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Fitness & Pilates Workshops

Workshops to get you started and keep you going – A healthier you in 2022!

Workshops are a great option to learn Pilates, fitness, and conditioning techniques so that you work out correctly over a period of time. Often an entry point when you are new or returning to a workout routine, workshops are taught by certified fitness and Pilates instructors and will help you progress and feel confident about your workout. Workshops are generally four to six weeks in length. Attending regularly for a set period of time will motivate you and hold you accountable.

Absolute Beginning Pilates Group Reformer 6-week Workshop


New to Pilates and/or the Pilates Reformer equipment? This workshop is a perfect place for you to start. Everyone is a beginner in this workshop!

Think Pilates Reformer 101!

It’s easy to be intimidated by the equipment in a Pilates studio. The Pilates reformer makes a dramatic impression when you first see one, but once you get started, and continue over a period of time, it will make an even more dramatic change in your body.

If your hesitation has been how to use the Pilates machine (reformer) correctly, or how to get started when it looks so challenging, this workshop is your answer!

Prefer to give Pilates a try in a private setting? Get started with one of our New Client Special Offers.

Instructor: Amy Schactman Certified Pilates Instructor

Dates & Times:

  • Thursdays, January 20 – February 24: 7:45pm – 8:30pm – (6weeks)
  • Mondays, January 24 – February 28: 9:00am – 9:45am – (6weeks)

Cost: $155 for 6 weeks

NOTE: This workshop is NOT recommended for prenatal women. Workshops are enrollment-based and are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and make-up classes are not available. On-site workshops are held at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd St. 78701. Enrollment required ahead of time.


Babywearing Barre Fitness Workout For New Moms (or dads!)

This is a “Mommy & Me” workout for new moms and their babies! But we welcome anyone wearing a baby, as well as those expecting one!

The intent of the workshop is to give you a gentle workout while spending time with your baby! Bring your baby and your baby carrier and head to the ballet barre for a 45-minute barre workout that offers a blend of conditioning with resistance bands and barre fitness principles that will help you focus on your overall health and wellness. Moms (or dads, grandparents, etc.) enjoy a low-impact toning workout while babies experience movement, rocking motions, soothing music, and added one-on-one time. Connect with your body and connect with your baby!

This Babywearing Barre workout is great for all fitness levels. Start where you are and move how you can. Expectant moms who want to get a jump on their postpartum conditioning are welcome! (Check with your doctor about participating in a prenatal workout.)

Bring a comfortable and secure baby carrier with support for baby and mom. Wear comfortable workout clothing, ballet shoes or sneakers, and bring a water bottle.

Instructor: Vicki Parsons, Director or the Butler Center for Dance & Fitness, and certified fitness instructor

Date & Time: Taking a break for the holidays and will return when the weather warms up in Spring and Summer 2022

Cost: $40 for 4 weeks or pay per week $15

The workshop has started. Call 512-501-8704 to drop in and pay single rate

Active Aging Workshops for ages 50+


Underwritten by Aging Well, a program of St. David’s Foundation community Fund, we offer several workshops for adults ages 50+ and caregivers at NO or LOW cost.

Find out more about Active Aging Workshops
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