Aerial Pilates Class Series
Apr
6
to May 18

Aerial Pilates Class Series

Fridays 2-3pm
April 6, April 20, May 4, May 18

Take your workout to new heights with this workout on a low hanging trapeze bar! This class is a fun and challenging workout for your whole body that combines the principles of Pilates with the aerial arts. You will build upper body strength in your arms, back and core while learning to hang safely for healthy shoulders.  The class includes Pilates, TRX and circuit moves to bring out your playful spirit. 

Instructor: Jean Sullivan
Cost: $45/single class or $160 for the series

REGISTER ONLINE or by calling 415-561-3991

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Centered Practice Labs
Apr
20
to Sep 7

Centered Practice Labs

Fridays 4-7pm
April 20, May 18, June 15, September 7

Jean Sullivan will lead a series of 3-hour practice labs for instructors seeking an opportunity to dig deeper into the work they've previously studied with Madeline Black and for those who have been doing self-study with her book Centered.

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doTERRA Essential Oils Workshop
Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

doTERRA Essential Oils Workshop

Please join us for an informative and experiential event where you will have the opportunity to experience first hand the how essential oils work and learn simple and effective self-care techniques utilizing these potent aromatic plant compounds. 

Essential oils often provide immediate relief from the discomforts associated with common health challenges while also addressing the root cause when used consistently over time. The complex nature of these aromatic plant compounds brings profound support to the structure and function of our systems.

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Encompass with Madeline Black
Sep
14
to Sep 18

Encompass with Madeline Black

The body moves in a predictably non-linear way. Madeline Black has developed a series of trainings to immerse the movement teacher into a highly focused and engaging experience to better understand these body movements and patterns. Madeline's approach to training is an organic process focused on precision and highly tuned movement techniques. These immersive trainings are for experts in movement looking to advance their education, perception, intuition, and manual skills. Madeline escorts each participant through personal feedback on the process of working with the body. She customizes each segment to match the needs and energy of the participants which provides a unique experience for each instructor.

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Essential Exercises
Apr
7
to Apr 22

Essential Exercises

If you like the Anatomy Course....you'll love our ITT Pilates Essential Exercises courses! Come learn about your body and deepen your own practice as a client or instructor.  Learn how to apply your knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics to any movement training you practice or teach. 

Dates: Sat & Sun April 7, 8, 21 and 22
Hours: 11:00am-6:00pm
Cost: $425

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Finding Ground in Shaky Times with the Feldenkrais Method®
Mar
25
12:00 PM12:00

Finding Ground in Shaky Times with the Feldenkrais Method®

Explore the Feldenkrais Method® - a gentle movement method that will help you:

  • discover how reducing effort can bring better connection to the ground and your entire self
  • develop awareness of habitual movement patterns that can interfere with your relationship to support
  • experience a sense of ease and learn how to access and embody a deeper sense of grounding with your internal and external world

Instructor: Karen Zindars
Cost: $75

REGISTER ONLINE or by calling 415-561-3991

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Anatomy and Core Dynamics
Mar
24
12:00 PM12:00

Anatomy and Core Dynamics

The Anatomy & Core Dynamics Course will give you a solid foundation upon which to build your knowledge as a Pilates, Gyrotonic®, Yoga, or Fitness instructor. This course will cover the basic anatomy and core activation that every movement instructor needs to know.

Instructor: Jean Sullivan
Cost: $150

REGISTER ONLINE or by calling 415-561-3991

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Abel Horvath "Explorations into the Extremes"
Feb
9
to Feb 12

Abel Horvath "Explorations into the Extremes"

During this workshop, you will be guided through a series of exercises, exploring alternative ways of accessing the depths of your structure. You will gradually progress from the warming up and preparing exercises to the mobilizing, restructuring and strengthening ones. There will be time for learning the details while experimenting with intensity. Each participant will be seen as an individual being on his own journey - "the Extreme" is a relative term!

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"Centered" Intensive Training with Madeline Black
Jan
13
to Jan 21

"Centered" Intensive Training with Madeline Black

Madeline Black is offering an opportunity to work with her intensively here at A Body of Work. She will reference her book "Centered" and add advanced movement skills that create instant, positive changes in the body. Experience first hand the Madeline Black "Centered" techniques, movement science in motion and receive personal feedback that deepens your capability as a movement specialist based in Pilates, Yoga, and GYROTONIC®.

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ITT Pilates Alumni Event!
Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

ITT Pilates Alumni Event!

Join us for a FUN and FREE evening of networking and continuing education

We invite you to come connect with past and present ITT Pilates students, ABOW instructors, and ITT Pilates Educators! Jean Sullivan, Ashley Beldon, Margaret Tappan and Fran Sholly will share with you some of their "favorite" exercises not included in the ITT Pilates training and why they use them often with their clients, plus an open Q and A on areas you would like to learn more about in the industry, as well as exercises to review in the ITT Pilates repertoire.

RSVP and Comment on the ITT Pilates Teacher Training Program Facebook page with a suggestion of a topic or idea you would like us to discuss at the event and your name will be entered in our RAFFLE for a free gift.

We look forward to seeing you!!!

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ABOW celebrates 15 years!
Sep
9
11:00 AM11:00

ABOW celebrates 15 years!

Join us for a day of celebration

We are celebrating our 15th anniversary! In observation of this milestone we invite you to join us at the studio and enjoy a 30-minute mini class with one of our fabulous teachers, nosh and socialize, and check out all the new additions we're adding for the fall. In addition to celebrating our anniversary we're unveiling our new look! You'll notice improvements and additions throughout the building. We are proud of our legacy and want to celebrate and thank you for being part of the ABOW studio and family.

Details on the schedule of classes for Sept 9th coming soon!

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