Class Descriptions

**For more details about classes or to discuss which class would be the best starting point please email info@plankpilatesmorton.com or call 309-431-2387.  We would be happy to help create the perfect schedule to achieve your fitness goals**

Beginner Fundamentals of Pilates

Pilates Basics 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, light hand weights, 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.  


Pilates/Barre Fusion

Pilates/Barre Fusion is a great mix of the Pilates mat movements mixed with upbeat and intense Barre inspired movements. You will use light handweights and various props for a unique and effective total body workout.  If you love both Pilates and Barre then this class is a great choice for you. 


Total Body Barre (All Levels)

Total Body Barre is a total body, high energy class that melds elements of Pilates, ballet, and strength training into a fun, action packed class. Be prepared to sweat and have fun.


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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. 


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Slow Flow and Stretch Yoga (All Levels)

This open level yoga class incorporates a slower and deliberate moving flow designed to improve flexibility, balance, and breath.


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Stronger Together Family Pilates  (All Levels)

Stronger Together Family Pilates is designed for Parents and their children (ages 5+) 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.  


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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 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.

Semi-Private sessions include a group of 2-3 people who have the same fitness goals. Sessions are specifically scheduled to accommodate the groups schedule.

To schedule a private or duet session please email info@plankpilatesmorton.com.  


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Group Reformer and Equipment Class

Reformer and Pilates Equipment were created to utilize springs and resistance to add an additional challenge to your Pilates repertoire. Classes are designed for a group of 3 students to flow through specific Pilates exercises on the Reformer or other Pilates equipment. This is a great way to further strengthen your core and fine-tune your Pilates practice. **Separate Pricing Option for Reformer and Equipment Classes**   

 

 


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Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga (All Levels)

In this all levels yoga class you will align movement and breath to intentionally flow through poses, building strength and grace. This class is designed to fluidly and swiftly flow through poses while connecting breathing to movement for a dynamic and energetic class core intense class.


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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 should feel stronger and more flexible.  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 4 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. You will use light handweights and various props for a unique and effective total body workout.  If you love both Pilates and Barre then this class is a great choice for you. 


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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