendons that work together to enable gait. Dysfunction of any of these aspects of the foot may cause problems anywhere along the kinetic chain and in the lower back. Pilates has developed a reputation for building core strength, especially once the fitness and physical therapy worlds came to Pilates in the 1990s.  Along the way, the core became the mantra of Pilates. However, with so many people suffering from lower back pain and pelvic problems I thought having [&hellip

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Pilates in Cowley 0

Posted on 19, June 2013

in Category Exercises, Pilates Classes, Uncategorized

Pilates in Cowley – Asian Cultural Centre, Oxford I run a beginner/intermediate pilates class at the Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Cowley in Oxford. The class is on a Friday 11-12pm and usually runs on a 6-8 week block bookin If this is a class that would interest you please get in touch. You will need to bring your own mat, towel and water for the class.       &nbsp

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Pilates in Oxford 0

Posted on 19, June 2013

in Category Exercises, News, Pilates Classes

Physically-fit offers a variety of Pilates classes in and around Oxford, to all fitness levels. The classes are usually run on a 6-8 week block booking but you can pay as you go if you prefer. The group classes are run from Headington, Cowley and Garsington all based in Oxford. Please see the timetable for further information on specific locations. Pilates can improve your posture, core strength, flexibility, and co-ordination with the ability to modify in endless ways while changing the body quicker and more effectively.  The classes are designed to be in small groups, where I can focus on correction [&hellip

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Back Care Workshop 2013 0

Posted on 20, November 2012

in Category Pilates Classes, Workshops

Back Care workshop Do you suffer with a sore back?  Do you find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning? Is your flexibility limited? Pilates can help you create body awareness and this will help to improve your posture. As a result you can help to reduce the imbalances creating increased load in various parts of your body and in turn help to reduce pain. I am looking to start a regular Back care workshop once a month in 2013. If this is something that would interest you please contact me on email angela.jameson@physically-fit.co.uk and let me know

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Pilates for runners in Oxford 0

Posted on 20, November 2012

in Category Pilates Classes

Pilates training specific for running Are you a runner? Do you suffer from IT Band problems? Runners knee? Knee pain? Foot pain? Back pain? Pilates can help you by 1. Helping to stretch your hip flexors 2. Help to strengthen your buttocks 3. Improve posture and spinal alignment 4. Body awareness which results in good pelvis stability resulting in a better gait 5. Allowing you as the runner to continue training through injury and help rehabilitate after injury. I am currently running a class on Friday’s for 4 weeks (ending 26th June) from 1.30-2.30pm in Garsington, Oxford. If this interests [&hellip

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Pilates Classes in Garsington 0

Posted on 16, October 2012

in Category Pilates Classes

I run a intermediate pilates group at the Oxford Equestrian Centre in Garsington. Every Friday from 12.30-1.30pm Please bring your own mat, towel and water for the session. This is a really fun group of women where a laugh is guaranteed. A great release from life but also with the idea of building your knowledge of pilates to help your day to day activities become much easier

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