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Pilates Anytime Shoot

October 16 -17, 2015

Athletic Director Romina Laygo participated in a video shoot for Pilates Anytime taught by Second Generation Teacher Blossom Leilani Crawford.

Lorna Jane Mat Class

September 26, 2015

We took our mat show on the road to Lorna Jane in the Westlake Promenade. Pilatistas old and new joined in on the challenging hour long workout followed by some serious retail therapy.

JCHC Low Chair Workshop

October 4 - 5, 2014

AVON Walk for Breast Cancer - Santa Barbara

September 6 - 7, 2014

2 days. 39.3 miles. 13 blisters. And a whole bunch of smiles.

JOE & CLARA Fight Club Fundraiser

August 26, 2014

Members, family and friends gathered at Bellini in Westlake Village to raise funds for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, Santa Barbara 2014. Congrats to all the lucky raffle prize winners and to Laurie, Chris, Marie and Dennie for putting together such an amazing event.

Senior Concerns LOVE RUN - Westlake Village

June 8, 2014

We teamed up again this year in the Love Run to benefit Senior Concerns, a private, non-profit organization, dedicated to serving our local community.

The run/walk was 5K, 10K or 1M and together we raised money for Meals on Wheels, continued on our road to a healthier lifestyle and had a great time.

Romina & Anne
Laurie & Scott

JCHC Advanced Mat & Reformer Workshops

May 17 & 18, 2014

Some amazing discoveries were made at this weekend's Advanced Mat & Reformer Workshops. Thanks for joining us! See you in July for Tower, Arc and Props.

JCHC Beginner to Intermediate Mat & Reformer Workshops

April 5 & 6, 2014

Pilatesology Video Shoot

February 15, 2014

JCHC's Athletic Director Romina Laygo had the honor of participating in two sessions taught by Second Generation Teacher Blossom Leilani Crawford for Pilatesology. Blossom was one of Kathy Grant's protégés. Kathy passed away a couple of years ago and was considered a Pilates Elder taught by the man himself, Joe. Here are Romina and Blossom in action with Pilatesology founder, Alisa Wyatt.

JCHC Low Chair Workshops

January 25 & 26, 2014

Another fabulous turnout at our first Low Chair Workshop! We spread out in our Pilates Inspired Studio with a variety of Chairs: Peak MVe, split pedal and of course, the classical wooden Wunda Chair.

JCHC Tower & Arc Workshops

November 8 & 9, 2013

Had fun during our Tower and Arc workshop weekend. A picture is worth a thousand words, but we think video is even better. Check out these videos and more on our YouTube channel. Thanks again to all participants. You make what we do very special!

JCHC Beginner to Advanced Reformer Workshops

September 20 & 21, 2013

Here are just a few highlights from last weekend's sold out Reformer workshop. Thanks to everyone that came out to show their love of Pilates. More pictures to come on our Facebook Page.

Ramon's first attempt at Snake.
Yvonne getting some air time in Breaststroke.
Romina spotting Anne for Breaststroke.
Everybody practicing choreography for Rowings.
Instructors Diane & Romina demo advanced Reformer
Swan on the Reformer

Taste of Conejo

September 19, 2013

We had a head over heels good time at the Taste of Conejo. The Cadillac made a smash appearance at The Four Seasons Westlake Village for the 5th annual event. Special thanks to our members who came to work out with us.

The Four Seasons in Westlake Village
Chris F. and Gaby
Gaby & Aggie rocking the pants.
Romina guiding a roll down on the Cadillac
Stacey & Gaby
Romina landing from an inversion in hot, hot pants

JCHC Beginner to Advanced Mat Workshops

June 28 & 29, 2013

Thanks to everyone that attended the very first JCHC Workshop. We had a fun time incorporating a beach towel into the Basic Classical Mat Exercises. And we were so busy attempting all the great advanced mat exercises that we didn't have a chance to take pictures. Look forward to seeing you all again in September for the Reformer Workshop Weekend. Until then, practice those transitions!

Kim helping Ramon perform his roll up.
Partnering can be fun when doing the spine stretch on the mat.
Learning to properly curl into the Hundred position.
Yvonne demonstrates a flawless spine stretch.

Love Run

June 2, 2013

Thanks to all of our gracious Members and their families for joining in on our first Club race. Congratulations on rising to the occasion in such great form. We look forward to helping you achieve your next goal. Thanks, too, for all of those that supported the Club and Senior Concerns with their generous donations as well as Catherine R. who volunteered as a course monitor. Who's ready for the next race? View some more snaps from the Love Run here.

On your marks!
Thanks Laurie for snagging this shot at the finish line.
Jennifer, Ben (Romina's better half) and Romina pre-race.
It was an early morning for our dedicated runners.
Dennie, Angela and Stacey are all smiles pre-race.
Keeping it in the family - Barbara and Amanda M.

