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Los Gatos, California

I opened Pilates Avenue in 2013, in a small space near downtown Los Gatos, California. We are an hour south of San Francisco in an area known as “Silicon Valley” because of all the hi­tech companies in the region. It’s a humble little neighborhood place, welcoming and intimate.

Washington, D.C.

The studio was founded, and is operated, by Fidel Garcia. He studied at the National Ballet School in Cuba and continued on as a Principal and Soloist with The Washington Ballet, The Dance Theater of Harlem, Ballet NY, Ballet de Camaguey in Cuba, as well as several national...

Toronto, Canada

Lili Viola Pilates is a boutique studio that specializes in one-on-one instruction and small group classes. It is located in midtown Toronto, Canada. It is Toronto’s first, and so far only, classical Pilates studio. We only use Gratz Pilates apparatus. The reason I opened the studio is because...

Allendale, New Jersey

This two-floor studio is fully equipped with Gratz apparatus and has all necessary facilities such as restrooms with showers, a cozy waiting room and a balcony with beautiful views to the mountain and sea. Because Miguel and Marian enjoy...

Fort Worth, Texas

She came to Pilates through her work in musical theatre and dance while living in New York City. She was fortunate enough to work at the celebrated re:AB Pilates and completed their Teacher Training Certification Program with Brooke Siler in 2007...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Trullo Pilates is located in the Northern Liberties neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA. It is an intimate, cozy studio that offers equipment training, small group classes, and workshops. Trullo is a proud supporter and owner of Gratz Equipment, and prides itself...

Allendale, New Jersey

Kathryn Ross-Nash, Instructor & Owner of American Body Tech travels around the world teaching Pilates and several times each year she hosts instructors who travel from all over the world to visit her home studio and advance their Pilates training...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Pilates Movement is a fully equipped studio using authentic customized systems invented by Joseph Pilates. Pilates Movement teaches the highest standard of certification, “Romana’s Pilates IITP,” ensuring the studio provides...

Valencia Spain

Pilates in Spain and probably everywhere else is considered a gentle exercise by some or something only women in their later years practice. This is so far from the truth. It is a kick-ass exercise and I really wanted to get that through to people, especially guys...

Stamford, Connecticut

As this story goes, Bill Bales, Dean of Dance at the State University of New York at Purchase (SUNY Purchase), personally invited Romana Kryzanowska to teach at SUNY Purchase in 1976; it would become one of the first satellite Pilates Studios...fulfilling one of Joseph Pilates’ dreams...

LaGranage, Illinois, New Jersey

Keeping the method pure is what has made The Pilates Core such a successful studio. Dana is a big advocate of continuing education. She created The Classical Pilates Conference in collaboration with Gratz Pilates. The conference gives teachers and enthusiasts an opportunity...

Uppsala, Sweden

The vision is to bring the real pilates to Scandinavia, present apparatus to a market not aware of the existence of such and the success is a fact! Sportspilates was founded in 2007, but in 2011 Sweden Sportspilates Inc. moved into Svettishuset (The house of Sweat), built in 1910 for health promotive training in Uppsala, Sweden...

Guangzhou, China

Located in the vibrant new CBD of Guangzhou, amidst modern high-rise buildings, we are a close neighbor to many corporations and consulates. Founded by Ying Huang in 2012 as the first Classical Pilates studio in China, we adhere to true, classical Pilates practices...

Chicago, Illinois

Galter LifeCenter is the only hospital based fitness center in Illinois that is certified through the Medical Fitness Association; an accreditation earned in 2010. Also housed here is the Physical Therapy Department and Balance Center of Swedish Covenant Hospital...

Surry Hills, Australia

My introduction to Pilates was one that was not unusual - I had an old injury and through a friend I heard about Pilates. I was skeptical at first, as my understanding of exercise was limited. After a few months I was hooked. Pilates was everything I wanted and...

New York, New York

Victoria began her Pilates training as a student at Goucher College in 2002, where she studied dance and movement therapy. Upon graduating she moved to New York City to train at Drago’s Gym with Romana Kryzanowska and Sari Mejia Santos.

La Jolla, California

As a lifelong athlete, Chris Robinson is constantly in pursuit of peak performance. With great passion and energy, the Houston native brings that drive to the service of his clients, including Oprah Winfrey, for whom he acts as personal core coach.

Telluride, Colorado

Lynda and Melanie opened Studiotelluride in January 2012 excited by their energy, training and classical method they could provide to Telluride and the four corners region. In 1992, Lynda and her family from Los Angeles to Telluride, Colorado. Over the many years...

Seattle, Washington

After years of teaching I came to understand what Romana had been trying to explain to me from the beginning about how important the design of the equipment was for the client to achieve the length and strength that Joe intended with his designs...

Rydal, Pennsylvania

June Hines was first introduced to Pilates as a part of her dance training at the University of Oklahoma by Yvonne Chouteau. After receiving her B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Dance, teaching 11 years as an Associate Professor of Dance in 2 different liberal arts schools in PA, ...

Seattle, Washington

Dorothee VandeWalle is recognized as one of the leading teacher-trainers and master Pilates instructors in the world. Dorothee has been teaching Pilates for over 20 years and has trained individuals at all levels of fitness from elite athletes...

Los Angeles, California

My best friend Sarita Allen was dancing with the Alvin Ailey Company at the time and she suggested I find a place with this particular (Gratz) equipment and learn and teach Pilates. Sarita had been impressed by the work. Mr. Ailey had sent her to Kathy Grant ...

Irving, Texas

My introduction to Pilates came when I was a student working at the Monterey Sports Center in Monterey, California as a front desk attendant. I knew I would have to move to Arlington, Texas and devote my whole self to this work...

