Pilates Pickering

Pickering's Premiere Pilates since 2003!


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We are moving!

After 5 years on Bayly and 11 years in Pickering, we are moving to nicer digs!

On December 1st 2013 we will be moving 2 blocks away at 1734 Orangebrook Court, Unit 1.

Our new facility is 7000 square feet with an area carved out specifically for Pilates and Yoga.

Our new pilates studio has large windows and 20 foot ceilings, it is a wonderful space!  We also now have 2 Pilates chairs which can be used for semi private classes and starting in December we will be offering Pilates on the BARRE!  Find more info on Pilates on the Barre here.

For the month of December and January and for the first time EVER, we are offering a SALE on our Pilates classes for new clients.

 Group classes (4 participants max) – $175 plus HST –  NOW $150 plus Hst

Private or Semi Private classes: 5 classes: $300 plus hst –  NOW $250 plus hst

We have availability during the following times:

(these times could be used for Private or Group classes)

Mondays: 4:30 – Intermediate Class

Tuesdays: 6 pm, 7 pm and 8 pm (Beginner or Intermediate class)

Wednesdays: 5:50 pm and 8 pm (beginner or Intermediate class)

Thursdays: 6 pm, 7 pm and 8 pm (Beginner or Intermediate class)

Saturdays: Noon (beginner or Intermediate class)

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We Are Growing!

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We are adding new Classes to our already bustling Pilates Schedule!

Tuesdays: 6 pm and 7 pm
Thursdays: 6 pm and 7 pm

10 week session Starting Tuesday the 25th and Thursday the 27th)
( we can also accommodate later times if needed)

These can be either Beginner or Intermediate classes depending on level.

We can start a class once we have 3 participants. If you have friends who are interested, start your own class.
If you would like a Private or Semi Private class, please let us know
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What makes our studio different?

  • Our classes are small – we have a maximum of 4 participants in each class.
  • Our Studio has been thriving for 11 years!
    Our Instructors are Stott trained – more info on Stott Pilates
  • We offer special modifications to people with injuries and disabilities
  • We are trained in Pre and Post natal Pilates and can integrate pregnant clients into our regular classes.
  • We offer Private classes on Stott Equipment – Rehab reformer ( a Cadillac/Reformer hybrid) and Chair and arc barrel
    In our Small group classes we use a myriad of small equipment – stability balls, foam rollers, band, weighted balls, small therapy balls, BOSUs.

REFERRAL PROGRAM!

Refer a participant for one of our 10 week sessions and receive a Private class for $25!!!!!!!! Only times available for Private classes are in the evenings.
( regular Price for 1 Private class is $65!)

Please see the attached brochure with more information regarding Pilates and Rates!
Here are some articles about Pilates – Chronic Pain, Modifying for Pregnancy, having a healthy future with Pilates.

Pilates Brochure 2013
Modifying for PreNatal
Finding relief from chronic pain
A healthier future with Pilates


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YOGA at Pilates Pickering

We will be offering YOGA at Pilates Pickering with a new instructor starting in February on Thursdays from 7:45 pm to 9 pm.

A little more about our Yoga Classes:

Classic Hatha   Classic Hatha yoga classes are designed to create strength, flexibility, endurance and balance.  These classes are created so that we may effectively work all parts of the body equally, creating an experience of non-judgment and non-competition among participants.  The classes are complementary to other styles and my hope is to bring yoga to everybody in every body.  This class if for everyone from the beginner to the advanced practitioner. 

 

The word Hatha is a Sanskrit word made up of two words meaning “Ha” – sun and “Tha” moon.   The two components of the word are placed together, “hatha” means “forceful”, implying that powerful work must be done to purify the body. Yoga means to yoke, or to join two things together, hence hatha yoga is meant to join together sun (masculine, active) energy with the moon (feminine, receptive) energy, thus producing balance and greater power in an individual.  Classes are designed to create more body awareness in practitioners.  They will also enhance an individual’s strength, flexibility, endurance and balance.  Participants are instructed to use their breathe to help them to move in and out of postures as well as to use the breath to help them achieve a deeper understanding of how breathe works in our bodies.   These classes were designed to effectively work all parts of the body equally, and are suitable for all fitness levels.  

