User Friendly Pilates

TUESDAYS: 6:15-7:15 pm, June 2-July 14, Seven Classes, $95 series/$17 Drop-in

Discover how to increase core strength and flexibility with the proper awareness and mental focus to get stronger without getting hurt. Ernie Adams has developed a non-traditional approach to Pilates that integrates elements of Yoga, Dance, and The Feldenkrais Method ® of Somatic Education. He is a Certified Pilates Instructor and Feldenkrais Practitioner with with an extensive background as a professional dancer. Ernie has over 20-years’ experience specializing in movement education and injury prevention, including many years clinical experience collaborating with physical therapists to treat orthopedic, neurological, dance and sports related injuries. 

Mind Body Dojo
7512 Fairmount Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Mind Body Dojo is at the top of Fairmount Ave. in El Cerrito, directly across from Fat Apple’s restaurant. It is a large beautiful studio with high ceilings, 2 bathrooms, 2 changing rooms, kitchen, lounge, reception area, and free street parking.

REGISTRATION: Cash or Check Only (no credit cards)
INFORMATION: 510-619-9223 (Ernie) •  

User Friendly Pilates @ Albany Community Center

WEDNESDAYS: 5:45-6:45 pm, *5/6–6/24Eight Classes, $100 residents/$110 non (Mixed-levels/Mats Provided)
*If you know you will miss a class for vacation etc., you can make-
up as many as two classes at Tuesday’s class (see info above).

REGISTRATION: Credit Card: (510) 524-9283, or register at the center.
LOCATION/MAP: Albany Community Center (Hall), 1249 Marin Ave.(at Masonic)
INFORMATION: 510-619-9223 (Ernie Adams) • 

Pilates Moving Anatomy @ Mind Body Dojo (El Cerrito)

FRIDAYS: 11 am-12 pm, SIX CLASSES + ONE PRIVATE SESSION (dates to be announced)>
Develop “inner body knowledge” about the structure, function and power of Pilates mat exercises. Discover the awareness and mental focus to get stronger without getting hurt, and investigate the key Pilates’ principles of breath, concentration, center, control, precision & flow.


7512 Fairmount Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED (Online Registration Recommended): Experience in Pilates or Yoga required, or permission of instructor. Call if you have questions about your ability to participate.

*10% DISCOUNT if you bring your significant other or family member! Series cost can be prorated (-$15 @ class) if you know in advance you will miss a class.