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

Taster Deal - 2 Classes £17.50

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Special Class: There seems to be a plague of sore shoulders currently out there. Much, but not all, of this is due to the habitual bad posture of 21st C body usage.  

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PBA Noticeboard. Special Classes & Reminders

Baby Handstand Class Sat 3rd Aug, 11-12.30pm Balcony Studio.

Nervous about trying Handstands? Let Chris encourage you to achieve this, and amaze yourself.

£17.50 for  students other than regular Saturday morning Advanced level. 

Bank Holiday Weekend class, Sat 24th Aug, 11-1pm, Balcony studio

One class, 11-1pm open for all Saturday students, sign up required ASAP. Sign up available to swap-in students from mid-August

Bank Holiday Mon 26th August

No classes. 

Monday students can sign up in Autumn term for a replacement class to be held on Mon 16th Dec 6.30-8.30pm. Balcony Studio. 

Remedial Workshop for Sore Shoulders Sat 7th Sept, 10.30-12.30pm, Balcony studio

  • This has been set up for all PBA students struggling with shoulder girdle pain. 
  • The aim is to present techniques that help correct upper back and scapula alignment and so contribute to the injury specific healing work of physiotherapists. 
  • This tuition will also help to set you up with appropriate alternatives for use when in the regular PBA classes.
  • COST £14, the basic class fee rather than £17.50, the optional-extra workshop fee. Please pay in class ASAP to secure one of 12 places.


Chris Hocking, Director of PBA