The Studio with Aloha

​offering the finest in STOTT Pilates®

 GYROTONIC® exercise  & Massage

What we teach goes way beyond what you’ll do at a gym or even in the studio. You’ll use these skills in LIFE!​


Our Philosophy....

  • Private & Duet lessons;
  • STOTT Pilates, the GYROTONIC ® & GYROKINESIS ® methods, Yoga Therapy, Chi Kung for Healing, Mindfulness Meditation, Body Rolling, and Pilates in the Air ®;
  • Small group classes (we won’t teach large group classes where you get lost);
  • Teacher training, movement seminars, and Manual Therapy training for massage therapists;
  • Medical Myofascial Massage Therapy with Laura;​
  • Onsen® Structural Manual Therapy with Steve.

Not sure where to begin?

  • You have amazing potential, and we can help you discover it;
  • There is no such thing as “never’;
  • Your body’s ability to transform and heal is amazing, and we can help you tap into that ability;
  • Your workout is supposed be enjoyable and something you look forward to doing;
  • When it comes to bodies & workouts, quality is more important than quantity;
  • Knowledge is power—the more you know about your body, the more you'll feel confident making decisions about your health;
  • Sessions at Kona Pilates go beyond the physical: your workout can help support your personal growth on all levels with infinite possibilites.
  • Transformation is possible no matter where you are starting and where you desire to go – together, we’ll get you where you want to be.

We all know that “one size fits all” is a myth. All bodies are unique and different and need to treated as such. You want your clothes to fit you and to look good on you, right? So if “one size fits all” doesn’t fit the bill with your clothing, why would you choose a “one size fits all” workout? Because that’s what you get at most gyms: exercise programs and exercise machines designed for the masses. The gym workout may fulfill a subset of your body’s needs, but if you want real transformation, or if you just happen not to be a “one size fits all” human, then you’ll need to break out of the gym workout.

Give us a call or text, send us an email, or simply book your first appointment and together we’ll chart the course for your success. We believe in you!  Booking is EASY! Simply click on the "Book Session Now" to the left. We look forward to meeting you!

What we offer:

Options for training with us:

What we believe:

  • The aloha spirit that is alive and well at Kona Pilates;
  • Services personalized for your unique needs: from fitness and athletic performance enhancement to rehabilitating from injury, from surgery, or an accident (including TBI, stroke, whiplash);
  • Thousands of hours of movement arts education and 25+ years of experience across multiple disciplines AND we are both licensed massage therapists with extensive training in medical massage therapy;
  • Partnership & encouragement to help you meet your goals;
  • A sanctuary of calm amidst the hustle & bustle of life;
  • We specialize in providing personalized attention, allowing you to make the most of your workout time. Our mission is to empower people to move freely in their bodies and expand their minds to feel healthier, happier, and more alive! Our highly trained husband and wife team of instructors come from a variety of backgrounds allowing us to offer a tailored experience for each client's needs.

"Suffering from back pain for most of my life, I'm always looking for alternative methods to minimize my discomfort. Laura and Steve have made a major contribution to achieving that goal. Their knowledge of anatomy, sense of compassion, level of enthusiasm and personalized approach make every session rewarding. Doesn't matter if it's a class or a private, they seriously yet cheerfully provide you with the opportunity to learn how to re-educate your body to make it work the way it's supposed to. Pilates and GYROTONIC have been the only workout programs whose hourly routine I look forward to and whose end comes too quickly. My doctors have watched my strength grow and my pain scale decline and fully credit my working with Steve and Laura on a regular basis for these accomplishments. I can't thank them enough for all they've done and continue to do to help me feel healthier, both physically and mentally. Thanks guys!" 

-- Mary Lou S.

"As a professional athlete, I thought my body was strong and flexible. A friend suggested that I try Pilates because I had broken my ankle and could not train in my regular sport (professional surfing). I began working with Laura and Steve at Kona Pilates. Wow. What a difference this has made in my body...and my performance on my board. Thank you!" 

-- Ayako M.

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Aloha & Welcome!

Kona Pilates ~ The Studio with Aloha has been transforming the lives of our clients in Kailua Kona for 15 years. As of June 1st, we are moving to Southern California near Riverside, CA. Exact location to be determined. Get ready to transform Southern California!

At Kona Pilates, our passion is to share the joy of movement while awakening the infinite possibilities of body, mind and spirit. We believe you have amazing potential, and we can help you discover it through the mind body practices of GYROTONIC® exercise, Stott Pilates, Yoga, Chi Kung, Barre, and Massage/Manual Therapy.