This class will teach you the fundamentals and beginning exercise on the reformer. You’ll increase your body awareness, balance, muscular coordination and develop the skills to use Pilates in your everyday life. As you progress, intermediate level exercises are introduced while the pace of the class increases.
The barrel’s gentle curve helps decompress and lengthen the spine. This specialized Pilates equipment challenges core stability and strength for everyone from beginners to the fully-conditioned student.
Carolyn recently returned to the Northwest, moving to Bend from Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and two daughters. Born and raised in northern New Jersey, Carolyn spent her summers on the west coast, which brought about her attendance of the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon. She graduated with distinction earning a BA in Psychology.
Having always been active and participating in a variety of sports, Carolyn has had a gym membership since she was 18. While living in Columbus, Carolyn completed her certification as an ACE Personal Trainer and achieved a full certification as a STOTT Pilates instructor. ACE has provided her with a broad-based education for training individuals. Her STOTT certification has imparted a more in-depth study of how the human body moves with specific knowledge of anatomy and proper form. Carolyn believes that physical activity is at the center of a balanced life and encourages people of all ages, regardless of fitness level, to keep moving!
Developed by a physical therapist, CoreAlign is designed to improve posture, balance and functional movement patterns at any age. Exercises performed on CoreAlign equipment stimulate the core stability muscles to fire in perfect timing. This is what makes CoreAlign so unique and extraordinary for musculoskeletal rehabilitation, sports performance and general health and well being. Sign up for a free 15-minute introduction to CoreAlign today by calling us at 541.647.0876.
Our Teen Sports Fitness classes are designed to help young athletes hold on to the fitness they’ve worked so hard during the school year to attain. Additionally, we’ll teach them how to properly stretch, helping them avoid injury when they return to their sports next fall. We’ve been working with high school volleyball, basketball and lacrosse players, as well as cyclists and track-and-field athletes, all of whom are impressed by the results. Specifically, they have noticed increased strength, vertical jump, body awareness and flexibility.
Whether your teen competes in soccer, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, tennis or other sports, this class will keep them from losing fitness over the summer and prepare them for the rigors of practice in the fall. Teen Sports Fitness classes run July 1 through August 21, and are held twice a week at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 17, and then switch to Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. beginning on July 21. Cost is $249 for all 16 classes. We also offer weekly pricing to accommodate summer vacations: $40 for two classes per week. Call us to reserve a spot at 541.647.0876 or by emailing us.