The Modified Matwork Pilates classes at Horder Healthcare are specially aimed at those who want to work at their own pace in a gentle, relaxed and friendly class.
The exercises are progressive and incorporate precise movements and a focused mind to balance the body in strength, flexibility and control. No muscle group is ever over-trained as you work through a series of modified Pilates movements that transform the way the body looks feels and performs – allowing greater enjoyment and ease of daily activities and sports with reduced chance of injury.
Exercises can be modified to accommodate limitations due to chronic low back pain, arthritis, osteoporosis, or any other restrictions.
Modified Pilates Classes
Our Modified Pilates classes are now divided into 3 types: 6-Week Beginners Course and Improvers and Intermediate classes.
Introduction to Pilates: 6-week Pilates Beginners course*
The Beginners course is for those new to Pilates and new to Pilates at Horder Healthcare and by the end of the 6-week course you should be ready to join the Improvers or Intermediate class.
The course is designed to take 6 consecutive weeks to master the principles and 5 key elements of Pilates and includes a series of progressive, precise exercises which focuses on strengthening the deep abdominal muscles, known as the core muscles, helping achieve a better posture, improving balance and flexibility, giving confidence for everyday activities.