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The Basics of Mat Pilates

October 19 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 PM
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October 19 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Led by Crosby Wellness Center Pilates instructor Meghan Juras, you’ll learn the basics of Mat Pilates, including modifications.

Pilates was developed in the early 20th century by German physical trainer Joseph Pilates, who practiced the full-body fitness regime well into his 80s and coined the phrase “Pilates is the exercise for a lifetime.” In this program led by Crosby Wellness Center Pilates instructor Meghan Juras, you’ll learn the basics of Mat Pilates as Joseph developed it, including modifications for limitations and injuries. You’ll slow down and work on your form while focusing on the six principles of Pilates: Control, Concentration, Centering, Precision, Flow, and Breath.

Program Notes: Participants in this program should bring their own yoga mats.

This program is presented by Meghan Juras and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in partnership with the Crosby Wellness Center.

About the Program Presenter

Meghan Juras was certified in 2008 as a Classical Pilates Instructor through Classical Pilates USA (formerly the United States Pilates Association.) Her apprenticeship included more than 700 hours of intensive observation and training with Master “2nd Generation” Teachers Jennifer O’Mara, Brett Howard, and David Freeman. A Crosby Wellness Center instructor, Meghan has been teaching Pilates for 14 years and has worked with a variety of clientele, including those recovering from injuries, expectant and postpartum mothers, athletes, dancers, the elderly population, and Pilates enthusiasts like herself.

 

 

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