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The team at East River Pilates
235 South 1st Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11211
Featured #1 in WMagazine's 2016 guide to 'Summer's Best Workouts'. Click to read the full article.
“You get to the place where you feel electricity running up and down your limbs,” studio owner Kimmy Kellum says. “The nerves are the part of the body that are setting your physical limitations. If they’re in healthy condition, they give your body permission to move deeper.”
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'The chic, minimalist studio is more than just a place to hop in and out of. With Tumblr pink poufs to sit on, magazines spread out and beauty products in the bathroom, it’s worth stopping by for a reformer class, cardio and conditioning workout or simple Pilates.'
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Reformer Pilates classes are semi-private, and designed to maximize your body's potential. Enhanced by Balanced Body's sophisticated spring resistance technology, each workout is tailored to you. Incorporating Mat and Reformer repertoire, props, and progressions, each session is engaging and fun. After only a few sessions, you will benefit from improved strength, stamina, and alignment. We offer a variety of class levels:
Foundation | The ideal class if you are new to Pilates. Gain experience on a reformer, learn fundamental Pilates principles, rehabilitate injury, and refresh your Pilates technique with this informative class.Open | This versatile level is recommended if you have previous experience using a reformer. Develop your technique, practice modifications, learn progressions, and build resistance with this detail oriented class.Intermediate/Advanced | This challenging level is a suitable option if you are very experienced on a reformer. Master advanced repertoire and progressions, and increase spring intensity with this dynamic class.Cardio Jump Board (Open) | A challenging cardio Reformer class for experienced clients. Similar to a trampoline, this class uses Jump Boards to heighten your heart rate, challenge your cardio endurance and improve your ankle knee, and hip stability. This class incorporates a variety of beginner, intermediate and advanced repertoire, particularly emphasizing your core and legs.Cardio Jump Board (Int/Adv) | A challenging cardio Reformer class for experienced clients. Similar to a trampoline, this class uses Jump Boards to heighten your heart rate, challenge your cardio endurance and improve your ankle knee, and hip stability. Master advanced repertoire and progressions, and increase spring intensity with this dynamic class that particularly emphasizes your core and legs.
*We recommend taking at least three Foundation Level or Private session prior to joining Open Level classes.
Mat Pilates classes are low-impact and feature controlled exercises to improve muscular strength, flexibility, endurance, coordination, balance, and posture. With emphasis on the body's core, Mat Pilates classes introduce beginners to the principles of Pilates, and challenge advanced clients by incorporating props, and combining a variety of modifications and progressions.
Foundation | The ideal class if you are new to Pilates. Learn fundamental Pilates principles, increase your body's awareness, rehabilitate injury, and refresh your Pilates technique with this informative class.Open | This versatile level is recommended for all levels. Develop your technique, practice modifications, learn progressions, and build endurance with this detail oriented class.Intermediate/Advanced | This challenging level is a suitable option if you are highly experienced with Pilates. Master advanced repertoire and progressions, and increase endurance with this dynamic class.
Cardio + Condition classes are high intensity workouts. Specially designed to elevate your heart and mind, these classes will take you through explosive exercise circuits, followed by conditioning sequences that strengthen you to the core. You will leave feeling physically energized, uplifted, and positively empowered.
Complement your weekly workout regime with Stretch + Lengthen. Using foam rollers and massage balls, this class is designed to educate you about self massage, myofascial release, and effective stretching techniques. Maintain your body's youthfulness, prevent injury and relieve stress with this explorative and relaxing class.
Yoga + Core is a core infused yoga class, combining strong upper and lower body sequences, plank series, balancing poses, and rejuvenating stretches. Using dynamic choreography to blend the benefits of Pilates and yoga, this class will leave you centered, focused, and conditioned from the inside out.
Let yourself go with Dance with Jules. After a warm-up that incorporates stretching, modern dance, jazz, and hip hop basics, you will move through a series of exercises that condition you to the core. You will then learn a dance combination that builds cardio stamina while you shake it like a hot-bodied dancing queen.