Classes

New Malden Studios hires training and teaching space to professional instructors, coaches, personal trainers, therapists, dancers, photographers, and tutors of the physical arts. We’re fortunate to have lots of passionate teachers and engaged people using our facility every week. This page shows the classes on offer here right now:


Pilates

Four regular classes in Pilates are held each week at New Malden Studios, plus private tuition.

The Pilates Method is a system of exercises designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture. Invented by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century as a means to reform and develop the human body, it proved especially popular with dancers and gymnasts. The disciplines can be studied both with or without specific apparatus, and is today practiced extensively across the world.

You can discover much more about the Pilates Method on the Wikipedia portal.

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Yoga

Seven regular classes in Yoga are held each week at New Malden Studios, plus private tuition.

Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice which originated in India, and which spread across the western world during the late 70’s and beyond. Now mainly studied as a low-impact form of physical exercise, the practice of Yoga involves moving the body into specific poses or positions (called Asanas), and may be accompanied by meditation, breath-work, and relaxing music. It is very popular as a means of regular exercise and relaxation.

You can discover much more about Yoga on the Wikipedia portal.

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Wing Chun (Chinese Kung-Fu)

Two regular classes in Wing Chun are held each week at New Malden Studios, plus private tuition.

Wing Chun Kung-Fu (also spelt Wing Tsun, Ving Tsun or Yong Chun) is a very popular martial art discipline originating from Southern China. Invented by a woman, the art emphasises the use of precision, skill and strategy to overcome an opponent, instead of pure physical strength. It is an extremely effective form of unarmed self-defence, and boasts many famous practitioners including Bruce Lee, Ip Man, and Robert Downey Jnr.

You can discover much more about Wing Chun on the Wikipedia portal.

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Escrima (Filipino Martial Arts)

Private lessons in Escrima are held by appointment at New Malden Studios.

Escrima (also spelt Eskrima, and sometimes referred to as Kali or Arnis) is a weapons-based martial art discipline originating from the Philippines. Unlike most arts, it emphasises the use of hand weapons (sticks, knives, machetes and makeshift weapons) right from the start. It is perfect for practical street self-defence, used by special forces worldwide, and can boast of being the main martial art used in all the Jason Bourne movies.

You can discover much more about Escrima on the Wikipedia portal.

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Massage Therapies

Individual and couples massage is available daily by appointment at New Malden Studios.

Massage involves working and acting on the body with pressure, movement, or vibration. It can be done manually with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, feet, or with mechanical aids such as a massage device. The treatment can promote deep relaxation and a wonderful sense of well-being. In professional settings, clients are treated while lying on a table, sitting in a specially-designed chair, or lying on a mat on the floor. The subject may be fully or partially clothed or unclothed.

You can discover much more about Massage on the Wikipedia portal.

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