We warmly welcome complete beginners and advanced Pilates practitioners alike. Whatever your background, experience, ability or fitness level, we can help you to move better and feel better (and to have fun in the process!) Whether your goals include improved mobility for everyday activities, management of current injuries, pain reduction, improved posture / balance, increased strength / flexibility, or improved sports performance at elite level, we will help you to make the best of your body.
We offer group mat classes (up to 10 people on mats) and group equipment classes (up to 4 people on the Pilates apparatus - reformers, cadillacs, stability chairs, and barrels). If you prefer a more personalised approach we can teach you on a one-to-one (or two-to-one) basis, to focus more specifically on your individual needs. Corporate class are available too - we can offer short standing classes, or "Pilates at your desk" sessions, to improve productivity at work. Many people who aren't local to us enjoy attending our online classes.
We run specialist Over-60s classes, as well as Chair-based classes for those with restricted mobility. We are skilled in post-operative rehabilitation / remedial Pilates, and we support numerous people with disabilities. We are experienced working with pregnant and post-natal women, and with people suffering from all kinds of different conditions such as back pain, disc issues, osteoporosis, arthritis, scoliosis, hypermobility, sciatica and other neural problems, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, joint replacement / pain, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinsons disease, high and low blood pressure, fibromyalgia, lupus, chronic fatigue syndrome (ME), cancer and various pelvic / spinal conditions.
We invite movement teachers to deepen their practice with us, with weekly classes or one-off workshops. Bodywise is a Pilates teacher-training centre, running in-depth Matwork and Equipment teacher-training courses (accredited by the Pilates Foundation, the highest standard in Pilates training). All teachers at Bodywise are Pilates Foundation trained and highly creative - each with their own unique approach. The Pilates Foundation requires its members to maintain up-to-date insurance and first aid certification. PF Teachers must also commit to ongoing learning, training and practice through Continual Professional Development courses (CPD) each year.
We also have a small shop on the premises selling various Pilates equipment such as mats, softballs, therabands, foam rollers, yoga blocks, spiky massage balls, non-slip socks and some clothing / books.