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Welcome to Rochdale Pilates & Yoga Studio

Real Pilates, Yoga & Fitness 

Real Community

Real People

Rochdale Pilates & Yoga Studio-the only reformer studio in the area- is a boutique studio delivering Pilates, Reformer, Fitness, Yoga & Well-being sessions to the residents of Rochdale and beyond.

At RP&Y we take an innovative approach to providing a welcoming, relaxing and rejuvenating experience that will leave you feeling refreshed and renewed in both body & mind.

Our small, friendly team create and deliver a variety of professional classes that are open to everyone and designed to appeal to all abilities. 

A safe place for everybody to unwind and "move more". You're in good hands & our dedicated teachers will support you towards your own personal goals & help you find your balance.


We look forward to welcoming you to Rochdale Pilates & Yoga Studio. 

 

Our story so far

Rochdale Pilates & Yoga Studio is a Pilates, Fitness and Yoga Studio in the heart of Rochdale.

Your individual attention in our small classes will encourage you to restore balance, challenge the body & calm the mind.

At RP&Y we have over 23 years of fitness experience and most recently, fitness presenting. Collectively our team provide a wide range of specialist sessions including; mat Pilates, back care, pre and post natal, yoga, reformer Pilates, fitness conditioning, personal training and so much more.

The RP&Y journey began when our founder Mrs Gillian Thomas opened the doors of the first Pilates studio in the area and started to teach the good folk of Rochdale how to care for their spine and recover from injury.

The first of her kind, a trailblazer of Pilates, reformer and all things 'back care', who along the way took many other 'would be instructors' under her wing. She guided & encouraged them through the start of their Pilates journey and onwards towards helping others.

Over the years RP&Y has experienced many changes, we are always developing and improving our skills to remain current, safe and committed, bringing our members the best practice we can offer.

This has never been more poignant than the last 12 months. We brought together our team, our members & the internet to create the RP&Y Online Virtual Studio where we started to deliver directly into your home, helping to keep you moving and motivated throughout 2020 and now well into 2021.

We now embrace our new platform allowing us to deliver a blend of studio based sessions alongside our online options, providing our members with the ability to participate from the comfort and convenience of your own home or join us in our comfortable, relaxing little sanctuary - the choice is yours.

We extend our warm, inclusive welcome to all, our supportive community is the reason many join & the reason many never leave.

If that were not enough we also offer a range of packages & pricing to suit you.

Remember "It's all about balance"

Classes We Offer

Mat Pilates 
Beginner, Mixed Ability & Advanced

A mat work Pilates class, suitable for all abilities, focusing on a series of movements which incorporate strength, flexibility and mobility. The exercises are progressive and safe, allowing you to work at your own pace with emphasis on technique and individual progress.

Hands on correction is available ensuring you progress through the exercises safely.


Best for;  All levels of ability including beginners and those who have been attending a while.

Reformer Pilates
Bespoke 1-2-1 & Small group

Reformer Pilates is designed to accommodate all levels of skill, strength, and flexibility. From a novice to exercise with back problems to a trained athlete, the reformer is for all bodies.

Reformer Pilates is like a flexibility class, mindfulness session, and total body workout all in one. 

The Reformers gliding carriage and adjustable springs provide resistance and assistance which can help any body regain movement, control and balance. You really have to experience to understand the amazing benefits!


​Best for; Everyone! We want people to feel freedom in their bodies and this style of training is adaptable from rehab through to the elite.

Yoga
Beginners & Mixed Ability

This is a mixed ability class starting with mobility exercises before building into a flow. Dynamic in nature, this class aims on uniting movement with breath. This class focuses on as we purposefully transition and hold each asana (posture), giving your body time to engage with each muscle and move further into each posture.

Breathing techniques and relaxation will be a regular part of each class as we explore the power of slowing down and moving with grace. 

Best for: This mixed ability class welcomes those with little or lots of yoga experience.

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga is a slower-paced, more meditative yoga practice.
In Yin yoga, the poses are held for a long period of time - typically from three to five minutes or longer to target the connective tissues - ligaments and tendons rather than focusing on the muscles. When you stimulate the connective tissue, it can help with flexibility, circulation, and muscle recovery.
Yin yoga can help to balance the nervous system and allow a space to quiet the mind and heal.

Fitness
Balanced Bodies & Weights 4 Wellbeing

There’s no set routine for a Balanced Body Class, but you can expect a thorough whole-body conditioning workout, improving strength, stamina and overall physical functionality, expanding the Pilates exercises and many other fitness principles to challenge and inspire even the most experienced member.


Best for: Those who are not afraid to sweat!

Think fitness, cardio, flexibility, core strength, weights, balls, bands... anything you can lay your hands on! with a whole lot of laughs thrown in!

RP&Y Walking 4 Wellbeing

This functional, endorphin releasing walking based session is suitable for any fitness level.

Start your day the right way and put a spring in your step with our 15 minute mood boosting, sing along session.

We average 1400- 1700 steps in just 15 minutes, it really does leave you feeling energised and ready to make the best of your day.  

Best for; This is the perfect introduction if you are new or returning to exercise and just want to move more. Equally up the anti and add a little weight if you are looking for more of a challenge.

Mindful Mama

Our 4 week courses are aimed at pre & post natal mamas. Come and find a moment of calm with baby by your side. A 50 minute gentle session combining yoga, toning and hopefully a moment of relaxation. After you exercise feel free to stay a while longer and join us for rant & relax giving mamas time to socialise in a chilled atmosphere.

