Class Descriptions

Intro to Pilates Mat: Learn, review, or refresh your understanding of the basics of Pilates, including neutral spine alignment, Pilates Stance, and proper breathing. Great for newcomers to Pilates and/or CORE. 

Beginner/Intermediate Pilates Mat: Group mat class for beginners or intermediate-level Pilates students. Small props such as rings, rollers, bands and rotating discs can be included. Intro class recommended but not required prior to participation.

Intermediate/Advanced Pilates Mat: Challenging mat class for the intermediate/advanced Pilates student. Small props such as rings, rollers, bands and rotating discs can be included. Several beginner/intermediate classes recommended prior to participation. Participants should be free from injury.

Advanced Pilates Flow: The most advanced level of the mat classes. Class moves quickly and utilizes traditional Pilates format and methodology. Previous Pilates experience is recommended, and participants should be free from injury.

Pilates Fusion: A challenging combination of upper body, lower body, and core strengthening using Pilates and yoga concepts. This is an intermediate/advanced class. Includes work with small props such as weights, bands, and balls. 

Modified Mat: Formerly known as “Sr/Post Rehab,” this group Pilates class is designed specifically for those recently discharged from therapy, recovering from injury, seniors, or anyone just beginning a fitness routine. This gentle class uses modifications and small props to facilitate proper alignment and form, and is taught by a licensed Physical Therapist with a strong knowledge of anatomy and common conditions. *This class is not recommended for anyone experiencing acute pain.

Barre Fusion: A high energy, fast paced workout using the barre and weight of your own body to work the deepest layers of muscles. Focus is on small, precise movements.

Pilates-Yoga Power Flow: Combines traditional Pilates and Yoga flow sequences with long-held postures in order to improve form, realign muscle groups, and improve improper movement patterns. Taught by Diane Fidler, Physical Therapist.

Pfilates: This pelvic floor rehabilitation class is taught by Physical Therapists Karen Costello and Jill Lenzen, both specializing in women’s health and pelvic floor rehab. Pfilates consists of 10 different movements done in various positions (standing, laying down, kneeling, and all fours). This speciality class consists of scientifically-based, Pilates-inspired exercises, developed by a physician to improve pelvic floor fitness.

Pilates Springboard: Resistance training focusing on upper and lower body strength using wall-mounted springs (borrowed from the traditional Cadillac design). Pilates version of weight training. Limit 7 people. *Pre-registration is required.

Core Circuit: Timed interval stations using the Pilates apparatus such as Reformer, Split Pedal Chair, Tower, Springboard, Bosu and other equipment. Limit 6 people. *Pre-registration is required; one private session is recommended.

For more information on Spin and Spin Fusion classes, and to view a full schedule, visit the Beverly Ride On website.