OUR PHILOSOPHY:

Lasting changes and qualitative movement skills require work and patience. In this sense, we regard the journey as the goal and seek to design this process purposeful and fulfilling. Studio Pittoreska offers profound instruction and emphasizes movement quality as well as health-promoting aspects – a solid foundation and growing understanding of movement are key to success.

Our various workshops & events offer additional motivation as well as exchange, variety and inspiration.

Amanda is an active member of the Berufsverband für Gesundheit und Bewegung Schweiz (BGB Schweiz), she is also certified as a course instructor and Studio Pittoreska as a course provider by the quality label Fitness-Guide. Her courses are therefore recognized by the health insurances.

GROUP CLASSES

Studio Pittoreska offers weekly dance and movement classes in small groups. Language of instruction is German or German and English (Elenita). The classes are managed by the respective teacher. Click on a class to open the description, as well as details and contact of the teacher.

More information about Studio Pittoreska and it's directions can be found here.

MONDAY

6:00-7:15pm | Fusion Bellydance Training with Amanda


Fusion Bellydance - the slightly different form of belly dance. A modern, versatile and energetic dance style from the USA: discover fresh possibilities, slumbering potential and a fascinating world of movement. Ongoing intermediate course, mixed levels: We build on the basic techniques, refine the known and find room for stylization, interpretations, rhythms, new discoveries ... – in short, we develop accuracy & tact. More tricky layerings, more complex combinations and the discovery of different qualities of movement open up new challenges and inputs for your dance development.
The argeted bodywork strengthens your back, shoulder area and pelvic floor in particular, improves posture and body awareness, promotes coordination and gives you new self-confidence! More information about Amanda Inquiries & registrations directly to Amanda




7:30-8:45pm | Fusion Bellydance Fundamentals with Amanda


Fusion Bellydance - the slightly different form of belly dance. A modern, versatile and energetic dance style from the USA: discover fresh possibilities, slumbering potential and a fascinating world of movement. Ongoing beginner's class: Step by step you will learn various basic movements from head to toe – Hip tilts, figure eights, Shimmy, snake arms, shoulder circles, bodywaves ... a world full of fascinating technique and movement treasures, which we discover together! In addition to technique drills, we blend elegant poses, flowing isolations and interesting accents into versatile dance combos. Targeted warmups prepare your whole body for a healthy dance training and let you feel muscle groups that support your dance technique & posture. The argeted bodywork strengthens your back, shoulder area and pelvic floor in particular, deepens your movement understanding, improves posture and body awareness, promotes coordination and gives you a whole new self-confidence! More information about Amanda Inquiries & registration directly to Amanda




4:50-5:45pm | Vinyasa Yoga with Helen


A powerful and energetic form of yoga developed from traditional Hatha. The classical positions (asanas) are connected with the breath into rhythmic movements. Yoga strengthens, stretches and mobilizes the entire body, provides moments of relaxation and practices presence and awareness.
Inquiries & registration direkt an Helen About Helen Yoga instructor (250h basic teacher training & 80h Awakening Somatic Intelligence Teacher Training, Yoga-Alliance approved) She has been practicing yoga regularly for over 10 years and works full-time as a remedial teacher with children with intellectual disabilities. She realized more and more how firmly mental health is connected to physical health and in 2019 completed the ZRM basic course (depth psychology, mindfulness training, emodiment, resource orientation). Yoga has taught her to be aware of and feel her own body. The yoga practice also helps to be present in the moment. Her travels to India and Bali finally brought her closer to the roots of yoga. Whereupon she successfully completed the 250h basic teacher training "Bhakti Prema Yoga" and the 80h yoga training "Awakening Somatic Intelligence" in 2020. On her "yoga path" her most important and inspiring yoga teachers were Ameriga Giannone, Eva Drabkova and Eva Koller.





