Reinvention Chair: The Inside Story with Creator Lauren Piskin

Lauren Pisken ChaiseFitnessQ: What is Reinvention Chair?

A: Reinvention Chair is our signature class that demonstrates all the elements of the Reinvention Method. Combining Pilates, ballet and strength training with our overhead bungee system, Reinvention Chair is most importantly effective and fun. This 55-minute full-bodied class will make you feel the burn in places you’ve never felt it before. Built to work your large and small muscle groups, this class will redefine your body creating long, lean muscles.

Q: Why did you create this class?

A: While I love Pilates, I felt it needed a face-lift. I wanted to update it and bring it into the reality of today. I found that when I got people off of their backs, and added musicality and rhythm to the workout, a whole new element of dance, aerobics and cardio came into play. This was the point when clients truly started to have more fun and see a transformation in their bodies. Continue reading

Chaisette Rachel Piskin

Rachel Piskin ChaiseFitnessRachel Piskin ChaiseFitnessFrom ballet barres to bungees!

At the age of 26, Rachel has accomplished more than most and has performed on some of the world’s largest stages.

Three things you may not know about me:
1.  I was 7 years old when I performed with the New York City Ballet for the first time as Marie, better known as Clara, in The Nutcracker.
2. Law and Order SVU absolutely terrifies me!
3.  My mom, Lauren Piskin, is the founder of ChaiseFitness and working with her is my favorite part about working at Chaise! Continue reading

We are pleased to welcome Seiji, our “Bungee Buddy” to the Chair!

Seiji Gammage ChaiseFitnessCheck out the article and video clip here!

This week we sent Seiji to the chair to ask him some of your most burning questions!

Q. What is your favorite exercise to torture people with in class?
A. Pikes of course!

Q. What is your favorite pre-workout snack?
A: I usually don’t eat before but I love a protein shake after.

Q: What is your favorite song to Chaise-it-out to?
A: I’m a closet Britney fan. Continue reading