Vinyasa Flow – Vinyasa is a term that covers a broad range of yoga classes. The word Vinyasa means “breath-synchronized movement.” In other words, the teacher will instruct you to move from one pose to the next on an inhale or an exhale. This technique is sometimes also called Vinyasa Flow, or just Flow because of the smooth way that the poses run together and become like a dance. 
 


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Prenatal and Post Natal Pilates

PRENATAL AND POST NATAL PILATES


We offer Prenatal and Postnatal Pilates to keep you in shape and comfortable during your pregnancy and we help you regain your fitness after pregnancy.


No two women’s bodies are the same, and this is especially true during pregnancy. There are workouts that are quite appropriate for some people during pregnancy and not for others.


 


During a normal, healthy pregnancy, moderate exercise is safe for the fetus.


 


Exercise is also said to prevent varicose veins, hemorrhoids and low back pain and helps to boost self esteem, maintain fitness levels and prepare the body for the physical demands of motherhood.  We have found that Pilates keeps your body strong without putting strain on the joints or the heart.  It also allows the body to regain it’s shape after pregnancy as the muscle memory is still there.


 


 


BENEFITS OF PILATES


·  LOOK fit and strong


·  IMPROVE posture


·  FEEL revitalized


·  MOVE with Ease


·  FOCUS on core stability


·  PROVIDE flexibility


·  RESTORE the curve of the spine


·  RELIEVE tension and fatigue


·  ENHANCE self confidence


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Pilates Rates

GROUP SESSIONS:

4 CLIENTS MAXIMUM

10 Week Package*:      $175 plus HST

SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE FOR YOUR FIRST PRIVATE CLASS: $50

PRIVATE SESSIONS:

Single Class:                $65

5 Class Package:        $300

10 Class Package:        $550

20 Class Package:        $1000

SEMI PRIVATE  – 2 clients

Single Class:                $35 per person

5 Class Package:         $ 150 per person

10 Class Package:        $275 per person

20 Class Package:        $500 per person

IMPORTANT POLICIES:

If you are  unable to attend a private class or semi private, we need 24 hour notice, otherwise you will be charged for the class.

 

RATES for Pilates

A few words about rates.  I am a professional. When clients come to me, I am theirs.  I believe that the growth they achieve in my class transcends working out and spills over into their lives to make them achieve more and excel in all arenas of life.  I try to keep up with the demands of my clients and believe in growing continuously.

I take courses, read books. articles, study anatomy, watch dvds etc… I believe the day we stop learning is the day we should dig the grave.

Our group classes are very intimate.  You will not see 10 or 20 people in my class. I believe in paying attention to each person to ensure that they are performing each skill well and coach them along the way.

This means we cap our group classes at 4 clients. 

I have found through my years of teaching that it’s almost like a private training class, but way cheaper.  I pay close attention to each client and many of my clients are glad when I turn my attention to others in the group.

I don’t want the clients who are happy with substandard training at bargain basement prices.

I want the ones who are dedicated to their personal growth and know what they are paying for. ( Find out what you’re paying for by going to the “what I get for my money section”)

 

If you don’t show up to the classes you purchase, don’t ask for a refund. We expect our clients to come and give 100%. We give 100% in our training, so should you.

 

 

No Excuses!

 

Having said that…If you do miss a group class, we will give you a break on a private make up class, if you wish to have one.  So instead of paying 65$ for a private,  you would pay $45.   As spots are limited, we will post available times on the website, first to respond gets the spot.   If you are already signed up for privates, you cannot have a make up during the time of your private BUT, you can add one at a different time