What is Pilates?

Pilates is a series of exercises that were designed by Joseph Pilates. The aim of the exercises are to develop the core strength, flexibility and mobility.

What is Pilates good for?

Pilates has many benefits, Pilates can:

  • Help with back pain

  • Strengthen muscles

  • Increase flexibility

  • Increase mobility

  • Relieve stress

  • Improve posture

  • Improve balance

  • Improve coordination

  • Tone the body

  • Promote wellbeing

Where in Fareham are your Pilates classes held?

LV Yoga Studio

266 West Street


PO16 8HY

The studio is situated near Fareham station, a short walk from Aldi.

To find further information on what the studio offers visit https://lvyoga.co.uk/

Where can I park?

There is free public parking available nearby:

  1. Maytree Road (Free after 6pm and Sundays)

  2. Grove Road (2 hours free)

  3. Gordon Road (2 hours free)

  4. Crescent Road (2 hours free)

What should I expect from a class?

A friendly and supportive atmosphere, detailed instruction with clear demonstrations and different variations, the class starts with a gentle warmup, progresses to floor based exercises and then a cool down, stretch and meditation at the end.

How many people are in your Fareham Pilates classes at LV Yoga?

At full capacity each class has 9 participants and the teacher.

Do we use equipment in your Pilates classes?

Yes, equipment will be provided for you, we all always use a mat, some positions you may find a block useful, we will also use circles, bands and balls.

What shall I wear?

Something you can move in, you can keep your socks on if you wish, something ideally where I can see your body line but aslong as you are comfortable

What shall I bring?

All equipment is provided but it is advised you bring a bottle of water and you may wish to bring a towel. You are welcome to bring your own mat and equipment.

Does it matter if I have not taken part in a Pilates before before?

Not at all, the 6 week beginner Pilates course is aimed at those who have not taken part in Pilates classes before, all exercises have modifications. If you have taken part in Pilates there are lots of variations to the exercises so you can challenge yourself.

I am not very flexible does this matter?

No, hopefully you will become more flexible! Wherever you can stretch to is where you should be stretching to on that day.

How do I book?

Please contact me to fill in a enrolment form, I will then issue you a link for payment to secure your spot.

How do I pay?

Once you have enrolled you will be sent a link to make payment. The payment goes through Stripe. If you prefer to pay by bank transfer please contact me for my bank details.

I am pregnant, are your classes suitable?

Unfortunately as I have not yet completed my pre and post natal training these classes would not be suitable for you. I would be happy to sign post you to instructors in the area that do have the specialist knowledge.