Zest is proud to be a specialist Pilates studio. With a range of different classes, we're sure there will be one that will suit you.
Zest's owner, Pauline Lacey, takes the majority of our Pilates classes (with the exception of Stretch & Balance, with Jan R). Pauline is a Level 3 Pilates instructor and has been teaching pilates since 2012. She will give you the tools to strengthen your body with an emphasis on your core strength and pelvic stability. She is also a Spine Safe Pilates Certified Instructor.
Please contact Pauline Lacey for further information:
Tel - 0785 5367 771
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
This class is ran by Jan Roberts. She focuses on relaxation, improving balance and proprioception, and exercises to improve and increase your range of motion around many of the joints of the body. Excellent for all abilities.
£5 pay as you go - please contact Jan directly to book: 01691 655805
No prior experience is necessary for this class; a basic level of fitness is helpful but not essential. Clients are introduced to the equipment, techniques and some basic exercises.
Pay as you go - £10 plus £10 initial consultation
6 week course including initial consultation - £52 total
Definitely not for first-timers, we have a range of intermediate level classes for those who've completed the beginners course and don't have specific injuries relating to their spine. Its also suitable for those who have done some Pilates or Yoga previously.
Expect a varied and challenging workout with more functional progressions and an emphasis firmly on effort and results.
Mondays 7pm - Intermediate Pilates
Tuesdays 12.30pm - Intermediate Pilates
Wednesdays 12.30pm - Improver's Pilates (slightly easier class)
Wednesdays 7pm - Intermediate Pilates PLUS (slightly harder class with elements of Advanced)
Pay as you go - £6 plus £10 initial consultation
6 week course including initial consultation - £40 total
This Advanced class is set to push experienced practitioners to new levels.
Pay as you go £5 per session
Currently available as an online course with 6 hourly sessions for just £30: click here to learn more
Your instructor Pauline takes you through some basics to help you understand more about why pelvic floor muscle training is so important and the anatomy of the pelvic floor - with a little help from Pedro the Skeleton!
Try this wonderful and relaxing neck and shoulder mobilisation from a full length Stretch & Balance video by Jan. Sure to help loosen tight muscles!
A short, 10-minute sequence that's a great total body workout. All low impact and inspired by modern, functional Pilates, focusing on strength, endurance, co-ordination, balance and flexibility.
A brilliant side-lying sequence for warming up and mobilising the shoulders, as well as stretching the chest pectoral muscles. This was filmed as part of Intermediate Pilates class 12, but we decided to share it on its own too as it's a really great one for everyone to try!
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