Mamalates

Our 4 week courses are designed with pre & post natal mamas in mind. Come and join us for a moment of calm and indulge in some self care with baby by your side. This 50 minute session is aimed at restrengthening your core after childbirth and keeping your body and mind in condition for the adventures of motherhood. No need to rush off feel free to join in with our rant and relax, giving you the time to socialise and relax with other likeminded mamas.

Baby Massage

Our 4 week Baby massage course is aimed at babies from 6 weeks to 6 months. Baby massage is one of the easiest & most pleasant methods of providing early positive interaction through bonding, fun, trust and relief whilst incorporating nurturing touch, massage & reflexology.

Workshops & Sound Therapy

We offer a range of additional mind & body sessions, including foam roller, trigger point, meditation, yoga workshops, pre & post natal sessions, facia release, breath work and much more.

We frequently plan our workshops and will keep you informed via email and social media platforms so be sure to sign up.

Gong Bath Meditation takes place on the 3rd Sunday of each month - pre booking is essential. 

Crystal sound bath are scheduled frequently at the studio

- pre booking is essential.

 
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Timetable for Studio & Online Sessions
Real Pilates, Fitness & Yoga for Real People.

 It's all about balance 

 

Monday

7am - 7.55am - Group Reformer - Studio based course


7.45am - 8.15am Balanced Bodies - Online

8.45am - 9am Walking 4 Wellbeing - Online 

10am - 10.50am Mixed Ability Pilates - Online & Studio (hybrid session)

11am - 11.50am Back Care & Beginners - Studio

12pm - 12.55pm Reformer Pilates - Studio based course 

5.15pm - 6.15pm Beginners Yoga - Online & Studio (hybrid session)


6.30pm - 7.20pm Mixed Ability Pilates - Online & Studio (hybrid session)

8pm - 8.55pm Reformer Pilates - Studio based course

Tuesday

8.45am - 9.30am Yin Yoga - Online


9.30am - 10am Weights 4 Wellbeing - Online 

5.15pm - 6.05pm Advanced Pilates - Studio 

6.15pm - 7.05pm Yoga 4 Fitness - Online & Studio (hybrid session)

7.15pm - 8.10pm Reformer Pilates - Studio based course

Personal Training 1-2-1 & small group 

Reformer sessions available to book

Wednesday

7.45am - 8.15am Balanced Bodies - Online

8.45am - 9am Walking 4 Wellbeing - Online

9.30am - 10.20am Body & Mind - Online & Studio (hybrid session)  

10.30am - 11.30am Reformer Pilates - Studio based course

5.30pm - 6.20pm Mixed Ability Pilates - Online & Studio (hybrid session)

6.45pm - 7.35pm Beginners Pilates - Studio 

8pm - 8.50pm Mixed Ability Pilates - Online & Studio (hybrid session)

Thursday

7am - 7.55am Group Reformer - Studio based course


10am - 10.50am Mixed Ability Pilates - Online 

11am - Mamalates - Studio based course

1pm -1.50pm Barre Pilates - Studio

5.15pm - 6.15pm Back care - Studio based course

6.30pm - 7.20pm Breathwork Workshop - Studio based course

7.30pm - 8.30pm Tai Chi - Studio

Personal Training 1-2-1 & small group

Reformer sessions are available to book

Friday

7.45am - 8.15am Balanced Bodies - Online

8.45am - 9am Walking 4 Wellbeing - Online

9.30am - 10.15am Dance Your Socks Off - Online

11am - 11.50am Beginners Pilates - Studio

12pm - 12.55pm Reformer Pilates - Studio based course

Personal Training 1-2-1 & small group

Reformer session available to book

Weekend

8.45am - 9.35am Mixed Ability Pilates - Studio (Saturday)

10am - 10.50am Balanced Bodies - Studio (Saturday)

11am - 11.55am Reformer Pilates - Studio based course (Saturday)

12pm - 12.55pm Reformer Pilates - Studio based course (Saturday)

1pm - 1.55pm Reformer Pilates - Studio based course (Saturday)



9am -9.50am Mixed Ability Pilates - Studio & Online (Sunday)

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Our Package Prices

4 Studio Sessions Only £34 

(4 week duration)

8 Studio Sessions Only £65

(4 week duration)

In Studio Only Package

4 session course of studio session £34

(1 session per week for 4 consecutive weeks)

8 session course of studio sessions - 2 sessions a week £65

(All 8 sessions must be used in 4 weeks)

Pre booked single in studio session £10

Payable by cash or cheque in the studio.


Online Sessions Only £45
Unlimited online membership (4 week duration)

Online Only Package

Four week block of online unlimited membership £45

(for 4 consecutive weeks)

Payable via bank transfer: 

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A Balanced Membership £65 
(4 week duration)

"It's all about balance" package

Combine the best of both worlds and attend 1 pre booked studio session per week alongside unlimited online sessions £65

(for 4 consecutive weeks)

Payable via bank transfer: 

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Reformer Pilates Group Sessions 
(4 week course) up to 6 participants

4 week pre booked specified course

Small group pre booking essential

55 minute sessions

£20 per session (drop in)

£70 for 4 week consecutive block 

Payable by cash or cheque in the studio

Reformer Pilates 
Private 1-2-1 Bespoke session

Pre booking essential

Personal training sessions available to pre-book. Limited availability. 

60 minute session £40 per session

30 minute session £25 per session

Payable by cash or cheque in the studio 

Mamalates & Mindful Mama
£34 (4 week course)

In Studio Package - Pre booking essential

Four week block of studio session £34

(1 session per week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Payable by cash or cheque in the studio.


Baby Massage Course
£34 (4 week course)

In Studio Package - Pre booking essential

A four week course delivered in the studio

(1 session per week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Payable by cash or cheque in the studio