Welcome to Core Zone. We offer Pilates, Yoga and massage therapies from a beautiful stone barn conversion at Burgess Farm in Middleton Cheney, near Banbury.

August Course Only

To offer more convenience for our regular clients during the holiday period, we have opened up all Pilates classes to online booking on a "pay as you go" basis. Many places have been pre-booked so availability is limited.

Confirm your place soon

We are now taking bookings for the next set of 8 week Pilates courses. Please call reception or email to confirm a place.

Hypnobirthing classes in Banbury

Natural Birthing Classes

Are you expecting a baby and hoping to experience as natural a birth as possible?
This hypnobirthing, antenatal education programme is designed for those searching for a positive birthing experience.

online classes are back at the Core Zone

Online Classes

Shaena is taking a short break from her Wednesday Zoom classes. Classes will resume on 6 September.

everyday chair Pilates

Chair Pilates

Designed specifically to work the body in a seated position. Chair Pilates is an ideal rehabilitation class or for those who have difficulty getting onto the floor.
Wednesdays at 11:45.


We like to do things differently

Here at the Core Zone you won't get any average Pilates class. When you commit to one of our courses, we in turn, become totally committed to changing the way you regard your body and it's capabilities.

Helping minds and bodies since 2003

We are the original Pilates Studio to open in Northamptonshire

We are proud to be an inclusive business, here for everyone, from those just looking for a whole-body exercise class to those struggling with flexibility, strength or mobility issues.

Pilates has a reputation for being an intimidating world to enter into, but we nurture a welcoming and relaxed environment and in an attempt to bust a few myths we've listed a guide to help new clients get the most from our classes.

Signature Treatments hot stone massages

Massage Treatments

Lisa our experienced therapist offers a range treatments including pregnancy massage, Indian head massage and sports massage.



T'ai Chi Chih

A gentle moving meditation suitable for all abilities. These classes help to relax and refresh the mind, body and spirit, whilst promoting good health and wellbeing.



Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Kay Barltrop is now offering counselling sessions from our therapy room every Wednesday. She can offer support with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, anger management, bereavement, relationships and trauma.


View our latest class timetable