3 Tips For New Clients

1. Show up 5-10 minutes early to your first class so the instructor can introduce you to the Reformer! The machine moves which is what makes it so fun but also unsafe so it’s important to learn how to use the machine properly. It looks pretty intimidating at...

How You Can Support Us

The last few months have been difficult, to say the least. As a business, we hope you can see that we’re working very hard to stay open and to make your studio experience a safe and positive one. We’ve had a handful of emails from you asking how you can help and...

Time For Wellness

Gyms in our county are closed, which means we’ve made some modifications so we can operate as a wellness center. This means: – A focus on movement based private training. – Small Group classes focused on Pilates based movement. Class size at Fashion Island...

Yes, Masks For Now

As of July 6th, we require face coverings in our studio  at all times, even when you’re taking class. Here’s why: On July 1 and then again on July 3, California modified the state order about face coverings. Originally, the order said the mask was not needed if there...

Masks We Like

Our studio requires face coverings when customers enter and exit the studio, or whenever a customer is not on his/her reformer. For now, masks are optional during workouts, when we can promise physical distance. This blog post will review different face masks so you...

Our Trainers Go Through LOTS of Training

We think our trainers are pretty great. Not only are they a friendly bunch, but their classes and privates are well cued and well taught. We spend a lot of time with newly hired trainers at our studio, getting them ready to teach for our demanding clients. Of course,...

Why We Wear Grip Socks

Our studio requires grip socks for all Pilates classes. Socks help us keep our studio clean and enable customers to have better traction on the reformer. Feet grip better with a little extra traction and this makes planking, lunging and standing side splits more fun...

Covid-19 – Keeping Our Community Safe – Update

We will update this post regularly as the Covid-19 situation continues to unfold. As of 5/9, we are offering outdoor mat classes, outdoor private Pilates training, FREE Instagram classes and virtual private training. We will reopen for classes as soon as the state /...

Why Does Foot Placement Matter in Footwork

In a Pilates reformer class, there are many positions of footwork.  The most common foot positions to work in are: parallel, Pilates “V”, and wide.  These can all be done on the heels with flexed feet, or on the ball of the foot with lifted heels. The...