Group fitness classes designed to strengthen weaker muscles, increase flexibility, and tone your whole body.
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Level 1 Group Fitness Classes
Level 1 classes are geared towards students who are still working on learning the fundamentals of the Pilates method. Classes focus on mastering breathing techniques, form, and learning equipment safety. When completing your introductory group package (especially if you're new to Pilates), we recommend sticking to level one and level two classes.
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Welcome to Pilates at Pure Movement! In this Reformer Fundamental introductory class, we’ll explore the basic Pilates principles like breathing, spinal position, and form. We'll share the general set-up for each exercise and the progression of each movement as you work up to the next level of group apparatus classes and/or private sessions. This class is open to beginners who are new to our studio or new to the Pilates method.
Level 2 Group Fitness Classes
Level 2 classes begin to dig a little deeper into the style and exercise method of Pilates. Appropriate for those who have some Pilates apparatus or previous fitness experience. When completing your introductory group package (especially if you're brand new to Pilates), we recommend sticking to level 1 and level 2 classes. These classes are geared towards students who are still working on learning the Pilates method. Continuing to focus on understanding proper body position, movement sequencing, breathing techniques, form, and equipment safety.
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The reformer at its finest: a class focusing on half strengthening exercises and half stretching movements. This class offers an overall feel-good session. It's a full-body workout for those looking to enhance their muscles and stamina while simultaneously increasing their muscular range of movement.
Level 3 Group Fitness Classes
Level 3 classes are geared towards experienced movers and Pilates students with limited injuries or physical restrictions. Students will need to know the basic repertoire and fundamental components around neutral spine, breathing, shoulder stability, spine articulation and whole body movement. Modifications can be offered for injuries or limitations, but exercises will be tailored towards those at a stronger, level of fitness. These classes may dip into advanced repertoire as well as introduce mixed apparatus. Depending on a student's comprehension, some students can try level 3 classes towards the end of their introductory group package (ask your instructor for a recommendation).
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The reformer at its finest - a class focusing on half strengthening exercises and half stretching movements. This class offers an overall feel-good session and full-body workout for those looking to enhance their muscles and stamina. Expect the Plus to add an increased muscular toning and range of movement. Please discuss with your instructor or a studio representative if you have any questions or concerns if this class is right for you.
Level 4 Group Fitness Classes
Level 4 classes are tailored towards students at a higher fitness level or who have more experience with the Pilates method and form. The Pilates method expands upon itself with each level. These advanced level classes are the ultimate in progressions form the basic repertoire. Students will build upon their knowledge exploring flow, rhythm, control, concentration and the super advanced repertoire. Modifications can be offered for injuries or limitations, but exercises will be tailored towards those at a strong, advanced level of fitness.
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Looking to further your mind-body connection? Advanced Focus Reformer optimizes function and performance to achieve a deeper understanding of how to move. Students will need a thorough knowledge of the mechanics of Pilates equipment and each exercise. Flow-through unique variations to build an intense workout while expanding your personal Pilates growth through this higher level work.
This class is considered a Level 4. Please discuss with your instructor, or a studio representative, if you have any questions or concerns if this class is right for you.
Our specialty series run in 4 to 8 week sessions and focus on a specific population or topic. Each series has a unique price, duration and time that it is offered.
Strengthen neglected muscle groups, improve flexibility and build core strength through our men’s program. That's to say, we utilize the reformer to relieve back and joint pain while increasing strength in both smaller and larger muscle groups. Additional release work improves torso rotation and range of motion for sports, such as tennis and golf. Improve your posture, movement, and more in this popular series.