Fridays Precision Pilates Plus with Sonia
The way we carry ourselves in stillness and in motion affects not only our physical wellness but also all other facets and dimensions of our being. Now more than ever we need to be committed to our practice on a daily basis. Mindful movement offers us internal space and clarity, keeping our physical, mental and emotional bodies in harmony.
Precision Pilates Plus with Sonia
Working with control and precision the pace in this class will vary in order to provide a continuous challenge for the neuro-muscular structures of the body. Expect to gain a deeper connection with your body dismantling the movement (or thought) patterns that contribute to pain, injury and weakness. Leave feeling rejuvenated and stretched, yet strong and resilient. Ideal for those already physically active who would like to improve recovery and performance for sports, including yoga.
Step-by-step guidance is given throughout the class, including what NOT to do, so that you can be assured you are moving in the best possible way. Each practice is designed to help you release stress and mental tension whilst rejuvenating your entire physical body.
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Meaning you have sufficient Pilates experience to maintain the form and follow along a faster pace; beginners in Pilates technique with no major injuries and with good body awareness can also join. let Sonia know in advance if there’s anything troubling so she can have the variations ready for you.
Choose between £5, £10, £15 per class.
Payments: Bank Transfer, PayPal or TransferWise for international students
Let us know which class you’d like to join and we will send you the account details to forward your payment-donation. It is first come first served bases, as numbers are limited.
Cancellation cut-off is 24 hours before the class starts. Cancellations after this point are charged as late cancels (full price). Cancellation done on time can move the credit to any of the up-coming classes.
How to join an Online Class
What do I need to join the session?
You can take a class using your laptop, phone, or tablet.
You will need the sound on your device and a good internet connection. If you know your wi-fi is a bit variable, consider a direct cable connection to your device.
Zoom is free for you to use. Once you register for the class you will be sent an email with an invite to join the session.
There are two ways to join the Zoom session:
If you will be using a computer or laptop you can join directly by clicking on the link from our invite and you will be taken straight into your session.
If you will be using a phone or tablet you will need to get the free Zoom app first and enter the 9-digit meeting ID from our invite.
Please update your Zoom to at least 5.0. version.
Class participation & set up:
Prepare your mat and props in advance and join the class a few minutes before the start time.
Set up the mat to be “parallel” to the laptop so that your teacher can see you in profile when you are lying on your back.
Ensure you have enough space around you to fully stretch out your arms and legs.
Please test your MIC & AUDIO before you enter the room and turn your volume up to clearly hear your teacher.
Use ‘Speaker view’ so that you can best see your teacher demonstrating.
You teacher will mute everyone once we start the session and ask you for a Thumbs Up/Down to check you are all OK and if anything needs to be explained again. Please wave if you have a question or comment, and your teacher will connect and speak directly to you.
If you drop-off during the call, just log in again. If something techie-weird is happening, just login again. Use the same link or Meeting ID as you did before. Once the class starts, we won’t be able to help with logins or techie challenges.
What do I need during the class?
You may not need all of these, especially if you already know your body, yet it might be helpful to have on hand:
1. Comfortable surface to work from: mat or a carpet
2. Multi-purpose strap: yoga strap, a tough elastic band, a large towel
3. Head support: folded towel, a cushion, or a book
4. Hip support for seated postures: Pilates block, yoga brick, or 1-2 books
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