Mat Foundations

Pilates Mat Foundations is where you begin your Pilates journey. If you are new to Pilates this is a required group class to start you on your way to better posture, stronger core muscles, stable joints, and increased flexibility and mobility.
You’ll learn how to apply the Basic Principles of Pilates that are used continually within each exercise of this essential level, as you increase body awareness and coordination.
Don’t be shy —  Modifications are always given and we always have fun!

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Mat Control (Level 1)

Pilates Mat Control is the next level after Foundations & is considered a Level 1 class.  You’ve learned the basics and now you are ready to continue developing full-body strength, flexibility and co-ordination into your weekly routine.  Variations and modifications are always given to accommodate all levels and abilities – which makes this class perfect to re-visit anytime along your Pilates journey.  * this class may use props such as: balls, Therabands, Magic circle, hand weights, foam rollers, etc. to either assist or challenge you!  There is a deliberate pace to each exercise…. we want you to feel it all.

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Mat Intervals (Level 2)

This Level 2 Mat class uses exercises from the Level 1 and Intermediate Pilates Mat repertoire and adds an element of interval training into the mix.  You’ll perform intervals of simple patterns that will get your heart rate up, make your muscles work (ok… burn!)  and rev up your metabolism.

** Warning:  Sweating may occur!

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Mat Fusion (Level 1/2)

This class is a full body Pilates Mat workout that encompasses all of the Pilates principles, while using props such as Therabands, balls, hand weights and rollers to enhance your muscular connections and mind-body experience. Modifications can be given – but the pace remains the same. Consider completing at least 5 Control-Level classes before entering this class

** Warning:  Sweating may occur!

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Mat-Teacher’s Choice (All Levels)

This Mat class has no particular agenda, other than to keep you moving, stretching and toning! You are encouraged to request any thing special to focus on or any equipment you’d like to use 🙂 open to All Levels!

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Mat & Stability Ball (Level 1/2)

Have a ball (literally) in this class and challenge your core like never before!  Using the stability ball in this Pilates Mat class will have your body working from head to toe with stability & strength challenges.  We supply everything, so come on down!

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Mat & Sauna Combo

This All-Levels Pilates Mat class combines the best of benefits from Pilates Matwork along with the incredible benefits of sweat therapy in our exclusive far-infrared Sauna Spin room.
We’ll start with 40 minutes of Pilates sculpting & stretching and then pair it with 20 minutes of cardio, riding our top of the line indoor cycles by Lemond in our exclusive Far Infrared Sauna room.
You will feel completely invigorated, muscles will feel released (along with any stress you might have had) and you’ll get the added benefits of detoxifying toxins and heavy metals out of your body through sweating.  Prepare for a great nights sleep and a healthier you! …. ZZzzz
* For more information, see our Sauna Spin page on the website.
** Indoor gym shoes or SPD clip shoes are necessary to ride the bikes

Garuda® Mat & Chair

GARUDA® – created by James D’Silva! GARUDA® is a blend of Pilates, yoga, Gyrotonic®, Feldenkrais, Tai Chi, and Alexander Technique influences, creating a unique holistic and enjoyable movement style and exercise.
Beach Pilates is very proud to be the 1st studio in Toronto to offer group GARUDA® classes.
With our GARUDA® classes, you’ll find  increased flexibility, strength, co-ordination & endurance with a greater sense of ease & well being, are all striking results of GARUDA® movement technique.
Find relaxation within the movements while still working with a strong, fluid, intentional motion.
The classes are designed to be challenging yet fun.
Put your mind back in touch with your body and start experiencing what GARUDA® can do for you.
All Levels welcome!

Pilates Sculpt

This interval style class ups your metabolism into high gear with this energy-boosting workout.
Take advantage of your body’s natural ability to burn fat throughout the day and chase away stress, while building strength and endurance.
Intervals of very low impact movement and Pilates mat work based intervals are combined in innovative and powerful sequences that gradually increase in rhythm & intensity to help rev up the body’s fat burning capacity.* Indoor exercise shoes can be worn for the standing interval portion of the class.

** This class is suitable for those with no acute or recent injuries.

Pilates Mat (with extra stretching)

These Pilates Mat classes incorporate all of the Pilates principles and offer some extra time for more stretching.

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Mat & Stretch

Pilates Mat & Stretch is an ALL LEVELS class will focus on a balanced full body workout, with some added extra stretching thrown in for good measure.  We’ll use props such as the Thera Band, foam roller, Pilates Magic Circle, balls and more.  This class is great addition to your weekly routine.

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Pilates/Yoga Flow & Yoga Flow

Pilates/Yoga Flow uses the Pilates principles and alignment can compliment and enhance yoga poses and stretches that help to open the tighter areas of our body. You’ll flow through Pilates exercises that work on your strength, control, coordination and endurance and then reward your work with yoga inspired stretches.
This is a Level 1/2 class.

Yoga Flow at Beach Pilates is an exploration of yoga in a practical, user-friendly style, accessible for any fitness level. Yoga Flow is built on a sequence of yoga postures (or “flow”), linking breath to movement. This class will improve your overall health with strength, flexibility and balance.

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Core & Stretch & Core & Roll

These classes are exactly what it sounds like…..Core work mixed with some stretching.  (remember:  your Core is NOT just your abdominals… you’ll work back muscles, hips and shoulders too!)

Both of these classes will incorporate the Foam Roller, and other props to help release tension and stress and to encourage a better stretch and more flexibility where needed.

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TRX® Classes

These TRX® classes incorporate all of the Pilates principles as well as incorporating strength training using your own body weight (as opposed to resistance, such as the springs in Reformer or Tower classes).

Not recommended for those with severe recent injuries or chronic wrist/hand issues.

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Abs & TRX®

Abs+TRX® is a 30 minute, come and get it, functional core class.  Perfect for an addition to your spin class, as a before or after your favourite Pilates Mat or bootybarre® class.

Come and get your Core on! All levels welcome!

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TRX® Circuit/Total Body

TRX® Circuit and TRX® Total Body will have your muscles working and metabolism revving up in no time! This Circuit style class will have timed sections of work for each area and muscle group. Focus, hard work and sweat are all a part in reaching goals of any kind in life! Work hard – Play Harder! All levels welcome.

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Modifications are given for any workout!

TRX® + Stretch

This TRX® class will have you sweating AND stretching… all in one! We’ll take you though bodyweight exercises from your head down to your toes for challenge AND stretching!  Come and get your body stable, strong and flexible! All levels welcome.

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RATES

MAT CLASSES

$ 20

Single Session

MAT CLASSES

$ 180

10 Pack

MAT CLASSES

$ 330

20 Pack

MAT CLASSES

$ 129

Monthly Unlimited Mat, TRX, Bootybarre