Teenagers' Pilates Classes Greenwich CT

Local resource for teenagers' Pilates classes in Greenwich, CT. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates courses, Pilates classes, Pilates training, as well as information on local group Pilates classes, and content on Pilates lessons.

Stamford Athletic Club
(203) 357-7555
75 Third Street
Stamford, CT
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Basketball, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Pool, Medicine Balls, Pilates, Pilates, Raquetball, Stationary Bikes, Steam Room, Towel Service, Treadmill, Water Aerobics, Weight Machines, Yoga

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Lucille Roberts Yonkers
(914) 793-2020
1745 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Belly Dancing Class, Boot Camp, Cardio Kickboxing, Hip Hop Dance Class, Kickboxing, Personal Training, Pilates, Step Class, Yoga, Zumba

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Bay Plaza Bally Total Fitness
2100 Bartow Ave
Bronx, NY
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Silver Sneakers, Yoga

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Riverdale Bally Total Fitness
298 W 231st St
Bronx, NY
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Fordham Road Bally Total Fitness
2503 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Boxing, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Yoga

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Hartsdale Snap Fitness
(914) 205-0030
251 S. Central Ave.
Hartsdale, NY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Yonkers Bally Total Fitness
589 Tuckahoe Rd
Yonkers, NY
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Lucille Roberts Gun Hill
(718) 325-0036
35-12 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Belly Dancing Class, Boot Camp, Cardio Kickboxing, Hip Hop Dance Class, Kickboxing, Personal Training, Pilates, Step Class, Yoga, Zumba

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Lucille Roberts Parkchester
(718) 892-2020
82 Hugh J Grant Circle
Bronx, NY
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Belly Dancing Class, Boot Camp, Cardio Kickboxing, Hip Hop Dance Class, Kickboxing, Personal Training, Pilates, Step Class, Yoga, Zumba

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Lucille Roberts Fordham Road
(718) 329-3441
2449 Morris Avenue
Bronx, NY
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Belly Dancing Class, Boot Camp, Cardio Kickboxing, Hip Hop Dance Class, Kickboxing, Personal Training, Pilates, Step Class, Yoga, Zumba

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Eve Gentry and The Dancers Workshop: Pilates for Teenagers

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By Michele Larsson

Pilates instructor Michele Larsson has practiced the Pilates technique for 37 years, learning much of the work in sessions with first-generation instructor Eve Gentry. Larsson has spent much of her career preserving Gentry’s rehabilitative style of Pilates: She founded Core Dynamics Pilates and operates a teacher training program in Santa Fe and many other satellite locations. Larsson also teaches workshops internationally and at conferences. In this article she recalls her work with Gentry, as well as the first-generation instructor’s interest in working with young students.

Eve Gentry teaching PilatesEve Gentry, 1909-1994, is often remembered as a Pilates instructor who taught at Joe Pilates’s New York City studio and New York University School of the Arts before retiring to Santa Fe, New Mexico. But Eve, a trained dancer, also taught dance In New York at the YM/YWHA, The High School of Performing Arts, and at The New Dance Group and performed with Hanya Holm and her own Eve Gentry Dance Company until 1968. Like many of her peers, this first-generation was strongly influenced by both dance and Pilates.

After moving to Santa Fe in 1969, Eve opened a dance studio and a Pilates studio, the latter located underneath her garage. She began teaching teen dance classes and formed The Dancers Workshop with her most serious students. These students were also invited into her home studio, where she taught them Pilates on the equipment: Reformer, Wunda Chair, Mat, Spine Corrector, Ped-O-Pull and Magic Circle. This group of students was younger than most contemporary Pilates practitioners, but Eve felt that these years were pivotal for instilling good movement habits.

In the summer of 1970, I began studying with Eve, who first introduced me to Pilates. I was dancing in San Francisco during the rest of the year, so Eve concentrated on teaching me the mat work. In 1973 she asked me to run her dance studio for the summer. As part of her dance curriculum Eve included Pilates exercises to strengthen and discipline the body. I taught Eve’s classes according to her instruction, Pilates floor exercises, standing dance barre, traveling combinations and improvisation. Unfortunately, my main memory of the summer is that one of her students came down with bubonic plague, or Black Death. The shock of that overshadowed the classes I taught. However, a couple our students do remember the experience.

The students had three dance classes a week. Each class began with Pilates mat work; Pelvic tilts, the Hundred, Single and Double Leg Stretch, Leg Circles, Swan and Side Kick. The students taught at the studio beneath her garage were treated to a circuit class—mat, Chair, ring...

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