A 40 minute total body workout recommended 2-3 times a week depending on your fitness level and the intensity of your workout.
Pilates Evolution Class Description
A combination of cardio, strength training, and Pilates - our classes will strengthen, lengthen, and tone your body like no other workout! 40 minutes of heart pumping, muscle quivering, body strengthening moves on the Proformer set to fun, motivating music to keep you working hard!
The Science of Lagree Fitness™
The Lagree Fitness™ Training Method is taught on an exclusive technology developed by fitness visionary, Sebastien Lagree. Physical fitness is more than being able to run a long distance or lift heavy weights at the gym; or how long you worked out or at what intensity… While these are important measures of fitness, they only address single areas. Physical fitness is made up of five basic elements: Cardio, Strength, Endurance, Body Composition, and Flexibility. Where many workouts and exercise regimens work to integrate as many of these elements as possible, Lagree Fitness™ meets all the elements to physical fitness; not just in 1 session but in each and every move.
(Cardiorespiratory Fitness): Cardiorespiratory endurance is the ability of the body's circulatory and respiratory systems (heart and lungs) to supply fuel to the tissues and cells during sustained physical activity. To improve your cardiorespiratory endurance, train doing activities that keep your heart rate elevated at a safe level for a sustained length of time. Typically the aerobic system kicks in after 60 seconds of constant uninterrupted physical effort.
Muscular strength is the ability of the muscle to exert force during an activity. The key to making your muscles stronger is working them against resistance: weights, gravity, and/or springs. Lagree Fitness™ allows your body to train in counter-resistance to improve muscular strength.
Muscular endurance is the ability of the muscle to continue to perform without fatigue. This is the ability for your body to keep working during continuous movement. Ironically, in order to perform without fatigue, you need to train the muscles to fatigue. Lagree Fitness™ trains the muscles to a threshold of intensity that will stimulate improvement.
Body composition refers to the relative amount of muscle, fat, bone, and other vital parts of the body that make up the entire body. A person's total body weight (what you see on the bathroom scale) may not change over time, but the bathroom scale does not assess how much of that body weight is fat and how much is lean mass (muscle, bone, and ligaments). Lagree Fitness™ promotes fat loss and lean muscle growth to improve the total body composition.
Flexibility is the range of motion around a joint. Good flexibility in the joints can improve postures and alignment as well as help prevent injuries through all stages of life. If you want to improve your flexibility, your must perform activities that lengthen the muscles. Lagree Fitness works the muscle in its length which improves flexibility.
Core Strength and Balance
Core Strength is the ability for the body to stabilize during movement. It incorporates the abdominals, pelvis, lower back and diaphragm. Your balance is your ability to maintain your support with minimal sway. The torso is the body's center of power, so the more strength and stability trained in this area, the better chances you will have in preventing injuries and maintaining good alignment and posture. Lagree Fitness™ focuses heavily on core stabilizing exercises and maintaining good form throughout each and every move.
More and more research is coming out on the endless benefits of a healthy mind or a positive mind and its affect on the body. "The heaviest weight to lift is the weight of a negative mind." But mental health is more than just positive thinking; it's your self-esteem. How you really feel about yourself affects everything else in your life. People with good self-esteem have an abundance of confidence and are better at managing stress and avoiding self-destructive behaviors such as compulsive eating and so forth. Feeling great about yourself impacts your behavior which impacts your body composition. Most of the emails that I receive from the students are not only about how the training has changed their body but also how it has impacted their lives in a positive way.
Lagree Fitness™ and Effective Muscle Stimulation
Put simply, Lagree Fitness™ is the only workout that Effectively combines Strength, Endurance, Cardio, Balance, Core and Flexibility training not only in one session but in each and every move. The key term here is effective. Lagree Fitness™ is intense on the muscles, but low-impact and safe on the joints, spine, and connective tissues. In order for a training method to be effective, it is important to train at an Effective Intensity. The body needs to reach a certain threshold of exercise intensity to stimulate the body's adaptive changes. Reaching the intensity threshold depends on many factors such as body type and fitness level, and is different for everyone. When the body is training at an effective intensity and the muscles are being effectively stimulated, the results can be maximized. The Lagree Fitness™ Training Method utilizes 5 key elements to reach Effective Muscle Stimulation:
Effective Range of Motion:
Lagree Fitness™ focuses on form and each movement is kept within the range of motion that targets the specific muscle or group of muscles.
