The group schedule
You can sign up for a
series of classes at
a discounted rate or
drop into a class
without a commitment.
Current schedule and pricing
is on the website:
www.pilatesfirm.com Yoga ♦ Equipment ♦ Mat
& Private Instruction
1333 Main Street
Walpole, MA. 02081
Intro: Class Descriptions: Yoga:
The Pilates Firm was opened in January 2000 Yoga is a 5000 year old practice! Yoga in-
by Wendy Stone. The Pilates Firm specializes Pilates Mat: corporates breath work (pranayama) and
in small group and private instruction. We specific postures (asana) to improve
offer pilates mat classes, pilates equipment A non impact form of exercise. Mat work strength, flexibility, awareness and mind
classes, yoga classes and private training. involves a series of exercises done while lying body connection. Yoga will relieve stress and
down on a mat. These exercises teach you how to be at ease in your body
improve strength and flexibility, alleviate pain and in the world.
Education: and tension, relieve stress and
promote proper posture.
I received my B.S. in Exercise Physiology and
Mat classes are level based; all levels- beginners
I am a Physical Therapist Assistant. A slow paced class appropriate for be-
are welcome. Intermediate level- prior
ginners and all levels. The focus of this
experience and strength is required to join.
class is to slow down, stretch, breathe
My work experiences include: and let go. No experience necessary to
Exercise Prescription for special populations,
Exercise Stress Testing, Cardiac Rehabilitation,
Orthopedic Rehabilitation post shoulder, Private Instruction may be used for the Vinyasa Yoga:
knee, and spine injury/surgery. Nutritional following reasons: Vinyasa based yoga flows from posture
Counseling, Exercise Prescription for weight
Pilates Mat Instruction- learn the to posture. Experience with sun saluta-
loss, Run Training and Coaching for sports,
basics or take your practice to the tions is required to join the class.
racing and weight loss.
next level. Vinyasa yoga is more intense, and
strength based when compared with
Curren t Certifications include: Pilates Equipment Instruction- gentle yoga.
learn the machines for group training
Stott Pilates Certification Level 2. Baptiste or work on the machines to reach your
Power Yoga Teacher Training Level 1. FRA personal goals. Equipment Circuit:
Yoga Teacher Certification, Current CPR
Nutritional Counseling/ Weight A non impact form of exercise. The Pilates
loss- learn how food fuels the body. machines (The Reformer, The V2 Max, The
Learn how to use food to lose weight Cadillac, The Chair, The Ladder Barrel, The
Continuing Education Studies Pilates: Spine Corrector and The Arc Barrel) are
used to deliver a resistance based, full body
Foam Roller, Swiss Ball, Flex band, Toning Ball, Yoga Instruction- understand the work out. The core is the stabilizing factor
Bosu, Athletic Conditioning on the Chair, postures prior to attending a class. in each exercise. The Pilates Machines
Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer, Golf
Golf Specific Training- improve your improve strength and flexibility.
Conditioning Program, Prenatal Programming.
game with increased strength and Introduction to Equipment is appropriate for
Continuing Education Studies Yoga: flexibility. beginners. All other Equipment groups are
Running Instruction- train to get in reserved for those with experience. It is
I have trained and studied with the following shape or to run a race. Exercise recommended that you have Mat work
teachers: Ana Forrest, Baron Baptiste, Prescription- guidelines for reaching strength prior to using the equipment. A few
Richard Lanza, Rodney Yee, Rolf Gates, your goals. private sessions are required to learn the
Sean Corne, Shiva Rae. basics prior to enrolling in an equipment group.