Pilates is a low impact form of exercise Recommended by health professionals to help with back problems and many other medical conditions.

Mobilizing the joints, strengthening the body with emphasis on the core and stabilising muscles.

Improve functional movement patterns.

Improving posture, balance, flexibility and overall well-being.

Classes are held on


Glasshoughton Centre, Castleford WF10 4PF

9.30am faster paced for people with experience

10.30am intermediate

11.30am aimed at clients with back issues

Monday evenings we have moved to new facilities

The Squash Club, Pontefract WF8 4PQ

5.30pm slower moving suitable for people with back issues

6.30pm faster paced for people with experience

7.30pm faster paced for people with experience

all are mat based classes


St Marys Community Centre, Chequerfield, Pontefract WF8 2AY

9am, 10am and 11am 

all mixed ability mat based classes




The Glasshoughton centre, Castleford WF10 4PF

7pm  faster paced for people with experience  mat based class


The Glasshoughton centre, Castleford WF10 4PF

 9am mixed ability flexion based class

10am mixed ability


The Glasshoughton centre, Castleford WF10 4PF

7pm Slower paced to accommodate  people with injuries mat based class

Please call to check availability within each class as we are limited on numbers

Classes are £6 per class and 45 minutes long

Private lessons can be booked and when the time is right I will be more than happy to do home visits.

Claire Barton.

on 077 121 20855 or 01977 261582

In the meantime enjoy browsing through our new website.

Claire Barton has over 20 years teaching experience within the dance and fitness industry.

Relocating back to the Pontefract area in 2010 after owning and running a very successful dancing school Bridgwater, Somerset for 15 years.

Claire trained as a Pilates teacher after been given Pilates based exercises for rehabilitation following a dance injury.

After witnessing such amazing results through simple exercises she decided she wanted to make it her mission to make a difference in peoples lives without the use of drugs that cause imbalance in other areas of the body.

Level 4 

Certificate in Physical Activity

and Lifestyle Strategies for

Managing Lower Back Pain

Level 3 Mat Based Pilates

Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

This coarse covered the following medical conditions

Arthritis, Joint Replacement, Osteoporosis Mechanical Back Pain, Atherosclerosis,Hyp​ertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Asthma,

C.O.P.D., Diabetes, Obesity,​

Depression, Stress and Anxiety

Level 3 Nutrition and Weight Management

Level 3 Pre and Post natal Exercise

Level 2 and 3 Anatomy and Physiology

Level 2 Fitness Pilates

all the above classes were REPS accredited

Additional non accredited Training 

Spine Safety Course 

2 day course studying spinal conditions and symptoms such as 

Herniated and Prolapsed disc, Sciatica, Stenosis, Osteoporosis, spondylosis, spondylolisthesis, spondylolysis 

Fibromyalgia, Hypermobility and chronic pain training day 

Currently studying level 3 Sports Massage