Pilates Reformer

JCC Pilates

 ”Pilates is the complete coordination of mind, body and spirit” – Joseph Pilates 

For those curious to try a new fitness routine that combines the mind/body benefits of yoga with the core-engaging vigor of Pilates, our Pilates Reformer Classes are for you!

Pilates strengthens the core, stretches the body and corrects posture through mindful breathing and disciplined movements.  Clients gain flexibility, improve spinal alignment, reduce stress, and develop a healthier life and vibrant spirit.

The Pilates Reformer is a specially designed piece of equipment which allows for over 200 exercises designed to tone and lengthen muscles. Using springs and pulleys to increase the work load and assist with stretching and strengthening, Reformer classes are different from traditional mat Pilates because they work the whole body, taking the dynamic workout to a whole new level.  Great for all fitness levels from beginners to athletes.

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If you are new to Pilates Reformer…

Before signing up for a class, you must sign up for a mandatory intro series.  You will learn the benefits of Pilates and become familiar with the equipment with the guidance of an experienced instructor.  Those with previous experience must get instructor approval to attend a class.  To sign up for the intro series contact Carlie Snyder at 559-6202 or at csnyder@columbusjcc.org.

Group Reformer Classes
Mandatory Intro Series:  3 private one hour sessions for $99
Express Class: $15
10 Sessions:  60 minute group classes for $200
Drop-in Rate:  $30 per classgroup_spx-138

Monday:
6:00-7:00 am  - Classic Reformer
9:10-10:10 am  - Jumpboard Interval
10:15-11:15 am  - Athletic Training

Tuesday:
8:15-9:00 am  - Express Interval
9:00-10:00 am  - Jumpboard Interval

Wednesday:
6:00-7:00 pm – Jumpboard Interval

Friday:
6:00-7:00 am – Athletic Training
10:00-11:00 am – Jumpboard Interval

Classes Offered

Athletic Training Reformer – Challenges coordination, strength, agility, and offers core conditioning up to the advanced level. Prior approval for this class is required to ensure the pace and safety of the class is maintained. Int/Adv

Classic Reformer – Focuses on safe, effective toning of the entire body using a Pilates based approach to fitness. This is a great introduction to the Pilates group classes after the intro series or anyone wanting to learn better form. Beg/Int

Express Interval Reformer – This class is quick paced 45 minute Pilates Reformer class that incorporates jump board intervals as well as classic Pilates movements.   Beg/Int/Adv

Jumpboard Interval Reformer – This is a mix of classic reformer exercises and Jumpboard aerobic training.  Int/Adv

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Private Reformer Classes

A private Pilates training session is the most effective way to learn, practice and perfect Pilates performance. The instructor devotes undivided attention to a student’s specific needs and develops a customized program to produce optimum results.

10 Sessions: General Member:$550; Health Club Member: $500
Single Session: $70

Class sign-ups will be at the fitness welcome desk.  Members may sign up one week in advance.  Members must purchase a 10 session package or a class drop-in.  A 24 hour cancellation notice is required or the member will be charged for the session. Cancellations can be done by calling the fitness welcome desk at 559-6201.

Our Instructors

Carlie Snyder: BS, AFAA, USAW, Bender Pilates Certification

Carlie Snyder has been teaching in the fitness industry for over 9 years.  She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition from The Ohio State University and various fitness certifications. Carlie is certified in Pilates Mat and Reformer by Bender Pilates and has been teaching it for over 4 years. She has an athletic background and teaches a challenging reformer class. Between personal training and Pilates Reformer, Carlie has experience working with almost every type of body and individual from the severely obese to the high school athlete to the average exerciser. She gives many modifications throughout her class so all fitness levels will get a changeling and safe workout. Carlie is also a personal trainer, group fitness instructor and the coordinator of the Group Fitness Program here at the JCC.

Joyelle Fobbs: STOTT Pilates Certification

Joyelle Fobbs is a fully certified STOTT Pilates instructor on Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, and all other assorted supplemental Pilates equipment. Foundationally trained in NYC and Detroit, she teaches Pilates to all ages and abilities.   As a certified instructor for 9 years with 12 years in the fitness industry, Joyelle has been teaching group, duet, and private Pilates and Dance classes and been on staff as a Pilates and fitness trainer at the University of Michigan, The Ohio State University, My Pilates Studio of Dayton, Five Seasons Fitness and Tennis Clubs, Trilogy Pilates, and taught numerous Pilates workshop classes and private rehabilitative sessions. Joyelle has taken special courses in Rehabilitation for knees, ankles, and hips, foam roller, Athletic training, Men’s fitness, Reiki, Qi gong, Yoga for Dancers, Alexander Technique, as well as the American Ballet Theatre Teaching workshops in NYC. Currently, Joyelle teaches in the Department of Dance at the Ohio State University and at the BalletMET’s Dance Academy.

Jill Howard: STOTT Pilates Certification

Jill has a life mission to help others become healthier in their thinking as well as their physical body.  Being balanced in body and mind is where healthy living starts. She believes that learning how to strengthen what’s weak and stretch what is tight will help promote a stronger body that is able to get to the finish line with individual goals.

After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in medical technology from Oregon State University, Jill made the decision to pursue a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Wyoming. As a fitness professional, her certifications include certified personal trainer (ACSM), group fitness certified (AFFA), Aquatic Fitness Professional (AEA) and a corrective exercise specialist (CES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine with special accreditations in optimal performance training for senior and pediatric clientele. Along with being licensed to teach, Zumba, Zumba Gold, and Aqua Zumba, Jill has been trained to teach the Stott method for Pilates reformer. She is also certified to teach Bender Ballet Barre, Arthritis Foundation and Silver Sneaker’s classes.

Tammy Plaxico: STOTT Pilates Certification

Tammy is a graduate of the University of Iowa (B.A. 1995, M.F.A. 1998, dance performance emphasis).  During her U of I studies, she served as a Teacher’s Assistant as well as director of Dance Forum, a university based program which offered dance techniques to community adults and children. She was also a member of Dancer’s In Company, the U of I premier touring dance ensemble.

Upon completion of graduate school, her studies focused on the STOTT Pilates Method. With certifications in Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels and Injury and Special populations, she opened BodyMind Balance Pilates Studio in Worcester, MA in 2000, a studio dedicated to the integrity of the method.  Since that time she as completed coursework in the integrated bodywork of craniosacral therapy, myofascial release, and lymphatic drainage, and uses them in conjunction with Pilates in order to maintain an optimally functioning dynamic body. In 2010 she received her 200 level yoga certification.  She teaches at Ballet Met and Otterbein University, in Westerville, OH, where she resides with her husband and four children.

Mary Horwitz

Mary’s approach to teaching Pilates and Yoga comes from a place of wellness promotion. After practicing as an oncology nurse for 20 years Mary took her own passion for fitness and health to a new level. She first certified in Pilates from Ellie Herman Studios in San Francisco and further certified in yoga from Om Yoga in New York City. Mary’s approach to teaching is one of combining mind, body and spirit……and Fun! Mary’s clients are both athletes and those with health care needs. Getting strong and fit while having a good time doing it is her desire for all of her clients

For more information regarding our Pilates Reformer classes or our other fitness classes contact Carlie Snyder at 559-6202 or at csnyder@columbusjcc.org.

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