A slower pace than our Rookie Level Classes, Retiree Classes are for retirees only. The focus of these classes is on your form, not speed – which decreases the difficulty level, without lowering the benefits for you.
Each class gets virtually every part of your body moving and strengthened. Classes will have you using two of the major pieces of Pilates equipment, (the reformer and tower) with the chair and mat making occasional appearances to give you results you will see and feel throughout your body.
*Retiree Level Classes are drop-in. Once you have completed the prerequisites listed below, we will survey you to find a class time that works with your schedule.
All class packages are valid for two years, so when you go away on that long vacation, you don’t have to worry about your package expiring.
What to Expect
Decreased Pace + Exercise Difficulty
A Variety of Exercises
Thorough + Hands-On Instruction
Motivating Group Atmosphere
Increased Strength + Flexibility
Improved Posture + Body Awareness
Decreased Stress Levels
What to Wear
Breathable, comfortable fitness clothing without zippers or buttons – whatever you would wear for yoga, weight training, etc. The more form-fitting your clothing is, the better your instructor will be able to see your alignment.
*If you have previous Pilates experience, you can challenge our prerequisite system. To challenge our system, book a single Private Class and be assessed to be given the green light to take our Retiree Classes.
Every Tone Pilates class is taught in the Classical Pilates style in the tradition of Romana Kryzanowska.
What exactly is Pilates?
Pilates is a physical fitness system developed about a hundred years ago by a man named Joseph Pilates. Some ingenious equipment is used, all having large springs for resistance. Pilates might be thought of as weight training meets gymnastics meets yoga.
What exactly does Pilates do? What are the benefits?
Pilates provides students with a number of key benefits. It improves strength, flexibility, circulation, posture and stamina while decompressing joints, relieving stress (both physical and mental) and developing mental control.