ST. JOSEPH'S ONLY GROUP REFORMER STUDIO
Our method is low impact, yet high results.
While Pilates is our core focus, we, a collective of like-minded instructors, are dedicated to tailoring your experience to be mindful of your individual ability and wellness goals.
Our instructors unite with the common goal to better your mind-body wellness, yet each brings a different teaching style and energy to their classes.
Embracing Joseph Pilates' belief that "Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness," we reject the notion of fitness as punishment, ensuring our classes are shame-free, aiming to leave you more encouraged, energized and stronger than before.
Owner / Instructor
With 15 years of experience as a fitness instructor, Sarah can be found teaching all modalities and on all apparatus at SJP. Inspired by her love of dance and rhythm, her teaching style embraces a flow to keep the body moving in an intuitive, results-driven way.
With a background in yoga, Brandi's teaching approach is full of mindfulness and connection whether on a mat or the Reformer. Her classes are soft, slow and supportive to help you leave space for yourself and finish with a better mind space than before.
With a cross-discipline approach and an inviting demeanor, Amanda taps into her 10 years of experience to keep her classes fresh and creative, while embracing a teaching style that is inclusive, yet rewarding for all.
Nancy is certified in Mat and Reformer Pilates, and has appeared in numerous Pilates training videos. As a former national fitness presenter and faculty for SCW Fitness Education, Nancy has facilitated Matwork Pilates and Pilates Apparatus certifications. Her talent for conveying detailed information to the masses makes her classes accessible and encouraging.
Kelsey channeled her passion for Pilates to become an instructor in 2022. She embraces a motivating, yet calming teaching style, which encourages her students to challenge themselves while staying grounded.
With over 20 years of experience, Amy's teaching style focuses on position and form, encouraging students to be connect with their bodies. Her classes feature Classical Pilates with variety and everyday application.
BEGINNER REFORMERDesigned specifically for anyone brand new to Pilates. Our beginner classes are a relaxed, safe space to familiarize yourself with the Reformer, basic Pilates vocabulary and the fundamental movement philosophy of Pilates. This class will prepare you for joining Level 1 Reformer classes with confidence.
LEVEL 1 REFORMERLevel 1 Reformer is suitable for everyone—from novice clients gaining confidence on the Reformer to experienced clients who would like a more grounded workout. Props will be used to create stability. This full-body workout builds strength while improving flexibility and posture.
LEVEL 2 REFORMERLevel 2 Reformer classes will integrate intermediate-level exercises that require more strength, coordination, weight-bearing, and balance. Props will be used for dynamic movement. Tempo is moderate and focuses on a steady flow. Clients should be familiar with Level 1 exercises.
LEVEL 3 REFORMERThis fast-paced class progresses through variations of advanced Reformer sequences and balance challenges. Clients should be able to maintain proper form and alignment with fewer modifications. Props will be used to challenge stability and core control. This class is not recommended for those with significant injury, unless they are capable of modifying on their own. Clients are required to take a minimum of 10 lower level classes (Level 1, Level 2, Jumpboard, or Athletic) prior to joining Level 3 Reformer.
ATHLETIC REFORMERThis high-intensity class mixes Pilates Reformer exercises with fitness moves to increase strength, improve posture, and build your strongest core yet! This format mixes in props, like resistance bands and free weights, for dynamic movement.
CLASSICAL REFORMERThis all-levels class dives into the traditional repertoire developed by Joseph Pilates. Focus on alignment, centering, breath, and control while working on progressions of some of your favorite exercises and those that provide the root for more current variations.
BARRE ECLIPSEThis is a rhythmic, fun, powerful workout that intelligently exercises the entire body. Inspired by dance, classes will address all major muscle groups while incorporating props to achieve that desirable "shake.” Targeted movements create muscle fatigue, which improves blood flow, muscle tone, and bone strength. Appropriate for all levels.