Pop-Up Jumpboard Class This Saturday Morning, Nov 16th!!
Saturday, November 16
10:00 - 10:55am
Join Kathleen for this invigorating, fun, fast, and comprehensive cardio class!
Cost: $35 Register Online HERE
(Previous Pilates Reformer Jump Board experience required.)
Tibetan Singing Bowls Session
Sound Healing Meditation
Find balance and stillness through this magical workshop. Use the time to stop and listen, to harmonize our energy and to reassess out life’s purpose. Here are other benefits from Tibetan Sound Healing Sessions:
• Reduce stress and anxiety significantly
• Deep relaxation and pain relief
Katina will guide you through a journey of using the tools of breath, mantra, sound and visualization to enter an inner space of serenity. To facilitate this process you will be nurtured by the deeply soothing sounds and vibration of the Tibetan Singing Bowls and chimes.
Before the Holidays, treat yourself to this relaxing, restorative, replenishing event.
You deserve it. You really do.
Sign up HERE!
Evening Pilates Classes
Nights in November & Decemer with Pilates Classes
November 4, 11, 18, & 25
6:00pm with Bonnie
|What Pilates Mat? Pilates Mat Classes incorporate the fundamentals of Pilates, and follows the classical mat order. Much of the class is performed in a prone or supine position with slow movements. Every Pilates move depends on the principles of control, concentration, fluidity, breath and balance. Although Pilates equipment is not utilized during mat classes, small exercise props such as Magic Circles, weights, bands and balls are often utilized to engage specific muscle groups and assist with body positioning.||What is Pilates Tower? Combining essential Pilates Mat work with the benefits of the Pilates Tower equipment, this class is ideal for students of all levels*. Through a system of springs and bars, the equipment supports the body to ensure proper stabilization and positioning, while providing added resistance for strengthening, toning, and lengthening muscles.||What is Pilates Reformer? These classes are phenomenal for working out your body's "powerhouse", which consists of abs, lower back, hips, and glutes and are designed to either target one specific area, or be a whole-body muscular exercise. This apparatus is demands focus on alignment and accurate muscle engagement, which leads to improved posture and more stability, especially when in motion.
|What Level is Pilates Mat? Beginner/Intermediate. While intermediate exercises may be introduced, modifications are always provided.||What Level is Pilates Tower? Intermediate. While intermediate, modifications are always provided.||What Level is this Pilates Reformer Class? Intermediate. While intermediate, modifications are always provided.|
|Is Pilates Mat for you? Our Pilates Mat classes are appropriate for all students of ALL LEVELS of Pilates experience.||Is Pilates Tower for you? Students new to Pilates Tower are required to complete the
Into to Tower Package (3 Private Sessions)
|Is Pilates Reformer for you? Students new to Pilates Reformer are required to complete the
Into to Pilates Package (3 Private Sessions)
|Pilates Mat: $20/class
4-Class Nov Mat Pkg*: $65 (Reg $80)
* November Mat Package classes must be used in Nov.
4-Class Dec Mat Pkg*: $65 (Reg $80)
* December Mat Package classes must be used in Dec.
|Pilates Tower: $30/class
10-Class Tower Pkg*: $275
(Previous Pilates Tower experience required.)
Evening Pilates Reformer: $35/class
To join us for an Evening Pilates Class, sign Up HERE!
1 More Pop-Up Viniyoga™ this Month!
with Lisa Atkins
4 Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:45am
October 9th October 23rd November 6th (cancelled) & November 20th
Current Series Underway...check back for future dates!
- Reformer = More Exercise Combinations
- Great form of strength, postural, flexibility, balance and endurance training
- Designed to target one specific area, or as a whole-body muscular exercise
- Phenomenal workout for your body’s “powerhouse” (abs, lower back, hips, & glutes)
- Heavily focused on alignment and accurate muscle engagement, which leads to improved posture and more stability, especially when in motion
4-Class Series Fee: $140
Any missed classes are not refunded or prorated. (2-Student Minimum registered by 10/29 needed to hold the series.)
Sign up HERE! Space is limited to 3 participants.
Beth immersed herself in Classical Pilates training in New York City l;land then received her Mat and All-Apparatus Comprehensive Power Pilates
Next 5-Session Series Starts November 25th!!
Back Care Series
with Patricia Videgain
Current Series: October 21 - November 18 (10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, & 11/18)
Next Series: November 25 - December 23 (11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, & 12/23)
Give yourself the gift of knowledge and self care for your back!
For all those new to Iyengar yoga and the practice of back care, as well as those that are seasoned practitioners and want to learn and practice with a focus on the back. This class moves a bit slower than your regular yoga or fitness class, emphasis is the step-by-step guidance for setting up the poses and working with the back.
We will work with principles of alignment, lengthening the spine, creating joint space, using the breath and breathing awareness, experiential anatomy and yogic principles of practice. For all types of structural problems, including pain and postural problems, including scoliosis, knees, hips, neck and shoulder issues. All new students must take the Intro Workshop before attending the Back Care Series.
Registration for the UPCOMING SERIES is NOW OPEN! Click HERE to sign up.
