About

Taylor Made Pilates specializes in Romana’s Pilates, which is a fast paced and athletic approach to Pilates that can be customized to all levels. As a student of Joseph Pilates (the founder of Pilates), Romana Kryzanowska’s method is the based on the original teachings.

With over 950 hours of training and extensive testing through Pilates Seattle International, Marilyn has received her Advanced Level of Certification in New York through Romana’s Pilates (world-renowned protégé of Joseph Pilates). Complimenting her Pilates training, Marilyn also is certified in Level 1 Flexibility Therapists for Lower and Upper Body, through the Stretch to Win Institute.  

Prior to becoming a Pilates instructor, Marilyn was a Canadian National Team Rower. As a elite athlete, Marilyn was astounded at how her results in competitions improved when she started doing Pilates.  Her body awareness through years as a high performance athlete inspired her passion for figuring out how to make people’s bodies work better through Pilates. Learn more about the services offered at Taylor Made Pilates.

Marilyn’s approach to teaching Pilates is firm yet intuitive. When Marilyn is not teaching Pilates she loves to cross country ski, cycle, trail run and spend time with her daughter.

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The Studio

Taylor Made Pilates is located in a cozy home studio in South Calgary (near Marda Loop). Bright natural lighting, hardwood floors and 9 foot ceilings offer plenty of privacy and comfort. Marilyn has advanced certification on all the studio equipment, which includes:

  • Reformer
  • Cadillac
  • Wunda chair
  • Electric chair
  • Mat
  • Pedipole
  • Ladder Barrel
  • 2 Spine correctors

The use of harsh detergents and chemical cleaning agents are avoided in the studio. The equipment is cleaned with Nature’s Ultimate which is a concentrated orange cleaner made locally here in Calgary. Hand towels are washed with a biodegradable soap.