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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored pilates teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best pilates teachers in Hayward, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Core Body Connections

Core Body Connections is a studio located in Menlo Park and serving students throughout the surrounding region. CBC integrates multiple methodologies such as the Franklin Method with the quality of movements for a more unified experience between the mind and body. The facility operates out of a small space, which allows for intimate group sessions and better access to the instructor’s training and knowledge while in the moment. The two primary teachers are Maxine Walmsley and Michiko Wade. They possess several years of experience, with coaching from standard-setting industries like the Physical Mind Institute. The CBC team welcomes beginners, intermediate, and advanced practitioners.

Menlo Park, CA 94026


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LifeStyle Studio

LifeStyle Studio is a California-based boutique fitness service provider in Hayward that strives to enhance the benefits of a commercial gym by condensing the size of classes (3-8) or providing personal one-on-one training. The center hits on multiple levels, pushing students beyond their current points regardless of injury, age, or athletic ability. It contains boot camp sessions, circuit training, cardio-intensive workouts, Zumba, and Afro Funk, to name a few. The staff has several years of helping clients to reach their fitness goals, and they also work to ensure clients are not eating away their workouts with poor nutrition. The facility opened in 2013. Veteran personal trainer Lawrence Scales is the owner.

Hayward, CA 94541


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Lithe Studio

Lithe Studio is the professional home of Pilates and ballet instructor Kimberly Boman. She primarily teaches classes in the cities of Belmont and Mountain View, while attracting beginner and advanced students throughout San Mateo County. Boman has received praise for being able to blend form demonstrations with expert verbal description to provide students a deeper understanding of both of her fields of expertise. She attained Pilates certification through Balanced Body University and is a graduate of the prestigious Heinz Bosl Stiftung Ballet Academy. Her teaching career has spanned more than two decades. She provides private equipment training, group mat sessions, and traditional ballet classes.

Belmont, CA 94002


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Pilates Body by Valentin

Pilates Body by Valentin is a studio located in the Pleasanton area and serving students and experienced practitioners throughout Alameda County. The staff possesses many years of experience working one-on-one and in group settings for students hoping to deepen their understanding of the Pilates Method and become more physically fit. Pilates Body works with a variety of clients, including the athletically-minded with special programs for cyclists, golfers, and tennis players. In addition to standard Pilates classes, the facility also hosts unique series on topics such as Bodhi, a four-point suspension system to challenge alignment and core stability.

Pleasanton, CA 94588


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Pleasanton Pilates

Pleasanton Pilates is a studio located in Pleasanton and serving clients throughout the surrounding communities of Alameda County. Owner/instructor Nikki Fifles has more than two decades of experience working with clients. She employs a small but highly-qualified team of students who hold training and experience in dance, martial arts, and athletic competition. The studio provides availability for private sessions, small-group tower classes, and duets for students on the same working level. It also offers state-of-the-art equipment designed by renowned Pilates expert Basil Blecher. Customer reviews have credited the studio with helping students to improve core strength, flexibility, and outlook.

Pleasanton, CA 94566


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Purely Pilates

Purely Pilates is a studio located in Belmont and serving beginners and advanced students in San Mateo County. The team consists of well-trained staff who hold the expertise to teach and certify students in the areas of Power Pilates and comprehensive training. Students can partake of classes in small groups or one-on-one with private and semi-private sessions available. Another favorite option that Purely Pilates offers is the tower and reformer training. With the tower, the class stacks weight and resistance springs to the subject’s body for more rapid toning of the body. The reformer class uses a Universal Reformer spring-supported bed that builds on mat work and accelerates stretching, strengthening, and body alignment processes.

Belmont, CA 94002


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Springs Pilates

Springs Pilates in Pleasanton is a training center for the MELT Method. Clients have used the method to help prevent pain, address injuries, and turn back the adverse effects of aging. It utilizes a soft roller and small balls to simulate hands-on techniques of manual therapy. Additionally, Springs Pilates works closely with beginner students to help master the fundamentals of Pilates before taking their training to the next levels, and it regularly hosts workshops throughout the month. Owner/lead instructor Katerine Campbell has more than three decades of Pilates experience with certifications that include the Pink Ribbon Program Certified Exercise Specialist designation, American Bone Health Peer Educator, and Pilates for Golf Certified Instructor.

Pleasanton, CA 94566


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