Class Descriptions

REFORMER PILATES

Exercises on Pilates Reformers use spring resistance to develop long, lean muscles and strengthen the core. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels, however, a private introductory session or basic mat class is strongly recommended prior to training on the Reformer. 

CARDIO REFORMER

A high-intensity class combining cardio intervals with Pilates exercises all done on the Reformer and a padded jump-board. This class is taught at a faster pace and directed toward the conditioned participant; prior experience on the Reformer is highly recommended. 

OMCORE (YOGA on the REFORMER)

A fluid and dynamic form of Yoga performed

on the Pilates Reformer that focuses on breath, core stability, strength, endurance, control, flexibility, mental focus, and fascial release. A synergy of traditional and contemporary concepts comprise this equipment-based fusion workout.

REFORMER FLOW

A fluid, continuously moving Reformer class that emphasizes strength, control, range of motion, and breath. Prior experience on the Reformer is highly recommended. 

REFORMER RESTORE

Utilizing the reformer spring resistance, this class will take you through deep and dynamic stretches that will increase flexibility and joint mobility. Slow down, go deep, reconnect, and gain mental clarity and physical fluidity. 

 

OOV® 

Activate core stabilizing muscles while also gently extending the spine to stimulate healthy intervertebral disc lubrication. From stretching to core strengthening to rehabilitation, the Oov® offers significant benefits. The foam shape complements the spine’s natural curves and creates a head pillow when the body is supine.

VERTICAL POLE

Pole fitness is a fun, challenging, and empowering way to sculpt and condition your body while you learn proper technique for spins, climbs, holds, tricks, handstands, 

inversions, transitions, floor work, and other essential pole moves. Classes range from intro to advanced and are themed. Formats include POLE-lates, Poleography, POLE-Yoga, Tricks & Transitions, Pole Smooth, Climbs & Inversions, Pole/Barre Combo, Pole Progressions, Open Pole, Freestyle & Flow, Heels & Happy Hour, Static Combos, and more. Class levels are indicated on the schedule. Private Parties also can be scheduled.

PILA"TEASE"

Strengthen, tone, and sculpt your body with a combination of movements inspired by burlesque and showgirl aesthetics. Canes, gloves, heels, boas, and chairs combine with bump and grind, hip-hop, jazz dancing, exotic shimmy, floorwork, wallwork, and sensual tease to make you feel fit, flexible, strong, and sexy. All props are provided and all fitness levels are encouraged.

PRIMAL POWER

This empowering and unique full-body workout blends elements of animal movement patterns, Vinyasa Yoga, Mat Pilates, martial arts, tribal dance, plyometrics, energized stillness, and meditation to improve mobility, strength, balance, and endurance. Discover the benefits to both your physical and mental wellbeing by moving in ways that are primal, instinctive, and functional - just as nature intended.

TRX® 

Develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously using your own body weight and gravity to complete exercises on the TRX Suspension Trainer.

STRONG!

This whole-body workout uses free weights, kettle bells, and resistance bands to develop muscles, bone strength, tone, and endurance.

RE-FOR-MEN 

Although all classes on the schedule are designed for any age, gender, fitness level, etc., this class is geared specifically toward men and their unique issues and needs.  Exercises on Pilates Reformers, Springwalls, Chairs, BOSUS, and Mats will target core strength, back pain, arthritis and joint issues, glucose levels, posture, balance and gait, sport performance, endurance, and leveling over and undertrained muscle groups.

SPRINGWALL PILATES

Combining essential Mat work with the benefits of the Pilates Springwall equipment, this class is ideal for participants of all levels.  Through a system of springs and bars, the wall-mounted equipment supports the body to ensure proper stabilization and positioning, while providing added resistance for strengthening and lengthening muscles.

CARDIO SPRINGWALL

A fast-paced, next-level Springwall workout that is set to the beat of music and focuses on cardiovascular endurance and strength. 

Prior experience with Springwall is strongly recommended.

SPRINGWALL BOX/BALL/BOSU

A Springwall workout that utilizes a BOSU, box, or astability ball for an enhanced series of spring-based exercises. Prior experience with Springwall is strongly recommended.

STABILITY CHAIR

The Split-Pedal Stability Chair (with handles) is a multi-functional Pilates machine that utilizes spring resistance.  The sturdy piece of equipment helps achieve upper and lower-body strength, core control, and balanced stability. Chair is a unique, challenging compliment to Matwork, Reformer, and Springwall Pilates and is great for both rehabilitation (those who need to stay in a seated or supported) and high-performance exercises (athletes and/or fitness enthusiasts).

AERIAL

An aerial silk hammock is used to deepen the traditional Yoga and Pilates practice.

Suspensions, balances, inversions, and transitions decompress the spine, encourage myofascial release, minimize joint stress, develop limb strength, and cultivate the core, and gravity eases the body into optimal alignment.  

MAT PILATES

Contemporary Mat Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength, and develops control and endurance. The practice puts emphasis on alignment, breath, and a strong core center, as well as coordination and balance.  Equipment such as mini-balls, weighted balls, hand weights, thera-bands, fitness circles, medicine balls, foam rollers, gliding discs, and/or other small apparatus may be used in addition to a mat.

