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STRENGTH. STRETCH. STAMINA.

Fusing traditional Pilates, yoga, strength training, and dance movements with suspended resistance cords, prepare yourself for a total body experience.

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STRENGTH. STRETCH. STAMINA.

Fusing traditional Pilates, yoga, strength training, and dance movements with suspended resistance cords, prepare yourself for a total body experience.

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STRENGTH. STRETCH. STAMINA.

Fusing traditional Pilates, yoga, strength training, and dance movements with suspended resistance cords, prepare yourself for a total body experience.

The Resistance Movement team is passionate about, and dedicated to, an environment where everyone feels welcome and confident they will receive an efficient and effective workout that helps them attain their personal fitness goals.

We approach group fitness with a focus on the elements of Strength, Stretch and Stamina. Our classes are designed to be scalable to your fitness level and are offered in small groups so instructors are able to give clients personalized attention and help them achieve their specific objectives.

Each class combines traditional movements from Pilates, yoga, strength training, and dance paired with suspended resistance cords to thoroughly engage your arms, legs, and core for a total body experience. The suspended resistance cords not only support proper technique, but they also enhance your performance for long-lasting results. Stretching sequences are integrated throughout to increase joint mobility and range of motion which will enhance athletic performance or ease the tasks in everyday life.  Whether you are looking to lose weight, tone up or just stay active, our method is crazy effective and not to mention, ridiculously fun. We’ve got a variety of classes and tons of options so you never get bored. With so many options, your body never gets used to the same exercises.

Classes

GetSTRONG!

Take your favorite strength and conditioning moves out of the gym, and onto the MVe chair for an exciting new challenge.

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Pulling in elements of Pilates and yoga, this hybrid class incorporates traditional strength and conditioning moves (lunges, push-ups, and crunches) with unique stretching sequences, and high intensity cardio intervals set to an energetic soundtrack that gets you pushing each muscle to carry out these moves.

The suspended resistance cords provide the confidence and stability needed to make Pilates approachable for beginners while enabling experienced practitioners to push a little harder and work multiple muscle groups and planes of movement. They also allow you to test your balance, coordination, and control by utilizing the cords and chair simultaneously.



If you are ready to reap the benefits of Pilates and yoga, with a twist, this strength and form focused class is for you!



If you are ready to get a strong core and proper posture to set the foundation for all your fitness and your life outside of the gym, this class is for you!

We recommend geting comfortable with the chair before taking getMOVING.

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GetMOVING!

Push your cardio training and muscle coordination to the extreme in this MVe chair class for a high-tempo, stamina burn!

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Our GetMOVING! class challenges you to stretch your body, exercise more fluidly, and maintain laser focus on performing every single exercise with complete muscular and breath control.

The high intensity-low impact cardio intervals, seamless transitions between movements, and exercises using suspended resistance cords create an intensely engaging workout that will have you breathless but wanting more! After all, the whole goal is to Get Moving!

Ready to step your Movement and stamina up a notch – or two?

We recommend taking 3 GetSTRONG Classes before taking GetMOVING!

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ResistDANCE

Leave your inhibitions and shoes at the door for this action packed dance cardio party.

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Challenge your balance and coordination, all while dancin’ your way into fitness!

In ResistDance, you will rock out to some energetic music, build your stamina with fun cardio sequences – a fusion of ballet, jazz, modern, hip-hop, and other dance forms to increase cardio endurance and get a great stretch. A fluid ballet barre section will isolate and challenge your muscles while strengthening and lengthening your total body. Make no mistake, this isn’t your ordinary barre class.



Accessible for all levels of fitness and dance experience, this class gives a total-body workout with an added challenge through suspended resistance cords, a concise Pilates mat and ballet barre sections, and a killer ab sequence that will leave you sore but exhilarated and ready for the dance floor!

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ResistMAT

If you think no equipment means an easier workout, you don’t know ResistMAT yet!

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Far from your average Pilates mat class, you’ll be combining traditional mat exercises with high intensity, but low impact cardio for a twist you can’t Resist!

With an emphasis on building your core strength, this class also includes cardio intervals to challenge your stamina and stretch sequences to help your muscles recover.

ResistMAT is a fluid class that incorporates elements of Pilates, yoga, strength and conditioning and stretches paired with suspended resistance cords. Adding our suspended resistance cords to your hands or feet throughout this music-paced class allows you to enjoy your core strength exercises in a fun and focused new way!

Join us in ResistMAT to activate to your deep core muscles and increase muscle tone and flexibility to get strong and centered.

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bodyART®

bodyART® is functional movement training that challenges your strength, flexibility and mental concentration.

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bodyART® classes are performed barefoot with your body as your only equipment, relying on your breath to carry you through this action packed class.

Classes consist of exercises unique to bodyART® as well movement inspired by martial arts, yoga, physical therapy and classical conditioning. Awarded as ‘Best International Concept’ by ECA OBOW awards in New York City, bodyART® is being hailed as the most progressive and effective fitness modality in the world.

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Our Instructors

Kia Hill, Head Instructor and Creative Director

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“Support and compassion are even more important. The human being is not a being of perfection. It is a being of curiosity and color.  As a teacher, I aim to help others see the beauty of this world by first seeing the beauty that lies within. If we can learn to listen to ourselves, we can learn to listen to the rest of the world around us and understand how we relate to it.”

Teaching gives Kia the opportunity to not only share her experiences as a tool to benefit and aide in the growth process of her clients, but to also listen to others so she may understand the place and role she holds in their training. Through this understanding, she is able to better facilitate growth to help them reach their healthy lifestyle and fitness goals. Kia is the head of program development and creation, the lead instructor and she teaches all of the classes offered at The Resistance Movement.

“I teach because I understand the bravery it takes to even begin. I understand what it feels like to have someone see something in you, stand behind you when you fall, ready to get you back on your feet.  I also understand what it feels like to have nothing but your independence to stand on and support you.  To open yourself to training and education is to open yourself up to the world. This deserves to be recognized, supported, and praised. The roads we travel are not easy, but they make the growth of our wings worth every heartache and joy experienced. Sometimes we just need a spark to help us light the fire.”

KiaHill@resistancemovementfitness.com

Alexa Lautenbach, Instructor

Alexa Lautenbach“Being able to let go and enjoy yourself is key to living a happy and healthy life.”

Alexa has always been a highly active person and couldn’t imagine life without some form of movement. It is through her years of experience as a dancer that Alexa has learned the true importance of self-care with movement that feels good to the mind, body and soul. Through teaching, Alexa is passionate about, and dedicated to, helping people release their insecurities through the power of movement.

Fitness and dance have always been a part of her life, a part that she couldn’t be more passionate about, and she is thrilled to have the opportunity to combine the two as an instructor of bodyART®, ResistDance, and the MVe chair classes.

Alexa@resistancemovementfitness.com

Our Pricing

New Clients:
New to the Movement

3 pack of classes for $39 OR

6 pack of classes for $66

  • Attend any class

Monthly-Unlimited Membership: $99

  • Attend any class, 1 per day
  • Qualifies for some health insurance monthly rebates

Private and small group sessions

  • Prices available upon request

Existing Clients:
Rockin’ the Movement

bodyART®, ResistMAT, ResistDance

  • $20 drop-in class
  • $90 for a 5 class pack ($18 per class)
  • $160 for a 10 class pack ($16 per class)

GetSTRONG! and GetMOVING!

  • $25 drop-in class
  • $120 for a 5 class pack ($24 per class)
  • $200 for a 10 class pack ($20 per class)

Please see our class policies in the FAQ section.

Our Schedule