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Pilates Equipment

Whole Body Studios offers Pilates equipment classes for every age and skill level. Equipment Pilates classes are a good way infuse extra weight-bearing into your workout routine. All equipment is provided by the studio, and Whole Body is happy to provide high-end Peak brand reformers, tower systems, chairs and cadillacs.

Equipment Beginner

These classes are designed for those new to Pilates, and for those wanting to brush up on their fundamental Pilates skills. They will use any of the equipment that the teacher decides is beneficial to the individuals in the class, including reformer, tower, chair, mat, barrels, foam roller, etc. A great class for all levels to focus on fundamentals!

Equipment Intermediate

These classes will use any of the various pieces of equipment at the discretion of the teacher. Intermediate classes are great for students who are more familiar with Pilates principles and who want to step up the intensity of their workout. These classes move at a faster pace than Beginner classes and will build on fundamental techniques.

Reformer Beginner/Intermediate

These classes are designed for newcomers to Pilates, and for those who are familiar with fundamental Pilates exercises but want to brush up on their skills or prefer a more relaxed workout. The classes provide a great transition from private sessions into group classes.

Reformer Intermediate

Intermediate classes are designed for students who have a working knowledge of the Pilates fundamentals and who want to step up their workout. This is an excellent class for those who have taken many private lessons and are ready for a challenging group class. The class is also good for those who have taken many beginner classes and are ready for a new challenge.

Reformer Advanced

These classes are designed for students who have been taking Pilates classes or privates for a while and feel fit and comfortable enough with intermediate exercises, or who want to learn more advanced Pilates exercises. Students must be able to execute all beginner and many intermediate exercises. The pace of this class is much quicker than beginner and intermediate classes and requires a solid working knowledge of and comfort level with the Pilates equipment.

Chair All Levels

Wunda chair was Joseph Pilates’ way of pronouncing “wonder” chair. Come experience this compact, efficient piece of Pilates equipment! The teacher will modify exercises for all levels, and this class is a wundaful (pun intended) challenge to add to your existing Pilates workout. Students should complete at least a few private lessons or beginner group reformer or mat classes before attending a chair class.

Prenatal Equipment

This class is designed specifically for expectant mothers. When you are pregnant, your changes rapidly and therefore needs certain exercises more than others. There are also exercises that should be avoided during this exciting time. This class will create a safe, comfortable space to help you learn which exercises are appropriate so you can take that information into other classes. Also, this class will let you create a community with other expectant mamas while keeping your changing body in shape! Many women have found that prenatal exercises such as Pilates help smooth the labor and delivery process and make post-natal body recovery more efficient.

Mat Pilates

Whole Body Barre offers Pilates mat classes for every age and skill level. Mat Pilates classes are a good way infuse variety into your workout routine. Mats are provided at the studio, but students are welcome to bring their own.

Pilates Mat Beginner/Intermediate

This Pilates Mat class utilizes your own body weight to challenge the muscles using the Pilates method. It's a great way to take Pilates exercises home or on the road with you. In these classes you'll learn how to find your alignment and progress through exercises that activate your core and challenge your entire body.

Pilates Mat Intermediate/Advanced

These Pilates Mat classes are for individuals who are very familiar with Pilates mat exercises and are looking for an additional challenge. Instruction includes muscle work that tests your endurance, strength and flexibility. These classes move at a quick pace and are a great way to supplement other athletic activities.

 

 

Barre

Whole Body Barre classes are designed to help students reach their fitness goals through fun, energizing classes. Our classes use the fundamental Whole Body Barre™ approach, which combines dance, Pilates and yoga movements to stretch, lengthen and tone the whole body. We use plié, balancé, relevé, and other ballet movements aimed at building a dancer's physique. We limit our class size to ensure each student receives one-on-one attention. All equipment is provided at the studio. 

