Beyond Movements Studio

Kristy Cooper



Kristy Cooper instructs the following:
  • Pilates MAT Beginners
  • Pilates MAT Foundations

    This course is ideal for beginners to Pilates MAT work, those who have done classes here and there, who haven’t practiced for awhile or those who want to learn the essentials of the Pilates Method to deepen their knowledge. Suitable for a sound body.
    *If you have a current injury,pain or health condition we highly recommend that you attend an initial consultation and join our "Pilates Therapuetics" class courses or individualised Pilates studio sessions.If you have a bone density issue the Buff Bones ® Pilates classes are ideal for you.

    This class covers the principles of Pilates to build a deep understanding of the practice so you are confident to walk into any Pilates class. You will be guided to correctly perform the exercises so that you get the most out of every workout. The course will give you a thorough foundation of the Pilates method. Students leave more confident with a greater awareness and connection to their core and whole body. After this course we welcome you to join our general Hara Pilates MAT classes.

     

    class size 6-max10

     

     

     


  • The Classical Pilates MAT
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    The Classical Pilates MAT

    This class is suited to experienced students of Pilates with a sound body.We recommend that you have prior Pilates experience to taking this class and recommend the Pilates Beginners 5 week course if you are a beginner.

    *If you have a current injury,pain or health condition we highly recommend that you attend an initial consultation and join either our  "Pilates Therapeutics class courses or individualised Pilates  studio sessions.

    This is 50 minutes of flowing power taught how Joseph Pilates intended it. We follow the original Classical Pilates MAT exercises. Just you, your body and sometimes the magic circle and the arm weight series to heat it up! This is a challenging MAT class providing rigorous body conditioning and a cardiovascular workout.

     

    Suzanne McCarty is a second generation Pilates instructor ( which means she studied directly with one of Joseph Pilates proteges Romana Kryzanoswka). She is a principal level pilates trainer level member of The Pilates Alliance Australasia and has been teaching Pilates full time for almost 2 decades.

    class size 6-max 10

     


  • Buff Bones Pilates
  • Buff Bones® 
    Buff Bones®  is an intermediate level class for sound bodies, suitable for students with prior Pilates experience.
    We recommend that you have prior Pilates experience to taking this class and recommend the Pilates Beginners 5 week course if you are a beginner. If you have an injury, pregnant or a health concern we highly recommend that you take either an initial consultation and we also offer Pilates studio sessions & Pilates Therapeutics classes at our studio.
     
    Buff Bones® is a medically-endorsed workout that combines Pilates, functional movement, strength training, and therapeutic exercise with bone-strengthening and balance techniques to optimise the health and safety of your bones.

    The workout follows a research-supported design of specifically sequenced exercises, making it an entire system of bone and joint health, rather than just a set of exercises. Toning your arms, hips, back and abs, the Buff Bones® system also improves posture, is adaptable to varying levels, and is even safe for those with Osteoporosis, Osteopenia and some spinal conditions(to be determined).
    Developed in the United States by Rebekah Rotstein, a recognised expert in Pilates and exercise for Osteoporosis, this dynamic one-hour class is enjoyable and challenging for people of all ages and levels.

     

    class size 6-max 10


  • HARA Barre Flow
  • Hara Barre Flow 
    Appropriate for sound bodies especially ideal with dance, flow yoga, GYROKINESIS® or Barre experience.
     

     If you have an injury, pregnant or a health concern we highly recommend that you take either an initial consultation and we also offer GYROTONIC® & Pilates studio, Yoga Therapy  sessions & Yoga/Pilates Therapeutics classes at our studio.

     

    Hara Barre is developed by Suzanne McCarty, an ex professional Ballet dancer. Its an invigorating movement class that is inspired by dance, it incorporates 3 dimensional movement techniques from Dance, developmental movement patterns, yoga & pilates.

    During this class you will experience flowing, undulating movement which requires full body strength, flexibility and control.
    *The side effect is that you will get a cardiovascular workout and toned legs and butt and a huge smile on your face :)

    class size 6-max 10.