Classes

PILATES REFORMER /
MIXED EQUIPMENT

Instructor guided small group class incorporating different combinations of movements utilizing the Pilates Reformer, Tower and/or Pilates Chair to achieve a full body Pilates based workout. Clients attending these classes will have access to their own full set of Pilates Equipment. The small class size allows instructors to give you individualized attention and exercise modifications when needed.

PILATES TOWER

Instructor guided small group class utilizing the Pilates Tower. Pilates Tower classes utilize a system of spring resistance and bars to strengthen, tone and lengthen muscles. Clients attending these classes will have access to their own Pilates Tower. The small class size allows instructors to give you individualized attention and exercise modifications when needed.

PILATES JUMPBOARD

Instructor guided small group class focusing on the Pilates Reformer utilizing the Jump Board in place of the Foot Bar. Pilates Jump Board classes provide a cardio based full body Pilates workout. Clients attending these classes will have access to their own Pilates Reformer. The small class size allows instructors to give you individualized attention and exercise modifications when needed. This class is not suitable for clients with injuries or physical limitations.

PILATES CHAIR

Instructor guided small group class utilizing the Pilates Chair. The Pilates Chair is considered to be the most challenging piece of Pilates Equipment and will provide clients with a challenging athletic full body Pilates workout. Clients attending these classes will have access to their own Pilates Chair. The small class size allows instructors to give you individualized attention and exercise modifications when needed. This class is not suitable for clients with injuries or physical limitations.

PILATES CIRCUIT

Pilates Circuit is an Instructor guided fun and dynamic larger small group training class held in our Pilates Studio. Clients are paired up to share a full station of Pilates equipment. The pairs switch between the Pilates Reformer and Tower, Chair and/or Mat throughout the class performing a variety of exercises to achieve a full body Pilates based workout.

HIIT PILATES TRAINING

High Intensity Interval Training Pilates is an Instructor guided dynamic and intense cardio interval training fitness class utilizing Pilates Equipment. This larger small group class can accommodate up to 3 clients per Pilates Equipment Station. The class consists of 3 challenging circuits through 3 Pilates Equipment stations: Pilates Reformer, Pilates Chair and Spring Tower performing challenging exercises for timed intervals. Be prepared to sweat! This class is not suitable for clients with injuries or physical limitations.

BARRE FORMA

Develop a dancer’s long, lean muscles and flexibility with Barre Forma, a NYC-style Ballet Barre fitness class. Movements are fast paced, intense isometric and isotonic exercises that are done at the ballet barre and on the mat.  This dynamic class is both a sculpting and cardiovascular workout all in one. Heart Rates are elevated throughout the class for maximum calorie burn, improves core strength, posture and balance, increases flexibility, strengthens, tones and streamlines the entire body.  Balances and strengthens muscles, lessening the risk of injury. This class is a group fitness class held in the Group Fitness room at ROK.

MAT PILATES WITH PROPS

Add variety to your Pilates routine with this challenging Mat Pilates class utilizing different props each week. Props may consist of stability balls, BOSU, small balls, resistance bands or Pilates rings to assist in targeting the core, legs, butt and arms for a full body Pilates workout. This class is a group fitness class held in the Group Fitness room at ROK.

About

Celebrate your

beautiful form at

Bella Forma Pilates!

Bella Forma is a full service state of the art Pilates Studio located in East Rockaway, New York.  The studio is sleek in design and features top of the line Balanced Body studio reformers with towers and a Balanced Body Pilates chair at each station.  Our instructors provide a safe, encouraging, and welcoming environment to empower members to enjoy a happier and healthier lifestyle. Our belief is that Pilates is intelligent exercise for the mind, body, and spirit improving lives both intrinsically and extrinsically. Come try a class and see what Pilates can do for your beautiful form!

Instructors

Carla

 

Carla is the Owner of Bella Forma Pilates. Carla discovered Pilates in 2004 and found it to be her true passion.  Pilates encompasses the body, mind and spirit for an overall total workout . . . a safe, intelligent form of exercise for overall wellness. Carla holds certifications with IMX Pilates, PHI Pilates, Balanced Body Pilates and Stott Pilates in Mat, Reformer, Tower and Chair. She attends workshops on a regular basis and is committed to lifelong learning to share with and motivate her clients. Carla began her fitness career 25 years ago and is certified as a Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer through ACE and AFAA as well as Spinning certified.

Robin

Robin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from Towson State University. In addition to  20 years of teaching experience she holds several certifications including: IM=X Pilates; AAAI/ISMA Pilates, Yoga and Pre/Post Natal; AFAA Group Fitness and Personal Training. She believes that everyone has the ability to benefit from Pilates all it takes is a willingness to learn.

Renee

Renee is a PHI certified Pilates Instructor since 2014, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Hofstra University and a Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Downstate University. Renee’s teaching style is focused on form and functionality. Her classes flow seamlessly through a series of dynamic and challenging Pilates exercise sequences, providing clients with a full body workout.

Mary

Mary teaches Barre Forma and is a certified Barre Method Instructor since 2014. Mary is also an AAPTE Certified Personal Trainer and a PHI certified Mat Pilates Instructor. Mary’s philosophy with teaching begins and ends with form. She reinforces proper form throughout her classes so that clients receive the safest and most effective work out for them.

Phyllis

Phyllis has been a Pilates Mat and Reformer instructor since 2006 when she was certified by Physical Mind and IM-X Pilates.  In 2012 she completed her Bridge Program with Balanced Body to include Tower and Chair modules.  She believes that aligning and maintaining her own body is the first step to being able to guide others on their journey.

Studio Policy

All studio equipment and group class signups can be made via the MindBody scheduling system. Simply click the Book a Class Box on the homepage. New clients with no prior Pilates Equipment training experience must take a minimum of 2 Pilates Equipment Introductory classes before attending a Group Pilates Equipment Class. Please note that all studio appointments have a 24 Hour cancellation policy. Failure to cancel your class with the minimum notice will result in a full class charge. When purchasing classes, please take note of your expiration date.

Studio Etiquette

  1. Please arrive on time. It's disruptive to others to arrive late to class. We understand that running late happens to all of us! If you do arrive late, please enter the studio quietly.
  2. Please leave shoes outside on the show rack to help maintain cleanliness of the studio.
  3. Silence your cell phone upon entering the studio. If you must take a call during class, please exit the studio quietly and take your call outside the studio.
  4. Please hold all conversations until after the session. Pilates requires concentration and focus. It's important to listen and follow instruction during your session to prevent injuries.
  5. As a courtesy to others, please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne or scented lotions.
  6. If you have any injuries or changes in your health history, please let the instructor know at the start of your session.
  7. Please wait to enter the studio until the instructor is ready and invites you in to start the session.
  8. Water must be enclosed in an unbreakable container. Food is not permitted.
  9. Please refrain from chewing gum during pilates. Chewing gum during your workout can be dangerous, and inhibits proper Pilates Breath.

Hours

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sundays

8am - 12pm & 4pm - 9pm

8am - 12pm & 4pm - 9pm

8am - 12pm & 4pm - 9pm

8am - 12pm & 4pm - 9pm

8am - 12pm

8am - 12pm

Closed

Contact Us

Location

510 Ocean Avenue East Rockaway

516.526.8508

info@bellaformapilates.com