Classes and one to one sessions in Streatham, South West London.
For Flexibility, Fitness and Posture
Lara is a certified Pilates Instructor with a passion for helping clients improve their flexibility, fitness and posture. She delivers classes and one-to-one sessions with carefully structured and controlled movements for whole body and core strength, coordination and improved performance in daily activities and sports. Her sessions are for everyone – whether looking to recover from or prevent injury, build strength, increase flexibility, or tone up!
MONDAYS, 7.45PM: Mixed ability class, Streatham Youth & Community Trust, 16 Wellfield Road , London, SW16 2BP
WEDNESDAYS, 10AM: Parent & Baby Class, Streatham Stables, White Lion, 234 Streatham High Rd, London SW16 1BB
THURSDAYS, 7PM : Mixed ability class, Streatham Stables, White Lion, 234 Streatham High Rd, London SW16 1BB
Costs: £10 per class or 6 week block for £50
Contact me to book a place!
MIXED ABILITY CLASSES
All exercises in this class have a variety of levels, options and modifications. Beginners can stay at the first level and once confident you can challenge yourself more! The sessions focus on using the correct techniques and postures to target different muscle groups. I use the Pilates ring to help clients engage that core and work areas that are normally tricky to reach, like the inner thighs! It is the perfect class for anyone looking to avoid or recover from injury and people who want to tone up and get strong. It also offers strengthening support to those who train regularly (eg. Runners, swimmers, cyclists) in order to realign muscle imbalances. Pilates really is for everyone, and this class will show you why!
PARENT & BABY CLASS:
Come along and bring your baby. No more trying to find child care!
Pilates is great for over all body conditioning and strengthening – it is gentle, but will still work your body! These classes help restore the pelvic floor and core strength, bring awareness to the body, reduce aches and pains, and help you de-stress and relax. All whilst you spend some fun time with baby! Whilst you exercise, your baby can be next to you on the mat or in their car seat or whatever suits you both.
ONE TO ONE SESSIONS:
If you are new to Pilates, have long term injuries, or specific areas you are very keen to work on, then home visit sessions may be the best option for you! I can work one to one, one to two or with small groups that come together in a space and time that suits them.
Daytime sessions: £35 per hour (Block booking 10 – £30 per hour)
Couples sessions: £45 per hour
"A few well-designed movements, properly performed in a balanced sequence, are worth hours of doing sloppy calisthenics or forced contortion" Joseph Pilates
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a certified Pilates Instructor with a passion for helping clients improve their posture, alignment and musculoskeletal health and function. I deliver classes and one to one sessions with carefully structured, precise and controlled movements for whole body and core strength, coordination, increased flexibility and improved performance.
- CYQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Mat Pilates
- Knowledge of special populations and relevant adaptations and modifications
- In depth knowledge of how to integrate blocks, stability balls, small balls, magic circles, stretch bands
- Ability to complete postural and physical condition assessments and adapt teaching methods and technique as per requirements
- Strong understanding of anatomy and how exercises can affect the human body
- Patience and attention to detail in monitoring client performance and progress
- Flexible and versatile teaching approach that ensures everyone is catered for
- Ability to motivate, encourage and inspire
CYQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Mat Pilates, Health and Fitness Education, 2015
REPS qualified, 2015
Insured with combined liability up to £10,000,000, 2015
First Aid trained with British Red Cross (2012) and First Aid for Life (2015)
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£10 per class
If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.
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