Established 1987 - PILATES by CHRIS HOCKING

Established 1987 - PILATES by CHRIS HOCKING

Carefully structured graded Matwork classes from Beginners to Advanced for well-being, strength, flexibility, agility, a healthy spine, better posture and more energy.

Affordable group tuition and progression through well structured levels, evenings and Saturdays in Central London NW1 with one of the UK's first and finest Pilates teachers. PBA, an enduring ever-evolving school of Pilates Matwork established in 1987 by Chris Hocking, offers a high quality service, safe, thorough, effective tuition and good value for money. £17.50 for the 2 class Taster Deal and £120 for an Inaugural Course (Basics) of 10 weeks. 

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PBA Class Announcements

PBA Noticeboard. Special Classes & Reminders

New Venue: The Engine Room

All classes are moving to a smart new venue,  The Engine Room for term starting 30 September. This means adjustments to Timetable specifically:

  • Mondays Level 4  6.30-8pm
  • Tuesdays Level 4 7-8pm 

See Timetable for new arrangements, and see Venues page for location.

A happy shift for us all.  Click here for Google map directions.

Weekend Intensive

We are fast coming up to  our NO 3 Weekend Intensive classes: 26 & 27 Oct  themed Pre Winter: Energizing Posture: Length and Strength. Saturday class held at the Engine Room studio, 11am, and Sunday at Diorama Arts.  10am.

Book in class with envelope with cash, £17.50 Saturday component, £50 Sunday, or £67.50 for both days

Bank Holiday Monday replacement class

Replacing a lost hour from the August Monday Bank Holiday 2019. Students from the previous 7.30pm Monday class, now a prime time 7pm class on Tuesdays, are scheduled to receive a 2hr class on Tuesday 12 November, 7-9pm. Enjoy! 

Monday 6.30pm students are also scheduled to be compensated ....timing to be explained in class.

Last Extension classes of 2019

Plan now to attend our popular 2019 Christmas Extension classes.

9-14 December, The Engine Room 

4.5 hrs Extension Course: PBA Pilates Matwork and how our syllabus connects with the aspirations of Classical Matwork and Strong, Flexible Bodies

▪Mon 6.30- 8.00pm. 9th Dec 

▪Thurs 6.30- 8.00pm. 12th Dec 

▪Sat 2-3.30pm. 14th Dec 

All extra classes cost £17.50. To book please place £17.50, correct money, in an envelope marked with your name, the title of the event and hand this in at the beginning of class by placing the envelope by the blocks . Thank you. 

The 2019 Christmas Social 5-7.30pm Sat 7 Dec.

Fabulous opportunity to dine as a group in one of the West End's most highly acclaimed restaurants, Mon Plaisir of Monmouth St, Covent Garden. They are making an exception by taking us on for a Saturday  at this time of year as a large group but can only do so for the very early sitting on 7 December.

Delicious 3 course meal in a gracious restaurant, £35 inclusive of service charge and Perrier water. Vegetarians properly catered for. 

Please book in class with cash payment in an envelope Wks 4 & 5 of term or we could/will lose the booking. They need confirmation asap...of course. 22-25 soon as you can please.

Chris, Friday Wk 3 of term, 18 Oct.


Chris Hocking, Director of PBA