 

MAT GROOVE

A smooth and continuous sequence of various mat pilates, yoga, and movement flow exercises practiced to soulful, grooving music. Range of motion, endurance, mind-body connection, physical expression, and adaptive control are emphasized and music sets the ambiance. Small hand weights or thera-bands may be used during class.

TRIBALATES

A high-intensity, sweat-inducing aerobic blend of Pilates, Plyometrics, and HIIT, presented in a continuous flow format to loud, driving music. This class is challenging and a true calorie burner, yet modified for all fitness levels. 

YOGALATES 

Classic Pilates and prescriptive functional fitness exercises are combined with traditional yoga postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation techniques (dyana) to clear the mind, strengthen the core, liberate the spine, open the hips, lengthen the muscles, alleviate the joints, reduce stress, and improve circulation in the organs, glands, and tissues.

SUNRISE/SUNSET/CANDLELIGHT YOGA

An early morning, late evening, and/or candlelit Vinyasa yoga class consisting of traditional yoga postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and relaxation/meditation techniques (dyana) to clear the mind, strengthen the core, liberate the spine, open the hips, lengthen the muscles, alleviate the joints, reduce stress, and improve circulation in the organs, glands, and tissues.

ASHTANGA YOGA

An athletic flow combining strength, flexibility, and stamina for a complete practice. In Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, the order of asanas is predefined and begins with Sun Salutations, followed by several standing asanas.

BUTI®

A seamlessly woven and dynamic asana practice fused with primal movement, tribal dance, and core engagement. Spiral structure technique® activates deep core muscles and intentional shaking & vibrations release trauma stored at the cellular level. This calorie crushing workout boosts mind, body, and soul.

BARRE

A total body workout that builds on principles of Ballet, Pilates, and Fitness using a Ballet Barre. Increase strength, refine muscles, improve balance, and develop better posture with an intense and unique workout. Traditional Barre classes are offered, as well as Barre/BOSU, Barre with Gliding Discs, Blacklight Barre, Wine Barre Workout, YogaBarre, Barre/Pole Combo, Barre Plus+, and Gentle Barre & Stretch. 

BALLET BOOTCAMP

A fusion-style conditioning class designed specifically for the non-dancer that blends the technical and artistic elements of ballet and dance with key fitness principles and Pilates. This invigorating total body workout will develop cardiovascular stamina, core strength, muscular endurance, balance, and flexibility by alternating fluid, graceful, full-body movement with dynamic strength and balance sequences.

CARDIO DANCE/ZUMBA®

A exhilarating cardio class set to a wide variety of music that uses easy-to-follow dance moves and fast and mid-tempo rhythms (interval training) to tone and sculpt your body while burning calories.  Sneakers are recommended. 

BOSU®/STABILITY BALL

A full-body workout designed to help strengthen and stabilize. The class consists of intense cardio segments and focused toning exercises with either the BOSU Balance Trainer or a Stability Ball.

PHIT EQ

Push your Pilates practice into the cardio, plyo, and intensity zones with Pilates High Intensity Training using traditional  Pilates Spring Equipment and additional apparatus in safe, effective and creative ways.  This is a fast-paced workout practiced to louder, driving music. 

EQ PHIIT CIRCUIT

This total body circuit-style class combines strength training with high-intensity cardio bursts using TRX, Stability Chair, Springwall, Reformer, Weights, Bells, Bands, BOSU, Indoor Bicycle, Trampoline, Small Apparatus and more. 

EQ MIX

Combining Reformer, Springwall/Tower, Matwork, and other tools and apparatus, this class is ideal for participants of all levels. The equipment supports the body to ensure proper stabilization and positioning, while providing added resistance for strengthening and lengthening muscles.

BOOTY CAMP

Strengthen, lift, sculpt, and tone your backside in this bootcamp-style workout. Maintaining a strong backside has MORE than just an esthetic benefit - also eliminate glute amnesia (dead butt syndrome) to help reduce ankle, knee and back pain. 

BANG! BANG!

Pound and drum your way into cardiovascular fitness and core strength in a rousing, high-energy, rhythmic class that utilizes drum sticks as props and music as inspiration. 

GLIDING

A series of Pilates and Fitness exercises performed with small disc-shaped plates that slide to create strategic instability to strengthen every muscle group, build stamina, and increase range. 

 

ABSolute

Prep, crunch, twist, plank, and balance your way to stronger core - the center of gravity from where all movement originates. This targeted workout focuses on the lumbo-pelvic hip complex (including all five of the abdominal muscles and nearly thirty others) to cultivate neuromuscular efficiency - acceleration, deceleration, and stabilization during dynamic movements. Core exercises improve posture, prevent injury, and enhance overall  performance.

INTRO CLASSES

Participate in our introductory classes to become familiar with the equipment and terminology, understand proper form and technique, and get the most benefit out of your experience.  Private sessions and personal trainings also are available and encouraged. Please reach out to us for guidance if you are new and have questions.