Glenna loves the mind-body connection inherent in yoga and Pilates systems of exercise. As a college athlete and still enjoying a bit of competition, Pilates and yoga offer a way to recover and build strength without stressing the body. Glenna comprehensively certified by Peak Pilates. Not stopping there, Glenna completed the Discover*Move*Inspire Masters in Pilates Teaching program (18 month program). The DMI program including a weekend with first generation teacher Lolita SanMiguel, providing additional insight into the history of Pilates. Glenna is also a registered yoga instruction (200 hour), completing her training with Ahna Hoke and Chuck Crosby at Invoke Yoga & Pilates. Glenna has experience working with pre/post natal clients, individuals with osteoporosis/osteopenia, spinal issues (scoliosis, disc issues), and individuals recovering from breast cancer surgery.
Upper Body & Abs- Pilates Mat w/ Glenna (Level 1/2)
Be sure to have a strap of some sort today for resistance and well as a cushy mat. We'll be getting deep into the transversus abdominus and we'll throw some arm work in there just for fun. (16 minutes)
Get Outside!- Pilates Warm Up with Glenna (Level 1/2)
The weather is getting warmer so it's time to get ourselves moving outside! In this 20 minute class, we find that many outdoor activities involve to use of one leg and core strength. Find a chair for some extra stability as well as a ball of some sort, think tennis ball, lacrosse ball and the lik...
Pilates Mat - This class focuses on the basic Pilates principles and is open to all levels. Focus on rolling out the spine, abdominal strength and hip/glute work. No props necessary for this class. Just you and your mat! (54 minutes)
Concentration Focus- Pilates Mat w/ Glenna (Level 1/2)
Pilates Mat - Level 1/2 - This class focuses on the basic pilates principles, with the assistance of small props for a fun and creative workout. Our open level classes are tailored to challenge a variety of fitness levels, so all are welcome! (1 hr, 8 mins.)
Join Glenna as we focus on the pilates principle of Precision, the sustaining of awareness throughout each movement. This means the body performs each movement and step in a deliberate manner with specific shapes and cues for each exercise. This is crucial when it comes to breaking bad habits and...
Crunch-less Core Work- Pilates Mat w/ Glenna (Level 2)
Join Glenna for some "crunchless" core work. Intrigued? In this short class, we find deep engagement of the abdominal wall with bridging, lateral bends, and hovering table tops. No props are required for this workout. (22 minutes)
Seated Ring Sequence- Pilates Mat w/ Glenna (Level 2)
Join Glenna for Mat class featuring variations with the Pilates Ring. Enjoy this series to of controlled movement to strengthen your body from head to toe. Previous mat pilates experience recommended. Don't have a ring? Improvise! (36 minutes)
All Around Sculpt- Pilates Mat w/ Glenna (Level 1/2)
Express Pilates Mat - Hip/Thigh Focused (No props needed). This class is an express version of traditional intermediate Pilates exercises with an emphasis on the three anchors of the abdominal muscles, inner thighs and glutes. This is a perfect class to do when you're on the go, before work, or n...
Join Glenna for an express version of traditional intermediate Pilates exercises with a focus on using the abdominal muscles to create trunk stability and flowing movement in the body. Class ends with the standing arm series. (32 minutes)
Props needed: two light hand-weights, hand towel or strap).