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Pilates

Intensify your Pilates routine by incorporating apparatus equipment! The Reformer, a spring-loaded resistance machine, is one of the low-impact and effective ways to tone muscle, strengthen joints and realign the body. Experience in Mat Pilates classes recommended (try them on the group fitness schedule!) for Beginning and All Level classes.
 

What is Pilates Reformer and Chair? Check it out right here! 

Winter Quarter Registration Dates

  • Member registration opens online and in-person Wednesday, December 5 at noon
  • Non-member registration opens online and in-person Wednesday, December 12 at noon

Class Formats

Beginning Reformer

Our certified instructors will teach you the basics of using the Pilates Reformer and chair. The equipment will help stretch and strengthen your body, with extra emphasis on your core. This class is perfect for beginners and anyone looking to refine their basic Pilates skills. (Prerequisite for Intermediate Reformer)

Winter Quarter

Session I: Tuesday; January 8 - February 5 
  • 5:30-6:30 pm; Wendy
Members: $70; Non-members $100

Register online*: Pilates Classes
Register in person at The Ray during Membership Services hours.
*a unique Campus Recreation (not your Campus Connect) log-in is needed to register online: online instructions

Intermediate Reformer

This class will focus on Pilates essentials while appropriately progressing to variations to intensify and compliment your exercise regimen to increase your body's strength, flexibility, stamina and awareness of powerful postural muscular techniques with the Pilates Reformer, Mat and other equipment.  It is recommended participants recently complete at least one quarter of Beginner Reformer and have extensive mat class experience before taking this course.

Winter Quarter

Session I: Wednesday; January 9 - February 6
Session II: Wednesday; February 13 - March 13
  • 6:20-7:20 pm; Zara

Session I: Thursday; January 10 - February 7
Session II: Thursday; February 14 - March 17
  • 6-7 pm; Claire
Members: $70; Non-members: $100

Register online*: Pilates Classes
Register in person at The Ray during Membership Services hours.
*a unique Campus Recreation (not your Campus Connect) log-in is needed to register online: online instructions

Advanced Reformer

De-stress your mind and refine your muscles! Bring your Pilates practice to the next level by challenging your muscular strength, stability, stretch and endurance to improve posture, maintain balance, and help prevent injury. Utilizing the Pilates Reformer, Chair, and Mat, this class is will be taught at an intermediate level and flow progressively into advanced exercises. Participants should have recently completed at least one quarter of Pilates equipment classes at the intermediate level prior to taking this course. Advanced classes allow participants to maximize their core strength and stability. You'll challenge yourself with advanced moves and develop a deeper understanding. Participants should have at least two quarter of Pilates equipment classes to register.

Winter Quarter 

Session I: Tuesday; January 9 - February 5
  • 6:30-7:50 pm; Wendy
  • Members: $80; Non-members: $120

Session I: Sunday; January 6 - February 3
Session II : Sunday; February 10 - March 10
  • 10 - 11 am; Claire 
  • Members: $42; Non-members: $60

Register online*: Pilates Classes
Register in person at The Ray during Membership Services hours.
*a unique Campus Recreation (not your Campus Connect) log-in is needed to register online: online instructions

All Levels

All Levels reformer is appropriate for students who have an understanding of basic Pilates principles. The instructor will lead you through a series of different moves that will challenge your body and intensify your practice. The instructor will modify exercises for each participant.

Winter Quarter 

Session I: Wednesday; January 9 - February 6  
Session II: Wednesday; February 13 - March 13
  • 7-8 am; Joy
Session I: Thursday; January 10 - February 7
Session II: Thursday; February 14 - March 17
  • 11 am - noon; Joy

Members: $70; Non-members: $100
Register online*: Pilates Classes
Register in person at The Ray during Membership Services hours.
*a unique Campus Recreation (not your Campus Connect) log-in is needed to register online: online instructions

Pilates Policies

Set up/Take down

All participants are expected to:
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to the start of class for set-up and sanitize your equipment. This is to help make sure the class will start promptly at its’ designated time.
  • At the end of class, sanitize, disas​semble and put all equipment away

Attendence

  • Notify your instructor and Stephanie Punda  in advance of dates you will be absent from class. All absences will be accommodated, if possible.
  • Make-up classes require prior instructor approval and must be done within the session the participant has registered for. 
  • After your instructor is notified, fill out the make-up form to be contacted with the date to attend another class. 

Dress

  • Dress for movement
  • Preferred – Tight fitting
  • Please wear spandex under baggy gym shorts
  • Pilates is traditionally practiced in bare feet or socks

Programming/Class Content

  • Be open with your instructor about any previous or current medical/injury history so appropriate modifications and variations can be offered.​ 
  • If interested in a more customized Pilates experience, invest in private or duet sessions.