It's wonderful to welcome the spring sunshine into our lovely south side Pilates studio in Pollokshields.  Come and join us!


Pilates Mat Classes

The spring term of Pilates Mat classes will start mid-April 2023.  Please keep an eye on our website for when online booking becomes available.  The current term of evening classes (timetable and dates) are running until the end of March and are fully booked until then.  



You are welcome to 'Drop in" to our morning Mat classes just pay at the studio on the day.  Class costs £12 or £11 concession rate.


Wednesdays 10am-11am with Paula Archibald or call 07581 623360

Thursdays 11:30am-12:30pm with Maria Fantini or call 07948 272952

Please note these classes are not suitable if you are pregnant or likely to be.  If managing pain, please check with your care provider (GP, specialist consultant or physiotherapist) if you are ready to resume exercise!I


Pilates Apparatus Sessions

Pilates Apparatus sessions allow you to experience the whole Pilates Method of exercise on not only the Reformer, but also the Caddilac/Trapeze, Wunda Chair, Ladder Barrel and Step Barrel.  Apparatus session are IDEAL for complete Pilates Beginners as well as the more experienced practitioner.  Discover how to build strenght and mobiliy using the Pilates springs for both resistance and support. 


As Maria's appointment diary has very limited availability, Jason Thomas has joined our studio this month to offer new session times. 

To book with Jason contact  or call/text 07909 317 930



Thursdays at 6:30pm 

Fridays at 10am 

Private 1:1 £50 (Shared sessions costing £25 per session available on request with Jason)

With a background in gymnastics, Jason first discovered the Pilates method in the late 1990's whilst living in California. His belief in this revolutionary fitness method led him to train as the apprentice and protégé to Paul McLinden (Royal Academy of Dance and the first Head of Teacher Training for Body Control Pilates). Jason and Paul co-founded Ocean Wave Pilates in Brighton and Hove in 2002 and during his 20+ years of teaching, Jason has trained side by side with some of the biggest names in the Pilates industry: Lynne Robinson, James D'Silva, Alan Herdman, and Siri Galliano. Jason has taught Pilates as a guest lecturer for the National Theatre of Scotland and the University of Chichester's Department of Dance, setting up the University's first classical Pilates studio. Most recently, Jason joined holiday experts Yoga Explorers, teaching Pilates poolside at the world famous Tigmi Retreat in Marrakech and the 5-star eco-resort Prana del Mar on the Mexican Pacific coast. Jason brings both his experience and enthusiasm for teaching the Pilates method, from Ante/Postnatal rehabilition to high-intensity strength conditioning.

Why Pilates ... ?

Pilates is suitable for EVERYONE regardless of age, gender or fitness level.  Using gravity, breath and resistance Pilates targets muscles groups - with specific focus on the abdominals - to re-educate movement patterns and rebalance the body.


"After 10 sessions you will notice a difference, after 20 sessions other's will notice a difference, and after 30 sessions you will have a whole new body." - Joseph Pilates

All About Maria

Check back soon to see an updated bio! Maria has been teaching Pilates since 2006, having qualified with the PILATES Foundation® UK , whose teacher training programme is one of the most rigorous in the UK. Since qualifying Maria has had the great privilege of experiencing first hand, the tutoring of Ron Fletcher and Lolita San Miguel, two of the remaining Pilates “elders” or “original teachers” who were mentored and trained by Joseph Pilates himself !!


Have additional questions? Contact me.





'The wonders of Pilates....My whole body feels better this morning after pilates last night.  My quads are still a bit tired from the 10k but I feel so much better after your class.  What you have us do fits in really well with the other exercise I do.' Caroline


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