Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The studio opened last month above the Whole Foods store.
The wait is over: Potomac Pilates opened on March 1 at The Shops at Wisconsin Place in Friendship Heights, just above the Whole Foods store. "With diversified classes for men and women of all fitness levels, Potomac Pilates presents programs of 'Performance Pilates' and 'Barre classes,' plus fashion workout apparel," the studio reported in a news release. Classes are scheduled throughout the day, some starting as early as 6:15 a.m., and some beginning as late as 7:15 p.m. Between 1 and 4 p.m. are the "Happy Hour" classes, which cost half as much as non-Happy Hour classes. And, this week, Potomac Pilates is offering "Pilates for Paws" classes at select times to help raise money for the Washington Humane Society. Registration is free for …
Monday, August 6, 2012
The studio has plans to open above the Whole Foods in Friendship Heights, Bethesda Magazine reported.
Friendship Heights may soon bend, breathe and flex -- Potomac-style. Potomac Pilates is "looking to open [a new studio] at 5604 Wisconsin Ave. (right above Whole Foods) in early September, according to marketing VP Catherine Calabrese," Bethesda Magazine reported. The original Potomac Pilates studio is located inside the Potomac Tennis & Fitness Club. The studio provides a variety of Pilates classes at all skill levels, and which incorporate cardio training, according to Potomac Patch. If all goes according to plan, Potomac Pilates will join Tex-Mex restaurant Mi Cocina, which will open in the former M Cafe space in The Collection at Chevy Chase next spring, as newcomers to Friendship Heights.
Monday, January 3, 2011
Potomac Pilates completed the move over the weekend to their new location on Potomac Tennis Lane.
Many Potomac residents may be looking to shed a few pounds in the new year, and Potomac Pilates is hoping their new space, which opened Monday, will help. Potomac Pilates closed their studio at 9945 Falls Road on Dec. 30 and over the weekend completed the transition to their new location at 10800 Potomac Tennis Lane. The new studio opened Monday morning, said the Manager of Potomac Pilates, K Henry. "We are all pretty excited about the move and the clients don't seem to mind," Henry said. "We are going to have more space and more services. The move really made sense for us." Only a mile away from the Falls Road location, the new studio will feature additional workout options such as indoor cycling classes, a gym and personal training …
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Tai Chi classes for seniors at the Potomac Community Center attract about 80 people per class.
The East meets the West three times a week at the Potomac Community Center during senior Tai Chi classes, which offer a combination of exercise and meditation. Tai Chi instructor Howard Lee said the class helps the senior participants both physically and mentally. "It helps your balance and memory," Lee said. "It gives you a way to react in your daily life — to make priorities. It puts your life in an orderly fashion rather than confusion." Classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at the center. A beginner's lesson is offered at 9 a.m. with about 20 participants. An intermediate class is offered at 10 a.m. on Monday and Wednesday and attracts about 80 participants. On Friday, the class meets from 10:15 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. The …
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Bollywood dance classes at the Potomac Community Center take place every Tuesday evening.
The Bollywood cinema has recently entered the world stage with films like Lagaan and Slumdog Millionaire and now some local residents are learning to dance in the Bollywood style at the Potomac Community Center. Instructor Kumud Mathur, trained in Kathak and the folk dances of India, has been performing and teaching dance in the Washington, D.C. metro area for several years. She is currently teaching two Bollywood Dancing classes on Tuesday evenings in Potomac, one class for small children, ages six to eight, and one for adults. Indian dancing is a great low-impact exercise that works the entire body, not just the feet, Mathur said. "The fingers move, the wrists move, the neck moves, everything moves," Mathur said. Parent Monika Mannan…