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Pilates for All

Course code: ZCKV002P

Subject area: Learning for Wellbeing

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

Course time:

13:30 - 14:30

Days of week:


Course date:

14th Jan 2025 - 25th Mar 2025

Course location:

Kidlington Band Hall

Contact details


01235 555 585

Welcome to "Pilates for All," a holistic course suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Learn core principles and foundational exercises under certified instructors. Improve strength, flexibility, and well-being through breath control and mind-body connection. Whether you're a beginner or seeking to enhance fitness, discover the transformative benefits of Pilates in a supportive environment.

In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.

- Introduction to Pilates principles: Explore breath control, concentration, and mind-body connection. - Foundational exercises: Learn core Pilates movements targeting strength, flexibility, and alignment. - Proper technique and alignment: Master correct form to maximise effectiveness and prevent injury. - Modification options: Adapt exercises to accommodate different fitness levels and abilities. - Core strengthening: Focus on developing a strong and stable core for overall fitness and posture improvement. - Flexibility and mobility: Enhance range of motion and joint flexibility through controlled movements. - Mindfulness and relaxation: Incorporate focused breathing techniques to promote relaxation and stress relief. - Progression and variation: Advance through a variety of exercises to continually challenge and improve fitness levels. - Personalised instruction: Receive individualised guidance and feedback from certified Pilates instructors. - All-age inclusivity: Suitable for participants of all ages, fostering a welcoming and supportive environment for everyone.

Please note there will be no class on 18/02/2025.

Please bring own refreshments, if required.There is no parking at the venue. Maximum 3 hours free parking in Tesco car park close by.Please note that there is no disabled toilet available.

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

What next?
Oxfordshire Adult Learning offer a wide-range of similar workshops and courses, please check our website for further information.
Entry criteria
All welcome.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2024 prior to starting the course.

Fee information
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £96.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £96.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £48.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £48.00

Qualifications received
As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
Learning & method assessment
This isn’t a formal qualification. Learning methods include:  
A mixture of demonstration, observation and practical exercises. The tutor will be available to guide and support you throughout. 
To track your progress and achievement you will be required to complete a short document.