pilates : level 2


This class is taught by:

Akane Abe-Trimmer

Akane is a Pilates and contemporary dance teacher. Her Pilates classes incorporate movement for spinal release and are always refreshing and fun!

Akane completed a BA in Sport Science at Chukyo University in Japan and taught aerobic and jazz dance before moving to Europe and training in mime theatre and contemporary dance. In 2003 she completed the Pilates Foundation UK's Matwork Teaching qualification, and in 2012 she was awarded an MA in contemporary dance from the London Contemporary Dance School. She has been teaching Pilates and contemporary dance both in England and Japan for thirteen years.


 

Brooke McConochy


Brooke is a fitness teacher with a foundation in Pilates and a love of dance. Expect a strong workout in her Pilates classes, with an hour packed full of exercises.

Having straightened the hunched shoulders of journalists from the NY Times, the LA Times, the Financial Times, The Times of London, The Wall Street Journal, AP, and AFP, Brooke is proud to say many of the journalists of the world stand a little taller thanks to her! She also taught Pilates extensively across Beijing for 5 years, strengthening the core of China’s diplomatic corps and students from various embassies.

Brooke has completed the Network Pilates Fundamental and Intermediate Mat work courses, Remedial work course, and Personal Training course. She has also trained in the Xtend Barre Basic Repertoire.

Ivona Behalova

 

Ivona's Pilates classes have a relaxed and steady pace, where you feel supported in addressing any postural issues and discomforts.


As a musician, Ivona developed a bad posture and repetitive strain injury. After 5 years of practising Pilates to strengthen and rebalance her body, she trained as a teacher. She is passionate about helping people to improve their quality of life by improving their posture and getting rid of any pain.

 
Pilates is a technique for strengthening and toning the core postural muscles, especially in the abdominal area. Using small focused movements, core awareness is increased improving strength, flexibility and posture.

Level 2 - This is for anyone who has some experience of pilates and would like a more challenging class.


Upcoming classes:

  • Sat 24 Jun 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Akane Abe-Trimmer
  • Mon 26 Jun 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Brooke McConochy
  • Sat 01 Jul 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Akane Abe-Trimmer
  • Mon 03 Jul 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Brooke McConochy
  • Sat 08 Jul 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Akane Abe-Trimmer
  • Mon 10 Jul 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Brooke McConochy
  • Sat 15 Jul 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Ivona Behalova
  • Mon 17 Jul 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Brooke McConochy
  • Sat 22 Jul 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Akane Abe-Trimmer
  • Mon 24 Jul 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Brooke McConochy
  • Sat 29 Jul 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Akane Abe-Trimmer
  • Mon 31 Jul 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Brooke McConochy
  • Sat 05 Aug 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Akane Abe-Trimmer