More Information about classes at Flexx Appeal Pilates
Mat Pilates - Pilates is a form of exercise developed by Joseph Pilates which emphasizes the balanced development of the body through core strength, flexibility and control through fluid movement. Beginning levels may burn up to 240 calories. Intermediate up to 338 calories and 424 calories for advanced. Beginning classes through advanced can be from 10 exercises to 40 exercises. Pilates uses your own body with modifications only if need be.
Mat Pilates w/ Small Apparatus - Taking all of mat pilates beginning through advanced movement and concepts and using small apparatus which can include pilates rings, therabands, foam rollers and physio balls to create more stretch, resistance and mobility. Mat Pilates with small apparatus is therapeutic and challenging.
The Reformer - Discover the benefits of exercising on the Pilates Reformer, one of the best pieces of pilates equipment. The Reformer adds resistance for pilates method exercises and can provide support to beginners and challenges to more advanced student. Expect to develop strength, coordination and flexibility within this non-impact. System or tension springs, ropes, poles and mats. Over 600 possible exercise. We can accommodate up to 3 people in a class.
Springboard Pilates - Classes in groups of 4 are appropriate for any age or fitness level. Pilates springboard offers its own resistances to complement the movements of the body for maximum fitness. Most exercises aim stretching and stabilizing the spine. You can also stretch the sides, legs, arms, slim sides and improve breathing. We can accommodate up to 5 students in a class.
Exo Chair - Is a box with a padded seat, a foot pedal, and has 2 to 4 springs attached for a variety of resistance. Pilates developed over 50 exercises for his Chair. You can sit, stand, kneel, or lie on this multipurpose apparatus, developing upper body strength, stabilizing the torso and performing a number of lower body and feet exercises We can accommodate up to 4 students in a class.
Pilates Boot Camp - This class utilizes all the pilates equipment. Each person will work on the reformer, springboards, mat and exo chair. The class provides a full body workout. You will work through a routine of challenging movements to strengthen stretch and lengthen your body. You should complete an initial evaluation session and 1 private reformer classes to be familiar with pilates equipment etc. Must call to reserve spot in class. We can accommodate up to 8 students in a class.
Cardio Reformer – A fun, innovative circuit workout. Get your heart rate up for optimal fat burning. While you simultaneously build muscle, improve cardiovascular efficiency without the jarring effects of regular high impact workouts. Unlike jumping on the ground or even a trampoline, the body is supported in a position which offers optimal bio feedback for sustaining a neutral pelvis, spine and shoulder posture. Jumping with proper foot alignment on a board while lying down. In addition, the workout is comprised 90% of weight bearing exercises, and is an excellent option for the prevention of osteoporosis. Because of increased bone mass. This exercise is alternated with some fun challenging exercise movements performed off the reformer.
Personal Training - We can design any Pilates or weight training program to assist you in getting ready for a triathlon, 5K, 10K, marathon, fitness or figure shows, and body building. All our programs are customized so you can reach your full fitness potential.
Cadillac – This beautiful piece of Pilates equipment looks pretty intimidating but is very therapeutic and fun. Only offered in private Pilates sessions, this machine has a lot of features of the springboard. This machine has many exercises from beginning to extreme advanced.
Spinning - Spin is an aerobic exercise that takes place indoors on an indoor cycle. As you pedal, motivating music plays and your certified experienced instructor talks you through a visual outdoor experience workout. You take your ride up hill, down hill and turns in the road. You vary your pace from going really fast to cranking up the tension and pedaling slow. From standing and sitting positions as well. Spinning can burn serious calories from 450 for a 45 minute class. Fun and exciting and a great cardio workout.
Zumba - This is a fusion of latin and african beat. Music that will have you dancing to salsa-merenge etc. High energy! Prepare to sweat!
Kettlebell – Russian Kettlebell training has been around since the early 1700′s but has only become popular recently due to the intense workouts you can get using them. Kettlebells train you cardiovascularly and anabolically in one exercise. You can increase your overall fitness levels and tone up muscles. It’s all in the repetitions, 20 or more, and non-stop movement in 30 minute workouts. Increase your strength, endurance and muscle tone in just 10 workouts.
H.E.A.T. – H.E.A.T. is an explosive, high impact, plyometric and resistance training class. By combining the use of training equipment such as: hurdles, speed ladders, bosu balls, versa discs, cones, and medicine balls, H.E.A.T. packs a full body workout like no other. This is the first time this type training has been presented in an aerobic fitness class setting. H.E.A.T. is suitable for men and women of all ages; all exercises and drills are designed to fit each individual’s strength and ability level. This progressive program follows workout plans given by top strength and conditioning specialists to elite professional athletes.
If you are a coach or athlete interested in setting up group or individual training sessions by one of our H.E.A.T. Sport Fitness Instructors, or to find a H.E.A.T. Aerobic Fitness class near you.