Cardio Interval Reformer (Int/Adv)


This class is taught by:

Danica Radulovich

Danica found Pilates after a high school injury and fell in love with the results she saw inside and out from the mind-body connection. After graduating from UCLA and working in the pharmaceutical industry, she decided to pursue a fulfilling full time career helping others find similar ease and comfort in their own bodies. She completed her Balanced Body Comprehensive Pilates Instructor Training with Tom McCook at Center of Balance in Mountain View and has taken specialized continuing education workshops from Naomi Leiserson, Elizabeth Larkam, Karen Clippinger, Alan Herdman, and others. Danica is also a student of Ayurveda, a lover of Yoga and her dogs, a life-long dancer and former marathon runner. She hopes to spend a lifetime helping others enjoy life’s every move.

Alex Harris

Alex is a reformed couch potato, who discovered movement over 14 years ago and has been moving ever since. After losing a lot of weight in 2007, Alex starting practicing Pilates and he has not looked back. Three years ago, he began his journey as a Pilates Instructor and has completed his entire instructor training at the Absolute Center in Lafayette. Alex’s passion for wellness and movement, combined with his expanding knowledge, enthusiasm and energy are reflexed in his private and group sessions. Alex has a Ph.D. in Biochemical Pharmacology and he worked in the Biotech R&D world for many years before redefining himself a few years ago. Fun Fact: Alex owns two Shiba Inu dogs and a Bengal cat, but if his wife didn’t stop him, their house would more like a zoo, with lots of exotic creatures.

Julie Spiker

Julie is a certified Pilates instructor, receiving her certtificate with the prestigious Marie-Jose Blom at Long Beach Dance Conditioning Center in 1992. She was first introduced to the Pilates Method as a dance and kinesiology major at UC Irvine; in which she graduated from in 1991. Prior to attending UCI, Julie spent a year at the Royal Academy of Dancing in London, England where her love of movement and understanding the body really began. She has carried that desire of instructing the Pilates Method for the last 25 years to a vast array of people. Her clients have included professional dancers, professional athletes, and those with neurological disorders and physical handicaps. Julie’s enthusiasm for teaching comes through in every Pilates class she teaches.

Colleen Anderson

Along with Colleen's passion for Pilates, her primary background is in dance. She began dancing at the age of 7 in her parents living room, putting on little shows for them constantly. After convincing them to send her to dance classes she continued to do so until she graduated high school. She then attended San Diego and San Francisco State University as a dance major with a minor in Dance Medicine. In 2004, she became a principal dancer with a world touring dance company and toured seven months out of the year for over 12 years. Within those years she performed and taught workshops in over 20 countries. After falling in love with Pilates over 9 years ago, and due to her love and extensive experience in exercise, movement, and kinesiology, Colleen completed her Pilates instructor training at " Pilates Monterey," in Monterey, C.A. She is PMA certified which allows her to lead instruction on all the Pilates apparatuses'. Colleen is a kind and patient instructor with the motivation to help others reach their health and fitness goals.

Chinami Stern

Chinami discovered Pilates when she was looking for a good stretching method, while working out with heavy weights at the gym. One of her Pilates instructors showed her how to stretch and strengthen her body without using weights. She had an old shoulder injury and lower back pain, made worse by having kids. Working with Pilates method helped her to rehabilitate from those injures.
This experience motivated her to study Pilates and she was certified as an instructor in 2009 by Body Art and Science International (BASI). Prior to this, she worked as a personal trainer and also holds a certification in nutrition. Chinami is an active and busy mother of two college students. For her, the enjoyment of Pilates is working with a variety of people and sharing the joy of living with a healthy body and mind.
This class blends the best of cardio and strength training . It's a combination Reformer movements and jump board movements.The heart rate will elevate compared to a Reformer only class. Some core strengthening exercises on the mat can be added to the class as well. 

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Oct 19 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Danica Radulovich
  • Thu Oct 19 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Tue Oct 24 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Danica Radulovich
  • Tue Oct 24 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Wed Oct 25 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Julie Spiker
  • Thu Oct 26 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Danica Radulovich
  • Thu Oct 26 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm with Colleen Anderson
  • Tue Oct 31 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Danica Radulovich
  • Tue Oct 31 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Wed Nov 01 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Chinami Stern
  • Thu Nov 02 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Danica Radulovich
  • Thu Nov 02 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm with Colleen Anderson
  • Tue Nov 07 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Danica Radulovich
  • Tue Nov 07 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Wed Nov 08 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Chinami Stern
  • Thu Nov 09 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Danica Radulovich
  • Thu Nov 09 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm with Colleen Anderson
  • Tue Nov 14 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Danica Radulovich
  • Tue Nov 14 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Wed Nov 15 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Chinami Stern