MEETING MELT with Halle Altman

MEETING MELT with Halle Altman

Whether you are new to The MELT Method, or have experience with connective tissue self-treatment techniques, this 8 week program will transform your thinking and execution of Pilates Mat work. The first four weeks introduce MELT moves that go beyond beginner MELT "Maps" and include neurological repatterining moves. The second four weeks expose you to classes that incorporate Pilates mat work into a MELT Map that focuses on a specific goal. Have fun, keep an open mind, and don't forget to hydrate. I guarantee that you will notice changes in your practice!

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MEETING MELT with Halle Altman
  • Kneeling Chest Expansion

    Often, a quick fix of an upright looking posture creates more compensation than a slouched posture. This class will focus on both the rooted and reflexive core, and rehydrating your connective tissue from the bottom up. The result will be improved posture, greater range of motion and more effic...

  • Lower Body Stability

    After you have treated the connective tissue in your lower body, add some stability moves to improve timing and coordination in the whole pelvis and core.

  • Lower Body Release

    This MELT class introduces compression and lengthening techniques for the lower body. You will learn how to rehydrate your hips, thighs and calves as well as create more length in the legs and space in the lower back.

  • Upper Body Release

    This MELT class introduces lengthening and compression techniques for the upper body. You will learn how to create better connection and timing in your shoulder girdle, as well as rehydrate connective tissue along your spine and base of skull.

  • Upper Body Stability

    After you have treated the connective tissue in your upper body, add some stability in the shoulder girdle to improve timing and performance. The addition of a MELT band adds a neuromuscular challenge (and quiver!) to the upper arms and upper back.

  • 4 Common Imbalances

    Discover the 4 most common imbalances that lead to compensation and pain. Through MELT length moves and Pilates mat exercises, you will create obvious changes to your resting posture as well as during movement. By the end of this class you will feel improvements to the size and shape of your nec...

  • Space in the Waist

    As students of Pilates we are taught that Mr. Pilates wanted more space between the ribs and hips, ie. a better posture and more room for the organs to function. In this class, you will expand the space of your side body using more intermediate MELT and Pilates exercises. I hope you will also n...

  • Pilates Before & After MELT

    Using 3 Pilates mat exercises that you know and love as assessments truly highlight the changes that occur from MELT. When you are aligned and your connective tissue system is well hydrated, your whole body communication improves. The positive results embodied in our Pilates reassessments.

  • MEETING MELT

    Whether you are new to The MELT Method, or have experience with connective tissue self-treatment techniques, this 8 week program will transform your thinking and execution of Pilates Mat work. The first four weeks introduce MELT moves that go beyond beginner MELT "Maps" and include neurological ...