Weight bearing, group classes on the Pilates mat bed. Props such as therabands, physio-balls, weights, circles, and rollers are often used. Recommended for all levels. 45-55 mins.
Mat $20/$15 series of 5 ($75)
The most popular classes at Pilates Hudson. Joe created the machines to serve as your teacher; the frame provides symmetry. In this class, students perform Cadillac and Mat exercises using the "tower frame". Springs and spring loaded bar choreography increase the resistance of each exercise. The Cadillac frame provides nourishing traction for the body. Begin with a Classical Pilates RX class. Continue with open level I/II. Level III is the most intense of these classes and requires instructor approval. Formerly called Tower Classes. 55-60 mins.
Pilates $32/30 Member/$28 series of 5 ($140)
Pilates is a prescription for health. This class utilizes Joe Pilates’ genius Cadillac Springs and Apparatus. The session is perfect for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students who want clear, deliberate, Pilates instruction. The class provides nourishing, restorative movement for students of all levels, especially those working with injuries. 55 mins.
Pilates RX $32/30members/$28 series of 5($140)
Private classes are strongly recommended for beginners and for those who desire personal attention, thorough training, flexible scheduling, and light massage. The studio is equipped with reformers, barrells, wunda chairs, towers, and a Cadillac. 55 mins. Email/text to schedule.
Privates $90/$85 series of 5 ($425)
Duets $50 each
Pilates experience necessary in this dynamic reformer apparatus class. Train on Joe's main piece of equipment that he patented as "a gymnastic apparatus for corrective exercise" in 1926. The reformer transmits the feeling of symmetry, efficiency and balance, and it's the backbone of Joe's method. Reformer exercises deepen one's classical Pilates experience. Also use the unique wunda chairs, tower frames and barrels.Basic Apparatus RX is ideal for students who appreciate a more deliberate, nourishing pace. Limited to four students.55-60 mins.
Apparatus $40/$38 series of 4 ($152); Duets $50
Inspired by the conditioning routine of dancers and the Lotte Berk Method of the 1950s, Barre Fusion is a "results driven" body sculpting work out set to music. In Barre class there are more standing exercises at the Pilates tower frame and more repetitions of each exercise. Emphasis is on the muscles of the seat, hips, and legs.
Clea's classes are wonderfully intense; Barre Fusion II and III is for students who are well conditioned. This class is not ideal for students with injuries. 55 mins.
Barre Fusion $30/$28 series of 5 ($140)