This intermediate Pilates mat class follows the classical methods of Pilates and is for those who have mastered the basic Pilates exercises. Core strength, alignment, stretch, breath, and control will be strengthened through practice of intermediate mat exercises. Knowledge of the beginning Pilates mat exercises is required. If you have any questions about whether or not this course is suitable for your abilities, consult with the instructor. Participants must bring an exercise or yoga mat and a towel to class. Please wear comfortable clothing. Recommended text:The Pilates Body, Brooke Siler, ISBN: 978-0767903967 (a copy will be available to preview in class). Cost: $15
Elise Beckstett (firstname.lastname@example.org) completed her 700 hour Authentic Pilates certification with second generation teacher Penelope Barrow in 2014. She has been teaching Pilates since 2013 and leads an ongoing program at local studios dedicated to seniors. She has attended numerous continuing education workshops with some of the foremost Authentic Pilates instructors in the United States.