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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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best pilates teachers in Oakland, 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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Abs First Pilates

Abs First Pilates is a private Pilates studio in Oakland, CA that prides itself on being an excellent place to get a unique workout that combines stretching, cardio, and core strengthening. In addition to a full range of Pilates services, Abs First offers massage services in Danzan Ryu Restorative Therapy, or DZRRT. This technique uses forearm rocking and long life acupressure points to balance the systems of the body and promote healing. It is a blend of Japanese restorative massage, Hawaiian massage, Swedish massage, and Chinese acupuncture. Abs First Pilates has promotional rates available on some services, including new client specials.

Oakland, CA 94610 (510) 286-8100


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Align Physical Therapy

Align Physical Therapy is located in the Temescal District of Oakland, CA at Temescal Pilates. Align offers patients high-quality, personalized physical therapy and Pilates exercises in a healing setting. Align's staff believes in combining the best scientifically backed physical therapy techniques with a holistic approach to symptoms, health, and prevention. Team members use proven exercises and hands-on techniques to correct pain and dysfunction. They also educate patients on the best methods for maintaining posture, alignment, and overall health. Patients attend an initial evaluation for their first session, during which Align's team assesses posture, joint movement and mobility, alignment, balance, and strength before designing an individual treatment plan.

Oakland, CA 94609 (510) 575-0536


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Bayside Pilates

Bayside Pilates is a Pilates Studio for clients who are committed to leading healthier, happier lives in the Oakland area, including Piedmont, Montclair, Berkeley, Alameda, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, and Albany. Bayside Pilates aims to imbue others with the energy, enthusiasm, and joy its instructor have gained from practicing Pilates. The studio accomplishes this mission by building meaningful relationships with and between clients. Bayside Pilates uses authentic Gratz equipment in its instruction and constantly references photographs and the writings of Joe Pilates, ensuring instructors stay true to the original rules of the technique. Bayside offers classes for beginners, athletes, performers, and mothers.

Oakland, CA 94611 (510) 575-9475


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Core:Body Pilates

Core:Body Pilates instructor Ana received her Comprehensive Mat & Apparatus Pilates certification in 2009 from Integrated Teacher Training in San Francisco, a reputable program that incorporates modern exercise principles and applies proven practices in rehabilitation and athletic performance enhancement. As an instructor, Ana works to guide, inspire, and challenge her clients through the use of functional movement and strengthening the mind-body connection. She also has a background in dance and fitness that informs her fun, fresh, and challenging teaching style. Classes at Core:Body Pilates include straightforward Pilates classes as well as prenatal and postnatal Pilates, record active suspension, Core:Body yoga, Core:Body barre, and post-rehab and specialty Pilates.

Oakland, CA 94611 (415) 314-5672


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Corpo Kinetic

Corpo Kinetic's motto is "move better, feel better," and this Pilates studio makes good on that promise to clients with a full menu of classes and private sessions designed to meet their individual fitness and rehab needs. In fact, Corpo Kinetic specializes in rehab care and Pilates for injury recovery and prevention. Group classes include Basic Mat & Springboard, Abs and Arms: Pilates for Upper Body Strength, Mixed-Level Mat, and Pilates Springboard. New clients may try any group class with the studio's “Just Group” Intro Pack of three group classes. Corpo Kinetic is located on the Oakland/Berkeley border.

Oakland, CA 94609 (510) 463-1473


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East Bay Pilates

East Bay Pilates is wedged between Oakland and Berkeley in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a Classical Pilates studio, East Bay Pilates focuses its instruction on the original work of Joseph Pilates, a method which incorporates a variety of apparatuses designed by Mr. Pilates. Clients may design their own three-week intensives out of nine private sessions completed in three consecutive weeks. Previous clients praise East Bay Pilates for helping them feel stronger and more evenly balanced. Group classes at EBP include mat classes using no equipment. EBP also offers private sessions for individuals and duets available in packages of five or 10.

