Read UK Club Golfer online

England Golf Club News    1st Jul, 2019 by ukclubgolfer.co.uk

Pilates classes are ‘life changing’ at club

Members at Cheshire club reaping benefits of popular instructor Alison

 CONGLETON Golf Club has re-opened its Pilates classes thanks to popular demand from both members and non-members.

The activity, favoured by celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston, David Beckham and Lewis Hamilton, is the talk of the clubhouse at the Midlands venue, with a number of members saying it has improved their quality of life.

Instructor Alison Farrall is the lady responsible for sparking this new obsession. She also puts on Pilates at Congleton Leisure Centre and the Old Saw Mill cafe and community centre nearby.

One of her non-golfing Pilates students, Ann Taylor from Biddulph, has been cured of chronic back pain thanks to Remedial Pilates and said Alison has been “life changing”.

“I was enduring so much pain with my lower back – and had been for several years – I had been prescribed Amitriptyline to take at bedtime to help me sleep,” said Taylor. “Six months after starting Remedial Pilates, I was able to stop taking the pills and my GP was so impressed he said he was thinking about recommending patients to Alison.”

Ann’s journey to better health started when her husband, Tim, himself suffering from mild back trouble at the time, noticed online that Pilates classes were available at the golf club. He rang up and was impressed when clubhouse barman Fred Bailey, who answered the phone, took the trouble to leave the first floor bar and go downstairs to the changing rooms area to get the poster containing the contact details.

When Tim attended his first class, he discovered Alison puts on Remedial Pilates at Congleton Leisure Centre, which is more suitable for back pain sufferers. Tim, who later joined the golf club, said: “My back improved quickly and if Pilates can have this effect on Ann and myself  – not in our first flush of youth – then goodness knows what it can do for younger people.”     




post big-plus
arrow Read More
Scottish Golf Courses View Courses Scottish Golf Courses

If you want to know where to play golf in Scotland, or find the best golfer-friendly accommodation to suit your tastes and budget, then scottishgolfcourses.com is the site for you.

post big-plus
arrow Read More
English Golf Courses View Courses English Golf Courses

If you are planning a game of golf in anywhere in England then you need look no further than English Golf Courses as we have a comprehensive listing of every single golf course and the very best in golfing accommodation.

post big-plus
arrow Read More
Welsh Golf Courses View Courses Welsh Golf Courses

Welshgolfcourses.com contains full details of EVERY golf course in Wales, from the most prestigious championship venues to the unheralded nine-hole ‘hidden gems’ that fly under the radar.

post big-plus
arrow Read More
Irish Golf Courses View Courses Irish Golf Courses

Irish Golf Courses, the internet home of Irish golf and the only website completely dedicated to providing all the information you need on playing golf on the Emerald Isle.