BYUV Events

fourth of July schedule

Tuesday, July 3rd: 6 am Bikram, 9 am Inferno Hot Pilates
Wednesday, July 4th: 7:30 Inferno Hot Pilates, 9 am Bikram
Thursday, July 5th: 9 am Inferno Hot Pilates, 4:30 Bikram

Understanding Your Core Function
Saturday, June 30th
11 am to 1 pm
$40 in advance, $50 at the door
space is limited
Get an in depth yet easy understanding of Core Function that will have an impact on how you work out and live your life! Get a true understanding of the layers of abdominals and their precise function so you can tap into your true powerhouse. Many people do “core” work without an understanding of the connections being made and why it so important to stabilize your core when doing challenging movements. In this workshop Rita will explain exactly how the entire system works together by helping you to sync diaphragm with pelvic floor and tie everything back to your deep core firing system so that the next time you do any workout, you will know exactly how things fire each muscle appropriately for the task at hand. These concepts together with some eye opening core challenges will make this and all your workouts more effective! We will discuss a condition called Diastasis Recti (a condition that affects both men and women, not just after pregnancies but we will discuss how pregnancy can play a role whether you are newly postpartum or 10-15 years postpartum. It’s important to understand that this condition is completely within your power to notice and work towards fixing or preventing. With just a little understanding, patience and desire to improve, you will move forward in a direction that will make you the strongest version of yourself.  

Rita Matraia is the Founder of The Core Connection, a boutique fitness studio in Northborough, MA. She is a Certified Stott Pilates® Instructor, Certified TRX® instructor, a Nutritious Movement certified Restorative Exercise Specialist, an MYDNA Instructor, a Healthy Foot Practitioner and a Certified Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist. Rita credits her understanding of the body with seeing thousands of bodies move over the past 20 years while helping tweak and fix movement in order to give clients the most educational yet challenging workout possible so that they can live and move better. Her knowledge of proper body mechanics has enabled her to help clients change patterns that are causing pain and train them to reverse effects of long term issues. Rita loves the outdoors so when she is not working on the business, you can find her hiking, biking, walking and her vice is yes…... Bikram Yoga! Any chance she gets, she hits the hot room to put all of her systems to work and really enjoys being a student of this work and give herself the time to rejuvenate!
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