Monday, 2:15–3:40, May 7
Instructor: Kristen Shaffer
Coordinator: Lesley Bubenhofer
Learn Pilates and get Buff Bones! Buff Bones is a full body workout for bone strengthening and balance using Pilates, strength training, functional movement, and rehabilitative exercise. Learn to tone your arms, hips, back, and abdominal muscles, and improve your posture and balance. This class will teach Pilates safely to those who want to age actively and move well. The course is safe for those with osteopenia and osteoporosis. Students should expect to have fun, have an interest in exploring mind/body movement, and be able to get up and down off of the floor. A Pilates mat is required. Comfortable leisure clothing and bare feet or toe socks are recommended.
Kristen Shaffer is a certified Pilates teacher and certified Buff Bones instructor teaching at local studios in Northern Virginia and abroad for over 10 years. Her philosophy and motivational teaching style embrace her own mantra to “Live well, be fit, and enjoy life.” When teaching Pilates, Shaffer challenges and engages her students to move well on the mat.