Group Classes

Please note that physicians approval is recommended before beginning any new fitness regime.  If you have had any major injuries, surgeries, or health concerns we recommend scheduling a private session before beginning group classes to ensure you have the individualized attention needed to modify your program. 

Body Flossing Release Yourself…

(Self-Myo-Fascial Release—Researched and developed at the Belly Studio since 2004)

This class provides a fun, safe, and open atmosphere to explore our fascial self-release methodology called Body Flossing™.  You will learn how to manually release stubborn tension and pain patterns while relieving stress, improving overall ranges of motion, reducing pain, and preparing for healthy fitness. Improve circulation, lymphatic function, breath and all mind-body systems with these proven techniques. You'll leave feeling  renewed, calm, and energized! (75 min & 60 min classes offered.  Please check the schedule.) 

All levels welcome. One of Belly Studio’s Recommended Primary Classes

PILATES FUNDAMENTALS

This mat class is dedicated to teaching the fundamentals on which you will build your Pilates practice. We explore the basic movements and concepts of Pilates in order to develop your strength, balance, flexibility, and coordination. You will learn correct and optimal movement patterns to keep you and your joints healthy!  (60 min class)

All levels welcome. One of Belly Studio’s Recommended Primary Classes

M(Oov)E!

Introducing: the Oov!  This innovative new piece of equipment activates core stabilizing muscles while gently extending the spine and stimulating healthy spinal movement. From rehabilitation to stretching, to Core strengthening, to relaxation, the Oov offers a variety of significant benefits for those seeking a more fit and balanced body. (75 min) Improve Proprioceptive deficits, Re-Map dysfunctional movement patterns, Build Mind-Body connections.

All levels welcome. One of Belly Studio’s Recommended Primary Classes

Restorative Core

Whether you’re getting back into fitness or building on your basics, this class is great for you. Together, we will work on Core, Breath, & Strength. These foundations of a health body will support you in your journey to wellness and strength. All small classes are designed for varying levels and needs. We use a variety of props including blocks and straps, the Oov and balance beams to rebuild a stable, strong body. This foundational strength will help reduce your risk of sprained ankles, knee problems, hip pain, shoulder pain, and joint pain. Together we are building strength in alignment! We also include home-routines so you can maintain your fitness outside the classroom.   (75min Cora or Arlene or Courtney)  This class is originally designed for the hyper mobile client. If you have hyper mobile tendencies, this is essential for you!

All levels welcome. One of Belly Studio’s Recommended Primary Classes

Pilates Mat

Move your way through the classical Pilates repertoire in this dynamic Mat class.  We utilize a variety of props in this class that provide assistance while you develop proficiency and strength in the exercises. (60min)

Beginning - This class is suited for all levels.  We welcome those who are brand new to the discipline as well as Pilates veterans for a dynamic and safe workout.

Intermediate - This class is best suited to those who have had at least some experience with Pilates.  If you are new to Pilates, we welcome you to try our Oov Class or Schedule a Private Session

pilates mixed equipment— Class

This beginner level class will explore the use of springs on a variety of Pilates equipment, including Reformer, Spring Board, and Wunda Chair. Discover how to breathe to oxygenate the body for healing; explore ways to stabilize joints and lengthen muscles; transform your body to move more fluidly. Equipment Classes are limited to 4 students so register ahead of time to ensure your spot! (60 min)

Some experience with Pilates is recommended prior to taking this class.   Please contact the studio for specific recommendations.

Roller Core Fitness — Mat Class

Enjoy a challenging, core-building, alignment-corrective class that is dynamic, supported and fun. We will use rollers on the mat, balls and props to progress from mat to standing in a a full-body strengthening, liberating, energizing workout. (60 min w Arlene)

Some experience with Pilates or other movement class is recommended prior to taking this class.   Please contact the studio for specific recommendations.  A few Body Flossing Classes would be helpful if your are stiff, tight, under conditioned or recovering from injuries.

Chair Flow Control & Strengthen

Practice Techniques to improve flexibility, core strength, healthy joint alignment, and breath in a delightful combination of structure and fluid control set to music and designed to build core strength and prepare you for the next level, Standing Flow.

Beginning - Learn the foundations for creating healthy sitting patterns, turn sitting into informed exercise, confidence and strength in a new alignment. Build the skills for more complex, Intermediate Chair Flow in this 8 week program.

Intermediate - All beginning elements reviewed, create new, more complex and challenging movements, building rotational strength with beginning protocols for Standing/Dancing Flow while using the chair as prop and support in standing exercises.