Thursday, 24 November 2011

Pilates for 2012

Coming Soon…      

Matwork Pilates
 “The Hub on the Green”                   
   8 Cathedral Close, Exeter EX1 1EZ
Six Week Course Starting:
Tuesday 17th January 2012.   Class 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Friday    20th January 2012.   Class 9.45am -10.45am
All levels welcome!
Cost: £36 (per 6 week course)

Places limited to 12 participants per course. Booking is essential. For further information please contact:
Teresa Thirlwall.  M.Ost,  B.Sc.(Hons). 
Registered Osteopath & Certified Pilates Instructor
Mobile: 07970 490768     Email:
Joey Lee
Community Projects Director
SustainCare Community Interest Company
Mobile: 07950 96151     Email:       Blog:
The Benefits Of Pilates
Pilates is beneficial for general fitness, specific health conditions and, of course, your overall well-being.

General Fitness
Health Conditions
  • Improves your posture
  • Improves mobility and flexibility of the spine
  • Delivers muscle tone and extensibility
  • Improves quality of life and well-being.
  • Integrates mind, body and spirit
  • Promotes a supportive and efficient core.
  • Helps maintain the health of joints through improved mobility and support from the surrounding musculature.
  • Complements training for dancers, athletes and sports people.
  • Increases stability of the shoulders, pelvis and lower back.
  • Provides a safe and beneficial form of exercise for people with a wide range of medical conditions, including scoliosis, osteoporosis, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lower back pain.
  • Facilitates physical rehabilitation and addresses injury prevention.
  • Improves balance and co-ordination, particularly for the elderly.
  • Alleviates aches and pains.
  • Helps maintain and improve bone density.
  • Develops the function and efficiency of the lungs with improved circulation.
  • Offers a safe and accessible form of exercise for ante- and postnatal women.
The Instructor:  Teresa Thirlwall  M.Ost,  B.Sc.(Hons)
Has over 18 years of experience teaching and lecturing, within the health, fitness and sports industry. She is fully qualified and insured.
  • Registered Osteopath – Masters in Osteopathy (M.Ost), British School of Osteopathy.
  • Sports Injury & Rehabilitation – B.Sc. (Hons) Physiology, Kings College London.
  • Sport & Remedial Massage Practitioner – Diploma London School of Sports Massage (LSSM).
  • Pilates Instructor – Pilates Institute & OCR Certified.

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