16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106   Tel: 61 2 9998 3700
 
 

       

16 Mitala Street, Newport NSW 2106
Tel: 61 2 9998 3700

 
 

RPAYC Yoga & Pilates Trial

RPAYC member and Olympic silver medallist, Nina Curtis, and Pierre Ainscow, injury specialist, who has also worked with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing and Artemis Racing, are excited to introduce Yoga & Pilates at RPAYC, to be trialled from Tuesday 11 December 2018.
 

Start Date: Week beginning 11th December
Cost: $20 per class per person – Week beginning 11th December all classes are free!
Location: Jack Gale Centre
Equipment needed: Please bring your own mat and a water bottle.
Also: you don’t need to be a member of SailFit to attend these classes.

CLASS TIMETABLE

Time

Class

Monday

-

-

Tuesday

6.30-7.30am

7.45-9.15am

9.30-10.30am

Pilates for Pirates

Injury Clinic Open House

Pilates

Wednesday

7.00-8.00am

 

9.30-10.30am

Yoga for Yachties

 

Yoga

Thursday

6.30-7.30am

7.45-9,45am

9.30-10.30am

Pilates for Pirates

Injury Clinic Open House

Pilates

Friday

9.30-10.30am

Yoga

Saturday

-

-

Sunday

-

-


Class Descriptions:
Pilates:
Simply put, Pilates is the art of controlling human movement. Learn how to control your body in new and challenging ways and reap the rewards of increased strength, mobility and improved posture.

Pilates for Pirates:
This Pilates class is designed to target muscles that will serve you well for all facets of sailing. Our Pilates instructor has worked with teams in the Volvo Ocean Race and America’s Cup. A workout like no other, you’ll be surprised at what you’re capable of on the water after this class. Hoist the main, trim the jib and tack with ease. Rum not included.

Yoga:
Yoga is one of the worlds most popular types of exercise, it has a unique ability to bring a wide variety of benefits to all regardless of age, ability or ailment. Prepare to stretch, strengthen and discover what your body is truly capable of. Walk out of the class toned, energised and stress free.

Yoga for Yachties:
We all know that sailing is like no other sport! Every day on the water is different and the demands on the body can sometimes add up. Join our Olympic Medal winning sailor Nina for a Yoga class like no other. This class will help to strengthen key supporting muscles that often get overlooked in training and release problem areas to find better all body balance and mobility. A great tool to help reduce injuries on the water and keep you pain free. Not your average Yoga class, prepare to sweat, work and feel the difference.

Injury Clinic Open House:
For a select time only speak to our America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race injury specialist – this is an opportunity for you, as members, to get free advice and discuss any injuries, niggles, ailments or pains that you may be concerned about.

Meet Your Instructors:

Nina Curtis:
Nina is a Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club member and local girl who won an Olympic Silver Medal in 2012 and more recently competed with Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017/18. Along with her Sailing Experience and degree in Sport Science Nina is excited to inject her own flair into her Yoga classes.

Pierre Ainscow:
Pierre has vast experience in the professional sailing world working for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing in their Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15 win and Artemis Racing in their challenge for the 35th America's Cup. Pierre is an injury specialist and ran a successful clinic in the UK before recently emigrating to Australia.
 

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The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club - RPAYC is a yacht racing and sailing club based on Pittwater.

The yacht club offers year round inshore and offshore racing, cruising, centreboard dinghy racing, sail training and courses plus has a large marina accommodating up to 352 vessels.

There is also a modern boatyard with comprehensive marine services to help maintain your vessel.

Membership, including family membership is now available.

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