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Exercise Masterclass

Corrective stretching masterclass 

Friday 25 November at 2pm  

Please join us on Friday 25 November at 2pm where Alan Pearson, level 4 Exercise Coach, will be delivering a masterclass on Movement therapy and corrective stretching. 

Session outline 

This is the fourth in our series of masterclasses by Alan which will focus on corrective stretching and movement therapy that is all about helping people move and feel better in their daily life. The session will cover different types of stretching and mobilisation techniques that will help improve posture, and muscle imbalances and address movement compensations associated with MS. 

We will be identifying the common postural holding patterns in standing and sitting positions and look at areas of tension and restriction, which prevent the efficiency of daily movements. This means specifically identifying muscles that become shortened or overactive as a result of poor postures or have compensated for weakened opposing muscle groups during sitting and when walking.  

To combat tightened and weakened muscle groups, Alan will demonstrate a range of exercises, techniques and strategies to prevent and rehabilitate the commonly affected areas. 

This will be an informative and interactive session so please come and join us for the next MS-UK masterclass. 

If you are unable to attend the masterclass on the day, don’t worry as we will be recording the session. Please register for the session via Eventbrite in the normal way and the link to the recording will be sent shortly after the session finishes. 

There is a suggested donation of £5, but you can donate any amount from £1 to attend. 

If you are having trouble registering for the class or would like to know more, please email register@ms-uk.org 

Please read our health screening questionnaire before taking part in the exercise sessions.

About Alan

Alan is a level 4 Exercise Specialist, who works with individuals with long-term neurological conditions. Alan has been working within the health and fitness industry for the past 20 years and specifically with those with MS for the past ten years.Alan has a wealth of knowledge and expertise specifically for individuals with MS that enables him to design, develop and deliver professional services for MS-UK. The online classes offer those living with MS the chance to stay independent, improve their function and maintain a stable condition. 

See the feedback from previous masterclasses

I thought the session was nothing less than brilliant. So practical, so reassuring, and so understanding. Alan is amazing. – Jackie

I loved how practical & positive it was. Gave me lots to think about. – Pam

All of the online programmes that you’re offering at the moment are absolutely brilliant by the way, I can’t praise them enough, so thank you! – Lisa

I found Alan’s talk and insights into balance most useful.  I’m looking forward to trying out the exercise – Susanna