TUESDAY

6:15-7:10pm | Pilates with Amanda


Pilates is a profound full-body workout for more strength, stability and flexibility. The body gets toned and shaped, its center activated, the posture optimized and the coordination trained. Special attention is paid to the deep abdominal and back muscles as well as the pelvic floor for optimal torso stabilization and a defined silhouette. The controlled execution of movement and conscious breathing promote body awareness and muscular balance in the body. Pilate training is effective ...
... to counteract back pain
... to release tension
... to optimize posture
... for firm and lean muscles
... for more flexibility and smoothness
... for better equilibrium and focus
... for stability and balance We train on the mat occasionally using tools, such as Thera-Bands, balls, rollers or rings. Principles and exercises from other areas of movement, such as Spiraldynamik® and the fitness area, are incorportaded for a comprehensive workout. More information about Amanda Inquiries & registration directly to Amanda




7:30-8:45pm | Fusion Bellydance Training with Amanda


Fusion Bellydance - the slightly different form of belly dance. A modern, versatile and energetic dance style from the USA: discover fresh possibilities, slumbering potential and a fascinating world of movement. Ongoing intermediate course, mixed levels: We build on the basic techniques, refine the known and find room for stylization, interpretations, rhythms, new discoveries ... – in short, we develop accuracy & tact. More tricky layerings, more complex combinations and the discovery of different qualities of movement open up new challenges and inputs for your dance development.
The argeted bodywork strengthens your back, shoulder area and pelvic floor in particular, improves posture and body awareness, promotes coordination and gives you new self-confidence! More information about Amanda Inquiries & registration directly to Amanda





WEDNESDAY

6:15-7:10pm | Pilates with Amanda


Pilates is a profound full-body workout for more strength, stability and flexibility. The body gets toned and shaped, its center activated, the posture optimized and the coordination trained. Special attention is paid to the deep abdominal and back muscles as well as the pelvic floor for optimal torso stabilization and a defined silhouette. The controlled execution of movement and conscious breathing promote body awareness and muscular balance in the body. Pilate training is effective ...
... to counteract back pain
... to release tension
... to optimize posture
... for firm and lean muscles
... for more flexibility and smoothness
... for better equilibrium and focus
... for stability and balance We train on the mat occasionally using tools, such as Thera-Bands, balls, rollers or rings. Principles and exercises from other areas of movement, such as Spiraldynamik® and the fitness area, are incorportaded for a comprehensive workout. More information about Amanda Inquiries & registration directly to Amanda




7:30-8:45pm | Fusion Bellydance Training with Amanda


Fusion Bellydance - the slightly different form of belly dance. A modern, versatile and energetic dance style from the USA: discover fresh possibilities, slumbering potential and a fascinating world of movement. Ongoing intermediate course, mixed levels: We build on the basic techniques, refine the known and find room for stylization, interpretations, rhythms, new discoveries ... – in short, we develop accuracy & tact. More tricky layerings, more complex combinations and the discovery of different qualities of movement open up new challenges and inputs for your dance development.
The argeted bodywork strengthens your back, shoulder area and pelvic floor in particular, improves posture and body awareness, promotes coordination and gives you new self-confidence! More information about Amanda Inquiries & registration directly to Amanda





THURSDAY

6:30-8:30pm (1st Thur of the month) | Fusion Bellydance: Stage-Ready with Amanda | Project group


The additional training Stage-Ready is aimed at students of Studio Pittoreska with a certain experience in Fusion Bellydance and an interest in deepening their dance practice, in performance orientation as well as in participating in the project group of Studio Pittoreska. We polish choreographies, train improvisations and the Datura Style™ by Rachel Brice, we work on expression and stylization and discuss helpful tools as well as questions around the stage world and dance practice. Participants are expected to collaborate with focus and commitment, train independently, bring along a healthy attitude towards challenges and a certain readiness to leave their own comfort zone.




