It is July and we have a summer full of Pilates sessions. Classes continue as normal throughout July and August, except there are no classes the week of 19th August. This will be the week I am teaching Pilates for the summer intensive examination course at the RAD. There is also one Bank Holiday Monday on 26th August when, as
Absolutely loving this week of teaching. Just seeing where everyone is in their progress has made me happy. Some wonderful fluidity in the room. Every class so far: Beautiful moves, fabulous strength, mobility, control and precision, with a flow that makes the process look effortless. Hats off to you all, my lovely students. Power rings and balls all this week,
This week is about elongation and breath and, most importantly, feeling better afterwards. The 11 am class this Tuesday will be taken by Keaton. Keaton has been a student of mine for over ten years. She is fully trained and insured. She has clocked up many hours of teaching practice now and feels confident and ready to cover for me.
Wendy's week has started with height and length, she takes our focus to the sides of our bodies while lifting through the centre of our bodies right up out of our ears. Students arrived today,after busy weekends and hectic schedules, with all sorts of aches and pains and left feeling much better. Practising Contrology (Pilates) continues to remind
The 20th May, wow that date 20th May meant so much to me for so many years. We're all fluid though and letting go is an important part of self-care. Tomorrow is the 20th May 2019 and it is simply and beautifully a new day.
Thought will lead us to thought-experiments, awareness, conscious connection, movement, flow, precision, strength and power. Here's to a spring of discipline, depth and release. See you in class.
"Watch a cat, as it lazily opens its eyes, slowly looks around, and gradually prepares to rise after a nap. First, it gradually rises on its hindquarters and then gradually lowers itself again, at the same time sprawling out on the floor, leisurely stretching its forepaws (with extended claws) and legs. Observe closely how all its back muscles actually ripple as it stretches and relaxes itself.... Observe, too, how cats sleep - utterly relaxed whether they happen to be lying on their back, side or belly, Contrology exercises emphasize the need for this constant stretching and relaxing"
Zoom links for week of 13th July 2020
Sat 11 Jul 2020
Fri 10 Jul 2020
Inner Strength as we face the Outside World
Fri 03 Jul 2020
Muscles Pull but never pull a muscle
Thu 02 Jul 2020
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