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Best Pilates
Teachers in
Oak Park
2020

Why These Pilates Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Oak Park Pilates Teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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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.

Balance Fitness Studio

Balance Fitness Studio is a holistic health and fitness studio located in the city of Oak Park, Illinois. They specialize in holistic lifestyle coaching and Pilates exercise instruction for students of all ability levels. Balance Fitness Studio staff hold certifications and licenses in personal training, Pilates, lifestyle coaching, yoga, massage, and acupuncture. The center offers a variety of bodywork including deep tissue massage, myofascial massage, sports massage, and biodynamic craniosacral therapy, as well as twenty-minute massage tune-up appointments for quick attention to a specific area. They also provide gemstone therapy, aromatherapy, BioMat, and Kinesiology taping as optional add-ons to service appointments.

Oak Park, IL 60301

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Classic Pilates

Classic Pilates in Oak Park, Illinois is a full service Pilates studio offering private, semi-private, and small group classes featuring their Gratz apparatus. The studio uses the Pilates style associated with Romana Kryzanowska, a student chosen by Joseph Pilates to maintain and teach his system, with all instructors completing a rigorous training program of certification through Romana, her daughter Sari Mehia Santos, and Juanita Lopez. The studio won the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards in the Oak Park Registered Massage Therapist category through OpenCare. Classes include private lessons, semi-private lessons of duets and trios, CardioSculpt, and Mat and Tower Pilates classes.

Oak Park, IL 60302

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Pilates Artistry, Inc.

Pilates Artistry, Inc. is a Chicago-based Pilates studio whose mission is to embody and impart the highest level of Pilates standards and professionalism to students in the surrounding area. Their teachers are committed to safety and education, providing locally and nationally recognized continuing fitness education training and workshops to the community. All trainers have completed a minimum of 450 hours of training, including anatomy, physiology, and comprehensive Pilates programming. Studio owner and Director Erin Lauer Johnson is a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher and Kathy Grant Heritage Training graduate who has been teaching Pilates since 2008. Classes include Pilates Mat, Reformer, Chair, Tower, and Barrels, with a maximum of four students per class.

REACH Pilates

REACH Pilates is a Chicago fitness studio offering comprehensive Pilates instruction for students of all ages. Co-owners Kim Mazzella and Margaret Guira have years of experience between them in Core Dynamics Pilates instruction. The studio offers private and semi-private (duet) Pilates sessions with low introductory rates for new students, three initial individual courses using a variety of Pilates equipment to evaluate current fitness levels and explore goals with a trained instructor. They also offer group classes in Pilates Reformer, Mat, Chair, and Mixed Equipment, with three to five students per class for individualized attention. The studio sells classes in packages of ten and suggests students attend two to three sessions per week for best results.

Riverside Pilates Studio

Riverside Pilates Studio in Downtown Riverside off Burlington Street is a full-service Pilates studio offering mat classes and equipment with Certified Classical Pilates Instructors. Their skilled Pilates teachers offer comprehensive teaching based on Classical Pilates methods pioneered by Joseph Pilates nearly 100 years ago. Their programs include Mat class without equipment and Springs Plus, which utilizes a combination of apparatus such as the Magic Circle, Foam Roller, Pole, and Low Chair. Semi-private and private instruction is also available to develop Powerhouse muscle control and form. The studio also offers Yoga Sculpt classes, available for purchase in sets of ten or individually.

Riverside, IL 60546

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Village Pilates Studio

Village Pilates Studio of Forest Park, Illinois is classical and contemporary Pilates Method Alliance Certified studio, located inside a revived theater building. Each instructor has received comprehensive Pilates Method Alliance training and certification, as well as continuing education in fitness to accommodate students with a variety of needs. Owner, operator and master instructor Regan Zubak opened Village Pilates Studio in 2005 and currently leads the Teacher Training Program as well as continuing education workshops for students and professionals. She is also an ambassador for TripTribe, which leads beach Pilates retreats. The studio offers private, semi-private, Pilates Reformer, Cadillac, Low Chair, Bootcamp, and Barre classes.

Forest Park, IL 60130

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