New Pilates Workshop for Beginners

Ever wanted to try Pilates but didn't want to attend an established class!!Starting on the Wednesday 4th September 6 -7pm, we are holding a Pilates Class for beginners. We have 2 teachers throughout the 6 week course to guide you through each exercise. We start with the basics of breathing correctly, pelvic floor engagement then … Continue reading New Pilates Workshop for Beginners

New Early Morning Yoga Class – 6.30am

Starting 5th September we are starting an early morning yoga class. This will be payable in a block booking - Septembers cost £28 The class is suitable for beginners as well as more seasoned yogi's It will be at St Mary's Church Hall Sabden with Julia. You will need to bring a mat with you … Continue reading New Early Morning Yoga Class – 6.30am

Why the Pelvic Floor is important for men too. Yes you !

When we are teaching Pilates it can be difficult to explain to men how to engage your pelvic floor ( we don't have your extra bits!! ). So when we were re- searching for articles that best explained it in simple terms we found this fantastic article. Click on the link to have a look … Continue reading Why the Pelvic Floor is important for men too. Yes you !

Pelvic Floor, What & Where It Is ?

As some of you will know. I'm deeply passionate about the pelvic floor muscles and how we use them. If you have attended our yoga and Pilates day then you will have heard this. But those who have not then read on..... Do you know what and where the pelvic floor is? It includes our … Continue reading Pelvic Floor, What & Where It Is ?

Pilates – This Mornings Thoughts

After this mornings class I thought it was important to reiterate how we engage our pelvic floor muscles! My self and Vicky are very passionate about this being done properly as doing it correctly allows you to get stronger, prevents injuries, stops pelvic floor disorders and allows you to live a healthier life. When lying … Continue reading Pilates – This Mornings Thoughts

How Yoga can help Lower Back Pain

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

Pilates for Lowerback pain

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

England Footballers Do Pilates Sessions

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

You Don’t Need To Be Bendy To Love Yoga

How many times do you think we have heard I would love to do Yoga but I cant touch my toes? Far too many. Our Yoga classes are inclusive wether you are flexible your not. Yoga Improves Full Body Strength, if you picture a yoga class, you imagine the class twisted into portions not possible. … Continue reading You Don’t Need To Be Bendy To Love Yoga