Pilates classes to improve your core, your posture and your flexibility

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About

What is Pilates?

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Pilates is a series of body conditioning exercises developed by Joseph Pilates

Class Information

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General information about the classes, term dates, venues and private sessions

Timetable

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Days and times of all classes including the level and venue

Welcome to Karen Kidd Pilates

About me

My interest in Pilates began 19 years ago when a GP recommended I try it to alleviate lower back pain that I suffered during pregnancy.  Pilates at the time was relatively new but I found that it really helped to ease my back and also to strengthen my stomach muscles and pelvic floor.   I continued with classes right up to the birth of my daughter and then returned to them soon after.


Over time, I realised that lots of people I knew, who had various health problems, would also benefit from practising Pilates.  That is when I decided to train as a teacher so that I could help others by sharing the benefits.  I trained with the Body Control Pilates Association in London and qualified as a Level 3 Matwork Teacher in July 2011.  


I am also now a Supervising Teacher in the Essex area and help students with their teaching hours required for the BCP course.



QUALIFICATIONS


Body Control Pilates Certified Teacher - Level 3 Matwork

Level 3 Certificate in Designing Pilates Programmes for Bone Health

Level 3 Certificate in Designing Pre- and Postnatal Pilates Programmes

First Aid Certificate in Emergency Life Support



ADDITIONAL COURSES


Intermediate Matwork

Small Ball & Toning Circle

Pilates for the Older Person

Pregnancy (Ante- & Postnatal)

Level 4 Pilates Movement & Adaptations

Pilates for Bone Health

Understanding Medical Conditions

Pilates with the Foam Roller




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Contact Me

Karen Kidd Pilates

Hours

Monday 6.25pm-8.35pm

Tuesday 9.30am-10.30am

Wednesday 6.30pm-8.45pm

Thursday 9.30am-11.45am