"Justine is a fantastic pilates instructor. She created workouts with options tailored to my needs and I always left the class feeling amazing. Highly recommend a session with Justine!!"
8 WEEK BEGINNERS PILATES COURSE
GIFT YOURSELF A STRONG CORE FOR CHRISTMAS
Studio Location: Evolve
76 Shute Harbour Rd, Cannonvale, 4802
8 Week Beginners Pilates Course
Starting 16th October 2023 and finishing 8th December 2023
Mondays & Fridays
9:15 - 10:15am
Package deal: $199 for 16 classes - ONLY $12.50 PER CLASS!
BONUS GIFT - 3 Class Package (worth $55) so don't worry if you can't make every class over the 8 weeks - you can make it up by sampling some of my other beginner level classes.
Mobility - Low Intensity Pilates - Stretch - Breathwork/Meditation
Discover the difference Pilates can make to your life with this 8 week Pilates Beginners Course.
Start your journey towards a more toned, balanced and stronger body. This course works to improve your mobility and strengthen your core stability using a variety of Pilates positions. You will receive personal, hands-on attention from me to ensure that you have correct form and quality of movement in each exercise. This will be a low impact course where the intensity will build as you gain knowledge of how to perform quality movements.
At the end of the six weeks, you will have gained a deeper understanding of Pilates, it’s benefits, and the confidence and motivation to continue a practice of movement.
This course is for you if you’re a total beginner to Pilates and would like to learn from scratch in a supportive environment with others who are also new to the practice!
Or, maybe you have been following online videos but would like to make sure that your form and alignment is correct.
This course is also for you if you’ve been practicing Pilates but would like to return to the fundamentals, perhaps following an injury or pregnancy.
In this course, you will learn the basics of Pilates. This includes:
How to safely and correctly do basic Pilates exercises
True core activation
Individual posture and alignment
The correct breathing technique to be able to use your core muscles effectively for Pilates exercises
How to use small pieces of equipment to make your workouts fun
During our course, you will receive personal attention from me and work at a slow pace that means you’ll learn the basics thoroughly, step by step. I will gently introduce progressions into the exercises when I feel that you have mastered the previous levels.
Each class will be low impact on your joints but has a strong impact on how you feel inside your skin as you feel your posture improve, your movements becoming easier and your mind clearer. Classes will gradually increase in intensity over the 8 weeks as you grow in strength and confidence and by the time we finish you will feel like a Pilates Pro.
What is Yoga Nidra Meditation & Breathwork? Yoga Nidra is a meditative nap, where you will lie back with a cooling eye pillow in your most comfortable position and follow my guidance as I bring your attention inwards and awaken your senses to the present moment. I am also an Oxygen Advantage Breathwork Instructor and like to incorporate some breathwork for recovery/anxiety reduction techniques into my meditations.
Throughout the 8 weeks you will have access to all the wonderful equipment at Evolve such as 5mm Pilates Mats, Bolsters, Blankets, Blocks and Wrist Supports to ensure you are as comfortable as possible for both your workout and your meditation
In case you are totally new to Pilates, it is a practice that consists of slow and controlled exercises performed with attention to muscle control. And there are so many benefits to brining Pilates into your life including
Improved posture and balance
Increased mind & body awareness
Increased mobility and flexibility
Reduced aches and pains
Reduced risk of injury
Increased muscle tone and strength
I am so excited to be the Instructor that reintroduces Pilates into your life. Before we start I will send out a New Client Questionnaire so that I get a full preview of your background and am ready to provide customised tips & tricks. All you need for this course is to wear comfortable clothes, bring some water and SHOW UP!
Can’t wait to meet you!
Functional mobility is described as any basic movement a person makes to perform day to day activities.
Our functional mobility session will incorporate dynamic and flowing movements that will help you to reach the full potential of your body’s movement. Moving through the joints that need to be mobile starting with your neck then shoulders, wrists, spine, hips and ankles. You release tension you didn't even realise you had and provide some TLC for joint and muscle vitality!
Matwork Pilates is a workout done with a range of Pilates exercises, mainly sitting or lying on a mat, making it very low impact and suitable for a wide range of clients. But don't be fooled, whilst you might not be out of breath, these workouts deliver a satisfying and spicy muscle burn. Pilates exercises have a continuous flow that emphasises length, alignment and core activation which is fantastic for posture, improving sleep and sculpting a beautifully toned body.
As the weeks go on, I will start to incorporate small pieces of equipment such as small ball, band and magic circle for creative and varied workouts to keep you on your toes!
Stretching is the act of pulling a muscle from both ends (origin and insertion point) to release tension and tightness. Static stretching is what I refer to as Deep Stretching. It involves holding a position for a period of time which allows your muscles to loosen up, while increasing flexibility and range of motion.
By gradually slowing down the body, as opposed to just stopping cold, we maximize the benefits from your Pilates workout. Stretching isn’t just for the muscles. It also helps harmonize your mind, relax your mood, and relieve stress.