Risa Mathews of Boditree Pilates: Interview with Darien Gold on ‘All Things Pilates’

Risa of Boditree PIlates VancouverRisa Mathews of Boditree Pilates & Healing was  featured on last Sunday’s radio broadcast of “All Things PIlates” on KPCA.FM California hosted by Darien Gold. Darien’s radio show, “All Things Pilates” explores the evolution of the Pilates method and ita connections to complimentary strategies such as podiatry, chiropractic and other physical therapies. If you are interested in PIlates, have a listen!

In the interview Risa discusses Boditree Releasework, the changing face of the Pilates industry, and her mission.Get to know Risa and what she is about…tune in at http://dariengold.com/radio-show/  to listen online.

 

Your Career in Pilates starts this Summer at Boditree!

Boditree Pilates Instructor Training: Starting June 23rd, 2019

Click here for details and pricing

Are you thinking about becoming a Pilates Instructor? Participants in Boditree’s training program are given the tools to evolve into seasoned and confident educators, with employment opportunities both locally and around the globe.

Pilates Instructor at Boditree PilatesA Career in Pilates Starts at Boditree
A career in the Pilates profession is right in tune with the increased demand for personalized services to enhance and improve quality of life. As a PIlates instructor, you are in a field where you can directly make a difference in people’s lives  in a workplace that is as comfortable and peaceful as a Pilates studio. On completion of your training you have skills and knowledge that you can take anywhere and many options in terms of how you would like to work.  You will have flexibility and choice in how you decide to market your skills.

Who can Become a Pilates Instructor?
Instructors have many backgrounds—some have a fitness or dance background, but many do not, and have changed careers due to dissatisfaction with stressful or unsatisfying  work. A desire to learn and embrace Pilates plus the training and apprenticeship you receive at the Boditree gives  you what you need to make an exciting change in your  career path. Pilates Instructors come in all ages and sizes as do your future clients! Pilates sessions build strong and resilient bodies of all ages and types and is one of the most inclusive forms of exercise avaialble.

One on One training in Pilates at Boditree with Individual Instruction in a Group SettingOur Program:
Our program has 2 levels, with Level One Foundation being a comprehensive training that leaves you with employment ready skills. Level 2 Advanced is where you can add to your foundation, and acquire specialized skills in dealing with special needs, workout design, mastery of advanced Pilates repertoire and more hands-on experience and apprenticeship hours.

Click here for details and pricing of the Boditree Pilates Instructor Training 2019

 

Mat / Reformer Pilates Fusion

Level 1 Mat/Reformer Fusion [ 5 options: 12 or 7:30pm Weds. or 12:00 or 4:30pm Thurs. or 12:00pm Fridays ] 10 classes running from February 4th, 2019.

This new and challenging class is a comprehensive workout that will teach the critical aspects of Pilates and integrate them into a fluid hour of exercise. Integrating the classical Matwork with classical and modified Reformer exercises, this workout will ensure the participants experience the Pilates Method from a place of structural integrity, controlled movement, and the power of breath. Strengthening core, pelvic floor, and quality of movement, you will leave this class feeling a foot taller !

Register for LEVEL 1 MAT/REFORMER FUSION now at:  boditree@telus.net or by phone 604-736-2634

Pre-regisration is required as spaces are limited. No drop-ins permitted. Classes run for 10 sessions. Come for one class or register for 5 or 10 classes to feel the full benefit!

 (Note: no classes March 20-29, 2019)

Single class : $40.00
5 class pack : $185.00 ($37.00 per class)
10 class pack : $350.00 ($35.00 per class)

 

 

 

 

Barre & Pilates Class at Boditree!

Ballet Barre meets Pilates Reformer & Mat work in a great new class at Boditree Pilates & Healing! This class is at an intermediate level for students seeking to challenge themselves in this multifaceted approach to total body conditioning! With Fletcher Floorwork and Fletcher Barre sequences in synergistic combination with classical Intermediate Reformer exercises you will feel every muscle in your body working in harmonic symphony with breath.

Pre-regisration is required as spaces are limited. No drop-ins permitted. Classes run for 10 sessions. Come for one class or register for 5 or 10 classes to feel the full benefit!

Level 2 Reformer/Barre/Floor [ 3 options: 7:30pm Mondays,  5:30pm Weds. or  1pm Thurs.]
Classes begin the week of February 4, 2019. (Note: no classes March 20-29, 2019)

Register now at:  boditree@telus.net or by phone 604-736-2634

Single class : $40.00
5 class pack : $185.00 ($37.00 per class)
10 class pack : $350.00 ($35.00 per class)

Fletcher Dance Conditioning at Boditree

Fletcher Dance Conditioning:   [ 2 options: Mondays 12pm or Saturdays 4pm. Classes begin week of Feb. 4, 2019]
Work out like a dancer! Fletcher Dance Conditioning at Boditree Pilates is a dynamic and energetic workout integrating Ron Fletcher principles, exercises, and breath work blended into a full body workout using the mat, the floor, and the ballet barre. Be prepared to work hard, you will leave feeling immense strength and length, and you will work up a sweat !

