This short workout with Philippa is designed to help you unwind and release tension at the end of the day, thereby promoting better relaxation and sleep.
The exercises can all be carried out either in standing or sitting and there is no equipment required.
With thanks to Ai Lin Tong and Chiara Favaretti
Philippa is a Chartered Physiotherapist with more than 25 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry. She first came across the Pilates Method whilst working in Occupational Health and running a corporate fitness facility. Recognising the far-reaching benefits, she trained with Body Control Pilates in 1999 and her clients now cover the full range, from elite sportsmen to those looking for a way to manage chronic back pain.
Philippa is the Programme Director for the Body Control Pilates Back4Good® Low Back Pain course and has developed our ‘Understanding Medical Conditions’ and Exercise Referral courses. She is a senior tutor for our courses in the UK and also delivers many courses internationally, in countries such as China, Japan and Qatar.
She has also completed her Level 4 Later Life Postural Stability Training, & Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention qualifications.
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