Pilates in West Dulwich - Wendy Jardine
Wendy Jardine

Author Archives: Wendy

1st April 2019

The class this week has been structured by me but, it is realised, in the moment, by you. Every session this week will be without small equipment. The equipment is, however, always available. Your presentations this morning made the whole caboodle of Pilates as fluid as ever. Please always ask for a modification: If the… Continue Reading

25th March 2019

Let’s sort those tired marching legs and aching shoulders from holding banners high. And for those of us who were doing other important things over the week and weekend, let’s self-care together. We’re going to take our body; own it, align it, stretch, strengthen and take time out to really breathe. This week we’re sorting… Continue Reading

18th March 2019

This week we’re moving with the circle and ball to treat our lumbar spine, visiting all the groups of muscles that release it, opening out through the anterior and posterior chain and, into the bargain,mobilising every joint and, and, and we’ll empower our bone density! This class is designed to give optimum understanding towards strength… Continue Reading

11th March 2019

This week all the small equipment will give us depth and meaning to our top to toe work out. I will of course bring the equipment to David Lloyd and the RAD. Circles, balls and bands will add to our toning from the inside out. I look forward to seeing you. I had a wonderful… Continue Reading

w/c 4th March 2019

This week the circles and balls will add to our depth of feeling and awareness, strengthening us in a very real way from the inside out and we’ll do a wonderful move to open the anterior chain and guide our spine and postural muscles into length and alignment, we’ll tone the oblique fibres and shoulder… Continue Reading

25th February 2019

This week we’re working with the ball and circle. We’re working the abdominals from the inside out, we’re using our centre to balance and strengthen our work, as we roll and balance, hold positions to challenge our core, we’re also releasing our shoulders and hips, we’re performing the dog to lengthen the hip rotators and… Continue Reading

w/c 11th February 2019

Pilates this week is about strength. Full body power from the inside out, in many positions and flowing from one to another. It doesn’t matter who you are, or how strong you feel, the best position for you will be discovered in each and every move. Always knowing and feeling that everything you do in… Continue Reading

4th February 2019

Breathe, feel, connect, move, stabilise, control, lengthen and release at AllSaintsWestDulwich, DavidLloydBeckenham and TheRoyalAcademyofDance. Everything we need to keep mobile, strong, centred and, what’s brilliant is, we do it for ourselves. Empower your knowledge of your body, message your body and benefit by feeling good all over. See you in class. Continue Reading

28th January 2019

When you hear the term pelvic floor, do you think of women or men? The pelvic floor is not gender specific! It’s an essential muscle group for us all. Where is it, what is it, why do we need to exercise it, how can we best activate it and be sure we’re activating it enough?… Continue Reading

w/c 21st January 2019

What can we control in our lives? Anything? Nothing? Something? Can we take conscious control over our thoughts? Can we guide ourselves out of a flood of unhelpful thoughts? Can we take conscious control over our movement? Can we guide our bodies out of repetitive unhelpful everyday positions? We can. This week we’ll take our… Continue Reading