Thursday, September 18, 2008

the Radiant Movement returns to Costa Rica: March 13-18

Please join Ann Robideaux and Alexandra Shilling in luscious and relaxing Montezuma, Costa Rica.
We are returning to the Ylang Ylang Resort for 5 nights in March for Yoga, Pilates, Mediation and rejuvination in one of the most gorgeous spots in the world!

the Radiant Movement

March 13-18, 2009


Enjoy two classes a day in Pilates and Yoga with Ann and Alexx

5 nights lodging at the beautiful and secluded Ylang Ylang Resort in Montezuma

Daily breakfast and clandlelit dinner

Day trip to Isla de Tortuga for snorkeling and fresh barbeque

A la Carte options like massage, private pilates/yoga, meditation, surf lessons, horseback riding, mantra sadhana and other adventures.

Prices differ based on style of accommodation as listed below.

Please note: Airfare to San Jose Airport and Transport to Ylang Ylang Resort are not included.

About Your Hosts: Ann and Alexx have worked together as co-choreographers after meeting on staff of the American Dance Festival as yoga and pilates instructors (respectively) in 2003. Ann Robideaux holds certifications in Vinyasa Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Conscious Pregnancy Yoga, Thai Yoga Massage and has attended numerous meditation workshops. She currently teaches in the NYC area and is the founder of Asana Alphabet Yoga ( She is also fluent in Spanish and thus will be happy to help with any language difficulties. Alexandra Shilling is the director and founder of the Radiant Movement and Radiant Pilates and has been Certified to teach the Pilates Method since 2000. She is Certified in Yoga, FlemingElastics and completed Pre-Training in Gyrotonic. Currently, Alexandra is on faculty at Peridance Center.

About Montezuma, Costa Rica: Montezuma is a very beautiful, laid back town about a 30 minute cab ride from the Tambor airport. Sheltered from the American-style commercialism of other Costa Rican beaches, Montezuma includes a long-stretch of protected beach, snorkeling, horseback riding, surfing, waterfall hiking and other activities at your fingertips. Ann’s friend Cathy claimed the restaurant view to be “like Tahiti.” For expert surfers, some of the country’s best waves are just short 30 minutes away.

Information/Registration: Contact Ann Robideaux at (646) 321-9383 or for registration, rates and questions.

Friday, September 12, 2008

October Events at the Radiant Movement: Nourish your body and spirit

October 15: Marti Wolfson leads a cooking class from 6:30-9pm

$65 or $60 when you register by September 30th.

"Gourmet on the Go"-
Fast, delicious and nutritious meals when you don't have a lot of time to spare.
In this class you will learn how to make four quick, healthy, seasonal meals like Pesto, Fig and Goat Cheese Pizza. You will walk away with practical information on nutrition and ingredients to keep in your kitchen. Find out how wholesome meals are possible even when a lot of time in the kitchen is not.

Join Holistic Health Counselor Veronica Winsch and Natural Chef Marti Wolfson for this fun, informative and tasty class.

Please register by emailing Veronica at

Ocotber 31: Radiant Movement and Harvest Feast!
6-9pm with Alexandra Shilling and Marti Wolfson
Tone your belly and then nourish it with a gourmet Fall dinner

A luscious hour and a half radiant movement class designed
to ground and root you into the core of your body as we move
from summer to fall. Followed by a warm, colorful, and naturally delicious meal, prepared by Marti Wolfson, holistic chef and yogi.

Marti Wolfson is a private chef and caterer based in New York City. A graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute, her love for cooking and nutritional education extends into her fresh, healthy and beautiful meals. She is also a Certified BodyTalk Practitioner as well as a Gyrotonic and Pilates teacher. She has published research on mind/body practices such as Pilates and is a contributing writer for Princeton Magazine. Her business MakingWaves helps to support people in their ongoing process of living their most optimal lives through practices that balance mind, body and spirit. Marti can be reached by calling 413-717-0459 or visiting

Ongoing classes continue:

Tuesdays from 7-8:15pm

Fridays from 10-11:15am


Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Beginning September 26 - New Friday class

I am happy to announce our new Friday morning Radiant Movement class!
Join me from 10am-11:15 for our blend of Pilates, Yoga and Fleming Elastics imagery, beginning Friday September 26, 2008.

Don't forget about our ongoing class on Tuesday nights from 7pm-8:15.

As always, please RSVP at or by calling 917.696.0648.

We look forward to moving into the fall with you.