Yoga and Pilates
We are committed to helping people enjoy vibrant health through our comprehensive approach to physical therapy and beyond. Our small group wellness classes support you in achieving your goals whether you are in physical therapy, have finished your course of treatment, or even if you have never been a patient with us.
All classes are taught by clinical staff.
Class size is limited to 4 to 6 participants.
Individualized attention addresses your needs and allows you to progress at your own pace.
Current and former patients may try a class for free.
Mondays 9:15 - 10:15 AM
Explore yoga in a way that challenges but does not strain your body as you build strength, flexibility and focus. Instructor: Susan
Therapeutic Yoga for the Pelvic Floor
A 10-week course beginning September 27 and running through December 13.*
Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30 PM
This therapeutic yoga course for the pelvic floor focuses on breathing and relaxation practices, visualization, asana, and exploration of the chakras and five elements. Whether as an adjunct to your physical therapy program or stand-alone practice, Pelvic Floor Therapeutic Yoga is a peaceful and effective way to improve pelvic floor tone and strength.
*There will be no class on Oct. 25 or Nov. 22.
$200 for 10 sessions.
Fridays 9:15 - 10:15 AM
Seated and standing postures emphasize stability, balance and safety while taking care of tender joints. We end with stretches and guided relaxation that can be done on the floor or in the chair. Instructor: Susan
Pilates for Every Body
Wednesdays 12:00 - 1:00pm
This joyful class helps you connect to the inner core that lurks within all of us. Using breath as the bridge between body and mind, we can wake up those sleeping muscles and find greater support for our backs and more energy throughout the day. We use foam rollers to stretch and strengthen as well as other therapeutic modalities to create a full body workout. Instructor: Carla
Pilates for Back Pain:
Alleviating pain through 3 dimensional core awareness
Thursdays from October 12 - December 8 (no class on Thanksgiving)
Using a variety of therapeutic exercise modalities and props, this class addresses the need to connect to our core strength in a 3 dimensional way to support our back in our daily lives. It is a well-rounded 75 minutes of exercises addressing posture, balance, gait, and back stabilization. This class will be taught by Carla Becker, PT with 25 years of experience in clinical rehab .
$160 for 8 weeks
Call 413-387-0722 to register.Please call our office to reserve your place in any Restore Wellness Class. All classes are subject to Restore's 24-hour cancellation policy. Should you need to cancel with less than 24 hours' notice, please expect to pay the full amount for the missed class.
About Susan Moore, PTA, RYT 200, and LMT
Susan practices trauma-informed yoga and bodywork. She came to yoga after more than two decades of martial arts and tai chi study. She has completed 100 hours of training with Kate Graham of Soulful Yoga Therapy, and is currently completing the 300-hour Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga Certificate under Joseph Le Page of Integrative Yoga Therapy.
Pilates instructor Carla Becker is a Physical Therapist at Restore Physical Therapy and Wellness Center. She brings to her work over 25 years of experience as a physical therapist, as well as training in manual therapy, treatment of osteoporosis, and Pilates Rehabilitation.