There are many benefits of Pilates training, people are drawn to it for different reasons. Some do Pilates to look and feel better. Others are attracted to Pilates for help with issues like back pain, bouncing back from pregnancy, or functional fitness. With Pilates being one of the top fitness trends in the world, people have wonderful stories about how Pilates has helped them -- changed lives even.
Read Pilates success stories below. And if you have a Pilates success story, please add it. There is almost nothing more inspiring than reading others' real-life stories.
I trained with Alyne teacher training in Paris who follow the Balance Body Method. Not only did I bring my own body up to an acceptable standard, but I learned to teach in both French and English.I w…More
They say that 50 is the new 40, but this wasn’t the case for me! When I turned 50, I began to notice signs of aging; stiffness, less flexibility, more aches and pains, not being able to do thin…More
I followed my surgeons' movement guidelines, not performing anything outside ranges of motion within given timelines. However, whenever I was given the freedom for certain types of movement--rolling …More
I decided to become certified in Pilate because of my experiences. I hired a instructor who worked on the reformer, Cadillac, tower and mat classes using the ball and circle. I took ten one on one cl…More
I began with 3x a week private sessions with a certified Stott Pilates trainer. Because I started in the 270's (weightwise), we had to learn together how to modify and what worked with my huge belly …More
Last year I undertook a course of Stott Pilates training here in France where I live, successfully completing and now teaching classes in both French and English. I never tire of opening others' eyes…More
I started twice weekly at a community recreation center. I have visited other Pilates studio's but found my experience with Antonia to be best for my level and overall life-style change. On the mat w…More
I went to a studio in Toronto called Holistic BodyWorx. The instructor and owner, Tina Aurelio, is understanding and extremely good at what she does. Over the past months we trained in practical Pila…More
I have 2 classes a week at private studio. I started with 20 lessons scheduled twice a week. After the initial classes I signed up for 50 more. I started in Nov 2009.I need to have the responsibility…More
Interestingly enough, my 1st sacroiliac injury happened in a Pilates one-on-one. I guess I had an instructor who just couldn't be bothered with modifications. The recurrence of this injury was what l…More
I started with classes and private sessions. Eventually I got some certifications and started teaching. Then there was a long period of time where I lived and taught in an area that had no other Pila…More