Reformer 1.0

This class is taught by:

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.

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.
This class is ideal for new and beginner level Pilates clients on the reformer as well as those who want a less intensive Reformer experience.  The class flows at a slower pace and focuses on learning and practicing the Pilates principles and the Pilates movement principles as well as the basic reformer exercises.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Oct 19 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Tue Oct 24 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Thu Oct 26 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Colleen Anderson
  • Tue Oct 31 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Thu Nov 02 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Colleen Anderson
  • Tue Nov 07 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Alex Harris
  • Thu Nov 09 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Colleen Anderson