An article written by the the telegraph on the benefits of yoga on your health https://www.telegraph.co.uk/royal-family/2019/02/18/yoga-can-ease-pressure-health-service-says-prince-charles/
This is a great article on why we don't do a full sit up in pilates. Not only does it not provide you with stomach you wish for but can also cause injury.
Ever had lower back pain ? Yoga can help. This consumer report explains how yoga can strengthen the back muscles. However yoga doesn't just strengthen the back muscles. It also stretches the muscles above(thoracic spine) and below (pelvis) the lower back. This alone helps to relieve tension. Yoga classes Monday 6-7pm St Mary's Church Hall … Continue reading How Yoga can help Lower Back Pain
Starting on the 31st October for 6 weeks we are doing a block of Yoga classes for Beginners only. This is priced at £40 payable on the day. We will be teaching the basic Yoga poses with a gradual progression. This is great for anyone who has been intrigued but not wanting to come to … Continue reading Yoga Class For Beginners
Hartleyheys have just started a New beginners block class which is very successful. This article is an ideal read if you have Lowerback problems Our other Pilates Classes Monday 9.15am St Mary's Church Hall Sabden, Ribble Valley Tuesday 6.15pm St Peters Simonstone, Ribble Valley Thursday 9.15am Nazareth Unitarian Padiham, Burnley
It has been proven time and time again that Pilates exercises are an important part of any persons exercise regime. Many professional sports people take part in regular Pilates sessions. Even the England football team have been completing Pilates sessions as part of their daily regime. A strong core is not about a 6 pack … Continue reading England Footballers Do Pilates Sessions
This is a great article on how breathing can have a positive affect on your core muscles http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5799679/A-Pilates-instructor-demonstrates-turn-abs-BREATHING.html Have a try ! During classes based in Read, Sabden and Padiham we always practice deep breathing.
Yoga practise involves stretching and relaxation. This helps to reduce tension in stress-carrying muscles which are predominately the hips and lower back. Yoga holds certain poses for up to 2 minutes. Whilst in the pose, certain muscles flex, while others stretch, promoting relaxation and flexibility in muscles and joints. For people with lower back pain, … Continue reading How Yoga Helps Lower Back Pain