YHC Spring Into Health Expo

April 21, 2013

Amanda, Deni & Stacey
Romina teaching
Sophie on the Jump Board

Westlake Street Festival

April 14, 2013

Rally for the Cure at Westlake Village Inn Tennis Club

February 13, 2013

Headed over to the Westlake Village Inn Tennis Club to participate in and support Rally for the Cure. The morning featured tennis drills and games followed by lunch and pink champagne! Met old friends, made new ones and did not take for granted the beautiful Southern California sun in the middle of February.

Find out how Pilates can help improve your tennis game.

Pilates for Tennis

Maintain Don't Gain Raffle Drawing

January 31, 2013

Our members worked hard over the holidays as they earned raffle tickets for the 'Maintain Don't Gain' drawing. Prizes included gift certificates to some of the best restaurants in the neighborhood, skin care by Remedy Skin + Body as well as stellar workout equipment from Specialty Fitness, Peak Pilates and JumpSport Fitness Trampoline.

To top it off, Antonio Sabato Jr. came by to help us draw the winners and even called one lucky member to let her know she'd won the grand prize. He's a very generous guy and made the draw extra special for the winners. Congrats to everyone that won! And well done keeping up your workout routine during one of the most challenging times of the year!

JOE & CLARA One Year Anniversary Party

December 6, 2012

We were so thankful for our wonderful members to join us as we celebrated our first glorious year! In typical Southern California style we were able to hold our December celebration out-of-doors at Bellini Osteria in Westlake Village (with the help of some well-placed heaters). A great night! Click here for more photos of the fun.

Stacey, Ramon & Adela
Gaby, Romina, Diane & Stacey
Laurie & Sophie
Romina, Sheryl & Anita
Leslie, Gaby & Chris
Stacey & Chris

Fit for Life Exercise Classes at The Oaks Mall

October 2012

Our Members are amazing. We took our Pilates repetoire to The Oaks Mall in Thousand Oaks every Friday in October to hold Fit for Life Exercise Classes in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Great fun - just see for yourself.

Last Fridays @ JOE & CLARA: Holiday Boutique

September 28, 2012

Thanks to all attendees, participants and donors to our Holiday Boutique held at the Club to raise awareness and money for Center4SpecialNeeds, an organization helping local families with children of special needs. We again raised over $1,000 fore the organization and had a great time shopping, exercising, eating and drinking in order to achieve it!

Chris & Jack Feherty of Compassion TeaCompassion Tea Company
Holiday BoutiqueThe Inspired Studio Boutique
Monique H. & RominaMonique and Romina mid-Jackknife
Chella Brow BarThe Chella Brow Bar
Our generous sponsors
Romina teaching an Arc class

Thanks to the following sponsors for their participation and donations.
Chella Skincare Compassion Tea Company
Eye's Designs Harry's Handbags Jewels Quest
Malibu Massage Maximized Life Chiropractic Shana Daniels
Mother's Muse Remedy Skin + Body Shari Phillips Acupuncture
Snoozzz Mattress Stella & dot Stone Decorative
Susy's Kitchen U 'n' Me Westlake Healing Arts

Taste of Conejo

September 27, 2012

Over 1,200 people and 100 businesses, including JOE & CLARA, turned out for the 4th Annual Taste of Conejo at the Four Seasons Westlake Village. Guests had the opportunity to taste over 50 of the area's premier food & beverage establishments while enjoying live music and even a fashion show. But we have to say, our little show -including Pilates Chairs and JumpSport Trampolines - trumped them all. View more photos of this chic event on our Facebook page.

JOE & CLARA at Taste of Conejo Four Seasons WestlakeGaby, Stacey, Diane and Romina
Goodies from Taste of ConejoTaste of Conejo
Romina & StaceyRomina and Stacey
Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons WestlakeFood and Wine galore
Karen E. & StaceyKaren and Stacey
Romina & DianeShowing off the equipment with Steve

JOE & CLARA Circuit at lululemon Calabasas

September 9, 2012

The lululemon store in Calabasas cleared out on Sunday morning for a circuit challenge by JOE & CLARA. We brought out our JumpSport Trampolines, Bosus, Chairs and Pilates Arcs for the complimentary class. Thank you to everyone who came out for this JOE & CLARA experience. The energy was great! Go to our Facebook Page for more photos and video from this event.

JOE & CLARA Circuit at lululemon
JOE & CLARA Circuit at lululemon
JOE & CLARA Circuit at lululemon
JOE & CLARA Circuit at lululemon
JOE & CLARA Circuit at lululemon
JOE & CLARA Circuit at lululemon

Pilates Day 2012

May 5, 2012

Center4SpecialNeedsLogoOn Pilates Day, we partnered with the Center4SpecialNeeds and our incredible sponsors below to help children in our community with special needs. Together, we doubled our goal and raised over $2,000 for the children. Thank you to everyone and especially to all the generous local businesses that donated gifts for the raffle. We couldn't have done it without you.

