Reformer/Mat Fundamentals


This class is taught by:

Lauren Hovik

Lauren Hovik is a lifelong mover, dancer, teacher, and advocate for healthy active living. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Idaho with Bachelors of Science degrees in both Dance and Exercise Science and Health. During this time, she found a passion for Pilates after seeing the difference it made in both her dancing and in minimizing her chronic aches and pains. Lauren completed her Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training with Dance Specialization through Body Arts and Science International (BASI) and is consistently pursuing continuing education. She is a member of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science where her research in jump landing biomechanics was chosen for presentation in 2015. Lauren has taught Pilates and dance courses for the University of Idaho as well as for various schools and studios in Idaho, Washington, Utah, and Alaska. She has danced professionally with Vytal Movement Dance Company, Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company, and Long Beach Ballet performing throughout China and across the United States. Lauren is interested in researching the body through performance and somatic practices.

Angela Bonacorsi

Angela Bonacorsi has been an avid athlete and physical mover all of
her life.

She is certified in Pilates mat and apparatus through the Physical Mind
Institute, GYROKINESIS and the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM.

Working with physical therapists in post rehabilitation and through her own
trainings, she has a unique way of working with the body through movement.
Angela is a sports enthusiast enjoying: snowboarding, soccer, mountain
biking, golf, and hiking with her dogs. Her goal is for an individual to
create an enhancement in body awareness during sports performance and
functional everyday activities by using the body and mind connection and
making fitness fun.

This beginner class will give you an idea of what the Reformer and Mat series has to offer. Mixing two wonderful components of Pilates work together for a deeper understanding of how the mat work accentuates the apparatus and vice versa.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Nov 17 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Nov 24 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Angela Bonacorsi
  • Sat Dec 01 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Dec 08 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Dec 15 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Dec 22 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Dec 29 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Jan 05 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Jan 12 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Jan 19 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Jan 26 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik
  • Sat Feb 02 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Lauren Hovik