Oak Street Pilates & Rehabilitation


Group Classes


Group classes consist of a minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 registrants. Each class is 45 minutes in length and has a specific program content and level of difficulty (see class description for details). All registrants will be requested to obtain medical clearance from their primary health care provider and complete a PAR-Q & YOU profile. You may be required to complete a PARmedX form dependent on your health status.


Class Descriptions

(star rating indicates degree of challenge on scale of 1 to 5) The rating is given to a class  to help determine if it is an appropriate level of difficulty for you)


CORE CONDITIONING **/***

A mat routine, which focuses on core strength and stability. We will be utilizing unstable surfaces such as stability balls, discs and foam rollers in addition to pure matwork to challenge our core muscles to the maximum. This workout is ideal for clients who wish to build on their current pilates experience and progress to the next level.


SPRING TONE UP **/***

An energetic mat routine, which focuses on strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. We will be utilizing a  unstable surfaces such as stability balls, discs and foam rollers and a variety of props to add weight or resistance to challenge our bodies in a completely different routine each week. This workout is ideal for clients who wish to increase strength and stamina in preparation for their winter/ spring outdoor activities.


SPECIAL POPULATIONS *

A mat and stability ball routine, which modifies the pilates method of fundamental exercises to suit individual goals and conditions. Teaches the pilates principles, good exercise form and improves body awareness. This workout is ideal for clients with special health conditions and those recovering from injury or surgery.


OSTEO-PILATES **

A mat and stability ball routine, which modifies the pilates method of fundamental exercises, to provide a safe and effective program for clients with osteoporosis, osteopenia, or those who want to be pro active in maintaining healthy bone density. This program teaches the pilates principles, good exercise form and improves body awareness.  We incorporate upper extremity resistance exercises, stability ball work to improve balance and weight bearing exercises. Please visit osteoporosis.ca for information on Osteoporosis.


TAI CHI QIGONG SHIBASHI: SET 1

Shibashi is a form of Moving Qigong consisting of 18 healing movements. It can be practiced indoors or outdoors, in sitting or in standing. It is a slow and gentle, mindful movement sequence, which is both very effective and easy to learn. This "moving meditation" is appropriate for all ages, fitness levels and ability.