Whole Body Barre-All Levels

Whole Body Barre-All Levels classes are ideal for beginners and intermediate students. They're set to music and use Pilates, yoga and ballet exercises to strengthen and lengthen your body. The classes also often integrate light free weights, exercise balls, glider and/or resistance bands to strengthen the body and give you a full-body workout.

Whole Body Barre-Stretch

Whole Body Barre-Stretch classes are for all levels. They aim to open up and stretch your entire body and are ideal for every age and body type.The classes are set to classical music and use Pilates, yoga and ballet movements to strengthen and lengthen the body. Each class focuses on lengthening muscles at a gradual pace and uses the breath to engage key muscles. 

Whole Body Barre-Sculpt

Whole Body Barre-Sculpt classes take the all-levels format up a notch by incorporating free weights and weighted balls throughout the entire class. While the core components of these classes are fast-paced repetitious ballet movements, anyone, including those without a dance background, can easily keep up thanks to step-by-step instruction.

Whole Body Barre- Intense

Whole Body Barre-Intense classes take the all-levels format up several levels by increasing set reps and posture hold times to ensure full muscle burnout and allowing for an extended recovery period at the end of class. This class is not recommended for women past their first trimester of pregnancy.

Whole Body Barre- Cardio

Whole Body Barre-Cardio classes are fast paced and elevate the heart rate by mixing cardio in with the classical barre exercises. Expect a full body barre workout with the added benefits of calorie-burning cardio. This class is not recommended for women past their first trimester of pregnancy. 

 

 

Yoga

Whole Body Barre's yoga classes are a breath of fresh air. They begin by focusing on the fundamentals, while synching breath and movement together to build a stronger body. We also offer a few higher-level classes for longer-term practitioners. We welcome all skill levels. Yoga mats are provided at the studio, but students are welcome to bring their own.

Whole Body Yoga – Vinyasa I

Whole Body Yoga – Vinyasa I classes rejuvenate your mind and body while building strength, balance and flexibility. These basic classes build upon fundamental poses while moving at a slower pace. The instructor gently challenges students to synchronize breath and movement while also increasing your strength and flexibility. Students of all levels are welcome.

Whole Body Yoga – Vinyasa II

This class flows at a faster pace as your breath supports and guides you through each pose. You will be challenged to move and breathe in more elaborate sequences, strengthening your core and allowing you to work on inversions or more intermediate poses in a safe and fun environment. This class enhances strength training and will help you achieve your fitness goals as you also benefit from the soothing, meditative mindfulness of yoga.

Whole Body Yoga-All Levels

Translated literally, yoga means “union.” In these classes you will explore the union of your body, mind and soul through movement, breath work and possibly some meditation. The classes are designed for all levels, with beginning modifications and advanced variations offered for those who desire something more or less challenging.

Whole Body Yoga- Sculpt

Yoga Sculpt takes a breath-to-movement vinyasa style class to the next level by adding light free weights into the flow. Each posture is designed to create heat (or tapas) in the body while building strength and stability. 

 

 

 

Circuit Training

Circuit classes are taught in a rotation format, with multiple stations to move through every 30-60 seconds and limited resting time between each exercise.

Circuit Training 

Whole Body Barre-Circuit Training is for anyone who wants to enhance their stamina and strength. Although it is a faster-paced class, people of any and all fitness levels will be able to keep up and feel the benefits! Whole Body Circuit Training also gives you the chance to learn the whole range of fundamental excercises that can be used in this class and others. If you're looking for a challenge or want to learn something new, Whole Body Circuit Training is for you! 

 

 

Personal Training

Whole Body Studios offers private and two-person personal training sessions for those who want a more personalized workout.

Personal Training Sessions

Our trainer analyzes your body to create an effective workout regiment that fixes muscle imbalances and helps you regain peak mobility and stability. We create a customized exercise plan and modify it as your body progresses and changes. We utilize a variety of top-rated equipment at our gym to meet your fitness needs. Call 720-936-3667 or email info@wholebodybarre.com to learn more or inquire about pricing.