This workshop is a Power Pilates Continuing Education course where the Technique of Mat Exercises including the use of the Wunda Chair as a prop will be taught with the inclusion of a workout at the end. Technique being; The Name, Setup, Action and Precision of each exercise. In this workshop time will be spent on the breakdown of each Mat exercise adding the Wunda Chair as a prop to its most clear and concise form. Adding in the Wunda Chair to this Mat workout will challenge the client's stability, balance and strength. This material, once learned is to be taught to the Intermediate to the Advanced level client.
Instructor: Juan Estrada
Juan Estrada received his first classical Pilates certification under the direction of Angela Clifford (Body Balance Chicago) in October, 2000. Juan graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a B.A. in Dance with concentrations in Choreography and Performance in June, 1999.
Professionally, Juan has performed with the Chicago Civic Ballet, the Chicago Lyric Opera, the Northwest Ballet Association, Mordine and Company Dance Theatre, Luna Negra Dance Theatre, and for six seasons directed his own dance company, Estradanza, until the company folded upon his move to NYC in 2006. Juan joined the Power Pilates Chicago team under the direction of Liv Berger and Linda Spriggs in 2005. Now as part of the Power Pilates NYC team, Juan has participated in various Power Pilates online classes both in English and Spanish.