Pilates

Clinical Pilates With Natasha.

If you would like to join any Pilates session with Natasha, please book a free consultation if you have any injuries or medical conditions.

Natasha will run through your fitness and medical details to ensure which Pilates sessions are suitable for you, please bring the signed physical activity readiness questionnaire (PARQ) to your free consultation.

If you do not have any medical conditions and feel fit and ready for classes, you only have to fill out a PARQ.

If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at 60 you are supple and strong then you are young.

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Classes are Covid-19 safe, from the comfort of your own home. Classes at Daisy Haye are currently on hold due to COVID-19 but all classes are still running on Zoom.

Natasha also does private one to one sessions in person 2 meters apart or on Zoom.

Please contact Natasha if you would like to join a Zoom class, a private one to one session or Natasha can also enrol you in a monthly subscription of Pilates videos. 

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Pilates Services Available

Chair Pilates 45 mins on Zoom

£6 Pay as you go

£32 6 Week Block Booking

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The Chair Pilates classes include a warmup, Pilates chair and standing exercises with equipment and stretches. You are welcome to seat on the chair the whole time or if you are standing you have the chair to hold on too.

Classes must be pre booked as there is only 10 spaces.

Mat Pilates 60 mins on Zoom

£7 Pay as you go

£38 6 Week Block Booking

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The full Pilates classes include a standing warm up, Pilates floor exercises with equipment and stretches.

Classes must be pre booked as there is only 12 spaces.

Private Session 60 mins

£30 in person £20 on Zoom

6 Week Block Booking £180 plus a free Postural Assessment

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Pilates one to one sessions are tailored to focus on specific personal postural needs and medical conditions such as back pain, or an injury. This can provide a more thorough understanding of the Pilates exercises.

If you dont like the idea of joining a class and want a more personal session this is perfect for you, or if you would like to learn a few bit before joining a class that is an option too.

Postural Assessment 30 mins £35

Follow Up Postural Assessment 30 mins £25

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Before starting any personal exercise program, it's important to get a postural and core assessment. A body assessment shows how your muscles and joints work together and if there are any imbalances to be corrected. The muscles, joints and spine work together to help you perform your best in everyday life and sport without pain. You will have to undress to preferably your underwear so photos can be taken. The more of the body we can see the better the assessment will be.

The Follow Up Postural Assessment is so we can track changes in your posture and body tone after a 6 week program.

Hip High Intensity Pilates On Zoom

7.30am Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.
Heat rate increased exercise is recommended for 30 minutes a day 3 times a week.
Want to feel motivated for your day. Start your day with a fitness workout, turn your old commute into looking after your health.
You can try before you buy, Sign up for a free trial class.
High Intensity Pilates is a fast Pilates class where we get your heart rate up and even start sweating,
Natasha will demo the moves and talk you through the class the entire time.
This is a New Fitness Program 3 times a weeks for 45mins, includes a warm up and stretches, 6 strength exercises for different areas of the body and 6 cardio exercises, over 3 sets for 30 seconds each.
Heat rate increased exercise is recommended for 30 minutes a day 3 times a week.
7.30am Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.
You Must Fill Out A Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire & Be Safe To Join The Class.
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Pilates Videos

You can now join a monthly subscription for Pilates videos, if you cannot make it to classes you can watch Natasha at home. All regular Pilates clients will also have access to the client area and all the Polished Inside & Out Videos.  
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Full Class Subscription - £15 a Month.

Chair Class Subscription - £12 a Month.

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Monthly Pass, Pay As You Go system or 6 week block.

The Monthly Pass lets you join as many classes as you like over the month. Natsha runs 9 classes a week, 36 classes a month so classes cost a £1 a class £36 a month.

A 6 Week Blocks offers a discounted rate, £38 for 6 classes of your choice, if you cannot make a session, you can cancel 24 hours before your session so you then can join a catch-up session and not lose your paid session. 

If you cannot commit to a 6 week course of classes please feel free to book in for classes individually and pay as you go. Please ensure you still reserve your slot and cancel 24 hours before if you cannot attend the class or there will still be a charged.

BEFORE STARTING ANY PILATES SESSIONS
Natasha must see anyone that wants to do a Pilates session for a Free Pilates Consultation before starting. You can book this online, call Natasha on 07894147215 or email Natasha@polishedleek.com. Please bring any medication or medical details i.e. physio exercises, MRI scans, heart or illness concerns. You must fill out and sign the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) before your free consultation, you can print the PARQ from the website, Natasha can email to you a copy or you can collect  one from out side the treatment room door at Daisy Haye. Please bring your PARQ to your consultation, this is so you and any medical practitioners you are currently with are happy with you attending Pilates. Please run through any details with your medical practitioner as they might want you and myself to aware of things before you are start any Pilates sessions. Please pass any advice on to me so I can give you the best Pilates sessions for your needs.
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Class Time Table 

Day 

Chair Pilates

Full Pilates 

HIP

Monday

 

 

7.30am – 8.15am

Tuesdays

11.00am – 11.45am 

5.30pm – 6.30pm       

 

Wednesdays

 

2.30pm – 3.30pm   

7.30am – 8.15am

6.30pm – 7.30pm     

 

Thursdays

2.45pm – 3.30pm

4.00pm - 5.00pm                 

 

Friday

 

 

7.30am – 8.15am

Do you need a consultation before a class.

