Need Help With Exercise?
We understand the benefits of an active body and mind an the focus required daily to ‘keep going’ when health is not perfect is a struggle but worth the effort. Within Heart & Soul, we are those Instructors that have taken the time to learn more about conditions that can be life limiting but also lifestyle restricting and we know, that with the right care, we can increase overall fitness and enhance the quality of daily life, if you can do up our own shoes laces, that’s independence.
Who can attend the classes?
Anyone can come along but it’s important that you check with me before so I can make sure that the session is suitable for you.
I have just had heart surgery, is this for me?
We have a variety of sessions that are tailored for anyone that has had a cardiac event. It’s important that we screen you and if need be check with your doctor to see if if what we do will aid your recovery.
What qualifications do you have?
I have a BACPR Cardiac RehabilitationInstructore certification and a BLF COPD Rehabilitation instructor certification amongst many other . Please see the about page HERE for more information.
What is Pilates?
Pilates is a slow and controlled system that is designed to stabilise and strengthen your core, increase mobility, creat greater flexibility through a series of controlled movements. Need more information CLICK HERE
I have restrictions in my joints, can I still take part?
Of course you can, it does depend on your condition of course but we do have Chair Pilates class, that will involve using chairs whilst exercising and doing movements. Anything is possible just contact me!
With an ageing population not always in good health it is important to get that population to take more responsibility for their own health and well-being, to encourage activity, health eating, weight control, moderate alcohol consumption and cutting smoking, to reduce the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol and eventually heart attacks, strokes, COPD and the risk of falls.
Heart Disease or COPD Is A Key Component . . .
. . . in all of these risks and Heart & Soul Rehabilitation Classes are here to help those clients that have already (or at high risk of) had a diagnosis of Heart Disease of COPD. This is their opportunity to take control and create a positive active future.
“Lita is brilliant at getting the best out of us in class and for our recouperation.”
“After my heart attack I needed a way to get better and after a referral I am in a program that is changing my life for the better.”
“Lita’s Pilates classes are great for my core strength and my help with my mobility.”