Pilates reformer Level 1 is for those individuals
who are new to Pilates.
In this class you will learn the basic principles
behind Pilates work and create a strong foundation
to build your Pilates practice.
This class focuses on body alignment, pelvis stability,
breathing, initiating and building abdominal strength,
flexibility, and elongating muscles groups to enable
Level 1 class is also ideal for those who wish to review
the Pilates Fundamentals to ensure accuracy and stability
before moving toward more advanced work.
The Level 2 Pilates reformer course takes participants
beyond the fundamentals in level 1 and into the essential
Level 2 requires students to build on core awareness and
strength, while integrating fluidity, breath, centering and
spinal alignment. Your Pilates practice will expand onto
the Pilates Chair, and Tower of Power as we begin to learn
new ways to further strengthen the body as we integrate our
minds and bodies more fully in the work.
This class is for those who have successfully demonstrated
the basic Pilates principals and fundamental exercises in
level 1 or for those who have learned Pilates reformer at
another studio or a health club.
Prerequisite: Level 1 reformer class and Instructor approval.
The most advanced level of Pilates Reformer, Level 3
takes Pilates to a challenging new level.
Building upon the fundamental knowledge and strength
developed in L1 and L2 classes, L3 will add more balance,
strength and fluidity to your practice.
With a deeper integration of core strength, and total mind-body
awareness, L3 challenges the body while refining breath, joint
release, centering and spinal alignment. Students are required
to focus on core awareness, while integrating balance, fluidity,
breath, flexibility, centering, spinal alignment and precision.
This class integrates advanced work on all Pilates apparatus
encouraging balance and endurance.
Prerequisite: Level 2 and Instructor approval
The Pilates 20-20-20 class is an innovative blend of the
Arcs and Barrels, Reformer, and the Tower.
Particpants will perform a series of conventional Pilates
based exercises using these modalities. Some experience
in prior Pilates classes will be beneficial, but the instructor
will provide step-by step guidance in the execution, yet
allow each participant to be challenged to their level of
participation. The class is programmed to enhance core
strength, spinal alignment, flexibility, balance and postural
control. It can be viewed as a Pilates "cross training" class.
Classes exclusively on the Pilates Wunda Chair.
Created by Joseph Pilates, the Chair creates a unique
and challenging way to build strength in the core, improve
balance and increase muscle coordination and control.
Prerequisite: Clients must have completed Level 1 Reformer
Pilates and be able to demonstrate proper Pilates principles.
Body Rolling on the Reformer
Experience a new approach to fitness where Pilates reformer
and Yamuna body rolling are rolled into one.
In a Body Rolling reformer class, you will be taken through
a series of basic and advanced routines that will release
your spine, elongate your muscles, improve your alignment,
decrease your chance of injury from any form of exercise,
deepen your breathing, and increase relaxation.
You will experience remarkable changes in your body
after just one class.