MINDANDMOVEMENT

Face to Face Classes Coming soon

Date and times to follow. Based around Storth and Arnside.

Warm Up on the Beach
 

NOV 2020: PILATES FOR RUNNERS

Running Outdoors

Recovering from injury, need to strengthen, or wishing to improve running performance?

A six week online course, which will help you to understand the common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Specific strengthening exercises to improve running form and reduce likelihood of injury. 

One hour classes, using small equipment. Will include running specific S&C exercises. 

A challenging class

Please refer to Bookwhen on my contact page for dates and bookings. 

PILATES: INTERMEDIATE ONLINE

Lisa Jordan Pilates

Continuing with your Pilates journey

An hour of Pilates, led by an experienced Physiotherapist and APPI Pilates instructor. 

Course Outline:
For those who have been practising Pilates, understand the Pilates method and wish to continue with the Pilates journey. 

There will be a mixture of strengthening, flow, stretches, meditation and lots of tips and knowledge nuggets.

These classes can be PAYG or booked as a five week course. 



Please refer to Bookwhen on my contact page for dates and bookings. 

 

PHYSIO LED PILATES

Virtual Physio Led Pilates Classes

Classes include: Beginners, Intermediate and Pilates for runners.

Lisa is trained in Pilates by the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) which is a world leading provider of Physiotherapy and Pilates treatment and education. 


Pilates focuses on developing the core strength of the body. Its popularity has increased in recent years due to it being accessible for such a wide group of people and due to its many benefits.   


What is Pilates     

Pilates is an exercise approach aimed at strengthening the core muscles using a series of exercises which work the muscles hard while maintaining flexibility and encouraging relaxation. Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates who used it with dancers and sick patients within hospitals. It has developed now into a well-recognised form of exercise.   


Benefits of Pilates    

There are many benefits to Pilates from strengthening and conditioning the body to reducing aches and pains. You should find you start to notice the following benefits when taking part in Pilates:  

Improved body awareness • Improve speed of recovery •  Reduce pain • Improved core stability • Increased endurance 

Improved muscle control • Reduced risk of injury • Improves Strength • Improve wellbeing • Better fitness 

Reduced stress • Increased flexibility • Improved posture • Improves mindfulness • Activates the immune system  • Fun

Who is suitable for Pilates    

Pilates is suitable for a wide ranging population. Many people come to Pilates following injury or due to pain but it is also very effective for the sporting individual to improve performance. Given Pilates is a non-impact exercise it is suitable for all age groups . 

  

Pilates is useful for helping with musculoskeletal pain as it strengthens the muscles surround joints making your body more stable and able to deal with the load placed upon it. It is also suitable for patients with pain as it is non-impact and a safe form of exercise. Common problems Pilates is useful for are:  

Spinal Pain

Shoulder problems   

Soft tissue pain   

Joint pain  

Postural issues  

Hypermobility syndrome  

Weak muscles  


Sports and Pilates    

Pilates and sport has been well documented in recent years and core strengthening makes up a large part of professional athletes training, due to the benefits of having a strong core assisting with greater power production, which improves performance. 

Sports that benefit from Pilates include: Rugby players • Runners • Triathletes • Dancers • Skiers • Horse Riders • Weight lifters • Swimmers