London, United Kingdom

Rebecca Convey Kinetic Pilates opened in June 2008 as a centre dedicated to providing true classical Pilates. Now, in its third year, it has expanded to accommodate four teachers and a growing clientele. Kinetic Pilates remains faithful to the teachings of Joe Pilates...

New York, New York

Brooke Siler began her Pilates career in 1994 under the tutelage of Master Instructor Romana Kryzanowska (Joseph Pilates’ protégé for more than 30 years). After receiving her national authentic Pilates certification in 1996 Brooke Siler began training famous friends on...

New York, New York

Pilates Challenge’s beautiful Upper East Side studio was built to provide clients with the optimal Pilates workout in a comfortable and welcoming environment. It begins with the energizing design of the studio, which reflects the principles of the powerhouse, and...

Tamarin, Mauritius

Ingrid Rey is the pioneer of the Pilates method in Mauritius, and owner of The Pilates & Yoga Studio. She is trained and fully certified in the original New York method of Pilates, and has more than 13 years experience teaching in the fitness field.

Princeton, New Jersey

Anthony Rabara has taught the Pilates method since 1983, and is a Master Teacher with Romana’s Pilates. He was introduced to the Pilates studio in 1979 because of a dance related injury, rehabilitated and was asked by Romana Kryzanowska...

Highland Park, Illinois

I’ll always remember my teacher trainer, Juanita Lopez saying “You will never have to sell Pilates. Clients will come to you knowing that the Pilates Method works.” I feel the same when applying this to Gratz equipment. When clients experience the expertise...

New York, New York

The combination of feeling your body strengthen and the pleasure of practicing Pilates in such a serene environment is what keeps clients coming back for more and makes Uptown Pilates supreme in the industry. Uptown Pilates is fully equipped with Gratz equipment in all three...

Madison, Connecticut

Pilates Barn is a boutique style studio located on the shoreline town of Madison, Connecticut. Opened in June 2011, Pilates Barn is one of the few studios in Connecticut that teaches the true original method of Joseph Pilates. The studio is exclusively equipped with Gratz, using...

Rhinebeck, New York

In the years since opening it’s doors, Rhinebeck Pilates has become known as a friendly studio for pilates students, it’s knowledgeable instructors, and also as a place for teachers come and learn, practice, and study pilates together. We have hosted guest teachers such as Sean Gallagher...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Star Pilates is one of the few studios in Philadelphia featuring only Romana's Pilates Certified instructors. The studio is located in the beautiful and posh Rittenhouse Square neighborhood in a private setting. Star Pilates only offers one-on-one private sessions in order to focus...

Jersey City, New Jersey

The Pilates Haus is a training center of the United States Pilates Association™, a licensee of the New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program which is the first and oldest professional Pilates training program in the world. The mission of the U.S.P.A.™ is to preserve and continue...

Metra Manila, Phillippines

Integrated Body Arts is the first Philippine Pilates studio located in the hear of the Makati Business District. It prides itself of its full-service studio, utilizing top of the line GRATZ equipment, enabling them to offer professional and personalized Pilates instruction. They teach...

Takapuna Beach, Auckland, New Zealand

Owned and operated by Carole Fraser, this studio has become one of finest in New Zealand, in great part because of its high quality instruction. The Team at Pilates Unlimited include Harriette Blackman, Ray Medemblik, Carole Fraser, Laiza Lima, and Lizzie Kumar who are all certified...

Baltimore, Maryland

As part of Goucher College, they offer credited academic courses to all students. Located within close proximity to the dance department, many dancers take advantage of Pilates in order to build strength, stretch, and control. Wide ranges of students participate in Pilates classes from athletes...

Woodland Hills, California

Studio B Pilates is a beautiful private classical Pilates studio located in the West San Fernando Valley town of Woodland Hills, California. Studio B Pilates offer private, duets, and mat classes. Pilates is a whole body exercise. From the first supine exercise to the final standing work, it is about...

Sarasota, Florida

A dual citizen of Brazil and the United States, Christina Maria Gadar was introduced to Pilates at the age of fifteen while a student at the Boston Ballet. During her ballet training she was coached privately for six years by world-renowned premier danseur Fernando Bujones and had the...

Los Angeles, California

Kara Wily's studio in Los Angeles is fully equipped with Gratz since its' establishment in 2008. Kara's plan to open a studio dates back to 1996, when she helped Colleen Glenn open Glenn Studio in Dallas, Texas. The studio is approximately 600 sq. ft. of well-equipped space located in Larchmount Village...

Tel Aviv, Israel

Orly Oren's studio in Israel and since its' establishment in 2008 by Orly Oren it has been fully equipped with Gratz. Orly's students are men and women between the ages of 16 and 75 in various skill levels and health conditions. Many of her advanced students today came with acute health problems - postural disorders, pains and orthopedic injuries. But once they started working with Gratz Pilates equipment they saw their condition improve.

Scottsdale, Arizona

Pilates Corps in Scottsdale, Arizona opened three and half years ago and is one of only a handful of studios in the Phoenix Valley that teaches the true and original method of Pilates as taught by Romana Kryzanowska. This studio is exclusively furnished with Gratz equipment and only works with the best instructors - Beth Bliss, Pratibha Noggle, and Pamela More.

Mexico City, Mexico

Since 2008, Norah Garcia has maintained a Gratz equipped studio. True Pilates Mexico is the only studio in Mexico representing True Pilates and their way of classically driven teaching.True Pilates Mexico is committed to teaching and disseminating the Pilates method in all of its purity, true to the original methods developed by Joseph Pilates.