The Lagree Fitness™ equipment is adjustable to allow for training at different angles to help recruit different muscle groups.
Lagree Fitness™ uses spring resistance which is variable and allows for peak muscle contraction while reducing the stress on the joints and the connective tissue.
Each set is performed for at least 60 seconds to stimulate both the fast and slow-twitch muscle fibers. Transitions are kept to a minimum to keep the muscles working and the heart rate up.
Lagree Fitness™ utilizes slow and controlled movements. None of the movements are performed using momentum. When working with and against resistance slowly, the tension on muscles stays constant, recruiting more muscle fibers. Slow and controlled movements activate the slow-twitch fat-burning muscle fibers.
Getting Started at Pilates Evolution
We have a few options for getting started at Pilates Evolution. If you have no Pilates or resistance training experience, we strongly recommend you begin with Private Sessions.
Option 1: Private Sessions
45 minutes. Private sessions are 45-minutes working with an instructor who can give you individual instruction. This option is perfect if you have past injuries or other considerations. Private sessions are also a good fit for anyone who is new to Pilates. Sessions are available for individuals or duets. Private sessions are recommended, but not required. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a private session.
Private Single Session
5 session package (saves $50).
5 Session Package$325.00
Private Duet Session
You and a friend. per session ($60/person); 5 session package ($250/person).
5 Session Package$500.00
Option 2: First Class
$10; 40 minutes.
You can sign up for your first class by creating an account online to reserve a space in the class time and day of your choice.
Reservations require a valid credit card to use our online scheduling system. When you arrive for your class make sure to sign in so we know you were there. Please note that not showing up for a first time class will result in a $10 charge to your credit card.
Option 3: Newby Package
Can't decide? The Newby Package gives you a way to try it all. Experience the benefits of both private sessions and group classes.
2 Private Sessions and 2 Group Classes.
Important Information About Our Classes
Classes at Pilates Evolution (PE) are limited to ten (Stapleton) - twelve (CC) students per class, an intimate workout experience offering personalized instructor attention. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to class start time. If you are late to a class you may lose your spot.
Reservations And Drop-ins
An online account is required if you want to take our classes. Reservations are recommended. We do not allow drop-ins unless you already have an online account with us.
Class Wait List
If you add your self to a class wait list, you will receive an automatic email and or text letting you know when you are added to class (only if you have opted-in to emails and texts from PE when you created your online account with us). You will need to cancel online if you do not want the spot, otherwise you will be responsible for late cancel/no show charges. If this email is sent inside of the 10 hr cancellation window and you do not want the spot, please reply to the email immediately so we can remove you from the class, you are not charged and someone else can take the spot.
Class Cancellations And Changes
If no one is signed up for a class online 24 hours before it starts, it will be cancelled. Online sign up for classes is closed one hour before the class starts. Instructors and classes are subject to change without notice, please check our online schedule for these changes.
40-minute Total Body Workout
An intense total body workout recommended 2-3 times a week depending on your fitness level and the intensity of your workout.
55-minute Total Body Workout
A longer, more advanced total body workout for those who have taken our regular classes and want a longer, more intense workout.
Packages and Memberships
Group Class Packages
All packages expire one year from the purchase date.
5-Pack of Classes$125.00
10-Pack of Classes$200.00
20-Pack of Classes$380.00
Membership Contracts - Monthly Auto Pay
Membership - (12 Visits/Month)$159.00
Membership - (8 Visits/Month)$129.00
A 10 hour cancellation notice is required to avoid being charged for the class, no exceptions.
Regular Session members will lose that session and Monthly Members will be charged a $15 Late Fee. Anyone who cancels 2 hours before class starts or does not show up to a class without canceling will be charged $25. If you go over the number of classes in your membership, you will be charged $15/extra class.
Members are required to sign in on the sign-in sheet so we know that you were in class and do not charge you a $25 no show fee.
Your card on file will be charged the same day every month. You may cancel a membership at anytime as long as you email us at least 10 days before your auto renewal date.
disclaimer:pricing and availability subject to change.
Get fit fast with our seasoned, certified trainers in an intimate class setting on the Proformer. Lagree Fitness is not Pilates. It is a new evolution of Pilates that includes effective intensity, cardio and endurance training which are key elements in improving your body composition. Perfect for men and women of all age groups, PILATES EVOLUTION is the key to YOUR year round beach body. Strengthen, lengthen and tone in just minutes a week. Our 40 minute heart pumping, muscle quivering classes fit easily into your schedule.