Movement Pilates

Unlock a healthier, more vibrant you through the power of Pilates, a gentle yet highly effective exercise method.  At its heart, Pilates focuses on boosting your strength, flexibility, mobility and posture.

The foundation of Pilates starts with building a strong and stable core.  A strong & stable core creates a foundation for your body to work from and will help you have improved movement in all aspects of your life.  Engaging and strengthening the core muscles can improve posture, reduce pain, improve your balance and so much more.  While core strengthening in a big focus in Pilates you will also strength, lengthen, tone and stabilize muscles throughout the entire body in each and every session.

One remarkable thing about Pilates is that it’s for everyone -regardless of age.  It’s an exercise method that appeals to a wide rang of people, from seniors looking for more energy to athletes seeking extra training advantages.  Pilates helps improve your flexibility and mobility of your joints by moving through different ranges of motion.  This means  you’ll be better equipped to handle everyday activities with more grace and ease.  Embrace the transformative potential of Pilates.  Let it enrich your life by boosting your strength, mobility, and vitality.

Movement Pilates
Movement Pilates
Movement Pilates

 

Movement Pilates at PPTS is located at our Garden City Center:

THE CLASSES WILL UTILIZE REFORMERS, CADILLACS, CHAIRS, AND MAT WORK

Monthly Pop-Up Class Dates:

Saturday March 16th at 10am

Saturday April 13th at 10am

More 2024 Dates to be Announced!

*Bring your own mat to class.

These classes are open to everyone and no previous Pilates experience is required.

Movement Pilates

Shelby Mathison

 Born and raised in the Downriver region, Shelby’s affinity for sports and physical well-being has been present since her early years.  Engaging in a diverse array of activities, her passion led her to college soccer, where an injury redirected her toward the realm of physical therapy.  Dedicated to making a positive impact, Shelby aspired not only to guide individuals through rehabilitation but also to facilitate their return to an active lifestyle that resonated with their personal interests.

In her pursuit of enhancing her physical therapy practice, Shelby embarked on a journey with Pilates.  Attaining her mat work certification through Stott Pilates proved transformative for her own body, inspiring her to seek full certification.  Successfully completing coursework, exams, and achieving National Certification as a Pilates Teacher, Shelby witnessed the widespread advantages of Pilates across varying profiles. This experienced fueled her determination to follow her calling and commence teaching classes and personalized sessions within a studio environment.

Shelby eagerly anticipates supporting individuals in reaching their health, wellness, and fitness objectives, empowering them to sustain their cherished activities.

CLASS LIST

OUR SMALL GROUP PILATES SESSIONS PROVIDE AN EXCLUSIVE AND HIGHLY PERSONALIZED WAY TO EMBARK ON YOUR PILATES JOURNEY.  WITH A MAXIMUM OF FOUR CLIENTS PER INSTRUCTOR, YOU’LL RECEIVE INDIVIDUALIZED ATTENTION AND EXPERT GUIDANCE DURING EVERY SESSION.

INTRO CLASS

In this 30 minute one on one class you will learn the basic principles of Pilates.  These principles will be used over and over again in each class to provide you the most benefit of each exercise and to really create a mind body connection.  This class will introduce you to the reformer and teach you beginner reformer exercises.

  • THIS CLASS IS REQUIRED BEFORE SCHEDULING FOR ANY OTHER CLASS IN ORDER TO FIND YOUR BASELINE. 
  • the price for this session is $45.
MIXED EQUIPMENT CLASS 1

CLASS 1 WILL FOCUS ON WHATEVER MIXTURE OF EQUIPMENT AND EXERCISES THE INSTRUCTOR CHOOSES RANGING FROM REFORMER, CHAIR, CADILLAC/TOWER, OR MAT WORK.  THIS CLASS WILL PROVIDE A GREAT FULL BODY WORKOUT WHILE STILL INCORPORATING THE BASIC PRINCIPLES TO ENSURE THAT YOU GET THE MOST OUT OF EVERY EXERCISE.  IT IS A GREAT WAY TO TRY OUT A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT PIECES OF EQUIPMENT AND TO INCORPORATE SOME MORE FUNCTIONAL EXERCISES INTO YOUR WORKOUT.

MIXED EQUIPMENT CLASS 2

CLASS 2 WILL FOCUS ON WHATEVER MIXTURE OF EQUIPMENT AND EXERCISES THE INSTRUCTOR CHOOSES RANGING FROM REFORMER, CHAIR, CADILLAC/TOWER, OR MAT WORK.  THIS CLASS WILL PROVIDE A GREAT FULL BODY WORKOUT WHILE STILL INCORPORATING THE BASIC PRINCIPLES TO ENSURE THAT YOU GET THE MOST OUT OF EVERY EXERCISE.  IT IS A GREAT WAY TO TRY OUT A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT PIECES OF EQUIPMENT AND TO INCORPORATE SOME MORE FUNCTIONAL EXERCISES INTO YOUR WORKOUT. THIS IS A LEVEL 2 CLASS FOCUSING ON THE ADDITION OF MORE INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED EXERCISES. 

CARDIO TRAMP/ INTERVAL

A HIGHER INTENSITY CLASS WILL PROVIDE A CHALLENGING WORKOUT THAT WILL GET  YOUR HEART PUMPING.  A COMBINATION OF STRENGTHENING EXERCISES PAIRED WITH JUMPING INTERVALS ON THE REFORMER AND/OR TIMED INTERVALS IS WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THIS STYLE CLASS.  THIS CLASS IS NOT SUTED FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INJURIES.  A GOOD UNDERSTANDING OF THE PRINCIPLES IS REQUIRED.

PRIVATE/DUETS

One on one or two on one sessions catered to each individual’s specific goals of health and wellness.  These sessions are great for those with injuries, those that have more individualized goals/needs or those that just want to take their pilates knowledge and skill to another level.  These sessions will utilize a variety of equipment and props based upon each individual’s goals, limitations or needs.

ACTIVE AGING

A PRE-MODIFIED FOR THE ACTIVE AGING, THOSE WITH INJURIES OR THOSE LOOKING FOR A SLOWER PACED CLASS.  IN THIS CLASS YOU WILL FIND A VARIETY OF EXERCISES THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR STRENGTH, BALANCE, FLEXIBILITY, MOBILITY AND POSTURE.  THIS CLASS WILL FOCUS ON THE SAME PILATES PRINCIPLES AND WILL USE A VARIETY OF EQUIPMENT INCLUDING REFORMER, CADILLAC, CHAIR, FITNESS CIRCLES, RESISTANCE BANDS AND MORE.

SMALL GROUP CLASSES

OUR SMALL GROUP PILATES SESSIONS PROVIDE AN EXCLUSIVE AND HIGHLY PERSONALIZED WAY TO EMBARK ON YOUR PILATES JOURNEY.  WITH A MAXIMUM OF FOUR CLIENTS PER INSTRUCTOR, YOU’LL RECEIVE INDIVIDUALIZED ATTENTION AND EXPERT GUIDANCE DURING EVERY SESSION.

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