Class Descriptions – Discover Your Ultimate Fitness Goals
Get ready to launch your fitness goals to the next level. From beginners to skilled athletes, we offer a variety of Pilates + Yoga class to meet any fitness level, age bracket, or physical limitation.
My overall strength, flexibility, coordination and balance have been improved. I find myself walking with better posture and my lower back pain is gone!!!!
– Linda, Southlake, TX, Client since January, 2014
Before you sign up for any Pilates class, we require you to schedule a complimentary 25-minute consultation. Even if you’re experienced with Pilates, we’ll still need you to complete this customary assessment so we’ll know what class to place you in. The Consultation also gives us a chance to develop a tailored fitness plan to help you reach your goals.
Pilates Equipment – Open Level 1
Start your new Pilates journey at our studio with the Open Level 1 classes. These classes are perfect for anyone beginning Pilates or those looking to perfect, and get the most out of basic Pilates equipment exercises. In addition to increasing body awareness and strengthening the core, you’ll increase range of motion and muscle balance around the joints for improved posture. You’ll work on all the essential exercises and learn how to apply the 5 Basic Pilates Principles throughout for safe and effective workouts. You will also learn how to safely use, adjust, and workout on the STOTT PILATES® equipment: The Reformer, Tower and Stability Chair. In most cases, 10 Open Level 1 Classes are required before joining the Level 2 Classes.
Pilates Equipment – Open Level 2
This class combines beginner and intermediate Pilates exercises using the STOTT PILATES® Reformer, Tower and/or Stability Chair. We also have numerous props that may be used throughout your class for added variety and challenge! Every class is based on Joseph Pilates’ method with modifications added as needed. You will get a full body workout that strengthens, tones, and mobilizes. We will work your body in all planes of motion during each class: flexion, extension, side to side and rotation as well as Pilates exercises while laying down, kneeling and standing!
Tower Pilates on the Reformer – Open Level 1
This class utilizes the Pilates Tower System to help build long, lean musculature as it helps increase the range of motion and unilateral movement by utilizing various attachments – springs, push through bar, and pull- down bar. Don’t be surprised by this class. It builds much more strength than people realize as you have to keep the core engaged to manage the spring tension.
Tower Pilates and Cardio Jump – Open Level 2
This class utilizes the STOTT PILATES Cardio Trampoline for heart pumping jumps and the Pilates Tower System. The Tower helps build long, lean musculature as it increases your range of motion and unilateral movement by utilizing various attachments – springs, push through bar, and pull-down bar. Don’t be surprised by this class. It builds much more strength than people realize as you have to keep the core engaged to manage the spring tension.
Senior Activity Center Chair Pilates
Core Fusion Pilates + Yoga sponsors a chair Pilates class at the Southlake Senior Center, which is free and open to everyone 55 years old and up. This class helps seniors reclaim their mobility and joy in daily life. The above-55 crowd sit on, stand behind, and stabilize using safe chairs to get in shape. In this class, you’ll increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, deepen core connection, boost overall well-being, and gain improved balance.
To sign up for this program, contact the senior center directly.
Pilates Reformer Conditioning 2 Plus Cardio Tramp– Open Level 2/3
A medium-to-medium high intensity class perfect for those who have mastered the beginner and intermediate exercises. The intensity and pace will work your cardio more than a regular class and be prepared for using the Cardio Tramp for about 1/2 of the class. Participants continue to build on endurance and core strength while improving stamina and agility. Some advanced exercises will be incorporated as skill level increases. Small props may be incorporated to continuing sculpting body. Approval required from your instructor before joining this class. This class is not appropriate for clients with back and neck issues.