About Our Staff
Our instructors have diverse backgrounds through dance, sports, fitness
instruction, personal training and physical therapy. Each member of the
staff is certified in Pilates or GYROTONIC®.
Based on the exercise system introduced in 1926 by Joseph and Clara Pilates,
our classic approach gives the body a foundation of strength, flexibility
and internal power. The program focuses on core postural muscles which
help keep the body balanced, as well as awareness of breath and alignment
of the spine. The central focus of our Pilates program is to create a
fusion of mind and body so that the body will move with ease, grace and
EXPANSION SYSTEM® is a unique system of equipment
and exercise created by Juliu Horvath. It incorporates movement principles
from yoga, dance, gymnastics, swimming and tai chi. The circular, spiraling
and undulating movements increase the functional capacity of the spine
and create a spherical and three dimensional awareness, resulting in total
GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®
are registered trademarks of Gyrotonic Sales Corp and are used with their
The best way to begin exploring our Pilates and GYROTONIC®
movement systems is through private sessions. These lessons are essential
for anyone with injuries, health issues or specific training goals. Individualized
instruction, utilizing a variety of equipment, maximizes understanding
of the many concepts and movements in these systems and their application.
Semi-private sessions include 2-3 people to one instructor. Using a range
of equipment, students will develop technique, skill and confidence in
a small-group setting.
Group Reformer Class
These classes are designed to give a "movement" experience rather
than a focus on specific physical issues. Classes are curriculum based
and give the student a Pilates experience. There are 4-5 people in each
Group Mat Class
Mat exercises are the foundation of Pilates work. They are designed as
a focused group class where the student receives more attention and correction.
These classes are for members only.
Schedules and Prices
All classes are on a sign-up basis and require full payment for one month
to reserve the space.
Group Reformer Classes
Many classes are currently full, please inquire within for class openings.
Beginning / Intermediate
Group Reformer Prices
Members: $16 / Class
Nonmembers: $18 / Class
Group Mat Classes
Group Mat Prices
Members Only: $12 / Class
Pilates & GYROTONIC
Private Session: $40
Semi-Private Session: $25 (2-3 people)
Reservations are required for all classes and
are made through the Movement Studio. For additional information or to
reserve a space, call the Movement Studio at the Downtown Athletic Club
at 484-4011 x261.