Workshops

The number of participants in all workshops must be approved by KRN and are limited by the space and equipment available. All Workout Workshops must have equipment for all participants.

 
 
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the body before you

Create a work out for the individual through analyzing their work, movement and muscle balance. Use "The Red Thread®" to create a workout to strengthen what is weak and challenge what is strong. Each exercise was created to work the body in a specific way. The order was created to build on what is worked. Learn to look at the Body Before You and implement the correct body position to work what is intended to work in each exercise. In this workshop we compare different bodies, how to find the correct position so they gain maximum benefits and work what should be worked. (1.5-2 hours)

equipment needed: full studio

 
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killer caddy

The Cadillac or Table is one of Pilate’s most versatile pieces of equipment. Created to build length & strength with box awareness, there is nothing that can’t be down on this person playground. Learn how to transform your workout here - at any level. (1.5 hour)

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: cadillac

 
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pencils down bottoms up

A STRONG work out - feel the work to understand the work - no nonsense - no notes. Space for all students to execute Mat is needed. (1 hour)

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: mat space for all students

 
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connection to the jump

Build your jump from the bottom up - or connect your feet to your seat for improved propulsion. Learn to use the alignment and stability of the Toe Corrector, Foot Corrector & High Chair to increase your propulsion and jumps. Find what to look at and which exercises to choose for the needs of your students. (1 hour)

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: full studio

 
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The Add On Mat®

It’s Ground Hog Day! This is a strong workout designed to build flow and improve your transitions. (1 hour)

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: MAT SPACE FOR ALL STUDENTS

 
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The Leg Stretches from the Ground Up

Correctly build your Leg Stretches to deepen the stretch and correct your alignment. Finding the correct alignment form the bottom to the top stretches the muscles that truly need stretching, the muscles that try to avoid the stretch.  Learn how to see the correct align and increase the depth of the stretch by using the method to finding the correct alignment, engaging the correct muscles to stabilize the position, challenging the stability and then deepening the stretch, thus creating useful flexibility. (1 hour)

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Toe Corrector, Foot Corrector, Magic Circle, Ladder Barrel, Mat, Cadillac, Tower & Swedish Bars

 
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The Space Between – Transitions Mat or Reformer

A true Pilate’s workout is one continuous flow of energy, building and deepening from beginning to end. It is not only the exercises but it is the space between them that creates this flow. These transitions. Learn to increase your flow, depth of the workout and how to move though the spaces between. Each transition is an exercise! The space between each exercise connects you to the next and prepares your for what is to come. (2 hours)

Equipment needed: Mat/Reformer space for ½ of students

 
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the high chair workout

With a deep focus on stability, the amazing High Chair is a safe place to introduce many of the Wunda Chair exercises and develop a greater understanding of the Box and where to stabilize in each exercise. This apparatus truly works Joe’s Powerhouse - the buttocks, stomach and thigh. (1 hour)

Equipment needed: High Chairs for ½ of students

 
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The Advanced Mat Work & Beyond

In this Workshop we look at the Advanced Level Classical Mat work and how to challenge even the strongest of strong and to achieve the purpose of each exercise and build towards the goal that Joe Pilates exercise. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Mat Space for all students

 
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THE RED THREAD® of the mat - Order Is Important Workshop 1

How the Mat work on builds in the upon itself in the Classical Order. This workshop looks at how the work builds upon its self by taking the Foundational work and changing the body orientation in space, decreasing the points of stability and dynamic action to create a balanced workout that works the entire body from the inside out.(1.5-2 hours)

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: full studio

 
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THE RED THREAD® of the Mat through Spinal Functions- Order Is Important- Workshop 2 

How the Mat work not on builds in the upon itself in the Classical Order, but how it builds through Spinal Function. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Reformers

 

 
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The Toe Corrector

Fix your alignment from the bottom up! Better know as connect your foot to your A… (1 hour)

