Dayra Penagos instructs the following:
This class is a step up from the Essential reformer level and continues to build on endurance and core strength while improving coordination and flexibility.
In this medium-intensity class you will work both the core and peripheral muscles, to ensure you are on your way to having a strong and streamlined body as you continue to strengthen and stabilize the hips, knees, and ankles.
You are required to attend at least 3 Essential reformer classes or 2 Private Foundation’s prior to attending an Essential/Intermediate reformer class.
A Pilates class tailored specifically for the more mature exerciser. It helps improve postural problems; increases core strength and stability; helps prevent injuries; improves balance, coordination and circulation; heightens body awareness; and has a low impact on the joints. Age is just a number – there is no minimum or maximum age for this class. Class capacity is ten participants.
Attending three Essential matwork classes is a pre-requisite before booking onto the Active Ageing matwork class.