Keep Moving. Your spine will thank you.


5 Reasons You Need to Explore Studio Evolve

It’s Never Too Late to Evolve

Pain Reduction. Mobility. Confidence.

After running Studio Evolve since 2006, here’s one thing I know for sure: Pilates and Gyrotonic is for everybody. Look around our space on a typical day, and you’ll see people from many walks of life putting Pilates and Gyrotonic exercises to work for them.

Gone are the days when people thought only celebrities, ballet dancers, and women under 30 could practice this movement method. And good riddance to those days! Over more than a decade, I’ve seen Pilates and Gyrotonic sessions make a profound difference in the bodies and lives of our vibrant studio family - from new moms to the newly retired, from marathon runners to Netflix marathon watchers.

Here are the top 5 reasons that clients come to Studio Evolve:

1. “I want to reduce pain.”

Does your back hurt right now? If you answered yes, you have company - many of our clients report a history of back pain. Pilates and Gyrotonic sessions strengthen the deep core muscles that support your spine, promoting supple and pain-free spinal movement. In addition, our work together addresses mobility restrictions and postural habits that can make your back feel out of whack. Your instructor’s guidance and our state-of-the-art equipment will keep you in proper alignment while you strengthen the muscles around the affected joints, all without having to bear your full body weight.


2. “I just finished physical therapy and I don’t want to lose ground.“

Many of our clients have “graduated” from physical therapy, have been cleared to exercise and want a movement practice that keeps them healthy. Our teachers are happy to consult with your physical therapist to create a safe and effective full-body movement program.

3. “I have zero fitness routine. I want to work out, but I don’t know where to start.”

Pilates and Gyrotonic private sessions have a beautiful way of meeting you where you are today, regardless of your fitness level. It builds foundational strength and mobility that will make it easier for you to explore new activities, from hiking to hula dancing to high-intensity interval training. Beginning clients often say that their first Reformer workout didn’t feel super difficult in the moment. They were sweating, but they also were actually…enjoying themselves! And the next day, they woke up and felt muscles they didn’t know they had, in the best kind of way.

Pilates is low impact and high payoff.
— Cristin, Pilates Instructor

Ready to Experience Our Pain-Free Approach to Becoming Pain-Free?

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4. “I want my workout to feel good.”

Feel like you’ve tried every fitness approach under the sun, but nothing was ever a good match for your body? Or maybe you’ve never been to a Pilates class because it seemed intimidating? Give Studio Evolve a try. Our instructors work with lots of people who hate to exercise but love coming to Studio Evolve. Our studio is a caring, welcoming space where you can freely explore your movement potential. You’ll leave your session feeling revitalized rather than depleted.

5. “I want to feel more balance and stability in everyday life.”


As a movement practitioner, movement studio owner, and certified human person, here’s what I’ve learned: To be in a body that moves is a miracle — one that we can easily take for granted until that body doesn’t move so easily anymore or takes a long time to recover from injuries.

Many of our clients use Pilates and Gyrotonic sessions to help keep up their favorite activities as they get older. It’s a great way to maintain joint health and functional movement patterns in daily life. (Joseph Pilates famously said: You’re only as old as your spine is flexible. If it is completely flexible at 60, you are young.) We’ve had clients doing Pilates in their 90s, and we could not be prouder of them.

So plant a raised-bed garden! Bake an epic layer cake!

Wander cobblestone streets the world over. Get on the floor with the grandkids (and/or the grand-dog). Or just take few seconds to feel the ground supporting your miraculous feet.

Whatever you’re up to, our team is here to help you revel in the joy of moving well.

Flexibility is not required to begin at Evolve, but something our instructors can help with.
— Martine, Studio Owner

I’m Ready to Begin!