Redway Pilates is offering paid for online classes – a great way to keep fit during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Online class times:
Monday and Thursday: 8:30.
Tuesday and Thursday: 17:30.
Contact Redway Pilates for class pricing. Central to all teaching at Redway Pilates is the Alexander Technique, a process by which we can learn to co-operate with our body’s natural design so that all activities can be carried out with the utmost ease, strength and freedom.
At its heart, the Alexander Technique makes us aware of how we react to a stimulus. The stimulus may be to do something as simple as raising your hand, look at something, stand up, or more complex actions like walking, jumping, running, speaking, singing, dancing, and so on.
The Alexander Technique presents us with the tools to change this misuse of ourselves, to discover the minimum effort required for each action, and thereby avoid placing unnecessary and harmful strain on our body systems. As such it is a process of re-education, moving away from old, unhelpful, and even destructive ways of doing, to ways that are in harmony with the natural design of the body.
‘During lessons we explore the way you do simple everyday movements and how these can be done with greater ease, thereby accessing your inherent strength, poise, alignment and balance,’ said Sean Redpath, owner of Redway Pilates. ‘When this same approach is then applied to more complex physical activities (Pilates, athletics, sports, martial arts, dancing, singing, etc.) then these activities become infused with the same attributes, and performance is naturally enhanced. Redpath discusses the Alexander Technique below: