“I Move Freely” Pilates is a unique modern programme Anne created specifically for people restricted by tightness and/or pain. She has used the principles of Pilates for core stability, combined them with Bio Mechanic techniques
for the release of tight muscles, and added physiotherapy based exercises designed to combat back pain
. The gives the additional benefits of all round core stability, improvement in back health, and better posture.
Have you ever found that pilates aggravated your back or neck?
Studying the cause and management of back pain gave Anne a greater understanding of the load applied to the spine during frequently performed pilates exercises. It is this which led her to develop the range of exercises which strengthen the back without strain.
Osteopaths, physiotherapists, chiropractors and GPs recommend Pilates as a beneficial form of exercise to augment their treatments. "I Move Freely" Pilates is one of the safest forms of Pilates for this purpose. Many of the specific exercises are actually prescribed by physiotherapists.
Results should be seen within weeks as posture improves immediately, with strength and flexibility following soon after.
"I Move Freely" Pilates can be tailored to any age group and fitness level, from out-of-shape beginners to able-bodied athletes. Even those with stiff, aching muscles can benefit from an "I Move Freely" Pilates program.
As an instructor qualified to work with a wide range of medical conditions Anne is able to adapt classes to suit each individual. Mercede teaches this programme with the emphasis on posture and women issues.