What's Pilates Method? Pilates is a form of exercise which concentrates on strengthening the body with an emphasis on core strength. This helps to improve general fitness and overall well-being. Similar to Yoga, Pilates concentrates on posture, balance and flexibility. How is the class? This class will be an energetic session. We will maintain the flow of movement to feel our bodies work and give our minds breaks from other daily activities. This lunch break pilates session will activate the whole body offering a combination of strengthening, working on good posture, and mobility. The open-level class will be tailored to answer the group's needs. There will always be space for precise exercise explanations, individual corrections, and, if needed, modifications. Who is the teacher? Magdalena Ptasznik is a choreographer, performer, and movement teacher. She teaches Pilates and movement practice based on somatic work and contemporary dance. Pilates became part of her regular practice during dance education. Since then, it has helped her deal with injuries and given strength to engage in other physical activities. She has completed BASI Pilates Comprehensive Program in Amsterdam (The Movement Practice). She is working towards the final certificate as a teacher-in-training. Magdalena Ptasznik graduated from the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam. She has created dance performances, worked as a movement director for theater, and taught choreography in the frame of ‘Choreography in Motion: Experimental Choreography Course’ in Poland.