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Arcus Master Workshop with Mauro Ossola

arcusFind freedom of movement, add exercises to your practise and create more space in your body at this new Arcus apparatus Master Workshop with Mauro Ossola. The workshop takes place on Saturday November 12th, 2.00-5.30pm at BodyMap studios at Lower Marsh, London SE1, and places are £50. To book your place or for more information visit the website or email.

Alan to Lecture at PIA Convention, Seoul October 1-3

PIAwebsiteAlan will be teaching 5 separate workshops at the Pilates in Asia Convention, with topics ranging from Pilates for the Mature Client to Cadillac for Every Body. The Convention, which takes place in Seoul, Korea over the three days Saturday-Monday October 1-3, includes workshops and seminars, discussion forum and a trade show with 30+ exhibitors. Alan is one of a distinguished line-up of international presenters from Europe, Asia and the USA.
For more information on the Convention and Alan’s workshops, please visit the Pilates In Asia website.

Celebration of Movement London Conference

Alan will teach workshops on both days of the inspiring Celebration of Movement conference on 10th-11th September 2016 at The Radisson Blu Hotel, London – an action packed weekend of dynamic classes & workshops for professional Yoga and Pilates practitioners. More information about the event and booking details can be found at the Garuda website.

PMA Round Robin Studio Pilates Class, Sunday June 5th

Alan Herdman (Alan Herdman Pilates), Nikki Chrysostomou (Balanced Body), Ronnie Green (Fletcher Pilates) and Tatiana Novaes will be teaching a 90 minute Round Robin Studio Pilates Class.

There will be 1 teacher on each piece of the Pilates equipment (reformer, trapeze, chair and barrels). You will get to work out with each teacher for around 20-30 minutes, before moving on to the next station.

This is a great way to
• try out different Pilates equipment if your not familiar with them.
• work out with your favourite teacher
• meet other Pilates enthusiasts
• join us for Q&A afterwards along with refreshments.

Date: Sunday 5th June 2016
Time: 2.30pm – 5pm
Cost: £25 members / £35 non members

Address:
Alan Herdman Studio, 63-79 Seymour St, London W2 2HF

To Book:
info@pma-ukchapter.org

Masters of Movement, Istanbul, May 21-22

Alan Herdman will be teaching at the Masters of Movement workshop on the weekend of May 21-22nd in Istanbul. The workshop runs from 9.00-16.00 on both days, with Alan, Suzanne Scott and James D’Silva each leading four of the sessions. Please email itaskan@serotoninakademi.com for more information and details.

3 Day Workshops with Alan in Rome, May 13th-15th

Fisicamente Pilates in Rome is hosting a 3-day Educational Conference for Teachers of Pilates led by Alan Herdman and Anna Maria Vitali. The event will focus on the evolution and practice of Matwork, and includes a total of 22 hours of study divided between presentations and practical sessions. Workout classes will be held each day. The event takes place at the Visconti Palace Hotel in Rome and runs from Friday May 13th – Sunday May 15th. Please email formazione@fisicamentepilates.it for booking details, or visit their website (in Italian and English) for more information about the event.

Mat Work Master Class in Bristol, October 17th

Alan will be teaching his Mat Work Master Class at Bristol Pilates on Saturday 17th October 2015. This is a unique opportunity for teachers of Pilates to come and spend the day learning from one of the world’s foremost experts on Pilates, and offers you a full day’s workshop covering all aspects of mat work instruction from client assessment, pre Pilates, to an advanced workout.

The workshop runs from 10am until 5pm with a 1 hour break for lunch. We are situated on Bath Road close to Bristol Temple Meads Station and the M32/M4. There is free parking on site.

Price: £120
Alan Herdman Affiliates: £90
Please email or call the studio to book your place now on 01179 711499 or email thepilatesstudiobristol@outlook.com

A Celebration of Movement with Alan Herdman & James D’Silva

A symposium created by Alan Herdman and James D’Silva of The Garuda Studio – will be held at London’s Radisson Blu Edwardian on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of September. A full programme of workshops using Pilates as their base note, but bringing in other influences and their functionality, will combine with time spent getting to know each other, exchanging ideas and most importantly creating a sense of camaraderie.
Delegate passes are available for one or both days, and the full timetable of workshops can be seen here with workshops by Alan on both days. Spaces are limited and places must be booked in advance.

The Complete Pilates Tutor

Alan’s latest book is a fully illustrated step-by-step complete course of Pilates matwork exercises, suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Instructions for adapting poses with supports such as cushions, blocks and dynabands, and alternative moves for those with special needs are included along with clear information on anatomy and physiology so you understand how the body works. The Complete Pilates Tutor was published on September 1st and is available in print or Kindle editions.

Alan Elected Chair of PMA UK Chapter

Pilates Method Alliance – the worldwide association and certifying agency for Pilates teachers – has elected Alan Herdman Chair of the UK Chapter. Formed in 2001, the PMA’s mission is to foster community, integrity, and respect for diversity; establish certification and continuing education standards; and promote the Pilates method of exercise. The Alliance originated in the US but as the Method increases in reach, it now has Chapters in Mexico, Southern Africa, China and the UK. More information on the Pilates Method Alliance website.