Emeryville, CA 94608 (510) 653-8538


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Jayne Moser Pilates

Jayne Moser has had a private Pilates practice in Oakland since 2010. Jayne sees clients in an intimate space where they can work together without distraction. Jayne listens to what clients' bodies are saying so that they may make change to clients' bodies, minds, and lives. Jayne's specialty is one-on-one coaching, with customized programs designed to reach the personal goals of clients after an initial consultation. Jayne has certifications in Power Pilates, Stott Pilates, and BASI. Jayne also holds Health and Fitness Instructor Certification from American College of Sports Medicine and has a BFA in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Oakland, CA 94602 (510) 451-4088


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Montclair Village Pilates

Montclair Village Pilates offers private, semi-private, and small group training in the Pilates method. MVP's instructors are trained professionals who care deeply about the well-being of their clients. Clients coming back from an injury or who want to take their fitness to the next level will find options that fit their needs at MVP. Clients who refer a friend that buys any package receive one free session. Montclair Village Pilates offers private and semi-private sessions for individuals and duets. Group classes include Pilates Power Hour, Contemporary Reformer, Classical Pilates Mat Technique, and Classical Reformer, all at various levels.

Oakland, CA 94611 (510) 499-5559


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Pilates Five Eighty

Pilates Five Eighty is a Pilates studio in Oakland, CA that is proud to help the residents of the surrounding communities in the East Bay meet their fitness, strength, conditioning, and rehabilitation goals. Clients receive personal attention from classically trained, certified Pilates instructors. The studio offers private and duet sessions on top-of-the-line Pilates equipment along with traditional mat and Tower classes. Classes at Pilates Five Eighty stay intimate and personal by the studio limiting them to no more than six or seven students per class. Pilates Five Eighty is proud to help clients experience for themselves the benefits Pilates can bring to their bodies and their overall sense of well-being.

Oakland, CA 94611 (510) 338-3932


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Pilates NOW

Pilates NOW is a Pilates studio that is proud to help the residents of Oakland and the surrounding communities meet their fitness, strengthening, conditioning, and rehabilitation goals. The studio offers group reformer Pilates, barre, TRX, and combination classes that incorporate total-body and low-impact exercises to help clients improve their core strength, cardio endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Instructors at Pilate NOW are inspiring, trained, and qualified to provide modifications and variations for all fitness levels. Among the studio's classes is an option for 30/30 Now, which focuses on lower-body toning through a combination of barre and Pilates.

Oakland, CA 94610 (510) 835-2118


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PrecisionPoint Pilates

PrecisionPoint Pilates offers Pilates instruction and bodywork with a focus on precision. This Ellie Herman training facility employs the most modern adaptations to the Pilates method, ensuring clients get the most out of their experience. PrecisionPoint's instructors are expertly trained and dedicated to making every session high-quality. They use their Pilates know-how and attention to detail to build individualized experiences for all clients of various body types and experience levels, from newbies to injury rehabilitation clients and seasoned Pilates pros. The studio offers group equipment classes as well as private sessions to build flexibility, strength, and endurance.

Oakland, CA 94610 (510) 594-8507


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Roxanne Graziano Studio

Roxanne Graziano Studio is a Pilates studio with a commitment to helping clients achieve their maximum fitness and movement potential. The studio's elegant architecture and bold design provide a perfect backdrop in which clients can develop the strength, grace, and flexibility to which they aspire. The studio's experienced trainers are highly skilled professionals with certifications in Pilates, fitness, and dance. Class titles at Roxanne Graziano include Beginning Reformer, Reformer 1-2, Reformer 2, Mixte, Jumping! Power Hour, and Divine Align. An introductory package of three private sessions is available to new clients, after which progress is assessed so clients may proceed to their appropriate next step.

Oakland, CA 94611 (510) 241-3458


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Stable Core Pilates

Stable Core Pilates offers clients private one-on-one Pilates sessions, small group equipment classes, and physical therapy that incorporates Pilates. Stable Core is dedicated to providing high-quality, personal instruction on the range of Pilates equipment in a warm studio environment. Clients receive personal attention that recognizes their different individual needs. Stable Core's staff enjoys helping clients increase their freedom of motion by learning to move with a strong and stable core. Stable Core offers private and semi-private sessions tailored to the needs of the students plus small group classes that use the Springboard, props, and mat exercises.

Oakland, CA 94602 (510) 414-8766


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