When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Tracy Burt
  • Course Code W22DNEA07C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Fundamental Pilates core strengthening exercises aimed at improving and correcting posture. Taught and worked to gentle music to aid muscle memory development. The aim of Pilates is to re-train the brain to recruit the right muscles to perform each movement. Repeating the same movements slowly in control using the same muscles over and over again will make it a reflex arc. In this class the focus is on how the body performs movement. Some previous experience necessary

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • General postural awareness with focus on the spine
  • Breathing techniques
  • Core stability including deep abdominal muscles, lower back muscles and pelvic floor muscles
  • Mobility exercises to improve joint mobility & Co-ordination
  • Simple movements performed with body alignment and with use of core strength


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • This course may be available for free
  • Class format and activities

    Practical floor/mat work. Exercises are performed to gentle music to aid regular breathing and patterning, In addition to your dance practice, study can include the use of digital resources such as film & photography, useful websites and connection with online communities of interest via social media to enhance your learning., Dance study offers a range of benefits including being an enjoyable way to increase fitness whilst enhancing wellbeing. Dance practice at Morley can also serve to enhance skills relevant for employment by means of encouraging increased confidence, physical dexterity and concentration.

    Entry requirements

    Some previous experience in Mat work; yoga; Pilates etc. Adaptations and modifications of exercises will be offered to suit different levels of ability.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Students will need a degree of concentration, a good level of fitness and mobility and the ability to work alongside a range of adults., Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, have any serious health concerns or a history of injury and inform your tutor of any physical activity you have been advised to avoid.Photography and film recording of class activities may be used in order to aid learning. These images may also be used for publicity or marketing materials produced by Morley College, both online and in print. You will have the opportunity to either confirm or decline consent to being filmed or photographed.

    What you need

    Comfortable clothing, Leotard, tights, leggings or tracksuit bottoms. Water

    What you can do next

    Continuation of same course and/or other exercise or dance courses at Morley College. Morley College offers a wide range of dance and exercise courses. Please speak to your tuto, visit our website or contact our team at dance@morleycollege.ac.uk