5:30-6:25pm | Vinyasa Yoga with Helen


A powerful and energetic form of yoga developed from traditional Hatha. The classical positions (asanas) are connected with the breath into rhythmic movements. Yoga strengthens, stretches and mobilizes the entire body, provides moments of relaxation and practices presence and awareness.
Inquiries & registration directly to Helen About Helen Yoga instructor (250h basic teacher training & 80h Awakening Somatic Intelligence Teacher Training, Yoga-Alliance approved) She has been practicing yoga regularly for over 10 years and works full-time as a remedial teacher with children with intellectual disabilities. She realized more and more how firmly mental health is connected to physical health and in 2019 completed the ZRM basic course (depth psychology, mindfulness training, emodiment, resource orientation). Yoga has taught her to be aware of and feel her own body. The yoga practice also helps to be present in the moment. Her travels to India and Bali finally brought her closer to the roots of yoga. Whereupon she successfully completed the 250h basic teacher training "Bhakti Prema Yoga" and the 80h yoga training "Awakening Somatic Intelligence" in 2020. On her "yoga path" her most important and inspiring yoga teachers were Ameriga Giannone, Eva Drabkova and Eva Koller.





FRIDAY

6:30-8:30pm (1st Thur of the month) | Fusion Bellydance: Stage-Ready with Amanda | Project group


The additional training Stage-Ready is aimed at students of Studio Pittoreska with a certain experience in Fusion Bellydance and an interest in deepening their dance practice, in performance orientation as well as in participating in the project group of Studio Pittoreska. We polish choreographies, train improvisations and the Datura Style™ by Rachel Brice, we work on expression and stylization and discuss helpful tools as well as questions around the stage world and dance practice. Participants are expected to collaborate with focus and commitment, train independently, bring along a healthy attitude towards challenges and a certain readiness to leave their own comfort zone.




5:30-6:25pm | Vinyasa Yoga with Helen


A powerful and energetic form of yoga developed from traditional Hatha. The classical positions (asanas) are connected with the breath into rhythmic movements. Yoga strengthens, stretches and mobilizes the entire body, provides moments of relaxation and practices presence and awareness.
Inquiries & registration directly to Helen About Helen Yoga instructor (250h basic teacher training & 80h Awakening Somatic Intelligence Teacher Training, Yoga-Alliance approved) She has been practicing yoga regularly for over 10 years and works full-time as a remedial teacher with children with intellectual disabilities. She realized more and more how firmly mental health is connected to physical health and in 2019 completed the ZRM basic course (depth psychology, mindfulness training, emodiment, resource orientation). Yoga has taught her to be aware of and feel her own body. The yoga practice also helps to be present in the moment. Her travels to India and Bali finally brought her closer to the roots of yoga. Whereupon she successfully completed the 250h basic teacher training "Bhakti Prema Yoga" and the 80h yoga training "Awakening Somatic Intelligence" in 2020. On her "yoga path" her most important and inspiring yoga teachers were Ameriga Giannone, Eva Drabkova and Eva Koller.





It is possible to start a course at any time if there is space available. Missed lessons can be compensated during the subscription period in any weekly class at Studio Pittoreska.

Accompanying offer for all students of Studio Pittoreska:

☆ Kompendium: Exclusive online platform with video lessons, technique spotlights, playlists and much more.

☆ Library: Books and DVDs about training, dance, inspiration, motivation and productivity on site or for lending.

☆ Haflas & Happenings: Exchange and cosy get-togethers.

Trial Lesson

One trial lesson per class type

Dance (75min) | 10x Subscription

For apprentices and students

Dance (75min) | 20x Subscription

For apprentices and students

Pilates & Movement (55min) | 10x Subscription

For apprentices and students

Pilates & Movement (55min) | 20x Subscription

For apprentices and students

Pittoreska Membership | 6 Months / 1 Year

For the shared vision of a lively, inspiring space and a healthy, open-minded community for mutual motivation and support. The framework for everyone who wants to become more active:

- Unlimited class bookings

- Studio use for your training

- 25% off individual coaching sessions

- Welcome gift for first time yearly members

Free

CHF 270

CHF 220

CHF 500

CHF 440

CHF 220

CHF 180

CHF 400

CHF 360

CHF 780 / CHF 1'460

The classes with Amanda Pittoreska are approved by health insurances.

