w/t Michaela Goorahoo of Expand+Breathe

Sunday, October 13th, 2019 @ 1:00pm

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” -Amit Ray

In this BREATHE 101 FUNDAMENTALS WORKSHOP, participants will explore how their daily breathing habits can be contributing to feelings of anxiety, stress, brain fog, and poor judgment. See actual quantitive results in your daily life and learn the science behind what many mystics and sages have been practicing for centuries. Michaela Goorahoo, the founder of EXPAND+BREATHE, uses techniques to help you understand your individual breathing style and its affects your health.

This experience is for anyone who wants to combat stress in their lives. Learn simple life hacks to increase your immunity, improve focus, concentration while reducing stress and anxiety.

Early Bird: $45 - Day Of: $50


w/t Laura Hausler of Pilates & Scoliosis

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 @ TBD

You will leave this one day workshop with Laura Hausler with a heightened awareness of reading bodies and the application of Pilates for clients living with Scoliosis. The workshop will explore the curves of Scoliosis and how use body awareness and Pilates to create exploration focused and joyful sessions for clients. You can expect to gain practical movement experiences for your clients, breath, and core training skills, and a workbook for each attendee.

6 hour workshop: $200


w/t Nikki Naab-Levvy

Saturday January 18th, 2020 @ TBD

Specifically designed for the yoga teacher, pilates instructor, or fitness professional who…

  • wants to sell a program or course online, but doesn’t know where to start?

  • knows that marketing is important, but doesn’t want to annoy your friends and potential clients (because you’re annoyed just thinking about how most people promote themselves)

  • wants to learn how to use newsletters and social media to build your business and make more sales.

If so, this workshop is for you. In this course you will learn:

  • how to use social media and email marketing (that’s a fancy term for email) to sell services, workshops, and programs, while also helping your community.

  • ways to validate that you are creating a product or service that people will actually buy.

  • how to promote yourself in a way that is fun and doesn’t make you want to stab yourself with a fork.

  • how to repurpose blogs, videos, and social media posts, so you don’t have to stare at a screen until your eyes bleed.

  • how to stand out even if you feel like you are selling the same sh*t that everyone else is.

5 hour workshop: $350


at the Gardens on El Paseo

Every Saturday at 10:00am
January 25th - March 14th, 2020

Join Ara Pilates and Movement every Saturday, January 25th to March 14th, for Practice Under the Palms. Classes begin at 10:00am on the Center Lawn directly in front of Saks Fifth Avenue. Allow industry leaders who are committed to premier instruction, attention to alignment, form, mindfulness, and efficiency of movement to guide you to exceptional health.

* Please bring your own mat


Ara Retreats x Move With Experiences

January 30th - February 3rd, 2020

Join Ara Pilates and Movement and Move With Studios for a rejuvenating wellness retreat to start your new year off with a fresh start. Enjoy an exotic experience at one of the Desert’s hippest boutique hotels, The Sands Hotel and Spa. This intimate retreat will include daily Pilates Classes in different settings throughout the desert (including our new studio in Indian Wells), a guided tour through Joshua Tree, exploring historical locations in Palm Springs, Meditation and Manifestation Classes, and relaxing in one of the most sought-out wellness destinations in the country. Immerse yourself in a weekend of wellness, rejuvenation, and manifestations to bring in the New Year with intention.