Equipment needed: Toe Correctors for all students

 

 
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The Red Thread® Through Footwork

How to see and analyze your clients needs from footwork. The purpose of footwork is to anchor and align to through the spine. The footwork sets the entire workout. We look at various students’ footwork and the application of the Method to change their bodies. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Full Studio

 
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The Wunda & Twist

The Wunda Chair is known for its ability to build strength. Rotation is integrated into our every day life. It resets the spine to balance and increases your breath. Learn how to properly use the Chair to build the strength needed for the advanced and super advanced Reformer exercises. Build your Twist from seated- to standing to side lying and above. One arm leads to side bending, which is the mother of Twisting. Create lengthen, stretch and strength by increasing your Twist on the Wunda Chair. The Wunda can provide and teach the points of stability and oppositional forces used and implanted through out the method and applied to rotation. Learn how to use this Wundaful chair in all its glory to find new depth in your Twist. (1.5 hours)

Equipment needed: Wunda Chairs for ½ the Students

 
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The Red Thread® of the Single Leg Pull

If you know one exercise you have 1000 answers, if you DON'T know one exercise you have 1000 questions. Through looking at the Single Leg Pull Bent of the Mat work we will look at what exercises a Student will need to improve their work and build a better Mat. Does your student drop their foot and they bend their knee to their chest? Do they rotate their bottom leg in and out? Does their knee drop out to the side on their flexion and extension? Do they wobble in their pelvis? Learn where to go and what to do to teach them to fire the needed muscles to execute the exercise as prescribed. (1 hour)

Equipment needed: Full Studio

 
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The Red Thread® of the Swan

How to build a better Swan. The Swan is a complex chest opening exercise and one of the most critical extension exercises in the Method.  Learn to look at the body and see what is over working and what is underworking. the goal is to create a beautiful balanced marriage between the muscles so everyone is doing their equal share of the work. in this workshop we will look at the Swan on the barrel and find what apparatus we should use to build a better Swan. (1.5 hours)

Equipment needed: Full Studio

 
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Injuries & Application

Pilates is a list of exercise that cleans the body from the inside out. When an exercise is removed from the Mat or Reformer it must be executed safely on the auxiliary apparatus to fulfill the needs of the Method. We will look at a few exercises and find how to apply the method within the limits and constraints presented. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Full Studio

 
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The Red Thread® of the Mat© 

How to correctly add Mat exercise according to clients needs & abilities. This workshop looks at the connections between the Mat exercises in the classical Pilates Method. How do they build in the order of the Mat? How do we use The Red Thread® of spinal function to create a unique workout for the individual student? The Mat is the Heart & Soul of the Classical Pilates Method…The Red Thread® can help deepen your understanding and application of this method. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Mat Space for all Students. Students will be moving

 
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The Red Thread® Of the Reformer

How to correctly add Reformer exercise according to client’s needs and abilities. How to use the method to strengthen what is weak and challenge what is strong. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Reformers

 

 
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Fix your Feet©

Foot Rolling, Marbles, Towels, and Foot Corrector, Toe Corrector and more. Look and improve alignment from the bottom up! (1 hour)

Equipment needed: foot corrector, Paper, Pencils, Toe Correctors, Towels, Poles, 2x4’s & Wall Space

 
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Variations on the Mat

Part 1: Building Variations

Part 2: Challenge Variations

So many variations and so little time. Unveil the why, what, when & who of choosing the correct variation for the needs of the Student. When the purpose of each exercise is focused on, the variation choice is simplified. In this workshop you will learn not only what to choose, but why to use one variation over another & maintain the purpose of each exercise. (1.5-2 hours eac)

Equipment needed: Mat Space for all Students

 
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VARIATIONS ON THE reformer

Part 1: Building Variations

Part 2: Challenge Variations

So many variations and so little time. Unveil the why, what, when & who of choosing the correct variation for the needs of the Student. When the purpose of each exercise is focused on, the variation choice is simplified. In this workshop you will learn not only what to choose, but why to use one variation over another & maintain the purpose of each exercise. (1.5-2 hours each)

