Pink Pilates Post-Operative Workshop

Ballet Austin's Pink Pilates is a post-operative exercise and rehabilitative program for women recovering from breast cancer.

More than just exercise, we offer care, confidence building, encouragement, and a warm and therapeutic environment. The weekly class is held in our beautiful center for dance and community wellness, a non-medical, happy, mainstream environment that allows for encouragement and rehabilitation.

The Pink Pilates Program will help stretch and strengthen the shoulder, chest, back, and abdominal muscles, allowing women to regain full range of motion to those areas affected by breast cancer surgery.

This program is suitable for women recovering from a recent surgery or from several years ago. It is recommended that women wait 4-6 weeks post op before enrolling in the course.

Each class will offer strengthening, self-esteem and quality of life to breast cancer survivors. The program works in conjunction with your doctor's recommendations for an exercise program.

We look forward to being a part of your full recovery.


Workshops are held at Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center in downtown Austin.

Monday evenings 6:15pm: April Nygaard Post-Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist
Tuesdays 1:00pm: Vlada Sheber, Post-Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist

Date & Time*:  ​

  • Mondays, September 10-November 12: 6:15-6:55pm (10 weeks) - Still open for enrollment after the start date if space is available. call for assistance
  • Tuesdays, September 11-November 13: 1:00–1:40pm (10 weeks) - Still open for enrollment after the start date if space is available. call for assistance

Cost: FREE (10 weeks valued at $600. These workshops are currently underwritten in part by Ballet Austin, NXP Semiconductors, Texas Oncology, and the generous support of donors, and are offered at NO COST to women.

If you'd like to make a corporate or individual donation to support this program, please click here

*If unable to attend all of the sessions we would love for you to enroll and come when you can. You are also welcome to enroll after a session has begun but will need to call our office to find out availability and to enroll. For assistance with enrollment call 512.501.8704.

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