Beginning at 10:30 this Saturday. Please come a few minutes early to sign in.

Chelsea Andre

Chelsea Andre

Chelsea André will be offering a special introductory rate for first month of February. Drop-in rate: $13 per class, 10-class-card: $100 and include one free ARŌMATouch Technique treatment. The ARŌMATouch Technique is a $40 valued treatment lasting 40 minutes. These treatments will be scheduled to occur in the Archer Pilates studio after the Saturday morning class.

 

 

 

There is still space in this class for this coming saturday!  Please join us!

NOVEMBER 16, 2013

8:00-9:00 A.M

PRESENTED BY DEBBIE DORNAUS & ARCHER LOSSING

at Archers Pilates Studio

497 Walnut st

Napa

If you are curious about the role, that that foam roll plays in identifying and engaging you core, this class is for you!

$12.50 for the class

Call or email to register 707 337 5802 or archerspilates@gmail.com

Bring a friend!

Carolyn Ferris

Carolyn Ferris

Carolyn Ferris, Echo Community Manager for New Tech Network—an organization that supports schools like Napa’s New Technology High School—has been practicing Pilates with Archer for nearly three years. She became interested in Pilates because of its reputation as an effective, gentle, and low-impact form of exercise and began working out using Pilates exercise videos. Wanting the motivation and discipline of a class, she tried Synergy’s Pilates classes, but felt that the gym was too far away and she wasn’t getting the personalized instruction she wanted. Then, she realized that Archer’s studio was only a little over a block away from her home.

“I’m one of those people who don’t like exercise, and I probably wouldn’t do it if I didn’t go to the studio,” she says. But according to Carolyn, Pilates is a perfect fit for her, especially as she’s getting older, because it helps her to maintain flexibility and muscle tone, developing all parts of the body. “Archer is aware of which parts of your body are having trouble and works with you. A year ago, I had foot surgery, and when I came back, she worked really hard with me to direct the exercises so I could strengthen my foot and toes.”

One of the greatest benefits of her Pilates practice has been an increased awareness of her body. “I have a tendency to slouch and have rounded shoulders,” she says. “Now I have greater physical awareness whether I’m walking or sitting.”

In addition to attending Archer’s Pilates sessions twice weekly, Carolyn walks to work, one and a half miles each way, four days per week. Practicing Pilates has strengthened her core so she can carry her backpack without slouching.

When asked what she would say to someone considering Pilates for the first time, Carolyn replies:

Because it’s low impact, anyone can do it. Archer’s careful to build up your strength so you can accomplish the advanced techniques. When I do a mat class, it’s a whole-body workout. Without using any equipment, you stretch and tone every muscle in your body.

She likes the social aspects of the classes, too.

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Archer's Pilates
497 Walnut St., Suite E, Napa, CA 94558
707.337.5802

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