My name is Majella McCartan I am from Rostrevor, Co.Down. Over the years I have built my passion and business from teaching to running a Pilates
Studio in Newry and a venue in Rostrevor. My passion for Pilates and the benefits it has for overall fitness well being I furthered my studies and qualifications and enjoy motivating and teaching
others Pilates at various levels.
I had been working as a exercise lecturer, fitness consultant, pilates teacher, fitness instructor and personal trainer for several years and focus on meeting the particular needs of clients. If you are looking for someone to encourage and help you achieve your personal goals, look no further. Whether you simply want to build muscle or lose weight. I customise a personalised training programme for you so we can reach your goals together.
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Rostrevor Class Times
9.30-10.30am Pilates Stretch & Tone
11.00-12.00am Pilates Stretch & Tone
5.30-6.30pm Pilates for Beginner and General
7.00-8.00pm Pilates for General and Beginner
8.30-9.30pm Body Pump
9.00-10.00 am Body Pump
5.30-6.30pm Pilates for Beginner and General
7.00-8.00pm Pilates for General to Intermediate
8.30-9.30pm Pilates Intermediate to Advanced
Newry Class Times
10.00-11.00am Pilates Total Body Toning General to Intermediate
11.30-12.30pm Pilates Fitball
5.00-6.00pm Pilates Beginner to General
6.30-7.30pm Pilates Intermediate to Advanced
8.00-9.00pm Pilates General to Mixed Ability
9.15-10.15am Total Body Conditioning (A mix of Body Pump and Pilates)
12.00-1.00pm Pilates Body Conditioning General to Intermediate
5.00-6.00pm Pilates Intermediate to Advanced
6.30-7.30pm Pilates Mixed Ability General
8.00-9.00pm Pilates Mixed Ability
9.30-10.30am Pilates Beginner-General Stretch & Tone
11.00-12.00am Pilates Beginner Stretch & Tone
4.15-5.15pm Body Pump
6.00-7.00pm Pilates Beginner to Mixed Ability
9.00-10.00am Mens Pilates Mixed Ability to Intermediate
10.30-11.30am Pilates Fitball Mixed Ability
Personal Training Sessions Book Now for your Session
All Levels of Fitness Both Male and Female
Find out more about my services and my specialised training programmes such as Pilates for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced. Aerobics, Body Fit & Sculpt, Step N Tone Circuits, Bootcamps. I'm sure you'll find the training programme that’s just right for you!
PILATES was developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920's, initially as a way to strengthen his own body following the effect of childhood illness. The sequence of exercises that he devised helps to build the body's flexibility, strength and endurance and has steadily grown in popularity all over the world. Pilates is an excerise method of slow controlled exercises that has the power to change your body shape by sculpting, toning and strengthening, lengthening and toning without bulking muscle you will become leaner, toned and more supple.
Joseph Pilates Quoted "In ten sessions you will feel the difference, in 20 sessions you will see the difference and in 30 sessions you will have a whole new body".
Pilates has become a vast growing method of safe exercise followed by celebrities, royalty, athelets, sportsmen, models, dancers, you and me. Pilates will leave you feeling calm, refreshed and invigorated. After a few pilates sessions not only will you see your body shape improve but your core strength and posture will be much be better, stronger and flatter. Improving breathing techniques, muscle toning, flexibility and relaxation. Your Pilates sessions will become a necessity that keeps you fit, happy and energised.
There is no age limit to doing pilates.
So come along and join a class and see amazing results.
GYM-Ball / Stability Ball, Body Pump Bars and Weights and Dumb-Bells / Free Weights. The Gym-ball draws its history within the rehabilitation field in the 1900's. The ball was used by swiss physical therapists to develop balance and maintain relex response in children with cerebral aplsy. By the 1970's and 80's it was being utilised in America for spinal injuries and other orthopaedic and neurological conditions. Over recent years the Gym-ball has bounced its way into mainstream with more and more creative variations of use, being implemented by fitness professionals. Rightly earning its place as a versatile and extremely effective piece of exercise equipment.
Exercises suitable fo all levels Great Fat / Calorie Burning Exercise
PUMP N TONE is a mix of aerobic's using the Step, Weights, Skipping Ropes, Resisitance Bands & Tubes to work particular areas of the body toning and sculpting. The "Pump N Tone" class is a more vigourous workout. The exercise's are planned to work all muscles groups and target the cardivascular strength & endurance, working the heart and lungs, improving agility and speed which gives an all round sense of achievement, building technique and stamina. This is a fun and challenging workout targeting the abs, back, shoulders buttocks, legs and arms. This is a safe effective workout giving results in your body shape, weight loss, building muscle strength whilst enhancing fitness health and well being.
Great mix of exercise spending 15 - 20 minutes on various training systems and muscle groups, ensuring a balanced workout enhancing fitness levels and lowering body fat.
The various exercises combines, use of weights - barbells, sliders, free weights, resistance tubes, skipping ropes and body weight. Motivation and challenging as well as offering a fun and dynamic way to improving your overall fitness level, movement, enhancing core strength, stability,speed and overall health and wellbeing.
At Shape 'N' Tone you can also avail of Therapy Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Muscle Massage, Relaxation and Well Being, Stress Realase and Ease of Back, Shoulder and Neck stress, Knots and Discomfort.