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous donations.
Antonio Sabato Jr. Acting Academy for Children & Young Adults Lassen's Natural Food & Vitamins Specialty Fitness
Cherie Jagger Linda Colvin of Aviara Real Estate Simply Shari's
Cisco's Westlake Village Malibu Massage Tierra Rejada Golf Club
Conejo Players Michelle Butler Designs Trader Joe's
Jamie's Hair Design Ora's Art VOM FASS
Ilene's Boutique Raffia Gift Store Westlake Healing Arts
JumpSport Trampolines Remedy Skin + Body zpizza

Aggie & HollyAggie & Holly
Amber, Diane, Alexis, Gabrielle & RominaAmber, Diane, Alexis, Gabrielle & Romina
Miles provding instruction to DianeMiles provding instruction to Diane
Center4SpecialNeedsThe wonderful ladies of Center4SpecialNeeds
Our generous sponsorsThank you to all of the generous sponsors

Westlake Village Street Fest 2012

April 22, 2012

We had a blast meeting people and introducing them to the Club at the Westlake Village Street Fest. The trampolines were a hit for young and old alike on this beautiful April day. Check out our Facebook Page for more photos of the Street Fest.

Romina showing off the trampoline
Laurie B. with Stacey and Diane
Diane and Gabrielle
Diane showing off the Pilates Chair

Last Fridays

March 30, 2012 - VOM FASS and Deborah Nesbit, LMT of Westlake Healing Arts

In March we had the pleasure of a presentation by Deborah Nesbit. LMT, of Westlake Healing Arts. Deborah provided insight into the role of massage therapy in injury prevention and elaborated on the many benefits of lymphatic drainage. If you attended, you have until June 30th to book your complimentary service that Deborah so generously provided. VOM FASS followed up with a delicious assortment of specialty olive oils, infused vinegars and fine spirits paired with some yummy food. If you haven't dropped into their store on T.O. Boulevard, you're missing out! Check out our Facebook Page for more photos of this event.

Deborah Nesbit of Westlake Healing ArtsDeborah Nesbit meets roaring applause
Lucky Winner CynthiaLucky winner Cynthia with Romina (gift provided by Specialty Fitness)
Tasting of VOM FASSAttendees, including Kristen and Brian, enjoying VOM FASS
Larry & SuzyLarry & Suzy

Last Fridays

February 24, 2012 - Dr. Talia Emery of Remedy Skin + Body and Laurie Burns, MFT

Laurie Burns kicked off February's Last Friday with a presentation about what constitutes a healthy and lasting relationship. Thank you, Laurie, for your inspiring insight! Next up was the knowledgable Dr. Emery of Remedy Skin + Body sharing the latest in noninvasive medical aesthetics (CoolSculpting, anybody?) and practical skin care. Everybody in attendance received a voucher for a complimentary custom facial! Check out our Facebook Page for photos and more about this event.

Sheryl P. and a friendSheryl finds a friend at Last Fridays
Liz & HeidiLiz & Heidi
Dr. Emery of Remedy Skin + BodyDr. Emery of Remedy Skin + Body
Laurie BurnsStacey introducing Laurie Burns
Remedy Skin + BodyRemedy Skin + Body
Laurie BurnsLaurie Burns

Last Fridays

January 27, 2012 - Dr. Nina Levy of Mediwellness and Vicky Mikell of Arbonne

Our very first Last Friday event featured a presentation by Dr. Nina Levy of MediWellness on "Brain Health and Longevity". In addition, one of our members, Vicky Mikell of Arbonne gave us some great insight on skincare. Check out our Facebook Page for photos and more about this event.

JOE & CLARA Last FridaysOur first Last Fridays event
Pilatistas at JOE & CLARAStacey, Marie, Laurie & Diane
Winnng PilatistasThe two winning Marie's
Dr. Nina Levy of MediwellnessDr. Nina Levy of MediWellness
Vicky Mikell of ArbonneBrian & Vicky
Joseph PilatesGoodie Bag to go. Thanks for coming!

Joe's Birthday & Opening Party

December 9, 2011

Celebrating our official opening party on the same day Joe Pilates was born, albeit 128 years ago, was a wonderful way to pay tribute to him and the perfect antidote to months of frenzied preparation in getting the Club ready to open its doors. Thanks and appreciation to everyone for coming out to make the evening so memorable. Visit our Facebook Page for more photos of this event.

Ana, Diane, Gabrielle, Stacey and Romina
Natalie, Oswaldo and Lynnette
Rita and Diane
Welcome to the Club
Lori and Sal
Camille, Elizabeth, Liane and Lynnette