Aging Strong Pilates® Group Classes
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No matter your stage in life, keeping fit is essential to doing the things you love with ease, power and grace. In this class, you’ll cultivate body awareness and learn healthy functional movement strategies grounded in science such as hip hinging, a spine sparing technique.
If you have low bone density, weight-bearing exercises are included and safe mat variations will be offered. Incorporating the science of aging, we challenge our nervous system through fun movement brain games to develop new neural pathways that improve balance, fall response time and focus. We work on core, lower and upper body strength and we practice how to catch ourselves safely if we trip, to help prevent injury.
Expect improved posture, injury prevention, coordination, core strength, flexibility and balance with crossover benefits to your daily sports and activities. This class is appropriate for beginner to advanced intermediate active ager. To participate, you must be able to get up and down from a mat safely and independently. No prior Pilates experience necessary, just a willingness to learn and have fun.
El Camino Hospital – Winter/Spring Class Information!
Day: Tuesday – CLASS FULL
Location: Park Pavilion or El Camino Hospital
15 Class series for the committed mover (no prorating)
Day: Friday (limited spaces available)
Location: Park Pavilion Room N or O
15 Class series for the committed mover (no prorating
5/3, 5/10, 5/17
MAKE UP CLASSES:
Please bring your own mat. Various small props are used to enhance your movement experience. Bring a resistance band and 9 inch inflatable ball if you have them.
FREE! Inflatable Mini Ball, myofascial release 1/2 tennis ball and a carry tote are provided free of charge to new participants! Low allergy/low latex 5 ft resistance bands are available for purchase in class for $10. Free video links will be made available for participants to encourage consistency of practice.
The instructor, Teresa Maldonado Marchok, is a licensed physical therapist, certified Pilates instructor, former professional dancer and ambassador for American Bone Health. She believes exercise should be challenging yet fun so bring a flexible mind, open heart and be prepared to laugh! For more information or questions email:teresa@
Stanford University – Fall Class Information!
Teresa is founder of the Pilates program at Stanford and has been teaching lecture and movement classes through Stanford University’s School of Medicine Health Improvement Program (HIP) since 1999. Her current offering, available to employees and affiliates of Stanford, is “Aging Strong Pilates”. For more information and to register then click here, and enter “Aging Strong Pilates” in the search field. Visit Stanford’s Health Improvement Program
Aging Strong Pilates ® -No matter your stage in life, as we age, keeping fit is essential to doing the things you love with ease, power and grace. In this class, we incorporate both standing and mat work, resistance bands and inflatable 9” miniballs to challenge your core and flexibility. Expect improved posture, injury prevention, coordination, strength, flexibility and balance with crossover benefits to your daily sports and activities. This class is appropriate for beginner to advanced intermediate levels. If you have low bone density,weight-bearing exercis
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