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
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.
The core doesn't just include the stomach muscles. But also incorporates the back, glutes and shoulders. If you visualise a square box from the top of your shoulders to below your bottom this is all classed as your core. The glutes are an important part of the core and is your power house. Have a … Continue reading Do You Have A Lazy Bottom?
Yoga journal wrote an article on how Pilates can help with yoga. It's a great read. Grab a coffee/tea and have a read. At Hartley Heys we teach both so we are fully aware how they complement each other
A GP surgery in Hertfordshire is leading the way in prescribing group activities instead of pills. They have found that 20% of all there patients seen had lifestyle, worries or loneliness that was making them ill. At the AGM Dr Marie Essam explained that prescribing practical support can relay change lives. At Hartleyheys we really … Continue reading Pilates Not Pills
We have been told we have 2 more apartments available for 25th April 2019 for 5 nights. The Deluxe apartments are for 2 people cost is £895 per person includes Daily Yoga Pilates Guided walks Breakfast Evening meal Games room Swimming pools Also available- massage, Indian head massage.
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
New research suggests that Pilates can improving running performance. We have a new class starting on 19th September 6.30pm St Mary's Church Hall, Sabden for beginners it's a 6 week block for £40 Limited places available Ring Julia 07761582675 Read the link below https://www.facebook.com/1954023901486603/posts/2082010245354634/
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.