Pilates Matwork Fundamentals Level I / Progressive
S, M, T, W, Th & F, 9:00am
A great progressive class is for those who have never experienced the benefits of this core strengthening, posture aligning methodology. Clear, concise and simplified for those who are novice or need a brush up of the fundamental basics.
Pilates Matwork Intermediate Level II
S, M, T, W, Th & F, 10:00am
A moderately quicker paced Pilates mat class for those individuals who regularly practice Pilates mat at home. Many classic exercises with a twist, occasional use of props, and moving at a slightly faster pace - this Pilates class will leave you invigorated, stretched, and strengthened!
Jean Sullivan, director of ITT Pilates, the Integrated Teacher Training Program, is known nationally and internationally as a Master instructor and educator to Pilates trainers. She uses her extensive knowledge in biomechanics and movement re-education to help Pilates trainers advance their understanding of the body. Jean has been teaching since 1994 and certifying Pilates instructors since 1998. She is a guest speaker at conferences throughout the US and travels internationally to train instructors in the ITT Pilates Certification Program.
Jean certified in the GYRTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® in 1999 and has continued to explore that movement practice with certifications on the Jumping Stretching Board, the Archway and the Gyrotoner. She is also certified as an ACE personal trainer, TRX instructor, WKC Kettlebell instructor, and SFMA provider. She continues to explore new movement possibilities in her teaching while also drawing on her personal experience as a professional dancer and flying trapeze artist.
Jean is the owner and director of A Body of Work in San Francisco - an integrated fitness center with Pilates, Gyrotonic, Yoga, Functional Fitness, and Bodywork to promote Fitness for Life at all ages.