Intro to Mat Pilates
A personalized small group pilates class in Glastonbury that focuses on the fundamentals of Pilates Mat work which includes breathing, control, concentration, and the importance of proper placement of the pelvis and spine for maximum core strength. Pilates can heal various forms of low back pain, prevent injuries and achieve overall body strength. Intro to Mat Pilates is a recommended for all students before attending any group Mat Pilates classes.
Intro To Pilates Reformer (By appt. only)
This is a 30min. introductory session on the Pilates Reformer to acclimate you to the 80 year old spring based exercise system that uses your own body weight and spring assistance to target specific muscle groups. Workouts consist of controlled, flowing movements allowing your muscles to work in a full range of motion. When training on the reformer 2x per week clients see noticeable improvements in the appearance of their posture, waistline and overall body strength; your body will be longer, leaner and well toned. By breathing and executing exercises with more control, precision and flow you increase your body’s efficiency and prevent injury. In 30min. of personalized instruction you gain better posture and overall muscle strength without the tightness and pain.
All Private and Semi-Private Pilates sessions work with The Reformer and MVe Chair.
Each student will be assessed on strength, flexibility, and control. An exercise plan will be outlined based on strengthening weaknesses, increasing mobility and creating a more balanced body with concentrated core strength. (Please note all students are required to enroll in the Intro to Pilates class or book a private session before beginning regular drop in classes.)
Private yoga classes in glastonbury will give you individual attention with direct communication and adjustments that specifically address your needs. Each posture has manual adjustments that will help you understand the relationship between muscle groups and particular body parts that are being engaged and lengthened. To develop a deeper understanding of how your body engages in each posture, the instructor will apply gentle but firm pressure in specific areas so that your body’s natural intuition will be enhanced. Remember, there is never any strain placed on your body, either by you or the instructor. The philosophy of yoga is about the approach-how your body engages in the posture to the best of your ability, not how far you go. Any questions you have will be addressed immediately.
Clients have found private yoga session increase their understanding of their own body which has in turn improved their yoga practice in weekly classes and helped in sports and basic body mechanics in any activity.
Private Yoga/Pilates Rates
55min. session $120
5 Sessions $475
10 Sessions $900
20 Sessions $1600
30min. session $65