Let’s cut to the chase. There are tons of reasons why both women and men should include Pilates in their training programs. We’ve discussed how Pilates may be the only pain pill you’ll need, and how Pilates can help prevent injury. Aside from those benefits, Pilates is just a fun way to train, that often takes you out of your comfort zone. Check out these total-body and core-crushing, must-try Miami Pilates studios in 2019.
JetSet Pilates will get you fit fast. JetSet’s 50-minute megaformer classes are no joke! JetSet classes are fast paced, using resistance-based training to target and strengthen core muscle groups. Each class is different as instructors guide you through moves that work your core, arms, legs, back, and booty.
- Locations: Miami Beach, Wynwood, Coral Gables, North Miami, South Miami, Pinecrest, and Brickell
- Amenities: Cubbies for personal belongings, towels, changing areas.
[solidcore] in Midtown Miami has introduced one of the most intense Pilates classes in the area. Instructors challenge clients to perform each core-crushing move to failure and embrace the “shakes.” Be prepared to feel sore the next day … and loving it.
- Location: Midtown Miami
- Amenities: Lockers, towels, water for purchase
Pilates in the Grove offers reformer classes to groups of clients of eight or less. Their classes range in level and are perfect for those who are new to or have already mastered the workout. Owner Christa Gurka is one of the most in-demand instructors in the area, working with many high-profile celebrities like Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra. The studio also gives back to the local community through donation based community classes, like our Mats & Margs workout at The Wharf benefiting The Lotus House. Click here for highlights.
- Location: Coconut Grove, South Miami
- Amenities: Cubbies for personal belongings, filtered water coolers
A powerful 40 or 55-minute workout on the Pilates ProWorks’ FitFormer is sure to have you sweating. The studio offers two other classes in addition to their signature Pilates class. Matbox combines kickboxing and Pilates into one total body, cardio and core workout. Tone and Flow combines yoga and Pilates to improve balance and flexibility while effectively targeting core muscles.
- Locations: Coral Gables
- Amenities: Towels, filtered water bottle filling stations
The Wynwood studio offers a wide range of Pilates classes that are performed on either a mat or reformer. Unique to Pilathon is that hybrid classes that combine traditional Pilates movements with rowing (Pilarow) and TRX (Pilates + TRX).
- Locations: Wynwood
- Amenities: Lockers, sauna, water
The reformer based classes at Club Pilates are each given a level from 1-2.5, allowing clients to progress from foundation to mastery classes. Unique classes like Reformer Flow use springboards and TRX bands to challenge clients.
- Locations: Brickell, Midtown
- Amenities: Easily accessible by Metrorail (studio located next to Brickell station)
TruFusion Coral Gables made a huge splash when it opened in Spring of 2018. ARod and JLo are known to frequent the Coral Gables location. If that weren’t enough to give it a try, TruFusion Coral Gables offers a 60-minute Hot Pilates class that will have you drenched. This mat Pilates class uses resistance bands to help you strengthen and sculpt your core, inside a sweltering 95-degree studio room.
- Locations: Coral Gables
- Amenities: Café, Locker Room, Showers
In 2018, Pilates One moved to a beautiful new location in Coconut Grove and hasn’t skipped a beat. They offer a traditional Pilates class on the reformer, a “circuit” class incorporating Pilates and strength training, and a “2-in-1” class fusing them together. Brolates is a Pilates class designed with men in mind that focuses on upper body strength, flexibility, and core muscles.
- Locations: Coconut Grove
- Amenities: Showers
Breathe Pilates Miami offers a selection of reformer, mat, and equipment classes designed to give each student, whether in a small group class of up to four, or in a private session, focused attention in order to perfect form and promote growth. Located in Miami’s MIMO District, Breathe Pilates came onto the scene in November 2016 and has been a destination for many Pilates lovers.
- Locations: MIMO District
Inner Balance Studio Miami
With a neighborhood studio feel where you can get individualized attention in a group setting, Inner Balance Studio in North Miami is a hidden gem. The boutique studio offers a Pilates Sculpt class that helps you strengthen your Pilates physique, having you ready for that 305 pool or beach party in no time.
- Locations: North Miami