Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be flexible or strong to do pilates?

Of course not! Pilates is for everyone. Pilates helps to balance the body to help you gain strength and flexibility. These will increase naturally the more you practice!

What is Pilates?

Pilates is a system of exercise developed by Joseph Pilates (1880 – 1967). It has proven to be tried, true and effective over the past 80 years. Influenced by both eastern and western practices, Pilates involved a sequence of corrective exercises performed on various pieces equipment with focus on a strong center and proper use of breath.

Pilates connects the mind and body and is incredibly safe and effective for all. When practiced consistently and correctly it will correct imbalances, postural alignment, improve strength, flexibility and overall well-being.

Do I have to become a member to come to Old School Pilates?

Nope! Membership is just one of the many ways you can get involved at Old School Pilates. Check out our What We Do page to learn more.

What is your “Civil Servant Discount Program”?

All civil servants with valid identification will receive 20% off all sessions and services at Old School Pilates. (Civil Servants: Full-time students, full-time teachers, firemen, policeman, military personnel, peace corps, and other government workers with verification.)