 

Book your trial lesson, your subscription or your membership now and comfortably in our course app:

 
 

PRIVATE LESSONS • COACHINGS

Private lessons and coachings are individual, targeted and effective, because they are specifically designed to meet your needs. Enjoy a training that is tailored to your personal goals and integrates flexibly and realistically into your daily schedule for more quality of life, well-being and satisfaction. Amanda will guide and motivate you on your journey.

☆ PRIVATE LESSONS: FUSION BELLYDANCE / PILATES / FASCIAL TRAINING ☆

Amanda offers general movement classes including Fusion Bellydance, Pilates and/or Fascia Training also in private lessons – one-to-one or in small groups. You stay flexible with your schedule, the lessons are adapted to your level and your preferences are taken into account.

 

☆ COACHING: FUSION BELLYDANCE ☆

Amanda coaches dancers with specific concerns and questions on their way, offers technique polishings and tangible training tips, as well as supports them in projects such as choreography, improvisation or performance preparation.

☆ COACHING: POSTURE & MOVEMENT / NUTRITION ☆

Individual movement and/or nutrition coachings address your specific needs for a healthier, more dynamic life inside and out:

  • Relieve everyday aches, pains and tension

  • Promote well-being, health and freedom of movement

  • Optimize posture, mobility, balance, strength and stability and/or eating behavior

  • Deepen body awareness, understanding of movement and/or nutrition

  • Explore intrinsic motivation for achieving YOUR goals

  • Develop purposeful habits for sustainable success

  • Discover the power of self-esteem and self-competence

CHF 500

Private lessons: Single | 5 sessions

5 x 60 min one-to-one teaching

incl. access to the online training platform  «Kompendium»

CHF 900

Private lessons: Single | 10 sessions

10 x 60 min one-to-one teaching

incl. access to the online training platform  «Kompendium»

CHF 700

Private lessons: Group | 5 sessions

5 x 60 min for 2-4 people

incl. access to the online training platform  «Kompendium»

CHF 1'260

Private lessons: Group | 10 sessions

10 x 60 min for 2-4 people

incl. access to the online training platform  «Kompendium»

CHF 110

Coaching: Fusion Bellydance | Express

60 min for specific toppings, constructive feedback, technique polishing

CHF 300

Coaching: Nutrition | 5 sessions

5 x 30 min nutrition counselling

incl. assessment, goal setting and access to the online recipes & information platform «Kompendium»

CHF 600

Coaching «Complete» | 5 sessions

5 x 60 min specific dance and/or posture & movement training

+ optional with nutrition counselling

incl. assessment, goal setting, training plan and access to the online platform «Kompendium» with training videos, recipes and information

CHF 1'080

Coaching «Complete» | 10 sessions

10 x 60 min specific dance and/or posture & movement training

+ optional with nutrition counselling

incl. assessment, goal setting, training plan and access to the online platform «Kompendium» with training videos, recipes and information

Trial lesson / initial session:

Private lessons start with a trial lesson as introduction, coachings start with an initial session to assess the current situation, define goals and give an outlook.

If a 10 sessions package is booked subsequently this initial appointment is free of charge. If a 5 sessions package is booked subsequently this initial appointment costs CHF 50 or CHF 25 for nutrition counselling. Otherwise CHF 100, resp. CHF 50 for nutrition counselling will be charged.

☆ IN 3 STEPS TO YOUR PRIVATE LESSONS OR COACHING 

Inquiry: Tell Amanda as much about your individual training interests, goals, desires, ailments and/or questions as you feel comfortable via mail.

Appointment: Amanda will show you the possibilities and arrange a first appointment with you.

First appointment: Amanda welcomes you to Studio Pittoreska. Afterwards you decide in consultation with Amanda if and how you would like to proceed.

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