Stretchworks offers you a unique exercise programme endorsed and supported by medical practitioners and psychotherapists. Based on 30 years experience, and created by ex dancer Alison Evans, Stretchworks is highly regarded amongst elite athletes and dancers, and designed to be adapted for any age and any ability.
Stretchworks introduces sequences of controlled stretching and strengthening exercises specifically devised to flow one into the other to enable you to achieve the long-term benefits of being supple and strong, aligned and balanced. Stretchworks is straightforward and easy to understand. It doesn’t impose rigid exercise disciplines but adapts to your needs and ability so each exercise can be taken at your own pace, and in your own way.
With growing and established research exploring the relationship between the emotional and physical and their impact on our general health, Stretchworks is at the forefront in delivering a unique approach that influences all these aspects, directly contributing to the overall wellbeing of the individual. As you will discover, the benefits of controlled stretching are limitless and play a pivotal role in helping you achieve and maintain optimum fitness for life!
As well as helping those with overall fitness and rehabilitative care, Stretchworks welcomes GP and psychotherapists' referrals. GPs can refer for specific health issues including MS, osteo/rheumatoid arthritis, and post operative mastectomy for breast cancer. Psychotherapists can refer for depression and other emotional issues.
Intermediate Stretchworks builds on the general level Stretchworks. While the sequences involve controlled stretching and strengthening exercises, the feel of this more advanced class is pacier and geared towards building on the strength of the abdominals, leg work and overall dynamic strength. The flow of each exercise will enable you to achieve the long-term benefits of being supple and strong, aligned and balanced. As you will discover, the benefits of controlled stretching are limitless and play a pivotal role in helping you achieve and maintain optimum fitness for life!
Here at The Park Club, near Chiswick, our Stretchworks classes are designed for beginners, intermediate and advance levels.
There are numerous long-term benefits of Stretchworks regardless of age or ability. The class brings together members in a friendly, supportive environment and is one of the most popular classes within our Clubs.