A body conditioning routine that helps build flexibility, strength and endurance. Pilates puts emphasis on the spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing to relieve stress, developing core and improving coordination and balance. All Pilates classes take place in our Pilates Reformer Studio. A Pilates professional must be present while in the studio. Offering unique classes on the mat, chair and Reformer that will leave you feeling energized and renewed. Private individual and group instruction available.
PILATES CLASS FEES
Class Details: Yoga | Pilates | Cycling & Computrainer | Movement Studio
This class utilizes the Pilates Reformers. The Reformer provides a full-body workout. You will work through a choreographed routine of challenging movements to strengthen, stretch and lengthen your body.
Class size is 5 students per class. Classes are non-competitive and closely monitored for precise balancing of your strength and muscle control.
Private Equipment Sessions
These sessions are designed for clients new to Pilates, for rehab clients and for clients that need a refresher to Pilates. You will begin with an evaluation session with the trainer, which will include spine & gait analysis, an overview of the fundamentals of Pilates (breathing & abdominal techniques), and an introduction to each piece of equipment, (this includes the Reformer, Tower, Trapeze, and the Chair. Optimal results will be maintained with a regular schedule of 2-3 sessions per week.
This is recommended for all new clients starting Pilates.
Certifications: AFFA Personal Training Certification., BASI Pilates,. Zumba Dance, TRX., Johnny G Spin training and Booty Barre certification. Deb has been teaching group classes in the Vail Valley for over 25 years. Her biggest enjoyment over the years has been seeing people return week after week to do group classes and see them get stronger and fitter. Deb’s own fitness routines led her into personal training,
Pilates equipment, and private group classes. Living in the mountains it gives so many options outdoors, winter, summer and fall for activities. As a trainer Deb loves giving as many options indoors too. Her style of instruction tends toward more of an athletic style of Pilates. Deb believes a strong core and body keeps the body in tune: the flexibility and mobility that comes from Pilates classes makes your body feel longer. “It’s my fountain of youth, and I love seeing how great it makes people feel!” Deb teaches Pilates Mat, Reformer, Barre and Tabata.
Katie has taught Pilates in the Vail Valley for 9 years. Her passion for high impact sports; trail running, swimming, skiing, and chasing her young daughters around, led Katie on a search for a low impact activity that included some stretching and lengthening. Pilates has helped her build core strength and deepen her knowledge of movement to keep her injury free and help with personal imbalances. She believes that Pilates is an effective and invigorating practice with benefits that extend to all aspects of her students’ lives and passions. “. I’m grateful for the opportunity to share the many benefits of Pilates with my students,” she says.
Chad is a former missed marital artist, high school wrestling coach, and trainer to the Commerce City PD. He understands what it takes to deliver quality instruction to a variety of personalities. In addition, he is uniquely aware of injuries pertaining to the joints and back due to years of wrestling and missed martial arts. He is well-versed in varied teaching methodologies and holds a Masters of Science in Adult Teaching. Chad is always ready to the get the best you out in front!
Michele joins us most recently from the Miami area but has been visiting Vail throughout her life. She is a STOTT Pilates certified instructor for over 15 years and is also an Acupuncturist. She owned her own Pilates Studio in Miami and enjoys working with clients of all levels, including those with a sports injury.
Kim has been an avid practitioner of Pilates for over fifteen years and holds a Comprehensive Certification in Pilates from BASI (Body Arts and Sciences International), encompassing repertoire for students of all levels on the reformer, cadillac, chair, barrels, and mat. Kim brings an enthusiastic, supportive, and connected approach to each of her classes. She enjoys working with clients of all ages seeking general conditioning, athletic training, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. Outside the Pilates studio, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric, and their three teenage boys. Together they take full advantage of Vail Valley’s offerings; from biking and SUP in the summer, to skiing in the winter, and hiking with their Bernese Mountain dog, Mazie, year-round. She is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.