The Aim

With the South African Callanetics Programme for body form and posture you can mould your body within the boundaries set by nature.The basis is the anatomically correct use of the body.Through intensive activating of the pelvic floor, and the optimal lengthening of the body, the posture changes. All movements are executed three- dimensionally – the natural way in the truest sense of the word. Training the deepest muscle layers plus dynamic stretching plus relaxation – this is the formula for success through the SA Callanetics Programme.At the same time joints become supple and flexibility improves. From a constantly growing repertoire of exercises, trained Callanetics teachers create a wide variety of programmes – because intelligent training must also be fun.

Callanetics was originally developed by Callan Pinckney in the USA, and her forerunner, Lotte Berk in England. The exercises are being further developed in close co-operation with doctors and specialists for movement coordination. They are formulated according to the most modern knowledge of anatomy. Trained instructors regularly attend workshops to keep up to date – for your safety.

The Technique

Polished exercises, which are precisely coordinated with each other, train all muscle groups. Efficiently. Gently. Powerfully.Exact positions and tiny movements with many repetitions activate muscle cells and build strength. Dynamic stretching of the muscles makes them flexible.

Safety

In the South African Callanetics programme, safety of your back and joints is of utmost importance. Each and every exercise is in harmony with your body’s anatomy. Your spinal column dictates the optimum position. Trained instructors teach you – individually – in small groups with not more than 12 participants.

Gravity

Use gravity for your well being and beauty. Experience in your own body how the consistent lengthening of the spine brings back this special lightness, which you thought had gone forever with your youth.With the South African Callanetics Programme you will “grow” – a few centimetres are not rare.The pelvic floor works like an “in-between storey” in the high rise building called “human” and carries the weight of the torso. This in turn relieves the hip joints and legs.

Body Awareness

With the South African Callanetics training you learn to listen to your body once again, and to accept your body as a partner for your mind, spirit and emotions. You will find out how much your body can help you to improve the quality of your life.

  • More energy
  • Better coordination, balance & posture
  • The need for less sleep
  • No diffuse back aches anymore
  • Natural appetite control
  • A loss of centimetres all round
  • Improved strength, endurance & flexibility

These are typical success stories of people who – with the help of SA Callanetics – have found a little closer to themselves. They experience more self esteem, self confidence, self assurance and self love.
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