Mind-Body Exercise Classes

           *YOGA * MEDITATION * PILATES * BARRE 

All levels are welcomed!  Classes taught by Dr. Kateri are designed to be Safe, Therapeutic, & Fun. Preparatory work and supportive props are offered. More challenging variations are suggested in progression. Choose the variation that allows you to safely challenge your edge.  Choose the variation that allows you to grow.

BURR RIDGE
601 Burr Ridge Pkwy
Burr Ridge IL 60527
                                                        
7:00 PM Sunday 
SURRENDER yoga

5:30 PM Wednesday 
ROOT yoga

4:30 PM Thursday 
BARRE fusion

5:45 PM Thursday 
En BARRE

WARRENVILLE
28141 Diehl Rd
Warrenville IL 60555

11:00 AM Sunday 
En BARRE

12:00 PM Sunday 
PILATES fusion
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9:30 am Wednesday Oct 12 
PILATES fusion

DOWNERS GROVE SOUTH
1320 75th Street
Downers Grove IL 60516                                                 

8:30 AM Sunday 
HATHA yoga

10:30 AM Tuesday 
PILATES fusion

10:30 AM Friday 
BARRE fusion

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
3400 W Euclid Ave
Arlighton Heights, IL 60005

5:30 PM Monday 
SLOW FLOW yoga

6:45 PM Monday 
INTRO to yoga

Active Adult Community
LOMBARD
An Active Seniors Community
Lombard IL 60148

9:00 AM Tuesday 
GENTLE yoga

9:00 AM Friday 
BARRE strength

SURRENDER yoga

Restorative ~ Yin ~ Meditation


Develop a conscious, calm mind through a quiet practice of reflection & meditative breathing in different shapes.  Relax into a series of supported yoga poses.  Experience seated meditation, therapeutic hand gestures, gentle movement, and long connective tissue stretches for greater mobility & self acceptance.

HATHA yoga
Intro to Yoga ~ Therapeutic

This "multi-style" class offers you stable & reflective qualities, revitalizing therapeutics, breath awareness, mindful movements, vibrational energetics, and the subtle yet profound effects of yogic hand gestures or Mudra as medicine. A balanced fusion from all yoga styles and functional movement. For anyone looking to try yoga & learn how it can enhance physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

PILATES fusion

Core ~Yoga Core ~ Barre Core


Pilates is a form of mind-body exercise aimed at brining the body back into balance, by focusing on developing a strong core - the central area of your body which is home to a complex set of muscles that affect practically every movement made by the human body.  This class combines the breath focused movement of Pilates & Yoga with traditional fitness elements.

ROOT yoga

Slow Flow ~ Vinyasa


Explore breath & body movement with simple, mindful dance-like foundational flow.  Embrace your outer softness with an inspiring series of long held standing poses for greater stability.  Connect to your inner strength with longer held connective tissue stretches for healthy mobility.  For anyone looking to try yoga & learn how it can enhance physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

BARRE strength

Interval Strength Training


In this barre class you may be positioned at a fixed barre, with you using it to move in and out of lower and upper body movements for a core, glutes, flexibility, upper body and lower body, strength-training workout.  We target these areas with interval strength training, isometric holds and deep muscle work.


BARRE fusion

Muscular Endurance


Blending barre, cardio and toning exercises, this class uses ballet and Pilates-inspired moves to give you a full-body cardio and strength workout. You may be positioned at a fixed barre, or be using a freely moveable light weight barbell as your dance partner.


En BARRE

H.I.I.T. Conditioning


This all-in-one barre class positions you at a fixed barre, with you using it to move in and out of lower and upper body movements for a core, cardio, flexibility and strength-training workout.

KUNDALINI yoga
Gentle Yoga ~ Meditation


An uplifting blend of spiritual & physical practices, that will incorporate modern devotional music, movement, dynamic breathing, meditation, mudra, mantra, & deep relaxation. The goal is to build physical vitality & increase consciousness.  Wearing white clothing, for this practice could heighten your experience.

SOL yoga

Ashtanga ~ Vinyasa 1-2


Explore breath synchronized rhythm & body movement with a mindful, dance-like, intelligently sequenced class.  This class emphasizes smoothly moving with deliberate attention and intention, rather than letting gravity run the show.  Join us for a practice focused on brining us to the edge of experience to witness the moment unfolding & to realize it is us who is unfolding.

FLOW yoga

Power ~ Vinyasa 2-3


A dynamic and challenging Vinyasa-style class that synchronizes the breath with movement and builds strength with continuous flow, followed by an inspiring longer held peak pose, and a yin/restorative/meditative finish.  Experience recommended. 

Private Sessions

  • Advance your skills.
  • Refine a pose/move that is difficult for you.
  • Learn to meditate and relax.
  • 30 - 60 min private mind-body sessions are taught by Dr. Kateri at Life Time Fitness.
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  • Heal from injury.
  • Strengthen weaknesses.
  • Learn self-care/home-care.
  • 15 - 30 min Therapeutic exercise & Physical Therapy is covered by most insurance plans, is available in-office for existing patients of both doctors, and is based on medical necessity.

Group Workshops 

  • Specialty requests to enhance sport, organ system, mood, will be considered.
  • Group specialty classes and workshops are taught by both Dr. Porto & Dr. Ezell
  • Contact us if you'd like a workshop or specialty class presented at your place of business!
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