Pilates Class Information
Class Schedule & Description of our Pilates classes
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Description of Classes:
Level I & II Series Progression
New to our facility? You would
start with the Level I & II series progression:
Please contact us at 623.249.3216 or email to sign-up .
Level I Series
Level I Series is the
foundations phase of training. In this series, you are mastering
foundational skills that will allow you to build strength and coordination for
the next series.
Level II Series
Level 2 Series is the movement integration phase
of training of the series progression. In this series you are starting to challenge your balance,
strength and flexibility in a more dynamic style.
Complimentary Pilates Mat/Reformer Introduction
Every OTHER Friday at 4:30-5:25pm (must have 3 people in class, please call to confirm)
class is excellent for a friend, family member or coworker who wants to
start taking Pilates classes but has never experienced Pilates Mat or
Reformer/equipment. For anyone who has not worked on the Reformer, a
specialized piece of Pilates, this is a great way to get started. The
class will give a new student instruction and experience in the
following areas: safety guidelines, explanation of the equipment and its
parts, description of the primary principles of movement, experience in
proper positioning and technique in all positions, and introduction to
some of the basic exercises. This class is designed to introduce a
beginner to the basic Pilates principles of posture, breathing,
alignment, spinal articulation, core control, integrated movement, and
organization of the head, neck and shoulders. The class will take
students through beginner level exercises in all positions. The
instructor will make modifications as necessary to avoid injury and
frustration. This is a great class for those that who are new to
Pilates at Balanced Physical Therapy or anyone wanting a refresher on
Pilates Mat Begin-Inter (Pilates and Intelligent Movement)
This class is a beginner / intermediate designed to teach and review the fundamental principles of
Pilates mat work including breath, elongation, alignment, segmental
movement, and appropriate core control and coordination.
Pilates Mat Intermediate
This class is an intermediate class designed to progress the principles of Pilates and
continue to advance the student in Pilates movements on the mat. This
class is taught at a moderate pace.
Pilates Reformer Intermediate
Thursday 4:30pm, Mon 10:00am, Wed 10:00am
This class is designed to teach and review the fundamental principles of
Pilates Reformer work including breath, elongation, alignment,
segmental movement, and appropriate core control and coordination. Our
Reformer I class is taught by certified Pilates instructors that can assist you in
appropriately making modifications for medical conditions and/or minor joint pain.
Pilates Reformer Inter-Adv
Tu / Th 5:30pm, Sat 11am
This class is an intermediate - advanced class designed to progress the principles of Pilates and
continue to advance the movements designed for the Reformer. This class
is taught at a moderate pace.
The class is designed
especially to challenge your skill and ability to perform controlled
Pilates movement patterns using the Reformer, Chair and small props.
Gain flexibility, strength and coordination for all your other sports
Pilates Restorative Reformer Pilates Class
Tues 11:00 am, Tues 4:30 pm, Fri 11:00am
This group reformer class is
designed for people with a history of joint, neck and back pain. Highly-skilled physical
therapists and Pilates Instructors design a safe, effective Pilates exercise
class to improve and maintain the health of your back. This class is slow to
moderately paced and focuses on proper posture, alignment, and efficient,
pain-free movement to build your strength, balance and flexibility.
Pilates for Golf
All of our sessions for those
specifically working to improve their game are geared to getting your
body better prepared for golf. Our bodies don't automatically move
efficiently and correctly when we are forcing movement and trying to hit
further. We have to train and stretch with certain movements to
enhance our body to perform better...
* Increase you flexibility for a longer swing
*Improve posture for a more athletic set-up and swing
*Increase strength to improve distance
*Learn simple techniques that you can use on the course and at home
all initial sessions you will have an assessment of your swing and your
strength and flexibility. From this assessment we will create a
program that best fits your needs and goals.
We offer private sessions with packages available to meet your needs.
5 week Golf Package
This 5 week program is specifically designed for you if you
have been consistently doing an exercise program and now want to bump up your
routine to include specific exercises to enhance your golf game , increase your
body awareness and your alignment with your game.
5 private sessions and 5 Pilates Reformer Level I (Total 6
10 week Golf Package
This 10 week program is specifically designed for you if you
do not necessarily have a consistent exercise routine, but are ready to start
an exercise program at a pace and meets your goals over time in an efficient
and effective manner. You will enhance
your golf game, increase your body awareness and your alignment with your game.
10 private sessions and 10 Pilates Reformer Level I (Total
10 wk program)
series of sessions are designed to increase the golfers "core"
awareness for golf.
The class will teach you how to increase your balance, core strength,
flexibility, and ultimately drive the ball farther and make those putts!
The class is a progressive class building on the principles of Pilates
each week and low back movement patterns/mechanics.
We will be reviewing from previous classes and you will have hand-outs
to help you along the way to work on your home program. We will cover
techniques and movements that you can also do on the golf
course to keep flexible and less sore at the end of the day.
We do offer 1-1 private Golf Pilates sessions.
Please Call 623.249.3216 for questions and to register.
Pilates for the Dancer, Gymnast, Ice Skater
This class is designed for you to enhance your skills in class and in
competition. Core principles and efficient movement patterns are
learned and challenged. You will move and perform differently with
increased strength, flexibility, balance, coordination and overall
power. Your "center" will be enhanced and they will have better control
of their body. Bottom line: You will be better at what you do! You
will move efficiently and effortlessly meeting the demands and "lines"
of your sport!
Pilates for the RunnerTuesdays 6:30pm
This class is specifically designed for the runner. For those that feel they need assistance in knowing how to run correctly and efficiently with reducing overuse injury, then this class is for you. You will be working on proper balance of flexibility and strength along with dynamic balance and stability while working on the reformer equipment. Repeated movement patterns require the body to be in the best alignment and balance. Our classes help you to achieve this. If you currently are in pain, please register for an evaluation from one of our physical therapists and then they can best help you decide where you go from there.
Pilates for those with Osteoporosis
This class is to teach you how to move better and enhance the life of
your bones and body! You will learn the core principles of Pilates and
efficient movement patterns for exercise and everyday living in a safe
manner. You will know what to do and what to avoid in order to increase
the health of your bones and spine.
Pre and During Pregnancy
This class is designed to increase your muscle tone and posture as you
go thru the beauty of pregnancy. You will learn how to move better and
decrease the chance of pain while pregnant. Not to mention in better
shape for giving birth. It would be wise to start just prior to
Bonus: You will learn how to move best with
your new baby and with all the things that come with having a baby (Car
seat, toys, moving your baby, in/out crib, etc).Congratulation on your pregnancy!
Post Pregnancy - NEW MOM!
Once the baby is out, then you have a lot of work to do to get back in
shape! We will teach you how to gain your pelvic floor, abdominal and
core strength back or GET if you didn't have prior to pregnancy. We
will guide you in safe and effective exercises that will enhance your
strength, pelvic floor, flexibility, coordination and balance.
will learn how to move best with your new baby and with all the things
that come with having a baby (Car seat, toys, moving your baby, in/out
crib, etc).Congratulations on your new bundle of joy!!
Mommy & Me Pilates
This class is designed for
the new mom and her 4 to 10 month old baby to: Safely and effectively workout
while having some fun with your child; Learn to use your abdominal muscles and increase
your core strength better than ever! Increase your posture and decrease
tightness; Increase your flexibility; Increase your ability to hold and move
your child correctly; Learn exercises, body alignment and positioning that will
make a lasting impression and be with you for life!
Click here to sign-up on-line.
Click here for our listed class schedule. For all classes that are "TBA" status, please call Diane at the front desk or email her and let her know that you are interested and would like to register. We have classes and/or private sessions available.