Get Started/Small Group Training

Want to have fun while you build a better body? Small Group training may be just the ticket for you! Groups are limited to a maximum of 8 and everyone has a complete set of equipment for their use during class: Reformer, Tower, Magic Circle, Squishy ball and more.

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Step 1: Choose the Small Group Level that’s appropriate for you:

  1. Small Group Reformer + Tower Level 1
  2. Small Group Reformer + Tower Level 2
  3. Small Group Reformer + Tower Level 3

Step 2: Create a Portland Community College Account here

Step 3: Register at for classes using the “CRN” (aka: course registration number) below. Each 10-class series is $255.

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Each 10-class series is sponsored by Portland Community College. Spring semester 2018 runs April 2 – June 16 and Summer semester 2018 runs July 9 – Sept 8You’ll meet the same day & time each week and we’ll take off the week of Memorial Day. Each week of class builds on the last, so you learn systematically rather than getting stuck in a rut or jumping in over your head. We’ll have assessments from time to time to check in on your progress. All classes are limited to 8 participants; each student has their own set of equipment.


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Small Group Reformer + Tower Level 1 

Perfect for students new to Pilates. Build core and full-body strength while improving your flexibility using the Pilates Reformer and Tower machines. We’ll work on the basics and get back into fitness in this slower paced class.

Newbies begin with Level 1 starting with the vocabulary and concepts behind Classical Pilates. No worries, you’ll be moving from Day 1! Learning the “secret sauce” behind Pilates movements will give you results you can count on. You can take those concepts into other workouts and into the way you use your body in your daily life.

Level 1 Options in Summer Term 2018:

Day Time Level CRN
Monday 10:30 1 34124
Wednesday 10:30 1 34167
Thursday 4:15 1 34133
Friday 11am 1 34134
Saturday 11am 1 34135

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Building on the concepts from Level 1, progress your Pilates exercises on the Reformer and Tower machines. You’ll have options for advancing your Pilates routine using the jump board, magic circle, squishy ball and more.

Choose this class if you would appreciate a class that focuses on core concepts rather than more advanced exercises. We’ll also limit the amount of time you spend with knees bent or weight-bearing on your hands.

Level 2 Options in Summer Term:

Day Time Level CRN
Monday Noon 2 34136
Monday 4:15pm 2 34137
Tuesday 9:15am 2 34151
Wednesday Noon 2 34169
Wednesday 4:15pm 2 34170
Thursday 9:15am 2 34140
Friday 10am 2 34166
Saturday 10am 2 34168

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Choose this class if you have experience using the Pilates Reformer and Cadillac/Tower AND you would like to work on more advanced exercises. This class moves at a faster pace and involves more exercises that require weight-bearing on your hands/wrists.

Level 3 Options in Summer Term:

Day Time Level CRN
Monday 9:15 3 34171
Monday 5:30pm 3 34172
Tuesday 10:30am 3 34193
Tuesday 5:30pm 3 34191
Wednesday 9:15 3 34176
Wednesday 5:30pm 3 34194
Thursday 10:30am 3 34179
Thursday 5:30pm 3 34178
Friday 9am 3 34182
Saturday 9am 3 34198