Gentle Pilates is a virtual mat class is designed for active older adults with Pilates experience.The class is appropriate for all levels and safe for those with osteoporosis and osteopenia. It covers proper body mechanics needed for an active daily lifestyle. While the class is meant to be a gentler approach to Pilates, there is, however, constant flow to the class exercises so knowledge of the Pilates method is a must!
Incorporating enhanced mat work with different props (or homemade props), Gentle Pilates will focus on improving strength and lengthening the spine, balance, and flexibility. Considered as a body conditioning program, the instructor will take you through warm-ups, core strengthening, upper and lower body strengthening while accommodating a variety of client needs.
This class is not for beginners who are brand new to Pilates.
Clients must be able to come up and down off the floor without the assistance of others in your household. The use of a sturdy chair nearby for this assistance is fine.
EHS Pilates observes a 12-hour cancellation policy for group classes.
Signed up for the wrong class or looking to switch into another class when you arrive? Regrettably, this is considered a late cancelation and you will owe for the original class.
Due to safety concerns, no one may enter a class after the 10-minute warm-up. This is considered a late cancelation.
All group classes run on a 50-minute hour.
The enrollment deadline is 30 minutes prior to class.
The instructor will send out a virtual class link approximately 15 minutes before class start time.
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