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: reformers

 
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The Roll Back Bar

So many uses - so little times. Use the roll back bar for to gain a greater understanding of how to use the box correctly while working out. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Cadillac & Wall Units

 
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Leg Stretch Variations on Cadillac & Barrel

Learn fun and different variations to build and challenge your students and when and who to give them to. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Cadillac & Barrel

 

 
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Leg Spring Variations

With and with out Airplane board. From lying on your back, to lying on your side and finally standing. Leg springs build length and strength and challenge the stability of the box. Learn variation for the needs of your clients. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Cadillac & Wall Units

 
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The Baby Chair

No one leaves Baby in the Corner! Learn the “Lift” of Pilates and how amazing this little Baby can be! For years Baby sat in the corner- “It’s for old ladies and delicate dancers” we were told. So for years Baby sat....off to the side and out of the light. This workshop will change your mind about the Arm/Baby Chair! It contains exercises that challenge the strongest of strong. The Arm/Baby Chair teaches us the missing component in the Pilates of today. It teaches us how to lift and engage our Powerhouse in the correct manner. You will learn to move with length in two directions from a strong center. The Arm/Baby Chair connects the front body to the back body and then both more deeply into the Powerhouse. Unique to this workshop, you will not only learn the how of each exercise, but the why, when and what. Why would I choose the Baby Chair instead of the Cadillac? When would I add a spot, bar or Magic Circle, What is the purpose of this exercise and how does it connect to the work of Pilates? Once again, The Red Thread® is woven and the connection is understood between the Mat and Reformer to increase a greater understanding of Pilates as a Method. (1.5-2 hours)

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: BABY CHAIRS FOR ½ THE STUDENTS

 
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Wunda Chair Variations 

Play on the Wunda Chair and learn variations to build and spice up your work out! How do we break down the work to build to the most challenging of exercises? How do we spot these exercises and who needs them. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Wunda Chairs for ½ the Students

 

 
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Refining your Classical Reformer

Clean it up Classically. What is the goal of the classical exercises on the reformer. (2 hours)

Equipment needed: Reformers

 

 
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Refining your Classical Mat

Clean it up Classically. What is the goal of the classical exercises on the Mat. (2 hours)

Equipment needed: Mats

 

 
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Hands On Your Man

How to get the most out of your male clients! Move’em or loose ‘em! (1.5 hours)

Equipment needed: Mats

 

 
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Anchoring and Opposition

1. Mat

2. Reformer

Pilates is not only about what moves, but what doesn’t move. Deepen your workout and teaching by gaining a greater understanding of the points of stability in which we articulate from in each exercise. (1.5-2 hours each)

Equipment needed: reformers or Mats

 

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Bottoms Up!

A Wunda chair workout focusing on the exercises to strengthen and work the engine of the powerhouse - your bottom! (1.5 hours)

Equipment needed: Wunda Chairs for ½ the Students.

 
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The Spot to Spot

1. Reformer

2. Mat

Find the how and where to spot a client to increase their understanding of their own points of stability to deepen their practice and how to spot to protect your own body. (2 hours each)

Equipment needed: Reformers or mats

 
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Long & Short of the Long Pole 

How to use the Long Pole to open, twist, bend, and balance the body. (1 hour)

Equipment needed: Long Poles

 

 
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Build Your Wunda Chair with your Electric Chair

How to use the High Chair to build or challenge the Wunda Chair exercises . Truly® deepen your work and your understanding of the exercises. (1.5-2 hours)

Equipment needed: Wunda Chairs & Electric Chairs

 
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Happy Endings

Always Leave them smiling. Different Ending used, from the Tradition to the Individual, end the lesson with a smile on their face and yours...(1.5 hours)

Equipment needed: Full Studio