Back Care Series: $175
(Any missed sessions are not refunded or prorated. Space is limited to 4 students. 3-student minimum to hold the series.)
Fabulous New 5-Session Series Coming After the Holidays!
(Dates for the series will be announced in December)
The Indian practice of Mauna means silence
When the awareness of the body moves beyond the musculo-skeletal realm, there’s a call for integration of all the layers of being. Restorative yoga is the art of long held, supported asana. Iyengar Yoga has a long tradition of restorative practices. In this practice we work with quietude, breath, body systems and organs in a much deeper way than in regular asana class.
The Indian practice of Mauna means silence, silence of the mind, as in the attitude of silence. In this series, we apply the idea of silence and quietude to continue our observation of the organic layer of the being, the pranamaya kosa. We combine the restorative practices with the practice and experiencing of silence as a pure state of being.
Each week of this series will be dedicated to one of those special sequences to foster and create quiet, rest the nervous system, and fill up the natural energy reserves of the body. Building upon the Women Class Series, each week will concentrate on a special sequence to restore our connection to the body, mind and soul.
Week 1: The Woman’s Restorative Sequence
Week 2: Supporting Your Immune System
Week 3: Calming the Mind
Week 4: Working with Insomnia
Week 5: Working with Fatigue
Register for Quiet Yoga HERE to sign up.
(Any missed sessions are not refunded or prorated. Space is limited to 10 students. 3-student minimum to hold the series.)
C'mon, jump on in!
Pilates Reformer Jumpboard Class
Mondays 10:00 - 10:55am
Why you should take this class:
Burn Calories Like a Pyromaniac!!
The added cardio element equals a mega-calorie burn and helps to increase stamina and reduce fatigue. It can sometimes prove exhausting for the first few times, but if you stay consistent, your energy levels are bound to increase.
Get a Kick Out of Finding Your Floating Form
The spring tension is less than the pull of gravity, giving you a longer hang time so you can really concentrate on your form in the air to bring your abs in, lengthen your tailbone on the mat, melt your shoulders away from your ears, keep the ribs buttoned and engage your thighs.
On top of burning mega calories, using the Jumpboard is a great abdominal workout that challenges balance, coordination, and the core in a different setting strengthening your muscles.
Enjoy Low Impact Benefits
Since the reformer has taken gravity out of the equation, these jumps are low impact. (Even lower impact than on a trampoline.) Why is that good? Because it is joint-friendly while getting the same benefits of a high-impact workout! Low-impact exercises actually help promote healing and recovery by keeping the joint mobile and increasing strength. Also, Pilates Jumpboard classes help to increase metabolism and helps in the conversion of ingested nutrients into the energy you need to function. It also helps to reduce stress and depression because when you exercise, your body emits endorphins, which are believed to be natural painkillers.
Get Your Heart Rate Up While Lying Down
During a Pilates Jumpboard routine, the heart moves at a quickened pace and the heart rate stays up for some minutes, burning calories. The movements make the muscles stronger and helps to shape the muscles, including the heart.
Yin Yoga -- Friday mornings at 10:30
Fridays from 10:30 - 11:45am
The Yin Practice is Quiet and Deeply Energetic.
This 75-minute class:
• Is perfect for all yogis of any experience level
• Will be mostly done on the floor
• Focuses on the joints of the back, hips and legs
• Brings health to the body’s deeper and less-elastic tissues (joints, tendons, and fascia)
• Explores holding the poses for a long time…anywhere from 2-10 minutes
• Taps into the “stuff” active yang practices can’t reach
• Incorporates meditation as part of the practice
• Offers a much-needed break from our fast-paced yang lifestyles
All are welcome.
Space is limited to 12 and this class fills up FAST!!
Empowered Alignment Flow Class
with Chara Rodriguera
9:00 - 10:15am
Chara's Empowered Alignment Flow Class is an inspiring blend of alignment-based Yoga linked with fluid vinyasa movements that promote strength, flexibility, alignment and rejuvenation.
All classes are lovingly choreographed around a monthly foundational principle that supports awareness, skill and empowerment both on and off your mat. Options will be offered so you can practice at your comfort level.
You’ll leave feeling renewed, energized and excited about being your best self and living your best life.
PREREGISTER since space is limited to 12 students. Sign up here online.
This is one of our classes that routinely fills to capacity, so be sure to preregister to save your spot. Starting at 5 minutes before class, any No-Show spots are given to those on the Wait List.
Inspirations and practices that empower you!
Chara Rodriguera a mother, a certified Kripalu and Anusara influenced Yoga Instructor, and Life Program Facilitator. Due to stress related issues, she began practicing Yoga in 1995 and has been gratefully teaching since 1997. With backgrounds in the arts and communication, she combines her love of artistry and self-expression into a unique teaching style that is creative, insightful and nurturing. Her classes are an uplifting blend of movement, postures, breathwork and guided meditation, lovingly woven together with words of inspiration. One of Chara’s favorite aspects of teaching is assisting people in transitioning their Yoga practice into everyday life. Each month, she focuses on one foundational principle that supports practitioners both on and off the mat so they may live from a place of greater illumination and empowerment. To learn more about Chara, check out: charatv.com