Strength. Balance. Flexibility. Control. Joseph Pilates believed that “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness” and we believe that a healthy lifestyle is gained through proper movement principles. Pilates is a holistic approach to whole-body movement and flow for all fitness levels. If you would like a consultation before dropping into a class or purchasing private sessions, please contact urecgroupexercise@ua.edu.

Drop-In Pilates Reformer Classes Starting Spring 2021

Drop-in to a Pilates Reformer class with no monthly commitment. Visit Group Exercise Schedule for a schedule of drop-in classes. All classes are taught by a Balanced Body® trained instructor and performed on a specialized machine to create the ultimate workout experience. Prerequisites – Participants must be able to transition between exercises quickly, free from any injuries, and have comfortably taken other group exercise classes. This class is 50 min and a fee of $10 per class. No refunds or make-ups.

 

Monthly Spring 2021 Class Schedule – TBD

 

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-paced class and not recommended for beginners.  

Intro to Jump Board (Intermediate)

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

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 and Partner Session Registration

Individual and partner 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 or partner 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 sessions can be scheduled.
  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
1$35$25
5$160$110
10$300$200

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

Contact information: urecgroupexercise@ua.edu