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PILATES

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Exhale Pilates – All LevelsAll – Feeling overwhelmed and run down? Experience the power of breath while opening the body through passive and resistive stretching. You will find your body slowly unwinding and lengthening while building core integration. You will feel relaxed and revitalized by the end of class.Pilates Rehab – BeginnerBeginner/All – For anyone who wants to start a low impact pilates-based exercise regime, this class will show you how to alleviate chronic aches and pains while discovering freer movement. Rotation and length of the spine will be emphasized. You’ll learn easy, pain-free ways to improve your flexibility and develop a greater range of movement, as well as how to engage your pelvic floor for greater core strength and stability. This class is the perfect choice for absolute beginners who want to learn the basics or for anyone who needs to move slowly and thoughtfully due to chronic pain, or while recovering from injury.Pilates – BeginnerBeginner – Learn the core foundations of pilates. This class is structured for new pilates students, or those who are interested in refining their movement. You’ll learn the difference between neutral spine and imprint, proper pilates breathing, ribcage placement, neck placement and pelvic alignment. Mastering these basics to your practice will ensure you perform each exercise properly and have a clear understanding of muscle engagement. You’ll learn to work your body in all planes of movement, and will master the fundamental exercises that you need in order to improve your practice over time. Some exercises you’ll do in this class include single leg stretch, scissors, figure 4 resistive stretching and important prep exercises for teasers, plank, pushups and side plank. This class will teach you proper biomechanics so that as you grow in your practice you’ll know how to protect your back, use pilates breathing to intensify each exercise, and how to create opposition in your body.Pilates – IntermediateIntermediate – If you have mastered the fundamentals of pilates alignment, breathing and how to focus on engaging specific muscle groups, then it is time for you to move on to become an Intermediate Level pilates student. At the Intermediate class level you should be able to create opposition in your body, and start adding “up levels” to each exercise to challenge your core strength, mobility and stability. In this class you’ll practice Intermediate exercises such as double leg stretch, 1-legged bridge work, side kicks, push ups, side planks, and back extension. A class that targets sculpting the lower body systematically using the pilates repertoire. Reshape your waistline, contour your legs, and gain a firmer rear all in one intense mat workout. Be ready to feel a burn!Pilates – Advanced (teacher approved)Advanced – This class is designed for pilates students and athletes who are ready to move beyond the Intermediate class level and want a real mind/body challenge. At the Advanced level you should have a clear understanding of how to engage targeted muscle groups and enough strength, balance and flexibility to work the muscles to the point of fatigue and flow easily from one exercise to the next. The Advanced student has mastered the mind/body connection, and understands how to resist both ways in each exercise. Some exercises you’ll do in this class include corkscrew, open leg rocker, jackknife, control balance and neck pull. We will work on the efficiency of muscles, balance, and focus. Every exercise will work towards fatiguing muscle groups to build endurance. This is a flowing series of slow, methodical, intense exercises to fast dynamic movement. Expect to sweat and be open to try new things.
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PILATES SCULPT

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Pilates/Yoga Sculpt- IntermediateAll – This class is designed to be a total body workout sculpting every major muscle group by combining light weights with traditional yoga postures and core exercises. The routine flows from one pose to the next while working toward total mind/body harmony. This class includes a vigorous lunge series with extended standing balance and floor stretch moves, and will burn fat, while lengthening the muscles for a more lean physique. This workout is the perfect complement to your regular yoga or pilates practice!Pilates Sculpt – All LevelsAll – In this boot camp styled class we will combine free weights, personal training and traditional Pilates body-sculpting exercises in a fast-paced class. This class will work those key muscle groups to the point of fatigue and then lengthen and stretch those muscle groups to give you the kind of body that is strong and contoured, yet long and lean.
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YOGA

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Yoga Flow – All LevelsAll – This is a gentle yoga class where we move our bodies “in a flow” incorporating the breath toward a more meditative awareness. You will move through a series of stretches and strengthening body poses. This class is suitable for all levels, especially beginners, and we will cultivate greater mental and physical awareness, strength and flexibility.Pilates/Yoga Flow – BeginnerYoga and pilates are made for each other! Traditional Pilates exercises will be mixed with the deep stretches and strengthening poses from yoga. This class is ideal for Pilates lovers who want relief from chronic pain in their hamstrings, hips, back and shoulders.Pilates/Yoga Sculpt- IntermediateAll – This class is designed to be a total body workout sculpting every major muscle group by combining light weights with traditional yoga postures and core exercises. The routine flows from one pose to the next while working toward total mind/body harmony. This class includes a vigorous lunge series with extended standing balance and floor stretch moves, and will burn fat, while lengthening the muscles for a more lean physique. This workout is the perfect complement to your regular yoga or pilates practice!