Modified Pilates is rehabilitation based Pilates training. Pilates can help in the treatment of neck and shoulder pain, back, pelvic and hip pain.
- Each client requires individual assessment before they can start a class to enable the physiotherapist to draw up an individual exercise programme for their level of ability and to teach them the basic principles of Pilates.
- Class sizes are small to ensure that safe and correct exercises are done by all participants.
- Clothing should be stretchable and comfortable. All equipment, including mats, will be provided for you at the class.
- Classes are held at the Physiotherapy and Pilates clinic at 75 New Street, Altrincham, WA14 2QP.
- Classes are for 1 hour
Please contact us to check availability. Please also take a look at our Pilates Booking Policy .
You’re welcome to come and try a class once you have completed an assessment, check for availability first. We can also accommodate any changes in your circumstances and give you the flexibility to change classes subject to availability.
One to one Pilates sessions are available for either a half hour or hour class.
Level 1 Class
Introduces the key elements of Pilates and core stability training. This class mainly involves level 1 exercises with some progression onto level 2 and level 3.
The class is suitable for people who are new to Pilates, those recovering from injury or rehabilitating post surgery. It may also be appropriate for people with neurological conditions.
Level 2 Class
This class is a progression on from level 1. The exercises are more challenging with a greater proportion at level 2 and above. This class introduces you to the use of small equipment.
It is suitable for people with previous Pilates experience, as a progression from the level 1 class and for those people who want to incorporate core stability training into their current exercise regime.
Level 3 Class
This is a further progression onto more advanced exercises and the increased use of small equipment. The class is suitable for those people with a great deal of Pilates experience.
This is suitable for people who find it difficult to get up and down from the floor.
Kaye McGowan takes this class on Thursdays at 1.15pm. She helps with balance and posture as well as core exercises.