In ten sessions, you will feel the difference; in twenty, you will see the difference; and in thirty, you will have a whole new body. – Joseph Pilates

Pilates (pronounced pill-ah-teez) is a unique form of exercise, created by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900s. STOTT Pilates is a contemporary approach to this complete exercise system performed on a collection of specialized apparatus (Reformer, Cadillac/Trapeze Table, Stability Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector, Arc Barrel) as well as matwork (no apparatus). The system consists of stretching and strengthening exercises that allow you to build core strength & stability, correct “bad posture & biomechanics” habits & alleviate pain, and increase your physical vitality & joy of movement. Pilates is a “mind-body” workout that also increases your focus, balance, coordination, and body awareness. This amazing system not only tones all of your muscles without creating bulk, you’ll find yourself using the skills you’ve learned in Pilates in all areas of your life. 


Our beautiful Studio Sanctuary has been thoughtfully designed to create an oasis of serenity, peace and inner focus amidst your busy life. A place where you can breathe, activate your core, lengthen your muscles, build strength and spend an hour focusing on you! Envision the infinite possibilities.

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Getting started is easy! Simply book your first Personal Training Session (click on  "book session now" to utilize our amazing online booking system). We ask that every new client begin their Pilates practice with a series of three Personal Training Sessions in order to learn the fundamentals and core principles of this amazing system. We believe the more personal attention to get in the beginning, the strong the foundation of your practice is and the faster the benefits come. Together, we'll get your body moving, your core activated, and chart the course for your success to meet your individual needs.

Core Benefits

  • Improved posture & biomechanics;
  • A strong and stable core;
  • Improved breathing & greater focus/concentration;
  • Decreased risk of injury & illness
  • A long, lean, toned appearance;
  • Fewer aches and pains;
  • Increased confidence;
  • Injury prevention;
  • Improved balance, coordination & circulation;
  • ​Builds whole body strength without "bulking up"
  • Increases flexibility, agility and balance
  • Develops optimal core control
  • Non-impact exercise that is easy on the joints
  • Helps to build bone and fight osteoporosis
  • Creates flat abdominals, slender thighs and a strong back
  • Is a refreshing mind-body workout
  • Is challenging yet safe 
  • Plus, it’s fun!

Learn about STOTT Pilates® 

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Our Pilates programs are designed to suit every body and every age!


Both Laura and Steve are comprehensively trained and certified (over 1,000 hours of education) in STOTT PILATES®, Pilates Academy International® and GYROTONIC® exercise, along with thousands of addition hours of education as Licensed Massage Therapists. All of this training allows us to offer you a wide variety of Pilates Training options, ranging from Private Lessons and Pilates for Rehabilitation to Duet and Small Group Equipment Sessions (our advanced sessions challenge  professional athletes). 

Curious how we've assisted other clients?  

Click on Client Miracle Stories to learn more.

Men and women with Stott Pilates