pregnancy pilates : all levels


This class is taught by:

Anja Schall

Anja's classes are explorative, slow-paced, gentle but deeply effective, with great attention to detail and a light-hearted approach.

 

Initially interested in physiotherapy, Anja found a love for Pilates during her Contemporary dance career. She completed the Pilates Foundation matwork teacher training at London Contemporary Dance School in 2008, and the Studio Equipment Bridging course at Trinity Laban in 2010.

 

Anja qualified as a Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates teacher in 2009 and is now Assistant Director and guest lecturer in Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates on the teacher training with Mindful Pilates. Anja is also a member of the Guild for Instructors of Pregnancy and Postnatal Exercise and a proud mama herself.

 

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.

Pregnancy Pilates is a specialist pilates class that will help you manage the physical and physiological changes of pregnancy and prepare for life with a little one.

Some of the many benefits of Pilates in Pregnancy include:

* an increase in body awareness, well being and confidence
* improves postural and muscular support for pregnancy, labour, birth and life with a little one
* increases energy levels, core stability and strength
* improves breathing and abdominal support harmoniously with each other
* provides relaxation, mindfulness and calm
* increases awareness of the pelvic floor and it's role in support but also release during pregnancy, birth and beyond
* is suitable for any type of birth you hope for
* will help set you up for a speedier postnatal recovery

Pilates can help with many common symptoms of pregnancy such as:
Backache, Diastasis Recti, Pelvic Girdle Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Pelvic Floor weakness or related injury.

We welcome you to this specialist group class once you have had your 12 week scan and have been approved to exercise by your doctor or midwife.

This class is suitable at any stage during your second and third trimester, right up to birth.

About the teacher:

Anja is a Pilates Foundation teacher and has been a specialist teacher in Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates since 2009.

She is an active member of the Guild of Pregnancy and Postnatal Exercise Instructors and the Assistant Director and Guest Lecturer for Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates for the Pilates Foundation Matwork Teacher Training Programme of Mindful Pilates.

Anja has also a little one herself.


Upcoming classes:

  • Fri 23 Jun 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 25 Jun 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall
  • Fri 30 Jun 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 02 Jul 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Brooke McConochy
  • Fri 07 Jul 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 09 Jul 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall
  • Fri 14 Jul 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 16 Jul 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall
  • Fri 21 Jul 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 23 Jul 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall
  • Fri 28 Jul 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 30 Jul 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall
  • Fri 04 Aug 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 06 Aug 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall
  • Fri 11 Aug 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 13 Aug 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall
  • Fri 18 Aug 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 20 Aug 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall
  • Fri 25 Aug 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Anja Schall
  • Sun 27 Aug 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm with Anja Schall