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.
Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Pilates
This class is offered off site at Heritage Lake in Mackinaw during the summer months. This is a 60 minute Pilates class that is a fun, challenging, and relaxing way to enhance your Pilates practice. The class will begin with a 5-10 minute paddle followed by 40 minute Pilates class that focus on core activation and balance while embracing the added challenge of being on a paddleboard. The class ends with a relaxing meditation period followed by a 5-10 minute paddle.
In this yoga class you will align movement and breath to intentionally flow through poses, building strength and grace. With a focus on alignment, balance, and concentration, Vinyasa Yoga is a great way to build physical and mental stamina while developing your mind/body connection. Every class includes meditation, deep stretching, and heat-building sequences for a holistic yoga experience. This class is open to all levels.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a free client demo.
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.