Class Descriptions

Pilates Reformer (S)

Faster moving class with more challenging sequencing and choreography. Focus on muscular toning with stretching, breath work, and functional alignment.  S = Strengthening: Faster moving class with more challenging sequencing and choreography. Focus on muscular toning with stretching, breath work, and functional alignment.

Pilates Reformer (I)

Structured with the experienced beginner and intermediate student in mind. More attention is focused on mastering fundamental exercises with slower pacing. New students are encouraged to receive two or more private sessions before beginning reformer classes.  I = Integrative: Functional movement principles complement flowing from the core. Gentle pacing allows for internal awareness and new body connections. Great for all levels.

Foam Roller Release (R)

Blending deep core strengthening with the benefits of fascial release, this class utilizes the soft foam roller to achieve optimum ease through the body. You’re guaranteed to feel longer and more relaxed.  R = Restorative & Nurturing: Deeply nourishing movement to complement everyday challenges of living and moving. Useful to balance intense exercise, strain, or overuse of the body. Great for all levels.

Community Pilates Mat Class

Blending deep core strengthening with the benefits of fascial release, this class utilizes the soft foam roller to achieve optimum ease through the body. You’re guaranteed to feel longer and more relaxed. I = Integrative: Functional movement principles complement flowing from the core. Gentle pacing allows for internal awareness and new body connections. Great for all levels.

Pilates Reformer with Props (I)

Emphasizes use of a variety of props to keep your Reformer workout fresh and challenging.  I = Integrative: Functional movement principles complement flowing from the core. Gentle pacing allows for internal awareness and new body connections. Great for all levels.

Pilates Reformer (C)

Enliven and tone the heart muscle while strengthening deep core muscles. This faster-paced class emphasizes moving through transitions with ease to keep the body in motion throughout the class. C = Cardio Challenge: Enliven and tone the heart muscle while strengthening deep core muscles. This fast-paced class emphasizes transitioning with ease to keep the body in motion throughout the class.

Reformer with Release (R)

For muscles to function effectively, they need to work in opposing pairs. While one works, the other inhibits. Pain and discomfort in the body increase when muscle pairs do not work in this harmonious balance. Happy Body’s Reformer Release class is designed specifically to encourage inhibition and release in some muscle groups in order to tone and strengthen other less utilized muscle groups. The result is greater stability, strength, and muscular tone with added benefits of increased fluidity and decreased pain. Foam rollers and release balls will be utilized in combination with the reformer to increase fascial mobility and ease.  R = Restorative & Nurturing: Deeply nourishing movement to complement everyday challenges of living and moving. Useful to balance intense exercise, strain, or overuse of the body. Great for all levels.

Pilates Mat – All Levels (S)

Focus on the fundamentals of Pilates technique such as core strength, breathing techniques, and flexibility through the use of mat work and a variety of props.  S  = Strengthening: Faster moving class with more challenging sequencing and choreography. Focus on muscular toning with stretching, breath work, and functional alignment.