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[Virtual] Pilates Mat Class for Dancers

Emma Fitzsimmons

9:00am – 10:00am
Tuesdays, February 2 – May 11, 2021
  • Participants must register for each occurrence of this class.
  • This is a FREE class!
  • Much of our online programming is FREE! To support, donate at our "Support" tab above.

Movement Research is pleased to offer this class online via Zoom. Registration is required for MR online classes. Once you register, you'll receive a link in the inbox of the email you registered with to join the session. You must register separately for each occurrence of this class.

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About this class:

Class incorporates dance, somatic practices, and strength training. These approaches are used to work with a range of bodies. We use props in-conjunction with Pilates exercises to open and release tightness that might inhibit movement. We organize our alignment through each exercise creating balance between strength, flexibility, and coordination.

What you need for class:

A yoga mat would be nice, especially for those with more sensitive bones, but not necessary. Have on hand: a 2-3 lb weight or water bottle, a pillow, and something akin to a glider (washcloth for wooden floors and paper or paper plate for carpet floors). We will decide which props exactly to use at the start of class.

If you're choosing to have your camera on, please direct your camera towards your mat setup so Emma can view your work and offer guidance.

Movement Research Zoom Etiquette:

  • We ask that you please "Mute" yourself when you are not verbally participating.
  • There is to be no recording of any kind of class.
  • Please do your best to arrive on time and stay for the duration of the session.
  • Experiencing connectivity or technological issues? Either use the "Chat" function to communicate with an administrator or Faculty member, or email “[email protected]” and someone will assist you as soon as possible.

Thank you! We hope you enjoy class!

Payment and Support:

Much of Movement Research online programming is FREE! We welcome donations of any size on our Support page here >>

Upcoming Classes

[Virtual] Pilates Mat Class for Dancers

Emma Fitzsimmons
Tue Apr 27 9:00am - 10:00am

[Virtual] Pilates Mat Class for Dancers

Emma Fitzsimmons
Tue May 4 9:00am - 10:00am

[Virtual] Pilates Mat Class for Dancers

Emma Fitzsimmons
Tue May 11 9:00am - 10:00am

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Emma Fitzsimmons

Emma Fitzsimmons is a dancer, Pilates teacher, and yoga instructor. She began Pilates at The Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists (Minnesota) to manage hyper-mobility, prevent injuries, and to refine technique in dance. While pursuing ...