These 50-minute classes involves a series of classical pilates exercises performed on a mat with each exercise emphasizing breath, core conditioning, and body awareness. Instructors will pay special attention to alignment and form as classes have a maximum of 6 people. Props –including foam rollers, therabands, small weights and magic circles may be used to add challenge or assistance throughout the class. Whether you’re a beginner or expert practitioner, this mat workout will strengthen the core and tone the body. After mastering the basic repertoire in beginner/intermediate mat classes, you can challenge yourself with the quicker-paced intermediate option with permission from your instructor.