Gail Preston teaches pilates in a relaxed, small group setting at Beckenham Methodist Church. Everyone is welcome to come along, either at 7pm (beginner’s) or 8pm (intermediate) on a Monday evening. Click here for more details about the sessions or click here to find out about pregnancy related pilates.

Pilates is a type of physical workout designed to benefit the whole body. It focuses on developing core strength and mobility through a series of functional exercises, resistance work and stretches. With effective teaching, it can bring about dramatic improvements to people of any age or ability, even for those managing difficult conditions. Gail is a trained physiotherapist so she is able to work with a variety of issues, ensuring everybody benefits appropriately form pilates.

During classes we focus on:

  • Breathing
  • Concentration
  • Control
  • Centring
  • Precision
  • Flow
  • Integrated isolation
  • Routine

Pilates has been around for decades and began as a gentle exercise program for hospital patients before being embraced by the dance world. Today it is well known throughout the world as a very beneficial practice for people of all ages and abilities. Learn more more about the origins of pilates and related information on our Resources page.

Click here for more info on group pilates sessions or consider one-to-one classes.

Gail can be contacted here.