Pilates

Pilates in Keynsham

You can do it!

Have you been thinking of trying to start an exercise class for a while?  Do you feel older than you really are? Perhaps you have put on weight recently and feel too large to start a new fitness class? Maybe you have attended Pilates classes before but they are too fast or too strong? 

If you answered yes to any of the above and are ready to get moving, then try out this gentle, low impact Pilates full body workout to help .  Everyone has different abilities and you will have the option to use Pilates equipment will be used: long bands, loop bands, light weights (or tins of beans) and Pilates balls – 18cm.

The Pilates classes are for all ages however, the age range for most sessions are between 40-70 years old If you prefer you can book a 1:1 session which is held in Keynsham and on zoom.

Benefits

Helps to improve mobility
Improves posture
Prevents injuries
Improves core and balance
Decreases back pain
Eases body stiffness

Reasons to join

Social What’s app community group with exercise and wellbeing ideas
Meet new friends on monthly socials
Yearly Christmas meals
Attend class on zoom if you are away from home

Pilates class times

Monday 5.30pm – Fear Hall*

Tuesday 9:30am – Fear Hall – Starting 3rd January 2023 please complete this form if you are interested in finding out more.

Tuesday 10.30am for over 50’s. Fear Hall | Stretch, tone and Relax.
This helps to improve balance and coordination and stretch out tight muscles.

Wednesday 9.30am – Methodist Church, Key Centre* for over 50’s. Pilates with equipment

Pilates with equipment:
Month 1: Small Pilates balls
Month 2: long / short bands
Month 3: Light weights 0.5kg or tins of beans.

* Fear Hall, 30 High St, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1DQ

*Key Centre, Methodist Church, 2 Charlton Rd, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 2JA


What My Students Are Saying

I have been attending Pilates for 9 weeks and I woke up for the first time without the usual limitation in my back. Usually I ‘carefully’ get up out of bed. I still got out on bed using a method I had learned, but my back was definitely freer! It felt different. I thought I must have been dreaming. My back felt the best it had done since it first ‘went’.

K I M , 5 9  Y E A R S

“My back pain has eased considerably. I feel invigorated”.

A L I S O N

“I have been suffering from sciatica since February this year and a recent MRI revealed defect pars of the L5 vertebrae. Attending ‘Pilates for backs’ twice weekly for 6-7 weeks together with similar physiotherapy exercise at home has definitely reduced this pain so that its more tolerable. This has meant that I have recently renewed my gym membership to undertake gentle exercise and I am playing golf again albeit with ‘half swings’. The long wait for medical treatment is now so much more bearable! “

D A V I D , 6 1  Y E A R S

“I find great peace in this session & whilst it is exercise I find it very therapeutic for my mind. To sum up in one word – Empowering!”.

S H A R O N

“I have enjoyed the Pilates classes so much. Sandhyas laid back approach made it easy for me to learn as I was nervous at first!! Its a really great class and I would highly recommend it to anyone.”

B A R R Y

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