Opening a studio that blends fitness, dance and overall conditioning has been a long term goal for Chris. Her fitness resume begins with the aerobic explosion and has continued to expand. Early certification in Rep Reebok, Reebock Step, and Stability Ball gave her a solid group X foundation. For the past 10 years Chris has trained and been educated in the Stott Pilates Methods and is a seasoned Mat and Reformer instructor. TRX group training has been added to her credentials, as well as Zumba, and soon Barre Above.
Chris Brush instructs the following:
A basic knowledge of Pilates is helpful, but not necessary.
The instructor will tailor the class to the level of the clientele...offering a variety of modifications or challenges to allow you to personalize your class experience. Props will be incorporated also...toning balls, gliders, Pilates Circles, toning bands, light weights, stabiltiy balls, and more.
TRX Basics & Beyond
Become familiar with the suspension training system known as TRX (total resistance exercise). You will be shown how to adjust the "straps" for various exercises, how to increase or decrease the intensity of your workout on TRX, became acquainted with the added challenge of instability and more. A series of exercises will be introduced at a slower pace than is available in classes with experienced TRX users. This workout is a great compliment to pilates, yoga, running, cross-fit, and almost any other exercising you do. Good for all levels of fitness.
Pilates Mat ( intermediate and above)
Participants in this class will have had some previous Pilates experience. Knowledge of core engagement principals, proper breathing, imprint/neutral, and ability to modify as needed will be essential to enjoying the full benefits of this class. Props will be included at times.
Beach Body PiYo
A fusion of pilates mat and basic yoga flow. This is set to upbeat 32 count music. This workout is slightly aerobic because of the quicker pace. Focus will be on elongating muscles, strengthening core and moving to the beat of the music. No experience is necessary. Just a desire to MOVE.
Class will conclude with a stretching cool down.