Utilizing the 34 mat exercises developed by Joseph Pilates our Pilates mat classes focus on stabilizing the core, improving posture and strengthening the total body!
Putting a fun, creative spin on the 34 mat exercises developed by Joseph Pilates, our Pilates mat classes use your body weight to strength and tone the body. Utilizing props such as the BOSU ball, triad ball, light hand weights, the fitness circle as well as many others keeps class interesting and ensures you’ll never take the same class twice!
SENIOR PILATES MAT
While our senior mat class aims to make our older clients feel more comfortable working out with people more their age, it’s not a “senior” class. The ladies and gentleman in this class work hard but modifications can be made for those who need them!
What do you get when you mix a barre style, heart pounding workout with Pilates mat? Barre fusion! Using the dance principles of barre and mat style exercises barre fusion is a fun class for everyone!
One of the main focuses of Pilates is the core. This classes emphasis is just that. Designed to shrink your waistline, tone your tummy and strengthen the pelvic floor. Oh, and you don’t want to miss the coveted plank off!
A fun system of exercise combining the health benefits of rebounding with the core strengthening benefits of Pilates. It’s a cardiovascular, fat-burning workout that focuses on alignment, posture, and balance. Rebound exercise strengthens your immune system, is 87% shock free, tones and supports the glandular system, increases lymphatic circulation, burns calories, increases balance, coordination, dexterity and endurance.
Cardio Reformer is an interval class that combines the cardio trampoline (increasing heart rate and core strength) with arms, abs, extension, and rotation exercises. It combines the reformer exercises we all love with the added benefit of cardio training. The super sore abdominals are just a bonus!
PILATES POWER HOUR
If you love the intensity of cardio reformer you will LOVE Pilates power hour. This class keeps you jumping on the cardio trampoline for 50 minutes of heart pounding, sweating, shaking burning, action! The only time you’re not jumping is at the end — and of course for the hundred!
Work out with up to four people on the cadillac, reformer, stability chair, and/or ladder barrel. Each equipment class will offer something different using a wide variety of props and sequential movements.
TOTAL BODY PILATES
A circuit style classes using four stations (bosu, mat, TRX and rebounder). Each of these stations are designed to tone and strengthen the body while firing the heart rate to burn calories and make you sweat! Please note: tennis shoes are required for this class.
TRX training builds strength, balance, flexibility and endurance while burning calories, and strengthening your core. Whether you are a professional athlete or just want to get back into shape, the TRX will help you reach your fitness goals. Please note: tennis shoes are required for this class.
*Basic TRX classes are also offered, please check the schedule for additional information.
STRETCH CLASS SERIES
This class focuses on the deep stretching and recovery that everyone needs, but doesn’t take the time to do. Our stretch class is a six week series designed to improve your flexibility, reduce pain and improve your workout!
PILATES FUNDAMENTALS – MAT
This class will work at a slower pace to help you gain greater body awareness and ensure you are engaging the target muscles for each exercise. We will work through traditional Pilates mat exercises as well as others for core strength, stretching and balance.
Feel the benefits of focused movement while gaining a greater understanding of breathing, pelvic placement, rib cage placement, scapular stabilization and cervical alignment.
PILATES ON THE BALL
The swiss ball, originally used as a physical therapy tool, is great for core development, coordination, balance training and neuromuscular feedback. In this class, the ball will be used for most every exercise to support the body or to increase challenge. Participants will progress through Essential and Intermediate level exercises as they adapt to the instability of the swiss ball. Moderate pace, comfortable sitting or rolling over on ball.
This high intensity class will give you the challenge you need to reach your fitness goals. Using Pilates principles and high intensity interval training (HIIT), exercises and drills will ramp up your fat burning, endurance and strength. Intermediate level class. Not suitable for people with active injuries or illnesses. Please note: Tennis shoes are required for this class.
BENEFITS OF PILATES
What can Pilates do for me? A lot!
- develops every aspect of physical fitness; strength, flexibility, coordination, speed, agility, and endurance
- heightens body awareness
- enhances body control
- teaches correct muscle activation
- improves posture & alignment
- improves balance & proprioception
- promotes relaxation & release of tension
- increased energy