Testimonial

"...getting involved in Marilyn's Pilates program was the best thing I ever did for myself.", Sue, No pain and golfer.  Read more.

Did you know...

Theoren Fleury achieved his highest fittness scores this summer after 14 fitness tests with the Calgary Flames through out his career.  Pilates three times a week is part of his regime.  Globe and Mail, Sept. 12, 2009

The Powerhouse

Pilates has over 500 exercises in its reptoire and every one of them focuses on using your lower abdominal muscles, the lower back and buttocks.  This grouping of muscles is referred to as "The Powerhouse".  In Pilates, you will learn to activate your Powerhouse properly and work from your center.  Once the Powerhouse is mastered, balance, strength and control are improved dramatically.

Beneficial for Everyone

Pilates appeals to the full spectrum of abilities, from elite athletes to the weak or injured. The exceptionally fit can learn how to use their bodies more efficiently, while strenghtening and working from their core, improving their ability in their individual sports/activities.  Weaker individuals who require strengthening can do so safely and in alignment, allowing for progression in Pilates and in health.

Pilates Workout  

The Goal For Each Client

Is to provide a customized workout that is safe, yet challenging, leading every client to reach his or her potential.

Full Body Workout

Pilates is a full body workout that focuses on "The Powerhouse".  Control, stretch and strength are components of every Pilates move.  The Pilates Method is purposefully designed to strengthen one muscle group and stretch another which contributes to the development of long, lean bodies. Learn more.