Family owned and operated, Celeste and Shawn Etlinger run their studio with pride and customer focus. What sets this personalized studio apart is their dedication to its students as well as the staff talent! All instructors are highly trained and certified so that you can be sure you will accomplish your goals, have fun, and receive clear instructions in a clean and safe atmosphere … and, count on feeling better when you leave than you did walking in the door!
Our Mission: To inspire people to lead healthier, more productive lives by teaching them the Pilates principals and introducing nutritional assistance to bridge the gap between what we should eat and what we do eat!
Celeste and her instructors spend countless hours in certifications and continuing education programs, as well as creating lesson plans that keep our clients challenged, engaged and having a fun. For these reasons we are the oldest, largest, and most successful Pilates facility in the region.
Our highly qualified staff of instructors is certified by STOTT PILATES®, a certifying company who takes a contemporary approach to the original exercise method pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates.
STOTT PILATES co-founder Moira Merrithew, along with a team of physical therapists/physiotherapists; sports medicine and fitness professionals have spent over two decades refining the method of exercise. The refined method resulted in the inclusion of modern principles of exercise science and rehabilitation – making it one of the safest and most effective methods available. STOTT PILATES is recognized as The Professional’s Choice by studios, fitness facilities and fitness professionals worldwide.
Five Basic Principles form the foundation of the method from which their education and programming is developed. Whether performed on a mat or on the equipment, application of the following biomechanical principles ensures maximum benefits from the Pilates exercises:
2. Pelvic placement
3. Rib cage placement
4. Scapular movement
5. Head & cervical spine placement