Group Classes

All sessions and classes are by appointment only

Group Mat Class

It is a 45-minute Pilates class that is limited to 4 students. These classes focus on the mat system. The class may include some Pilates props, such as Magic Circles, Bands, Balls, and Rollers. Please consult your instructor when interested in changing class levels. It is important that you attend the appropriate level for your ability. Everybody’s process is different.

Group Tower Class

It is a 45-minute class that is limited to 4 students. The focus is on using the Studio Wall Unit, or Tower Unit. The tower unit has all the capabilities of the traditional Cadillac equipment. Joseph Pilates created the equipment to help you strengthen your body, allowing you to achieve greater flexibility and control. A private session is recommended before entering this class but not required. Please consult your instructor when interested in changing class levels.


Group Mat and Tower Class Levels

Open and/or Combo

This class is an open level class.  All levels are welcome.

Level I

After mastering the basic Pilates principles and exercises, the Level I class will be the next step. Previous Pilates experience is a must. Beginning intermediate exercises will be taught at this level. While continuing to focus on body alignment, control, and precision, you will perfect the beginner exercises while learning intermediate exercises.

Level II

This is an intermediate Pilates class. This class will focus more on flow, breath, and moving through each exercise without stopping.  A solid understanding of the beginner/intermediate exercises is expected at this level. If you are dealing with an injury, please consult the instructor. You may need to modify a lot of these exercises, therefore making this class, not the appropriate level for you.

Level III

This is recommended only for students who have a lot of previous experience and are injury free. This class progresses through an intermediate/advanced series. Be prepared to sweat! The focus is on all 6 principles at the same time: centering, control, concentration, breath, flow, and precision. Advanced exercises will be introduced and perfected at this level. 

Level IV

This is for clients who have have practiced Pilates for years and/or have been approved for super-advanced Pilates work. Working with different tempos, flowing movement, more repetition and advanced mat exercises.  This class will focus on more over head work and upper body work.  If you have an injury, this is NOT the class for you.

SPECIALTY CLASSES

Pilates Mature Body Method

This class is a specialty Pilates class geared for students aged 60 and older with special emphasis on how the Pilates Method works on a mature body.   Traditional classical Pilates made safe for an older student.  These classes also may use the following apparatus: the tower unit, magic circle, hand weights, small barrels, balls and standing balancing exercise are highlighted. Students learn how to safely exercise in a small group class setting.   Beginners welcome.

Foam Roller/Stretch 

This class uses the foam roller to aid in self massage, stretching and releasing muscles in your body.  Stretching is a crucial part of any exercise routine that improves flexibility, skeletal alignment and reduces stress. The foam roller will not only be used in self massage it will be used in some stability exercises.  You will leave feeling relieved of muscular tension and daily stress.

Policies

Cancellation Policy

There is a 24-hour cancellation policy on all scheduled appointments and group classes. If you fail to cancel within this period, you will be charged the full amount. Please understand that we must enforce this policy strictly. Our instructors are compensated on a per-client basis and have made a time commitment to our studio. We thank you for respecting this policy. There are no exceptions.

Instructors may change without notice

Package Expiration

Pre-purchased sessions and classes are transferable for use at the Pilates Movement’s NYC Pilates studio only, and are non-refundable.


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