This class with Mark takes you through a series of exercises and adaptations which are suitable for clients with hypermobility. These exercises will help you to work within the appropriate range for your body and to strengthen your muscles to better support your joints.
This class uses resistance bands, a pole (or broom handle!), an overball or triadball and head cushions.
Thanks to Lottie Murphy
Mark Parfitt Jones has been working in the fitness industry since 1994 and originally trained as a fitness instructor and sports therapist.
In 2003, he qualified with Body Control Pilates and became deeply committed to the Pilates method. Mark continued his development by becoming both a Matwork and Studio master teacher. He currently teaches alongside Dr Jane Simmonds on the 'Pilates for Hypermobility' Course run by Body Control Pilates.
In 2012, Mark also took the position of conditioning tutor and module coordinator with Circomedia, an internally recognised circus and physical theatre school (one of only two in the UK) offering degree courses. He also completed his Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Learning in Higher Education. Through his love of movement, Mark discovered Thomas Myers’ Anatomy Trains and trained as a KMI practitioner and completed the exam to become Board Certified Structural Integrator.
Mark has taught at many of the health clubs and runs a Pilates studio in Bristol with his business partner, Annie. Please visit www.pilatesmoves.co.uk for more details.
Filming by MK Ceesay (www.zigzagzig.co.uk)
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