Trigger Point Pilates
28th September 2018
In this friendly class you will clear your mind and focus your body so that you can concentrate on every movement. The movements come from the body’s core and the exercises aim to strengthen these muscles. Release tight muscles, enhance functional daily movement and restructure the body. Trigger Point Pilates™ classes combine Pilates core moves and apply clinical Myofascial principles to help alleviate chronic pain conditions
For Trigger Point Pilates you will need your own pair of trigger point prickle balls, a few will be available in class for you to use and try before you buy, these are usually available in class for £14. Foam rollers are available for you to use in class.
This class attracts everyone from the elite fit to people who are at the post-rehab stage after injury or living with everyday niggles and tension. Fascia restrictions occur in everyone, whatever their age, activity or level of fitness. During the session, you will discover how to undo muscular restrictions, enhance Functional Movement and learn exercises that help treat Myofascial pain.
Trigger Point Pilates™ has evolved. It is a combination of Pilates-based exercises combined with Myofascial Release which is traditionally a hands-on therapy. Learn a mat work class/system, discover how to apply the principals of Self-Myofascial Release (SMR). Releasing myofascial trigger points that can often interfere with proper core initiation and provide improved proprioceptive (muscle memory and spatial) awareness. The method uses your own body weight, movement, the breath and equipment to create the soft tissue release.
The training method helps alleviate chronic pain conditions and constant muscular tightness, undoing muscular restrictions and enhances functional movement. At the end of a class, one feels light, lengthened and able to move with total ease.