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Low Pressure Fitness (LPF) has landed at Aquamoves and will give you the tools you need to reduce your waistline and prevent and improve pelvic floor dysfunction.
You’ll also tone your abs, improve your posture, decrease anxiety and increase self-confidence in the process!
Pregnancy, lack of physical inactivity and bad posture can lead to muscle weakness that creates excessive intra-abdominal pressure that impacts negatively on the back, abdomen and pelvic floor.
LPF focuses on reducing this pressure to achieve more toned and flexible muscles, improved breathing and a healthier spine.
This innovative postural and respiratory training system combines myofascial stretching, hypopressive and neurodynamic exercises together with the latest teaching methodology in physical exercise science.
What's involved in a typical class?
- Basic strength exercises
- Breathing warmup
- LPF Poses
- Relaxation and meditation
The stretches, strength training and breathing components of the class will be led by the instructor from the group fitness stage.
The remainder of the session will allow the instructor to be mobile and interact with participants, with the purpose of improving their LPF technique.
Who is Low Pressure Fitness for?
Anyone who wants to lose weight and strengthen their core muscles! LPF is ideal for new mums and anyone with Pelvic Floor issues.
How do I get started?
Simply arrive ten-to-15 minutes prior to the class start time. Bookings are not required.
When, where, how long?
Day: Thursdays at 11.15am
Duration: 45 minutes
Sessions run during Victorian school terms only.
What's the cost?
Single class: $15
10 Visit Pass: $120*
*Cost of eight classes; can be utilised across more than one term.
What do I wear?
- Comfortable gym clothes
- Shoes that can be easily removed
Can pregnant women do the class?
Yes, however please be mindful that while pregnant women can benefit from the LPF poses and breathing techniques, suspended breathing is not recommended during pregnancy.
All pregnant women should notify the instructor of their condition prior to the class so modifications can be made to the routines if needed.