Sport & Exercise

Workshops & Courses

FASIC runs a host of events to share the knowledge of its world-class staff.

We offer a variety of workshops and courses, tutored by our physiotherapists and medical staff, all held in our studio in the Sport & Exercise Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym.


Pilates Workshops

Find out what Pilates can offer your game and why elite level athletes,  incorporate the method into their training. This highly practical 90 minute workshop will use Pilates based exercises to improve  performance and releasing potential to move more effectively . Led by Jenny Tyler, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist and Body Control Pilates Instructor.

No Pilates experience is necessary but the workshop is not suitable for anyone with an active injury.


Workshop Date Time Cost
Pilates for Racquet Sports Wed 2 October 7.30pm - 9pm £15.00
Pilates for Golfers Wed 30 October 7.30pm - 9pm £15.00

Pilates for Runners

Wed 20 November 7.30pm - 9pm £15.00




Prehabilitation for Runners

Prehabilitation for Runners is a four week course run by experienced sports physiotherapist Linda Linton, who uses her clinical experience managing running related injuries, and involvement in research on injury prevention and factors associated with running injury to teach the programme.  

Throughout, you take part in a progressive programme of neuromuscular facilitation, strength, proprioceptive, flexibility and plyometric exercises, and also learn running specific warm-up, cool-down, recovery strategies and tips for gait retraining.  This course is suitable for those about to start running for the first time, new to running, or if you want to improve your performance and help minimize injury risk.


Day & Time First Session Duration Cost
Tuesdays, 5pm-6pm 17 September 2019 Weekly, for 4 weeks £40.00



Pilates for Back Health

For University of Edinburgh staff only

If you would like some support and exercise to look after your back health these classes will give you a chance to learn and progress over the course of the block so you feel confident in being able to challenge and improve your movement and strength.

The classes will be run by a Body Control Pilates teacher with each course consisting of 5 sessions.


Day & Time Dates Cost



  • 1 October
  • 8 October
  • 22 October
  • 29 October
  • 5 November



  • 3 October
  • 10 October
  • 24 October
  • 31 October
  • 7 November



  • 12 November
  • 19 November
  • 26 November
  • 3 December
  • 10 December



  • 14 November
  • 21 November
  • 28 November
  • 5 December
  • 12 December




Education and Teaching

We also offer a varied Education and Teaching programme and creating opportunities to network and develop with our sport and health colleagues in the local, national and international communities.

  • Sports Medicine Module as part of the BSc Applied Sports Medicine, University of Edinburgh
  • Annual Edinburgh Sport & Exercise Medicine Conference


Contact us to book a place

FASIC Sport & Exercise Medicine Clinic

Contact details



46 Pleasance

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