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Pilates | Shelley Estes, B.S.E., Dance

Week of December 7, 2019

Pilates Mat: Fundamentals (Progressive)
Sunday – Friday, 9 AM
Am introductory progressive class is for those who have never experienced the benefits of this core strengthening, posture aligning methodology. Clear, concise and simplified for those who are a novice or need a brush up of the fundamental basics.

One Pilates Reformer Fundamentals Level 1 – Day and Time TBA

Pilates Mat: Level 2.
Sunday – Friday 10:00am (not progressive)
A moderately quicker paced Pilates mat class for those individuals who regularly practice Pilates mat at home. Many classic exercises with a twist, occasional use of props, and moving at a slightly faster pace – this Pilates class will leave you invigorated, stretched, and strengthened!

One Pilates Reformer Level 2 – Day and Time TBA


Shelley EstesShelley Estes, B.S.E., Dance
PMA Certified Pilates Teacher
NASM Certified Personal Trainer
ACE Group Exercise Instructor
TRX Certified

Shelley brings over 30 years of experience as a Pilates Instructor, fitness/wellness professional, gymnastics coach, and professional dancer. Movement and the education of movement has been her primary focus as she empowers her students to empower themselves. Shelley’s Pilates education includes some of the most prominent training programs in the country including Pilates Unlimited with Karen Sanzo, and Balanced Body where she is a faculty member and master instructor teacher trainer.

Over the years, Shelley has worked with a wide range of clients from athletes to the general population, cancer patients, dancers, many with musculoskeletal issues and varied back pathologies. Designing programs to meet the individual needs and goals of her clients is both fun and rewarding! One of the highlights of her career was teaching Pilates to the dance majors at Southern Methodist University for 8 years as an Adjunct Lecturer, and teaching Pilates to the Highland Park HS Girls Golf Team for 4 years. In addition, Shelley has been a Specialty Week Presenter at Rancho La Puerta Spa in Pilates since 2004, and a co-presenter with Larry Lane for the popular Broadway Week.

Rooted in the Pilates fundamentals and movement principles, Shelley believes that good biomechanics, body awareness, proper breathing and motor control are the keys to finding success. First Move Well, then Move Often!!