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





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

6:00-8:00pm (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.




6:00~7:30pm (3rd Thur of the month) | Open Session | For all students of Studio Pittoreska


With the Open Sessions Studio Pittoreska is open to its students* every third Thursday of the month free of charge for their personal dance and movement training - the dance floor & mirrors are yours! ☆ An open space for all styles
☆ Train with space & mirrors
☆ Train at your own pace
☆ Follow your individual dance goals
☆ Exchange with dance and movement colleagues
☆ Ask your questions & get inspired For your dance routine, motivation and AHA experiences!
The training is supervised by Amanda Pittoreska, but there is no lesson held.
Please register each time via Facebook message, whatsapp or info@pittoreska.com * The offer is aimed primarily at all students of Studio Pittoreskas as well as all courses and workshops with Amanda Pittoreska.




5:30-6:25pm | Bellyfit® with Elenita | NEW FROM 13.08.2020


Sweat, Shimmy and Shine - New in Switzerland, unique in St. Gallen, exclusively for women: The perfect fusion of belly dance, fitness, Pilates & Yoga. A revitalizing, holistic, effective and harmonious workout that is fun. Perfect for working out and feeling good! Bellyfit® is the leading holistic fitness program from and for women, originating in Canada. With its groundbreaking intelligent, intuitive, body-positive, soul-reassuring mission and message, it empowers and inspires thousands of women worldwide every day. More information about Elenita Inquiries & registration directly to Elenita





THURSDAY

6:00-8:00pm (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.




6:00~7:30pm (3rd Thur of the month) | Open Session | For all students of Studio Pittoreska


With the Open Sessions Studio Pittoreska is open to its students* every third Thursday of the month free of charge for their personal dance and movement training - the dance floor & mirrors are yours! ☆ An open space for all styles
☆ Train with space & mirrors
☆ Train at your own pace
☆ Follow your individual dance goals
☆ Exchange with dance and movement colleagues
☆ Ask your questions & get inspired For your dance routine, motivation and AHA experiences!
The training is supervised by Amanda Pittoreska, but there is no lesson held.
Please register each time via Facebook message, whatsapp or info@pittoreska.com * The offer is aimed primarily at all students of Studio Pittoreskas as well as all courses and workshops with Amanda Pittoreska.




5:30-6:25pm | Bellyfit® with Elenita | NEW FROM 13.08.2020


Sweat, Shimmy and Shine - New in Switzerland, unique in St. Gallen, exclusively for women: The perfect fusion of belly dance, fitness, Pilates & Yoga. A revitalizing, holistic, effective and harmonious workout that is fun. Perfect for working out and feeling good! Bellyfit® is the leading holistic fitness program from and for women, originating in Canada. With its groundbreaking intelligent, intuitive, body-positive, soul-reassuring mission and message, it empowers and inspires thousands of women worldwide every day. More information about Elenita Inquiries & registration directly to Elenita





The courses are billed quarterly. A quarter consists of ~10 lessons. It is possible to start a course at any time if there is space available. Missed lessons can be made up for in all classes at Studio Pittoreska as long as you have an ongoing quarterly subscription.

Quarterly subscription 75 | 1x 75min/week

CHF 22.- for students

CHF 27.-/Lesson

Quarterly subscription 55 | 1x 55min/week

CHF 18.- for students

CHF 22.-/Lesson

Quarterly subscription Unlimited | All classes

You save from regularly attending 2 lessons/week

CHF 390.-

Trial lesson

Onetime and completely non-binding in a class of your choice

free

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This handling has proven itself in terms of reliability and consistency which is reasonable for both your training and our course administration – in line with our philosophy.

Individual lessons at the price of CHF 30 (75min) / CHF 25 (55min) can be arranged in exceptional cases.

The classes with Amanda Pittoreska are approved by health insurances. 

The GTC of Pittoreska Dance & Movement apply.

 
 

PRIVATE LESSONS • COACHING • PERSONAL TRAINING

Private lessons, Coachings and personal trainings 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 ☆

Amanda teaches Fusion Bellydance and Pilates one-to-one and in small private groups, Your schedule stays flexible, 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 / PERSONAL TRAINING: POSTURE & MOVEMENT ☆

An individual movement coaching counteracts everyday ailments such as pain or tension in a targeted way, optimises posture and effectively promotes mobility, balance, strength and stability for a healthier, more dynamic life inside and out.

Amanda integrates concepts such as Pilates and fitness as well as the principles of the movement and therapy concept Spiraldynamik® into her trainings. In her experience, promoting body awareness and deepening the understanding of movement is central to lasting change and success.

Private lessons: Single | 5

5 x 60 min | Fusion Bellydance and/or Pilates one-to-one (incl. online training plattform)

500

Private lessons: Single | 10

10 x 60 min | Fusion Bellydance and/or Pilates one-to-one (incl. online training plattform)

900

Private lessons: Group | 5

5 x 60 min | Fusion Bellydance and/or Pilates for 2-4 persons (incl. online training plattform)

700

Private lessons: Group | 10

10 x 60 min | Fusion Bellydance and/or Pilates for 2-4 persons (incl. online training plattform)

1'260

Coaching: Fusion Bellydance | 60min

Specific topics & requests, constructive feedback, technique polishing

110

Coaching: Fusion Bellydance | 10

10 x 60 min | Specific topics & requests, training and project support

990

Movement coaching / Personal training | 5

5 x 60 min | posture & movement training / personal training, incl. free trial training, assessment and training plan

550

Movement coaching / Personal training | 10

10 x 60 min | posture & movement training / personal training, incl. free trial training, assessment and training plan

990

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Private lessons start with a trial lesson for CHF 50 when a a subscription of 5 or 10 is booked subsequently. Otherwise the regular amount of CHF 100 will be charged.

Dance and movement coachings start with an initial trial training. If a subscription of 5 or 10 is booked subsequently the trial training is free of charge. Otherwise a reduced price of CHF 50 will be charged.

 

☆ IN 3 STEPS TO YOUR INDIVIDUAL TRAINING 

Inquiry: Tell Amanda your individual training interests, goals, desires, ailments and/or questions via mail.

Appointment: Amanda will arrange an appointment with you for the trial lesson. In case of a coaching request, she will contact you to discuss your inquiry and the possibilities in more detail.

Trial training: Amanda welcomes you to Studio Pittoreska for your agreed trial training. Afterwards you decide in consultation with Amanda if and how you would like to continue.

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