“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” – Joseph Hubertus Pilates

Pilates focuses on correct breathing, alignment and fluidity through controlled movement. Try our free 30-minute movement assessment with one of our Balanced Body® trained instructors to customize the right class or session type for you. Before registering for a monthly class, a movement assessment is required for proper placement so the client can fully benefit from the program. If you have any questions about our program, please call 205-348-5131 or email us at urecgroupexercise@ua.edu.


Monthly Class Registration

How to sign up for Pilates Reformer Classes

  1. New participants are required to register for an intro class.
  2. If you are a new Pilates Reformer client registering for monthly classes, please complete the New Client Paperwork. Completion of paperwork must be submitted before registering for our monthly classes.
  3. To register for Pilates Reformer classes, visit our UREC Shop.

Returning clients can register for classes via the online portal as well. Registration for classes will open two weeks prior to the first of the month and close on the first day of the month. The minimum number to hold a class is two participants.


Monthly Fall 2019 Class Schedule

Class Cancellations

  • Fall Break 10/31 – 11/3
  • Fitness In-Service 11/7 (after 5 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving 11/26 (after 2 p.m.) – 12/1
  • Winter Break Schedule 12/9 – 12/21


10 – 10:50 a.m. | Reformer Foundations | Michela

5:30 – 6:20 p.m. | Sculpt and Flow | Michela


2 – 2:50 p.m. | Tower Tone – Up| Diana

5:30 – 6:20 p.m. | Reformer Foundations | Diana


10 – 10:50 a.m. | Intro to Jump Board | Jennifer

11 – 11:50 a.m. | Cardio Jump Board | Michela


4 – 4:50 p.m. | Sculpt and Flow | Whitney

5:30 – 6:20 p.m. | Cardio Jump Board | Michela


11 – 11:50 a.m. | Reformer Foundations | Michela

12 – 12:50 p.m. | Tower Tone-Up | Diana


Class Descriptions

Cardio Jump Board (Advanced)

Kick up your Pilates Reformer training with the jump board.  This heart pumping cardio class will incorporate Pilates’s movement principles introducing creative footwork through constant motion building strength and endurance.   This is a fast placed class and not recommended for beginners.  

Intro to Jump Board (Intermediate)

This is an introduction class to the jump board.  Learn the fundamentals of jump board while moving with coordination and breath.  This class moves at a medium pace and one month of Reformer Foundations is recommend.

Reformer Foundations (Beginner)

Creating a strong foundation is key for optimal performance.  This class introduces Pilates’s movement principles for strength and coordination through a mind-body practice.  This class is perfect for beginners.  

Sculpt & Flow (Intermediate)

Challenge your core strength and control, flowing through traditional Pilates’s exercises with an emphasis on precision and whole body movement.  This class is a medium pace and we recommend a month of Reformer Foundations before registering. This class is perfect for intermediate participants.  

Tower Tone Up (All Levels)

Incorporating both of Joseph Pilates’s traditional apparatuses (the Reformer and Tower), participants will learn how to isolate muscles through awareness techniques that teach Pilates principles for a safe and effective workout.  This class is a slow to medium pace and perfect for all levels. 


Individual, Partner and Group Session Registration

Individual, partner or group sessions are perfect for those unable to attend monthly classes or are interested in an alternate day and time.

How to sign up for Pilates Reformer Sessions

  1. If you are a new Pilates Reformer client interested in purchasing individual, partner or group sessions, please complete the New Client Paperwork.
  2. Submit your payment via the UREC Shop or visit the Membership Office at The Student Recreation Center. Payment must be submitted before the first session can be scheduled. Additionally, both partners must pay before initial Participants interested in creating a group must designate a group leader to pay for group sessions and each member should complete the New Client Paperwork. Membership Services will only accept one form of payment for group sessions.
  3. Once paperwork and payment have been submitted, you will be contacted to set up your first Pilates Reformer session.

All classes are located in the Pilates Reformer studio located between the Women’s locker room and Personal Training studio at the Student Recreation Center. Pilates Reformer services require a membership to The Student Recreation Center.

Returning clients can purchase sessions via the UREC Shop as well.

Package Rates

Number of SessionsRate per IndividualRate per Partner

Small groups of three to six members are $45 per session.

Contact information: urecgroupexercise@ua.edu