For Natasha clinical classes you must have a consultation, Natasha would recommend having one when starting any classes especially if you have any medical conditions. You will also get to know what to expect from the class, you can meet the instructor asking any questions but also so the instructor can meet you and learn about your health and fitness before starting a class, the instructor can then adapt the moves for your general needs.

If you find classes don’t work for you or its too scary to start due to a lot of chronic back pain or medical concerns, instructors also offer private classes which you can start off with to get your confidence and gain a personal understanding of your own body which can resolve any individual concerns you may have before joining a class. 

Clinical Pilates

What is Pilates

Pilates is a series of exercises that involves working muscles from the inside out. This means changing the way our bodies have become accustomed to working due to environmental pressures, lifestyle, occupation, stress, injuries, and illness. Pilates helps re-educate the brain on how it controls the muscles by adjusting the firing order in which muscles are recruited, in turn correcting muscular imbalance, restoring alignment and posture, bringing back homeostasis within the body’s systems and maximising energy efficiency.

Pilates trains your body to be at its best, its individual to everyone depending what they need. If you are very flexible you might also be unstable therefore needing to strengthen the muscles, if you are strong you might be stiff therefore needing more flexibility and mobility. Pilates creates secure muscles that are strong, stable and flexible, so we work to our best ability.

One of Natasha's favorite Joseph Pilates quotes is;

"If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at 60 you are supple and strong then you are young.” 

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Who is Pilates suitable for?

Pilates is suitable for all ages, abilities and can be adapted depending on your requirements. Natasha believe that prevention is better than cure, so if you feel fit and don’t have any concerns with your body Pilates can still help you avoid things in the future keeping the body at its best.

The clients in this image are a good example of the different ages ranges in Natasha's classes, George is 95, Richard is 66 & Brian is 34. Pilates Classes are for all ages and abilities.  

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Wheelchair users & disabilities welcome.

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Weakness down one side due to a stoke or injury, we can support limbs or change the position so you are comfortable. The picture above shows an arm supported in four point kneeling. 
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Wheelchair users welcome, The picture shows an arm residence exercise using a dyna band during the chair Pilates class.

Benefits Of Pilates 

  • Improves joint mobility and coordination - Helps you to reach and bend safely.

  • Improved balance, flexibility, and stability – helps decrease chance of falls and injuries.

  • Improve posture and muscle tone – You look and feel healthier.

  • Improve mental exercise – Helps concentration, reduce worrying and stress.

  • Improve breathing and endurance – You’re able to do more without being out of breath.

  • Improves knowledge of your body - Automatic use of correct, efficient body movements to prevent strains and decrease pains. 

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Clinical Pilates 

History of Pilates

Joseph Pilates was born in Germany and gave us the building blocks for core stability and rehabilitation back in the 1920s with 34 original moves which we still use today. Joseph was an ill child and took ideas from all different sports to help build his own body to be healthy. He started work helping other at an internment camp on the isle of man. He then opened his own studio to helps athletes, and members of the public in New York, preventing or rehabilitate anyone from injuries.  It is only in the last couple of decades that sports science research has helped us see more clearly why some of his ideas when taught by others work brilliantly on some people but not on others. It depends on the knowledge and understanding of the instructors and how they adapt the moves to suit clients. Pilates only progresses when your mind and body is ready. 
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Clinical Pilates Verses Fitness Pilates
The scientific community has taken an interest in Pilates. There are varying levels and standards of training in Pilates involving the amount of anatomy and physiology training given, sometimes leaving little understanding of the inner working of the mechanical body. This has resulted in certain clients getting good results while others do not. By infusing Pilates exercises with well-established physiotherapy concepts and thereby scientific validity, clinical Pilates was born.
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Correct Muscle Recruitment 

Pilates helps re-educate the brain on how it controls the muscles by adjusting the firing order in which muscles are recruited, in turn correcting muscular imbalance, restoring alignment and posture.

Changing the way our bodies have become accustomed to working due to environmental pressures, lifestyle, occupation, stress, injuries, and illness.

Correct Muscle Recruitment, leading to good posture & core strength, the Power House.

1. Local Stabilisers - Stabilise Postural Alignment 

2. Global Stabilisers – Secure Pelvic Floor 

3. Global mobilisers - Move Limbs 

Order we natural adapt to over time which is unstable leading to bad posture and injury.

3, Global Mobilisers - Move Limbs

2, Local Stabilisers - Stabilise Body in bad posture alignment

1, Global Stabilisers – Secure Nothing