- CAN I WATCH LATER? Yes! Sign-up and we'll email you a recording
A gentle Pilates class suitable for complete beginners, working on both strength and mobility with particular emphasis on engaging postural muscles. Each class will include exercises in standing, kneeling, sitting, and lying to give an all-body work-out, but different options and adaptations will be offered to accommodate any sore joints that don't like to be knelt or laid on.
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- Duration: 45 mins
- Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (a recording will be available)
Meet the Host, Helen
Helen is a chartered physiotherapist with over 30 years experience in Physiotherapy, and has been a Pilates instructor for the past 10 years. Having worked in orthopaedics and an NHS Back Pain clinic, she is passionate about the importance of maintaining muscle strength and joint mobility to avoid back pain and joint damage. She is a keen cyclist, runner and allotment holder who loves supporting her clients to stay active and enjoy their hobbies, whatever they may be.
Preparing for the Event
Equipment: If you have an exercise mat, please bring it along. Otherwise a towel laid on a carpeted floor is ideal. Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in and supportive footwear.
- Position yourself in front of the camera
- Wear comfortable clothing
- Enjoy the event!
First time joining this class? Here is a taster video of some of the exercises in Mat-Based Pilates.
What if I can’t make the event?
If a recording’s available for the event, you can still register for it and we will send you an email with a link to a recording shortly after it ends.
Will my camera be on and will I be visible to the other people?
Your camera and microphone does not need to be on for you to enjoy the event. The choice about whether to do this is completely yours.
How do I watch the live event?
Rest Less events are hosted on Zoom, a computer application that allows you to attend online events just by clicking a link. For detailed instructions, please go to our "FAQ" page, which you can find a link to in the nav bar at the top of the page.
How do I sign-up for and access the recording? (Recorded events only)
Book the event as normal (as if you are attending live). After the event ends you will automatically receive a post-event email with a link to the recording, as long as the event was recorded. You do not need to do anything else and there is no separate booking process for recordings only. Please note it can take up to 24 hours for Zoom to process recordings.