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Season 6 POSTNATAL POWER: Pilates (SATURDAYS, Jan 15 - Feb 19, 2022)

Season 6 POSTNATAL POWER: Pilates (SATURDAYS, Jan 15 - Feb 19, 2022)

Season 6 POSTNATAL POWER: Pilates (SATURDAYS, Jan 15 - Feb 19, 2022)

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This course includes

Online Support for registrants of the virtual Physio Rehab series at Bloom Integrative Health & Movement Centre (Tuesdays 10:45am, Jan 15 - Feb 15, 2022)


Enhance your postpartum Physiotherapy rehab program with these small group classes focused on restoring abdominal wall, pelvic floor, core and whole body flexibility, mobility and strength through integrative mat Pilates work.

Collaboratively designed by women’s and pelvic health Physiotherapists and our Pilates-trained Assistant, these weekly 1 hour classes will intentionally progress you over 6 weeks to restore optimal movement, control and strength for daily life as well as athletic or fitness goals.

Recommended Equipment & Alternatives (if joining from home):

    • Yoga blocks x2
    • Yoga mat
    • Yoga tune-up ball or tennis ball (NOT a lacrosse ball)
    • Theraband (or something stretchy, such as tights) 
    • 5-10lbs weight/kettlebell (or something similar in weight, such as a bag of potatoes or detergent bottle) 
    • Dining room/foldable chair 
    • Bolster/pillows/wedge as needed

In Clinic Logistics & Infection Control: 

The instructors
Vanessa Novini
Certified Stott Pilates Instructor
With over 20 years of experience working in City of Ottawa recreational centres, workplace fitness centres and in a private pilates studio Vanessa enjoys teaching participants from all walks of life. She has designed personal and group programs for teenagers, seniors, pre- and post-natal moms, athletes, and people overcoming injury or those living with long-term disease.Vanessa draws from the extensive offering of Pilates exercises with a desire to help people achieve balance in movement.
Course Material included in this course
  • Week 1
  • Class Replay
  • Weekly Feedback
  • Week 2
  • Weekly replay
  • Weekly feedback
  • Week 3
  • Weekly replay
  • Weekly replay
  • Week 4
  • Weekly replay
  • Weekly feedback
  • Week 5
  • Weekly replay
  • Week 6
  • Weekly replay