Newburyport Adult & Community Education

Mat Pilates

Class Description

Leigh McLaughlin

Pilates instructor Leigh McLaughlin will lead the class in this six week program. Mat Pilates is done on the floor on a mat. Whether you are a beginning student or more advanced, you will learn how to do the exercises correctly and they will be modified to address each student’s level of skill. The benefits are many including strengthening your core, increased stamina, balance, posture, confidence, prevention of injury, and improved mental health. Pilates is fun and easy to learn. This class is open to anyone of all ages and levels! Please bring your own mat.

Six, 1-hour sessions: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Begins October 10, 2023.
Newburyport High School. 241 High Street.
Cost: 150. Class Limit: 12.


  • Park in the lot to the rear right side of the high school.
  • You’ll enter the school driveway off Toppans Lane and then turn right into the parking area.
  • Enter through the SIDE DOOR ONLY facing the parking area.
  • Look for the sign on the door. (There is no entry from the school’s main entrance.)
    • Room #35 Aerobic Room.
  • Please allow time for parking so the class can begin on time.


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Leigh McLaughlin

  • NACE is a completely independent, self-sustaining program that is funded primarily from class fees, grants, and private donations.
  • While we operate under the auspices of the Newburyport Public Schools, NACE receives no public funding from the City of Newburyport.
  • Show your support for lifelong learning by making a tax-deductible donation to NACE and ensure that we can continue to offer valuable programming to the greater Newburyport community.
  • Contact Patty St. John at 978-992-8060 or for more information.
  • People just like YOU! Now’s the perfect time to… learn a new language, explore the natural world, paint a landscape, make jewelry, research your family tree, get your body moving.
  • Those are just a few of the nearly 200 exciting classes offered by NACE each year.
  • Browse our catalog and try something new!
  • Anyone from the Greater Newburyport community is welcome to participate as a student or to become a teacher!
  • Most classes are also available to teens 15 years and over.
  2. In order to receive a refund, students must withdraw at least three (3) days prior to class start date. Student withdrawals beyond three days, (4+) will not receive a refund.
  • If, for any reason, the Newburyport schools are closed or cancelled (ie. inclement weather)… Adult Ed classes will also be cancelled.
  • Check the Website, Facebook, Instagram, or call (978) 992-8060 for class cancellation updates.
  • In the case of a class cancellation, you may choose a credit voucher which can be used for any class at any time, or a refund.
  1. We do not send registration confirmations.
  2. We only contact you if your class is cancelled or full.
  3. We do not deposit checks immediately. We hold them until we are certain a class will run.