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Hot Pilates


This class is taught by:

Stacy Lara

Stacy has been with Evolution since the beginning.  First as student and then as one of the first graduating classes of Evolution's Pilates instructor certifications. Now a full time instructor here, she teaches heated and non heated Pilates as well as Hot Body Sculpt and Love Barre. She is IBBFA certified in Barre and has been classically trained with the school of Columbia in Chicago and the Palm Beach Ballet Company in Florida.  She has taught all ages of ballet as well as jazz and modern dance.  As a mother of two young children she is compassionate but precise in her coaching, and understanding of all students strengths and weaknesses.

Jessica Rivas

After spending her childhood and teenage years in Texas, Jessica and her son made their way to Las Vegas in 2011. Shortly after, she began attending yoga classes to keep a clear mind and a healthy body. From then she was introduced to Pilates and other mat fitness classes which changed her life. She was immediately drawn to the challenging workout that Pilates had to offer. After struggling with underweight health complications, Pilates has proven to help Jessica maintain an ideal body mass. Practicing was not enough; she wanted to be able to share the power of Pilates with the world. The timing could not be more perfect as Evolution’s Pilates teacher training course went underway. Jessica took this great opportunity and completed the intense, yet satisfying 50 hour Hot Pilates certification. Upon completing the course her belief in being healthy spiritually, mentally, and physically is stronger than ever. She’s now aiming to help others achieve their fitness goals by teaching with a great sense of positivity and creating a comfortable atmosphere here at the House of Love!

Vivian Taylor

Born and raised in another country in my early years, being physically active was just natural. As I got older, working behind the desk slowly steered me away from being active and staying fit. Once I came to realize how much of a beating the desk had on my body, I sought a way out, beginning with Bikram yoga 14 years ago.

The more I practiced, the fewer problems I had physically. Inspired by great instructors, I got certified. Once I established myself with hot yoga, I felt the need for more, so it was on to Pilates. I fell in love with it in an instant. The music, the movements and the way the class made me feel during and after. Another certification was a must.

Teaching and practicing both are just the perfect combo for me. Six years later, here I am, at Evolution Yoga, a community studio that is close to my home and to many. As a businesswoman coming to fitness later on, I appreciate how transformative it is. For each person, there is a different key to change, and I get pleasure from inspiring and guiding you in making more of yourself.

I invite you with open arms and no judgments to take my class. My heart-pounding music and a mixture of movements from core workout to cardio to weight lifting, will challenge you to push your edge with some fun in the process. Always, keep it simple, and let it go...! Namaste.

Shawn Denard

This wild man has been in fitness and health since he was a 4 years old. Starting with Swimming, Soccer, Basketball and Gymnastics, Shawn found a love for staying in shape. Made it to the international level in swimming and asked to do international soccer. Then was recruited to UNLV swimming were he finished his career. Growing up he was taught by world wide renowned coaches in all levels of fitness and health making him very well rounded in everything he did. After college became a power lifter till he was in multiple car accidents causing severe pain, ripped shoulder, bad back, broken ribs, hip displacement etc..... Went from 8%BF 175lb lifting 400lbs to 40%BF and weighed in at 205lb lifting max a pencil because of all the injuries.  
Was told about Yoga and pilates on how it would benefit him. He never looked back after that and changed his entire life.  Then became a personal trainer and group instructor helping 1000's of people for all kinds of fitness, yoga, health, and peace of mind since 2010.  He now runs Half marathons, OCR(spartan, tough mudder, terrain), goes on 40+ mile bike rides and anything else that involves having fun using his new abilities.  Always willing to help anyone with anything. aka Dr. Shawn is here for you!!! 
 
A great way to relieve muscle soreness and build muscle at the same time.  This class uses the technique of traditional mat pilates and the intensity of cardio intervals to create a whole body work out.  This class is designed for all levels. 
 
Temperature: 95 Degrees, 40% Humidity
Recommended: Yoga Mat, Yoga Towel, Water

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Oct 23 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Stacy Lara
  • Tue Oct 23 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Jessica Rivas
  • Wed Oct 24 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Vivian Taylor
  • Thu Oct 25 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Jessica Rivas
  • Thu Oct 25 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Jessica Rivas
  • Thu Oct 25 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Vivian Taylor
  • Sat Oct 27 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Vivian Taylor
  • Sun Oct 28 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Shawn Denard
  • Mon Oct 29 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Vivian Taylor
  • Tue Oct 30 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Shawn Denard
  • Tue Oct 30 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Jessica Rivas
  • Wed Oct 31 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Vivian Taylor
  • Thu Nov 01 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Jessica Rivas
  • Thu Nov 01 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Jessica Rivas
  • Thu Nov 01 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Vivian Taylor
  • Sat Nov 03 9:15 am - 10:15 am with Vivian Taylor
  • Sun Nov 04 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Shawn Denard
  • Mon Nov 05 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Vivian Taylor


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