The Foundation classes are designed to really help you gain awareness of your body and develop an understanding of how it is moving and what we need to do to progress with the movement practice. Expect strength basics, stability work, Prehab/Rehab exercises, mobility and flexibility.
The Foundation/Movement classes are suitable for both new movers and the more experienced. you will be exposed to a massive variety of Strength exercises, Mobility and Flexibility drills, Movement games and Skill work.
Anti-fragility classes will be run by our Osteopath Damien Cooper owner of The Movement Improvement Clinic.
Damo will run you through a 45 min session teaching the concepts around adaptation of the body to become the strongest, aware and most mobile version of yourself.
What is a movement class? Movement is for anyone who has completed the 4 week foundation course, the movement classes can be more advanced but still offer easy progressions for everyone to take part
This class incorporates a variety of different weightlifting movement patterns. Predominantly the focus for the class is building strength, while maintaining correct posture and employing correct lifting techniques
This class incorporates a variety of different stretch techniques together with some rehab and prehab to improve flexibility of the muscles and stability of the joints. Techniques can include but not limited to passive and active stretches, dynamic, partner and loaded stretching. Use of tools such as balls, bands, bars and weights.
Yin Yoga: This is a slow moving meditative class that consists of a series of long-held, passive floor asanas (poses). This will help to improve flexibility and circulation, calm and balance the mind and body, release facia, improve joint mobility, balance the internal organs and improve the flow of prana (energy/chi). The class will also include some breathwork and meditation.
Yoga Flow: This is a dynamic class which incorporates movement and breath together, a sequence of different asanas will be strung together to create a flow like movement. Asanas can be both active and passive and can help to improve strength, flexibility and circulation, cardio health, muscle toning, joint mobility and strength.
Soft and gentle movement patterns to make sure we have longevity in mind, improving our awareness and physical movement capacity as we age. No one wants to waste away as we get older. Sessions are varied depending on who is in the class, you can expect crawling, basic gymnastics strength, movement games, body mapping, coordination, stabilisation and core work.