About Us

Want to start training towards a toned, stronger and much more defined body? We, at DC Pilates offer an unbelievable Pilates training session with only one objective: helping you become a master of fitness.

What is “Pilates”, we hear you ask? Think of yoga, but a form of this art which emphasizes your body’s core: this includes your abdomen, oblique muscles, lower back, inner and outer thigh, butt, and so on. Why should those Instagram stars have all the fun?

Pilates helps you develop the things with which you might have struggled in other forms of exercise: strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, coordination, balance, and good posture!

I know. Is that it, you’re thinking? You’re a hard one to please, but that means you have the right mentality for a real fitness regime. Unlike other forms of exercise, you won’t be pushing yourself beyond your limits with Pilates. You’ve much less chance of injury.

There are so many different types of Pilates regimes, so you’ll never get bored of this. Whether you’re interested in pursuing this exercise routine on a casual basis or you have much more serious intentions, this will transform your body and mind.

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancellation Policy

We require a 12-hour notice to cancel an appointment or you will be charged in full for the session.

 

No-Refund Policy

All money paid in advance to DC Pilates is non-refundable.

 

Group Class Policy

Group classes consist of 4 or more clients. We reserve the right to cancel a group class if it does not form, however, we will always do our best to accommodate our clients.

 

How long are all the classes?

All of the classes are 50 minutes in length. This allows for a smooth transition from one class to the next.

 

What is the benefit of taking classes at  DC Pilates verse the gym?

All of our classes are kept small, with a maximum of 6 people, this allows for one-on-one attention and instruction. You can also pre-register for classes ensuring your spot without having to arrive early. We also offer more class times than most gyms and many other studios, ranging from early morning to mid-morning, as well as evenings and weekends.

 

How many times a week should I be taking classes?

That really depends on what your personal fitness goals are. Some clients take once a week, whereas others take 5-6 times a week. For best results 2 to 3 times per week is encouraged, keeping in mind that in the beginning, it is recommended that you give your body a few days rest in between workouts.

 

Do I need to take Pilates privates before joining groups?

This is a personal choice. Fitness level and body awareness are factors, however it truly depends on how comfortable  you are on the reformer. Some people prefer to take a few privates in the beginning to get acclimated with the exercises and reformer while others are ready to jump right into groups after their Introductory New Client Private, and some prefer to skip the private and go directly into group classes. We do recommend that if you have an injury that may limit you that you start with a few privates so that you can learn the appropriate modifications to be made during a group class.

 

Do I need to be in great shape or familiar with Pilates to be able to take classes?

No. All of our classes can are customized to whatever your fitness level may be, and if you are newer to exercising or have any physical limitations, our instructors can safely guide you through the workouts, making any necessary modifications. If you are in great shape and really want to be challenged by your workouts our instructors can definitely push your body to the limit in our advanced level classes.

 

What are the benefits of the different class styles you offer?

  • Improve strength, flexibility and coordination
  • Tone and build long, lean muscles without bulk
  • Burn calories and lose weight
  • Reduce stress, relieve tension, and boost energy through deep stretching
  • Offer relief from back pain and joint stress
  • Enhance mobility, agility and stamina• Compliment sports training (including dancers, gymnasts, figure skaters, tennis players, football players, golfers, surfers, etc.)