Your health and well-being are very important to us. If you have an injury or are pregnant, please call or email the studio to receive clearance to take a class. If you are new to Pilates, please consider taking our Beginner Reformer/Tower class to start with so you can understand this method of exercise. If your budget allows, we also highly recommend taking a few private sessions before you begin taking classes. If you have any questions about taking classes, please call or email the studio.
The best in health and fitness,
Ernie and Tommy, Studio Owners
For clients who are new to Pilates or have little Pilates experience. The goal of this class is for clients new to Pilates can understand the key Pilates Movement Principles that include Breath, Pelvic Alignment and Stability, Shoulder and Hip mechanics and Cervical Nod and Curl. You will start with some Mat exercises to understand the Pilates Principles and feel where the exercises come from, and then move on the Tower and Reformer to do equipment exercises with proper form and safety. Please be injury free and not pregnant if you wish to take this class.
For clients with some experience on a Pilates Reformer/ Tower. This class is taught at a medium pace with all the exercises performed on the Pilates Reformer Machine. Various props will be used including the long and short box. Please be injury free and not pregnant if you wish to take this class.
For clients who have good experience with a Pilates Reformer and Tower. This class is taught at a higher pace but with a controlled rhythm. You should have good experience with both the reformer and tower. Various props including the long and shorts box will be used in this class. Please be injury free and not pregnant if you with to take this class.
Jumpboard & Props on the Reformer
For clients who have some experience using the Jumpboard on the Reformer. The Jumpboard is an attachment on the foot-bar of the Reformer, which provides great core strengthening and cardio workout. Some prior experience using the Jumpboard is recommended. Please be injury free and not pregnant if you wish to take this class.
Pilates for Text Necks
Slumping forward while using mobile and computer devices will eventually lead to neck and shoulder pain, nerve damage and possibly disc herniations. Sound familiar? Hence, the term “Text Necks.” The class was developed and created by Kim Fielding and is designed to improve and reverse this condition and bring better functionality to your everyday life with a series of focused corrective stretching and strengthening Pilates exercises using the Mat, Reformer and Tower. To take this class you must be injury free and not pregnant.
Get a full body workout through this unique Standing Pilates class, developed by Kim Fielding, where aesthetics meet function, balance, stability, tone and balance. Special exercises will be introduced that support the deep postural muscles of the trunk and how they connect to the upper body and lower body in standing and movement. Please be injury free and not pregnant if you wish to take this class.
Pilates for Back Pain
This class was created and developed by Kim Fielding as a way to help reduce, manage and ultimately reverse back pain bringing better functionality to everyday life. It begins with deep breathing to help decompress the spine and continues with various modified stretches and Pilates exercises to help with flexion, extension and full body strengthening. If you have a serious back injury such as a recent disc herniation, please call the studio to discuss whether or not this class would be appropriate for you.
Pilates for Dancers
This class is designed for dancers (and former dancers), to improve their dance activities and prevent injuries by focusing on inner core strength, balance and correct body alignment. The Pilates Reformer and Tower will be utilized to help perform various exercise choreography in ideal ranges of motion with control and precision. Dancers who are in rehab from injuries are welcome.
Prenatal Pilates Equipment
For clients who are in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Having a baby is a phenomenal physical feat taking your body through a major transformation. Pilates during pregnancy has been proven to reduce discomfort, ease the challenges of labor, and shorten post-partum recovery time. This class uses the reformer and tower as well as various other props to help you strengthen your pelvic floor, abdominals and deep postural muscles with emphasis on improving body mechanics, proper posture and lifting techniques. Please have doctors’ clearance to take this class.
Advanced Reformer Intensive
This class teaches the advanced reformer choreography with precise movement and flow making it a truly intensive movement experience. You’ll perform invigorating exercises like snake, short spine, rollover, horseback, balance control and more that will lengthen and strengthen your entire body. This 50 minute class is for experienced Pilates practitioners. Please be injury free and not pregnant.
Advanced Tower Intensive
Build a long, lean musculature, increase range of motion and unilateral movement in this challenging advanced class that utilizes various tower attachments- springs with loops and handles, push through bar, and pull down bar. Classical repertoire with progressions include Parakeet, Swan/Cobra, Rolling in and Out, Side Leg Series and an intense upper body series. Previous Tower experience is required. Please be injury free and not pregnant.
This is an open class for all clients. Buzz in and out and get a great workout with our 45-minute Express Mat Class. Some previous experience doing Pilates is required. Please be injury free and not pregnant if you with to take this class.
Pelvic Floor for a Stronger Core
The pelvic floor muscles form the base of the pelvis and support the pelvic floor muscles, stabilize joints, helps to maintain correct intra-abdominal pressure, helps to maintain continence, assists in sexual performance, aids with function in activities of daily living and sport. In this class focus will be placed on learning how to release and strengthen your pelvic floor to attain a much stronger core. Awareness is placed on using the pelvic floor, core and movement as a unit with exercises done on the reformer, tower and with the use of props.
Pilates for Brain Fitness
A great challenge of balance, coordination, memory, rhythm is the focus of this unique class. You'll sharpen your mind, grow new neural pathways and relieve stress and tension. Pilates exercises on the reformer, tower and other props will be taught as “multitasking” which greatly benefits the body and mind at the same time bringing better functionality to the nervous system.