What is Fletcher Work?
Ron Fletcher was trained directly by Joseph and Clara Pilates and was a Martha Graham dancer and choreographer as well. His work is the result of the blend of his experiences both in Pilates training, dance conditioning, with a focus on breath work.

Pre-regisration is required for attendance as spaces are limited. No drop-ins permitted. Classes run for 10 sessions. Come for one class or register for 5 or 10 classes to feel the full benefit!
Register now at:  boditree@telus.net or by phone 604-736-2634

Classes begin the week of February 4, 2019. (Note: no classes March 20-29, 2019)

Single class : $40.00
5 class pack : $185.00 ($37.00 per class)
10 class pack : $350.00 ($35.00 per class)

New group-led classes at Boditree for 2019

New group-led classes at Boditree for 2019 !!

Classes commence : Monday, Feb 4th 2019
(group-led classes will be cancelled from March 20-29, 2019)

By registration only, spaces limited !

Fletcher Dance Conditioning
a dynamic and energetic workout integrating Ron Fletcher principles, exercises, and breath work blended into a full body workout using the mat, the floor, and the ballet barre. Be prepared to work hard, you will leave feeling immense strength and length, and you will work up a sweat !

Level 1 Mat/Reformer Fusion
a comprehensive workout that will teach the critical aspects of Pilates and integrate them into a fluid hour of exercise. Integrating the classical Matwork with classical and modified Reformer exercises, this workout will ensure the participants experience the Pilates Method from a place of structural integrity, controlled movement, and the power of breath. Strengthening core, pelvic floor, and quality of movement, you will leave this class feeling a foot taller !

Level 2 Reformer/Barre/Floor
an intermediate workout seeing integration of Fletcher Floorwork and Fletcher Barre sequences with classical Intermediate Reformer exercises. A dynamic workout that will ensure you feel every muscle in your body working in harmonic symphony with breath.

Schedule :

Mondays :
12:00 pm Fletcher Dance Conditioning
7:30 pm Level 2 Floor/Barre/Reformer

Wednesdays :
12:00 pm Level 1 Mat/Reformer fusion
5:30 pm Level 2 Floor/Barre/Reformer
7:30 pm Level 1 Mat/Reformer fusion

Thursdays :
12:00 pm Level 1 Mat/Reformer fusion
1:00 pm Level 2 Floor/Barre/Reformer
4:30 pm Level 1 Mat/Reformer fusion

Fridays :
12:00 pm Level 1 Mat/Reformer fusion

Saturdays :
4:00 pm Fletcher Dance Conditioning

Dates/Fees : (please add GST to all rates)

Pre-regisration is required for attendance to all group-led workouts as spaces are limited. No drop-ins permitted. Please provide 24 hours notice for all cancellations.

Single class : $40.00
5 class pack : $185.00 ($37.00 per class)
10 class pack : $350.00 ($35.00 per class)

Begin your Pilates journey

You have heard of Pilates but who designed it and where does it come from? What can it do for you? Is it suited to your needs?

Start off by exploring and gathering information about Pilates and take a look at who, besides celebrities, is using this amazing system of exercise to support their sport, art or well-being.

Here is a little reading tour to start your journey. Find out how even the most fit and athletic person needs the specific core training Pilates provides so well. Learn about how any one, regardless of age and physical limitations can benefit from Pilates.

Here are a few links to begin your journey!
When you are ready, give us a call and we can start together!

Mayo Clinic: Explore the Core

Male athletes get no pain, big gains from Pilates: Jill Leiber, USA Today

Watch NFL Wide Receiver Antonio Brown do a (Challenging!) Pilates Workout

Boditree Gift Certificates

Need an eco-friendly gift this year? Why not give the gift of Pilates at Boditree Pilates and Healing! Pilates is perfect for all ages and is a really great idea for people wanting to improve in their sport or to work on an injury or functional issue. A great gift for anyone new to Pilates would be our Intro Package for 4 private sessions at $330.

Within the initial session, we get to know our new client and discuss their needs and anything they would like to work on. In the same session, we will begin to determine  range of motion, flexibility, and potential muscular and skeletal imbalances. The instructor will create a customized program for based on the intial session and then be there for the remaining one on one sessions to guide and assist.

Call us at 604-736-2634 or email us at boditree@telus.net for more information.

Train at home with Boditree!

Boditree’s online workshops are available for download from the Boditree Thinkific website. These specialty workshops were created to help enrich the skills of all movement educators, instructors, coaches, and trainers, without the need for expensive travel and costly workshop fees. Learn valuable skills to help your clients overcome pain faster, and better prepare them for experiencing Pilates, and all the sports and exercise they want to practice, with increased mobility and less pain. We now have PMA CEC points for select online workshops ! More to come. *all downloads now run for 90 days