Living PILATES with Carla Armour Site Co
Spring Summer Schedule 2021 FIT STRONG &
The Pilates Promise

“In 10 sessions you will feel the difference, 

in 20 sessions you will see the difference,

in 30 sessions you will have a whole new body.”  

Joseph Pilates.

Return to Life through Contrology, 1945

Spring Summer 2021 PRICES. FIT STRONG &

Living @Your CORE Course

Learning to embody Ease & Pleas-(ure)

 

An in-depth 6-week Live Pilates Course with Carla.

This course can also be delivered as a wellbeing program for company team members and groups.

Train your body & mind connections to release dis-ease, fear and anxiety.

Unravel the scars and wounds from past trauma, chronic pain, hurtful experiences, uncertainty,

repetitive debilitating habits & poor postures.

This workshop series is an in-depth  and refreshing Pilates journey to focus on you, your injuries, your realignment and your tension release by connecting your Body, Mind, and Spirit with Pilates Principles, Philosophy & Movements.

Understand how to physically disconnect from the stress response that send your body into Flight, Fright, Freeze response, emerge from the disassociation and despair to be able to stimulate the Relaxation Response to stimulate your Rest, Digest & Recover state to take control of your health, weight & pleasure.

  • Become Aware of your current state. Assess your deviations and tight areas, holding spots, to be able to access your healthy Alignment,

  • Connect deeply with breath, balance and focus to move from a strong core.

  • To Trust that you are doing it right, in the moment.

  • Surrender completely to healing and renewal to feel fit, strong and flexible all the time.

My ACTS of courage approach is a beautiful somatic yet visceral, very sensual and totally liberating process.

What are the benefits to you:
 

  • Integrate correct recruitment of your core,Open-up tight areas and strengthen weaker ones,

  • Understand and develop new neural pathways to move intelligently,

  • Learn to switch on your Powerhouse to ensure you are physically balanced,

  • Move with focus so you are injury and pain free, feeling fit, strong and flexible in body, mind & spirit.

  • We incorporate the Pilates Principles throughout our practice which insists on a deep self-awareness, emphasis on efficient energizing breathing, centering before movement, increasingly creating flow and ease while challenging your execution for increased precision

What can you expect?
 

  •  Once you have booked your slot, I will send you a Health & Fitness questionnaire to fill in. You can tell me all about your needs, issues and desires there so I can best cater to those of you on the workshop.

  •  Our first workshop will be an exploratory posture and movement session understanding the first 2 fundamental principles of Concentration & Breath and will introduce the CORE Connection with my 'Long back -Strong Front' activation for all positions.

  • You will learn about somatic approach to accessing and addressing deviations and held feelings and pain.

  • Second Workshop we will cover the application of deep CORE Connections or Centering and Control, concepts of Fascia lines and 6 diaphragms continuously connecting the body.

  • During our last session we will work with all that we have been practicing and see how natural Flow and Precision the last of the 6 Pilates Principles, have already come effortlessly as part of your practice and life.

  • After each workshop I will provide you with short breath and movement exercises do do everyday in between workshops, as a way to practice what you are learning and allow your body to fully integrate this new pattern of moving and being

  • You will have access to a folder of the recording of each workshop as well as handouts and routines. 

  • Additionally you will be able to join my Live ZOOM Fit Strong & Flexible Pilates classes to further enhance your speed of integration and creating habits for your mind and body. (spaces are limited so this is strictly on availability)

  • You are invited to join our Facebook Group for ongoing tips and exercises and a community to share your journey.

  • You will receive other resources and logs to give me feedback and monitor your progress

  • You are also encouraged to send me a weekly email or WhatsApp message to share progress or details that will aid the next session.

  • Please note that spots are limited on this workshop series so only people who are committed to making a serious difference in their way of being and living are invited to join

  • I promise to give you 100% dedication  to your growth and pleasure

  • You give me 100% commitment and you WILL see incredible benefits and results.  

Why Living Pilates?

Living Pilates is the application of the Traditional Pilates Principles of Concentration, Breathing, Centering, Concentration, Control, Flow & Precision into your life's activities. Joseph Pilates developed his system to be Mind, Body & Spirit Conditioning, and always promoted this concept. One should live by these principles and not merely practice them for a few hours each week. He called his system 'The Art of Contrology'. 

Pilates is therefore about every day living with intelligent, efficient, effective, balanced, and economical movement, becoming fit, strong, and flexible no matter what age or ability. This way you will maintain greater health with each day, a clearer, more focused mind and inner power that is poised to take advantage of life's most exciting opportunities with courage and resilience.

Some of the well-known benefits of Pilates:
 

  • A full mind-body connection & mastery

  • A renewed understanding of breath and the relationship of using breathing to manage physical and mental stress

  • Improved posture through a strong core and improved skeletal, muscular balance and recruitment patterns

  • Improved balance and coordination of movement

  • Increased flexibility, strength and endurance

  • Specific training for Peak Performance in an active lifestyle or sport

  • Reduced incontinence and improved bowel movements 

  • Prescribed for Pre & Post Natal and Pre & post-Op Orthopedic clients

  • Injury prevention and rehabilitation

  • Excellent for mature clients

  • Integrate correct recruitment of your core,

  • Open up tight areas and strengthen weaker ones,

  • Understand and develop new neural pathways to move intelligently,

  • Learn to switch on your Powerhouse to ensure you are physically balanced,

  • Move with focus so you are injury and pain-free, feeling fit, strong, and flexible in body, mind & spirit.

We incorporate the Pilates Principles throughout our practice which insists on safe controlled movements, concentrating on a deep self-awareness, emphasis on proper energizing breathing, centering before movement, through oppositional focus we increasingly create flow and ease

while challenging your execution for increased precision