Classes and Workshops @ The Sherwood Clinic in Harrow

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Abundant vitality is what we all strive for….that get up and go spirit that makes life much easier and so much more fun!


Along with diet, exercise is one of the vital components in helping us acquire more energy and ongoing vigour. A prime aspect of therapies offered at Sherwood revolves round physical exercise. All workshop sessions are tailored to suit your individual health needs. We specialise in prescribing exercises which would take into account any specific health issues and still achieve your goals (improve fitness, stamina, core muscle strength and flexibility, help to lose weight ).  All workshops and classes are carried out in our well-equipped gym with changing and shower facilities.


The classes are small (5-6 people) and are carried out under the guidance and supervision of a chartered Specialist Physiotherapist as well as fully qualified Pilates and yoga instructors.

It is possible to attend sessions individually. You will be offered one-to-one support from a physiotherapist during individual sessions.


Pilates Classes

Pilates is a body-conditioning method targeting the deep postural muscles.  It works by building strength from the inside out, rebalancing & correcting the body alignment.


It offers both mental and physical training by teaching you to be in control of your body. The exercises are gentle and yet totally effective.

Clinical Pilates consists of modified exercises from the traditional Pilates regime that is safe for patients with pain or injuries. Clinical Pilates is a fantastic tool for rehabilitating an injury.


Clinical Pilates is not only recommended for people with back injuries, but all other types of injuries seen increasingly commonly by the physiotherapists. 


Clinical Pilates have been known to help with the following conditions:


Sciatica

Whiplash

Prolapsed discs

Sacro-iliac problems

Hip problems

Rehabilitation after surgery

Knee issues

Arthritis

Osteoporosis

Joint Problems

Back problems


Why  Pilates at The Sherwood Clinic?

At Sherwood We offer Pilates as both one to one sessions as well in a small group set up. A brief FREE consultation by a physiotherapist is offered before joining the Pilates class. The physiotherapist will ask you to fill in an enrolment form giving details of any injuries or conditions. This information is passed on to the Pilates instructor. This ensures that specific tailor-made Pilates exercises are offered to every individual and relevant exercises are taught to create a more balanced or injury free body. You will be taught good movement skills step-by-step, which will ultimately give you the strength and flexibility in recovering from your injury. Our classes do not only focus on teaching the range of exercises to our clients but are renowned for their attention to detail and the ability to cater for the needs of each client.


Both the Pilates teacher and physiotherapist will provide you with feedback about your exercises, so that you are getting most out of your programme every time.


For more information about the timings and to book please contact our receptionist on 0208 869 0000.


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Yoga Classes

We recognise that in an overstressed world, peace of mind with a fit body is the essence of health. Our Yoga teacher addresses both priorities.
 
We offer HATHAYOGA discipline, aimed to suit people with mixed abilities. 

The sessions are offered both one to one as well as in a small group set up.
 
The classes are led by an experienced and qualified British wheel of yoga   instructor A brief consultation prior to the session to allow the instructor to familiarise with you and your health condition.


Our Yoga classes help you to:

Loose weight
control high blood pressure
improve control of diabetes and blood pressure
prevent or improve management of heart ailments
relief from arthritis, back problems
Improve control of  asthma
menopause symptoms
digestion problems
improve stamina  
relieve stress.


For more information about the timings and to book please contact our receptionist on 0208 869 0000.


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Under the inspiring guidance of our experienced professionals, you will discover new ways to exercise and expand your fitness horizons. Some of the workshops we offer at Sherwood are:


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Heart Smart
This is a unique therapeutic programme for people with angina, heart attack, bypass surgery, angioplasty, and valve repair/replacement. It is a cardiac rehabilitation programme tailored for individual needs and supports you in making those lifestyle changes when needed most!

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Breathe Easy
This is a rehabilitation programme for people suffering from respiratory conditions like bronchitis, emphysema, hyperventilation and asthma. It aims to build up endurance and stamina.


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Fitness & Stamina
Supervised exercise workshops designed especially for patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Exercise sessions conducted under the guidance of experienced physiotherapists. Sessions offer a variety of exercise options ranging from use of a fully equipped Gym to exercises with the use of minimal equipment.


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Health Wise
This programme aims at achieving fitness and stamina for the older adults who may have underlying health condition e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, spondylosis, chronic pain.


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Antenatal and Postnatal care
These programmes are designed to enhance and optimize health during pregnancy and after birth. Both you and your partner will be able to participate in these practical and educational sessions which are led by highly experienced midwife and a physiotherapist. Antenatal physiotherapy, yoga and Pilates sessions are also available..
With advanced audiovisuals aids, workshops and individual sessions are interactive.

Shower facilities are provided.


For more information about the day, timings and booking, please contact our receptionist on 0208 869 0000. We will be happy to help.


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