Class Descriptions

Intro to Pilates (Beginner)

Fundamentals of Pilates is a perfect introductory Pilates class. We will focus on the Pilates Principles and the classic mat sequence. We will learn the benefits of Breathing in Pilates Movement. This class will help develop a strong inner core while helping sculpt long, lean muscles.  This class is perfect for a new Pilates student. 


Pilates Sculpt (All levels)

Pilates Sculpt is a modern twist to a classic work out. This class will focus on a variation of the Pilates mat workout using various props and contemporary movements. This class will help develop a strong inner core while sculpting long, lean muscles.  This class is available to all fitness levels.  


Total Body Barre 

Barre Basics is a traditional Barre work out that is a great option for any level Barre student.  Barre classes is a high energy class that melds elements of Pilates, ballet, and strength training into a fun, action packed class.  The moves are choreographed to motivating music. In each class, you will use the barre and various exercise equipment such as mini-balls, hand weights, and thera-bands to sculpt, slim and tone your entire body. Be prepared to sweat and have fun in this action packed class!


Sunrise Barre and Sunrise Pilates.

Sunrise Barre and Pilates is a great way to start your day.  This class will focus on all aspects of a Barre and Pilates routine followed by some low impact Pilates Inspired Stretching to warm up your mind and your body for the day ahead.  


Mommy and Me Mat Class

Mommy and Me Mat class is designed for Parents and their children to enjoy together.  This class is a combination of basic Pilates movements modified for adults and children to enjoy together.  This class will utilize the various Pilates Props to keep kids engaged and having fun throughout the class.  This class is perfect for children of all ages.  


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Private or Duet Equipment Session

Private sessions are designed as a way for a student to get one on one instruction as a way to further advance one’s Pilates practice, recover from an injury, or just as a way to try something new to help improve your overall health and wellness. Our instructors will work directly with a student to access their specific training needs and then will help lead you through a specific training regime that is specific for each client's goals, limitations, and/or clinical concerns. During a private session a student will utilize a combination of our Pilates Equipment, including the Reformer, Tower, Chair, and Pilates Arc. To schedule a private or duet session please email info@plankpilatesmorton.com.  


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Strength and Stretching- Pilates for Athletes

Strength and Stretching-Pilates for Athletes is a great compliment to a runner or any other athlete's workout routine.  This class will focus on specific movements designed to target common muscle imbalances and injuries, i.e. emphasis on stretching hip flexors and hamstrings, while strengthening inner core and glutes.  This will be a great class to get you ready for your next big race or competition.   

 

 


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Free Client Demo

The new client demo is designed for people who are not familiar with Pilates and/or wants to learn more about the Pilates equipment. In this class we will do a studio tour and brief policy review. Then we will discuss the Pilates Principles focusing specifically on breathing, core activation and spine articulation. We will go through a short set of Mat exercises. Then we will transition to the Pilates Equipment. We will go through all the pieces of equipment that we have in the Studio, i.e. Reformer, Tower, EXO chair and Combo Chair. If time allows we will then transition to the Barre and do a brief introduction to the movements of a Barre class.  After attending this Free Demo class a student should feel more prepared to attend a Mat class or schedule a private or duet equipment session. The Free client demo is limited to 2 clients, and pre-registration is required.  Email info@plankpilatesmorton.com to schedule a free client demo. 


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Pilates 101 & Pilates 201

Pilates 101 is a 6 week course designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to Pilates for a beginner student. This class will start with a review of the Pilates Principles and then will move through the classic Pilates mat repertoire. By the end of the 6 weeks, each student should be familiar with the names and movements of the classic mat sequence, and will be stronger, more flexible, and feel better in their body. This course is a 6-week commitment and requires pre-registration and payment up from for the entire 6 week course.

Pilates 201 is a 6 week extension to Pilates 101.  This class is designed to pick up where we left off with 101 and focus on increasing your classic mat repertoire.  It is recommended to have either attended Pilates 101 or taken at least 10 Pilates mat classes in order to enroll in Pilates 201.  

 


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Pilates/Barre Fusion

Pilates/Barre Fusion is a great mix of the Pilates mat movements mixed with upbeat and intense Barre inspired movements. If you love both Pilates and Barre then this class is a great choice for you. Barre Basics is a traditional Barre work out that is a great option for any level Barre student. Barre classes is a high energy class that melds elements of Pilates, ballet, and strength training into a fun action packed class. The moves are choreographed to motivating music. In each class, you will use the barre and various exercise equipment such as mini-balls, hand weights, and thera-bands to sculpt, slim and tone your entire body. Be prepared to sweat and have fun in this action packed class!


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Plank Private Parties

Inspired by the way our owner first became introduced to Pilates, we now offer Private Parties at Plank. If you are looking for a unique idea for a girls night out, employee party, or just a way to get a work and have fun then contact Plank to schedule a private party. Private parties include 1 hour of either Pilates or Barre plus an additional hour or more of socializing, snacking, and enjoying drinks and cocktails.  Food and drink not provided by Plank. Email info@plankpilatesmorton.com to start planning to Plank Private Party. Cheers!


Plank Pilates Studio, LLC | 117 West Jefferson Suite B, Morton, IL 61550 | (309) 431-2387