Group Equipment Class Descriptions

All equipment classes may incorporate warm up exercises on the mat or utilize small props.  Pilates equipment work combines core training with strength training for your legs, hips, arms and shoulders. The spring resistance based machines provide you with full body resistance training resulting in long, strong and supple muscles. 

 

Entry Level Equipment Classes

 

EQ I 

  • Learn to work from the inside out with spring based strength resistance training
  • Learn Pilates repertoire on the Reformer,  Wunda Chair, Small Barrel  and mat
  • Clients progress to EQ I/II once you have learned more of the repitore.  Discuss with your instructor when to move up.

Rejuvenating EQ I/II

  • This bone safe class is appropriate for the aging body or those with injuries or issues in their body
  • Similar or the Rejuvenating Mat we move at a slower pace to provide attention to those with body issues

Time Out for New Moms - Equipment Mat Combo (Postnatal)

  • Pilates is perfect for the postnatal body and is one of the best methods for getting back into shape.  Rebuild your center and discover new friends in your steps to regaining your fitness.  This class will focus on breathing, posture, strengthening core and the pelvic floor.  It is a small class (Max 6) with work on both the mat and equipment. Have babies in tow or just steps away at Little Anya's Dreamland (drop in childcare center in the building).

Intermediate/ Advanced  Equipment Classes

 

EQ II (Prerequisite- EQ I and EQ I/II)

  • Building on the repertoire learned in EQ I, challenge yourself with more complex movements on the Reformer, Wunda Chair and Small Barrel

Strength & Balance- Wunda Chair (Prerequisite- EQ I)

  • Build strength using these small but mighty pieces of Pilates equipment for body weight and resistance training.  Core strength and standing balance is greatly enhanced by training on this unique apparatus
  • The Wunda Chair helps develop back and shoulder muscles but is not ideal for those with wrist issues.

EQ II/III (Prerequisite- EQ II and II/III)

  • Working with more intermediate repertoire on the Reformer, Wunda Chair and Small Barrel, we continue to increase the challenge and pace of the class.  More specificity is required in the practice.  Challenge may come from going slower or with less weights!
  • Not appropriate for those with injuries and may not be suitable for joint replacements.  Please enquire it you are unsure.

EQ III (Prerequisite- EQ II )

  • A Challenging equipment workout for the advance Pilates student.
  • Not appropriate for those with injuries.  Please discuss with your instructor prior to registering for the first time.