As of today, Corpo Kinetic Pilates & Wellness Studio has officially been open for a year! To our clients, friends, and family: thank you for making it a great one. We love what we do, and look forward to spending many years to come helping you move better & feel better.
In the past year:
- We’ve extended the hours we offer Private Sessions. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or want a mid-week retreat, Corpo Kinetic’s trainers are here 7 days a week for you.
- We’ve expanded our Small Group Class Schedule. Not only are our classes practically a private, with a full array of props and creative, intelligent instructors, they are also varied enough to keep things interesting. (See schedule.)
- This Spring, we debuted workshops: focused time on areas of particular interest. Janet Das just led her Low Back Care workshop in April, and Jenna Anjali will be teaching Fabulous Feet in just 8 days! (Sign up here.)
- We’ve hosted many talented body workers who can help ease persistent aches and pains through massage and other forms of manual therapy.
… and we’re still at it. Read below for upcoming workshops, events, and special offers from us to you.
Save the Date
Corpo Kinetic’s “First Birthday” Open House
Sun, June 28th, 4-7pm
Stop on by for a glass of “Pilate Pale” (a beer brewed specifically to be enjoyed after a Pilates session), enjoy some healthy snacks, and play some Pilates-themed games. Short demos of our favorite moves and techniques throughout the evening.
treat your body well this summer
Remember when summer was a care-free wonderland full of camping trips, lazy days by the pool, Popsicles, and other cool treats?
Adults deserve treats too, and this summer we recommend you give yourself one by taking advantage of some excellent deals on Bodywork and Pilates combo packages. These “Treat Yourself Packages” are available for purchase through the end of July and won’t expire until the end of the year, so even if you have a current package, you can take advantage of this offer. Simply ask at the studio, and we can set you up.
Intro Treat: $195
1 Body Work Session
1 Private Pilates Session
2 Group Classes
Super Treat: $535
3 Bodywork Sessions
3 Private Pilates Sessions
6 Group Classes
Group Class Treat: $265
6 Group Classes
2 Bodywork Sessions
Just Me Treat: $395
3 Bodywork Sessions
3 Private Pilates Sessions
“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.”
Group Classes on the Springboard
Small Group Classes at Corpo Kinetic are really small – a max of four participants. This allows me to keep an eye on all participants and to offer individualized instruction in a group setting. If it has been awhile since you’ve been to a group class here, come try the Springboards on us!
From now through the end of November, if you have never taken a Springboard class, your first one will be free. Just sign into the class of your choice online, and we’ll take care of the rest. If you have taken a Springboard class and have a friend who hasn’t, we’ll extend the offer to your friend – bring ’em along for free.
Fall Special — Privates with Janet
This fall, Corpo Kinetic’s apprentice trainer Janet Das will be undergoing the rest of her training to become a comprehensive certified Pilates instructor. Janet is already an accomplished instructor who teaches on the mat and Reformer, and the next portion of her training will add to her repertoire, incorporating the Chair, Cadillac, and Spine Corrector.
From now through the end of November, Janet is offering a special on privates while she undergoes her training — only $45! I encourage you to take advantage of this offer! Janet is a lovely trainer already — I take from her myself — and she won’t be an apprentice much longer!
Especially if you take group classes at Corpo Kinetic, this is a great way to take advantage of the benefits of a private session with quite the hefty discount.
Announcing new intro packages at Julia Hollas PILATES.
If you have ever taken a Pilates class from me, chances are you are familiar with the foam roller. One of my favorite Pilates props, the foam roller is a great tool for releasing tight muscles and connective tissue, and for activating the core by adding a balance challenge. My second-favorite (and more portable) prop is the pinky ball – versitle enough to be used to release tension in the feet, hips, upper back, and more.
With the start of Fall, I have added Introductory Packages with a special perk – sign up for one by November 5th and get one of my favorite props for free.
Julia at Title Nine
Since mid-April, I have been teaching twice weekly mat classes for the employees at the corporate offices of Title Nine, a women’s athletic clothing company. Through chats with my Pilates-istas and -istos at Title Nine, I can report that thus far: we’ve found our cores and been able to do ab exercises in ways we hadn’t previously, eliminating concerns of hurting achy backs; renamed the Pilates “magic circle” the “torture circle”; and figured out, through a subtle adjustment, how to correct an old exercise to stretch our glutes properly and deeply. Looking forward to the rest of the challenge!
Pilates for Ballet Dancers
I was asked to respond to a question a young dancer had sent to the blog “Ballet To The People” – what Pilates exercises are best for ballet dancers? A hard question to answer over the internet as, of course, just as every body is different so is every dancer’s body. But I loved expounding on my beliefs of how Pilates in general can improve ballet technique. Read my thoughts on Ballet To The People’s blog.
You asked, and I’m pleased to deliver: a Saturday morning Pilates class! By popular request, I’ll be adding this additional Equipment Circuit Training class beginning June 8th.
The Pilates Equipment will give you a new appreciation for the Pilates fundamentals and will challenge your stability, range of motion, strength, and flexibility.
In this Saturday morning hour, we will use the Reformer, Cadillac, Wunder Chair, and various props to mix-up our routine in this “Pilates playground.”
Come join us! Be sure to contact me at 415-490-7371 or firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up in advance.
4 for 2 Special for New Clients
Do you know someone who might like to try Pilates, or are you new to Julia Hollas PILATES? I’m offering a 4-for-2 special over the summer. New clients can try four group classes of their choice for the price of two!
* Mention the “four for two” deal at your first visit and receive four classes for the price of two. New clients only. Offer expires 9/2/13
Give the gift of Pilates!
Get your friends and family kick-started on their New Year’s Resolutions with the gift of body-conscious fitness. Whether a beginner at a fitness routine or advanced athlete, a Pilates gift is a great way to show your loved ones you care about their well being. Help someone feel good in their body!
Through 12/31/11, purchase a gift certificate for any package of mat classes, private session, or semi-private session for 20% off.
To inquire or purchase, email Julia at email@example.com.
Welcome to fall! As the days get shorter and we move into the holidays, our natural rhythm is to slow down, seek creature comforts, and rest.
One of my favorite aspects of Pilates is its search for balance. We increase our muscles’ strength and flexibility and make sure we are equally strong and functional in all planes of movement – be it right to left, front to back, or top to bottom, our bodies feel best when they have all options available to them.
As fall deepens to winter, I say we borrow from Pilates’ focus on balance – embrace the need to slow down, but be sure you still give your body the movement it craves to stay strong and feel good. Often all we need to stick to those healthy habits we know make us feel good is the little extra motivation of a friend or loved one doing it with us. With that in mind, I am happy to announce:
Semi-Private Fall Special
Single Semi-Private – $37.50 per person
Package of 5 Semi-Privates – $172.50 per person
Package of 10 Semi-Privates – $337.50 per person
*25% off regular rates. Must purchase by 10/31/11.
** Each semi-private session lasts for one hour and is for two people. Semi-privates are appropriate for beginners, advanced practitioners, and mixed-level partners: each session is designed to appropriately challenge both you and your partner.