Pilates Side Plank

“Take care of your body and it will take care of you”

Pilates Shoulder Stand

“Move, feel and look better”

Pilates Bridge

“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.”

IT’S THE WORKOUT CELEBRITIES AND SPORTS PERSONALITIES SWEAR BY!

Are you ready to make a change for the better?

The Pilates method of body conditioning is a unique system of exercises created almost one hundred years ago by Joseph Pilates to stretch strengthen and sculpt your body. Performed regularly, Pilates will strengthen and tone your muscles, improve your posture, flexibility and balance whilst also uniting body with mind.

Pilates can be adapted to suit everyone from the exercise novice to the elite athlete; those going through rehabilitation to pre and postnatal women. With more than nine decades of success and an army of celebrity devotees, the Pilates method stands out as a tried and true formula to create a healthy body, healthy mind and therefore help us lead a healthy life.

“I was nervous about starting Pilates but I needn’t of been. Rachel took us through each exercise with a great deal of care and attention.”

Sue, retired

Schedule Your Class

Rachel runs small, friendly Pilates classes across Evesham and the surrounding area. Whatever your age or gender (yes men, even you) or level of fitness, Pilates can help you develop a strong center and strengthen and stretch your body, improving your flexibility, balance and posture. Whether you are new to Pilates or been practicing it for years there is a Pilates class for you.

CLASSES STARTING AGAIN SOON!

Day Time Class Venue Starts
Monday 7 - 8pm Mixed Ability Pilates St Mary & St Egwin Church, 3 High Street Evesham WR11 4EJ TBC

We are adding new courses all the time – so be sure to check back soon!

Can’t see a course that suits or to enquire about private lessons or group sessions please contact Rachel on 07581 422748 or email: thepilatesbridge@gmail.com

“The class has made a huge difference to my physical health and helps me de-stress! I really enjoy this time for me.”

Helen, mum

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About Rachel

Rachel has been working in the fitness industry now for over 20 years. Qualifying as an Exercise to Music Instructor and Gym Instructor in 1997 as a way of earning money whilst at University, thereby combining a passion for fitness with paying the bills!

After gaining a BA Hons degree in Primary Education Rachel began a teaching career but still managed to teach the odd aerobics class in the evening! After the birth of her two children, Rachel qualified as a Personal Trainer and decided to get back to what she loved - teaching exercise classes, including Body Training systems workouts, and helping others achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Rachel set up The Pilates Bridge in 2015 and in April this year she relocated with her family from Kent to Evesham in Worcestershire. Rachel says “Pilates is not only my job it is my passion! It is the ultimate mind and body workout and I love passing on the benefits of Pilates to others”.

“I’m hooked! Rachel’s passion is infectious and I always leave feeling amazing plus I’m not as stiff in my upper back as I used to be.”

Sharon, beautician

FAQ

Below are the answers to the most common frequently asked questions for Pilates ...

What do I need to bring to class?

You need to bring a mat and a bottle of water to keep yourself hydrated. A small hand towel is also useful to pop under your head for extra cushioning/support in certain positions.

I have not done Pilates before, will I be able to do the class?

Yes! All classes are mixed ability and options are given for every move from beginner to those that are more experienced. You will be able to start at beginner level and progress as you become stronger and more flexible.

Do I have to book in advance or can I just drop in to a class?

Booking is essential as class spaces are limited to 12 per class. This is so that I can ensure optimum observation and correction/adaptation of movement so that everybody gets the most benefit out of the class.

What happens if I cannot attend one of the classes in the block of classes I have paid for?

If you are unable to make one of the classes within the paid for block, you have the option of attending one of my other classes (subject to space availability.) Classes should be made up within the same week, however, if this is not possible you should aim to attend another class within the same block of weeks.

I have an injury/medical condition. Can I still come to a class?

Before you begin any classes with me I will require you to complete a PAR-Q health questionnaire. If there are any serious medical issues or you have recently been injured, I would refer you to your GP to get medical clearance that it is safe for you to exercise. This would be the same procedure for any exercise facility.

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