The Various Class Details
Pilates Total Body Toning :
Will take you through basic series of stretching and toning exercises focused on conditioning the abdominal and lower back muscles to help improve posture and balance and increase flexibility. The "powerhouse" or "core" of the body - is used to build movement into the limbs and strengthen and lenghten the muscles giving balance and aiding back rehabilitation, well-being and overall improvement of the body both inner and outer.on a Pilates Ball
Pilates Fit-Ball :
Will take you through basic series of stretching and toning exercises focused on conditioning the abdominal and lower back muscles to help improve posture and balance and increase flexibility. The "powerhouse" or "core" of the body - is used to build movement into the limbs and strengthen and lenghten the muscles giving balance and aiding back rehabilitation, well-being and overall improvement of the body both inner and outer, through a workout on a Pilates Stability Ball. Balance Strength Flexibility and a Leaner Longer Toned Body. Improving posture flexibility and any weakness in the Body example back pain Knee pain shoulder pain and many more!
Pilates for Pregnancy Exercise & Relaxation Class :
Pilates has the perfect recipe to keep you inshape throughout every trimester, not only will it keep you strong and flexible, but it's the perfect antidote to the discomforts associated with your pregnancy.
Be sure to check with your Doctor before you begin/join the Pilates for pregnancy Exercise & Relaxation Class.
Beginner Pilates Class :
Will take you through basic series of stretching and toning exercises focused on conditioning the abdominal and lower back muscles to help improve posture and balance and increase flexibility. The "powerhouse" or "core" of the body - is used to build movement into the limbs and strengthen and lenghten the muscles giving balance and aiding back rehabilitation, well-being and overall improvement of the body both inner and outer.
Intermediate to Advanced Pilates Class :
Intermediate to Advanced Pilates exercises/ Movements demand considerable coordination and balance using several body positions and much more complex movements requiring the individual to have strength stamina, control and have excellent technique of the Pilates priciples to enable them to the challenging Intermediate and advanced Pilates movements. This class is suitable for those with pilates experience in basic movement and complex movements of pilates.
Pilates Yummy Mummy Post Pregnancy :
Our Improver Pilates class is based on individuals with little or no experience in Pilates, those just after a baby or just wanting to get fit and healthy.
Pilates is extremely beneficial in particular as it will improve your core and pelvic stability, balance, flexibility and lower limb strength. All of the above will improve your fitness weight loss exercise technique and posture and can also aid with recovery. ?
If you are looking to improve your fitness or to build performance and decrease the likelihood of injury or trying to tone your body then you should be engaging in strength training through this Pilates Class.
Our Improver Pilates class is designed for Post Pregnancy, New Mums, Post Operative, Rehabilitation, General Fitness and build on Pilates skills and techniques to help build strength tone and flatten abs
Be sure to check with your Doctor before you begin/join the Pilates Class.
Pilates Body Conditioning :
Pilates Body Conditioning exercises bring you through a repertoire of pilates moves to tone, strengthen abd to keep your body fit, healthy and lean. It will give you a mix of strengthening and deep core exercises to tone, shape and condition your body, from engaging your core, getting a great neutral curve in your spine to using your breath effectively. A must for anyone looking to maintain a health weight and body shape.
Teen Pilates :
Based on Pilates techniques classes are mat-based often including stability balls, small balls, resistance tubes, which are easy and fun to use. While effective and fun, the exercise programmes are aimed at developing a stronger body, and a more relaxed state of mind. Working to strengthen their bodies can increase self-esteem, stamina, abdominal strength and sleep. That combined with the focused breathing techniques essntial to the exercises, can help children/young people attain a much more serene and less stressful outlook as well as achieving a toned body.
Mixed Ability Pilates :
Will take you through a series of stretching and toning exercises focused on conditioning the abdominal and lower back muscles to help improve posture, balance, strength and increase flexibility. The "powerhouse" or "core" of the body - is used to build movement into the limbs and strengthen and lenghten the muscles giving balance and aiding back rehabilitation, well-being and overall improvement of the body both inner and outer, awarness of movement, strength and resisitance of body against various exercises to enhance overall body performance and fitness, agility and well being.
Pilates to Go : Time *** New Class Time and Day To Be confirmed.
Designed for the busy person, this early morning class will set you up for the day. Similar to the beginner pilates classes - focusing on "Core" strength by stretching and toning exercises to condition the abdominal and lower back muscles. Theses exercises improve posture, balance and increase flexibility as well as relaxation.
Pilates Stretch Tone & Relax :
The structure of this class will help you stretch and relax the mind and body using and blending movements from Pilates with a range of exercises that emphasis on developing flexibility, mobility, core stability, balance and strength. Exercise technique, posture, alignment and breathing throughout the session using small Pilates equipment. Assisting your body with inner balance, well-being and a sense of relaxation in mind and body.
Pilates for Older Population & Rehabilatation :
A Pilates class structured to enhance your posture, fitness health and general wellbeing. The calm, controlled, flowing exercise movements provide the ideal class for clients, promoting mobility and improve core strength and stability. Gentle Pilates is suitable if you are suffering from an injury, would like to return to exercise flatten and tone abdominal muscles, improve your body shape and to progress your fitness, strength and stamina this is the class for you.
Body Pump & Tone :
Body Pump class is performed to music using free-weights, plates, body bars - barbells and an aerobic step. During the workout you will learn the right techniques of basic exercise moves using body weight and equipment. Participants will use weights based on the exercise, fitness level and personal goals. Major muscle groups are worked via series of compound and isolation-based exercises. The focus is towards muscle endurance by moving light weights at high repetitions. (Rep Effect) During the workout you will or can use various weights for the session.
Pilates for MEN :
This class will take you through basic series of stretching and toning exercises focused on conditioning. Working the abdominal and lower back muscles to help improve posture, balance, strength and increase flexibility. The "powerhouse" or "core" of the body - is used to build movement into the limbs and strengthen and lenghten the muscles giving balance and aiding back rehabilitation, well-being and overall improvement of the body and mind, creating immediate and permanent benefits and stability for the wbole body.
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