Mat Blast


This class is taught by:

James Dorfer

Methods: Reformer Pilates, Reformer: Tone and Stretch, Power Reformer, Jump Board, Mat Pilates
 
James was a professional dancer and musician and so much more. All of his life experience comes forward in his classes. His reformer classes tend to be thoughtful and fun, but he always tailors the class to his clients' fitness goals. He wants you to learn concepts of moving and posture while having fun and feeling it the next couple days, or 6! Nicknames he's had: Joe jr, Wizard, Nerd, Sargent, and at Tribe he might be known as the Dictator. He has many movement backgrounds and anatomical knowledge sources that will enhance your practice of Pilates and hopefully your daily life. Just come in, get ready to work it out and have fun! =)

Susan Foley

Methods: Reformer Pilates, Mat Blast, Personal Training
 
Susan holds a B.A. in Theater Arts from the University of California at Santa Cruz and is also trained in Ballroom Dance and instruction. She originally came to Pilates through Lisa Graham, founder and owner of Agile Monkey Pilates in Santa Cruz, California. Pilates taught Susan how to understand and work with many of her postural deviations, with which she constantly struggled as a performer. She studied for several years with Jeannette Palmer who inspired and encouraged her to pursue teaching. Susan received her training and certification from Pilates Academy International in New York City. She taught as a senior instructor at Pilates on Fifth and as a recurring substitute instructor at Mark Morris Dance Center. She welcomes students of all fitness levels and incorporates modifications appropriate for each individual to ensure that the everyone is working optimally and safely for their own body, skill level, and background.

Jessie Smith

Methods: Power Reformer, Reformer Pilates, Reformer: Tone and Stretch, Cardio Kickboxing, TRX&BARRE, Mat Blast, Personal Training
 
Jessie Smith, has over 17 years of fitness training and teaching, and has extensive pilates training through STOTT, PEAK and PAI. She is now leading various Pilates classes, TRX, Cardio Kickboxing, and Barre. Jessie brings a fun and playful energy to all of her classes. She strives to help people become inspired by their fitness routines. Her motto is "Move, and be moved". In addition to having a fun class, with THE BEST music mixes, be prepared to be challenged on every level.
Mat Blast incorporates traditional Mat Pilates with light weights, resistance bands, and standing exercises to Blast your midsection into shape. By integrating resistance and counter-resistance, these exercises will strengthen the body, define muscle, jump start the metabolism, burn fat, and increase flexibility.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Aug 26 11:00 am - 11:50 am with James Dorfer
  • Sun Aug 27 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Sep 02 11:00 am - 11:50 am with James Dorfer
  • Sun Sep 03 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Sep 09 11:00 am - 11:50 am with Jessie Smith
  • Sun Sep 10 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Sep 16 11:00 am - 11:50 am with Jessie Smith
  • Sun Sep 17 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Sep 23 11:00 am - 11:50 am with Jessie Smith
  • Sun Sep 24 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Sep 30 11:00 am - 11:50 am with Jessie Smith
  • Sun Oct 01 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Oct 07 11:00 am - 11:50 am with Jessie Smith
  • Sun Oct 08 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Oct 14 11:00 am - 11:50 am with Jessie Smith
  • Sun Oct 15 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Oct 21 11:00 am - 11:50 am with Jessie Smith
  • Sun Oct 22 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley
  • Sat Oct 28 11:00 am - 11:50 am with Jessie Smith
  • Sun Oct 29 10:00 am - 10:50 am with Susan Foley