Advanced Pilates Class

Starting this month, we’re offering an Advanced Pilates class at our Fashion Island Studio. We are excited to offer this class format for experienced Pilates students. Before enrolling in an Advanced Pilates class, you should know that: – We require that you’ve...

It’s Our Anniversary Month – 9 Great Years

September is our Anniversary Month! We first opened our doors in September of 2010 which means we’ve been teaching Pilates classes for 9 years! We are so excited to be a part of the Newport Beach Pilates community. We love getting to know all of our clients and to...

3 Tips for Getting Better at Pilates

We always want our customers to feel great after a Pilates class. For new clients, it can take a handful of classes for things to start clicking. Here are 3 tips to help you feel successful at the studio: 1. Listen to cues. Your instructor will be calling out cues...

What to Wear at Pilates

“What do I wear to class” is a question we hear a lot at the studio. There’s a lot of bending, stretching, and twisting involved in a Pilates class.  Because of this, your workout attire should be comfortable and non-restricting. Choose workout...

3 Tips for New Clients

If you’re entirely new to Pilates, it’s completely normal to have questions before taking your first class. Here are three tips for being successful at our studio. First, please read through our website. Our pages are loaded with information about how we do things,...

When Am I Ready for a Sculpt Class

If you feel comfortable taking class at the studio, then definitely try a Sculpt class! Our Sculpt Pilates classes are like our Tone classes, but with a bit more flair. The idea with a Sculpt is to use more accessories and make some of the moments just a bit more...

Pilates Breathing

Breathing is an important part of our Pilates practice. Our inhales and exhales help us move through exercises. A deep exhale can make even the hardest of movements just a bit easier. So what does it mean to breathe correctly at during a Pilates class? In Pilates we...

What If I Do Not Feel an Exercise 

Sometimes in class we hear “I don’t feel this.” As instructors, we always want clients to feel what we are doing and feel disappointed when clients don’t. Now for the truth, if you are in class and “don’t feel it” or think it’s easy, you are almost certainly not doing...

Try a Pilates Burn Class

Pilates Burn is our strength training version of Pilates. This class will mix traditional Pilates with heavier intervals geared towards developing muscle strength & endurance. This is a great class to add into your weekly workout mix. Burn is appropriate for all...

Should I start with classes or privates?

As far as classes vs privates, it’s completely an individual decision. Every client is different and there isn’t a one size fits all approach. Generally, we’d recommend anyone with injuries or weaknesses start with a few privates. Privates are also great for...