Thrive Cardio Sculpt

This class is taught by:

Ann-Marie Gover

Ann-Marie teaches Piloxing, Barre, and Pilates classes at Thrive. She is a project dancer working in Maryland, Philadelphia, and New York. Ann-Marie has a BFA in Modern Dance from the University of the Arts, and is in the process of getting certified in Pilates through Jennifer Morley at Drexel University. 

Meredith Kresch

Meredith is a norther Jersey transplant who began dancing almost as soon as she started walking.  She spent of most her childhood studying ballet, jazz, musical theater, and hip-hop and playing  sports.  While in college she was a member the Straight Hip Hop Dance Crew.  During her college years, Meredith began performing with Tom Foolery Theater in north Jersey.  She was also their choreographer from 2009-2013.   In 2011 Meredith became Zumba certified and began teaching  classes.  When moving to Philadelphia, Meredith became involved with the Broadway Theater of Pitman as a performer and choreographer as well.
Meredith currently teacher Zumba at Thrive Pilates!  Zumba is a dance style cardio fitness class which pulls from Latin dances, like salsa, cumbia, and reggaeton, and hip-hop.  
Outside of dance, Meredith is an itinerant mainstream teacher of the deaf with Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech. She works with students with hearing loss ages 3-21 throughout south Jersey and Philly.  Meredith has a B.S in communication disorders from the University of Massachusetts and an MA in Education for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing from Hunter College.
This class will rev your metabolism and tone your body using high intensity interval training (HIIT) and strength training that follows the Pilates principles of length, strength, concentration, stamina, and stability. You can expect plyometric movements during the HIIT sequences and slow, controlled movements during the strength sequences. This full body workout will include the use of a variety of props, such as weights, bands, and sliders. The class will end with a focus on core work and stretching on the mat. Come get ready to sweat and burn, all while staying within safe and intelligent awareness of alignment and ability. Sneakers are not required but are recommended.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Jun 24 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Colleen Dougherty
    at Thrive Pilates
  • Wed Jun 28 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Ann-Marie Gover
    at Thrive Pilates
  • Wed Jul 05 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Meredith Kresch
    at Thrive Pilates
  • Sat Jul 08 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Meredith Kresch
    at Thrive Pilates
  • Wed Jul 12 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Meredith Kresch
    at Thrive Pilates
  • Sat Jul 15 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Alex Cail
    at Thrive Pilates
  • Wed Jul 19 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Meredith Kresch
    at Thrive Pilates