Frequently Asked Questions


What should I wear?

Comfortable clothing; shoes are optional during class

What should I bring?

It is always advisable to foresee water and a small gym towel

How do I sign up for class?

Call us! 0474.654.614

What is your cancellation policy?

Classes not cancelled 24 hours in advance will be charged in full

General Health

Can I do Pilates if I have a heart condtion, diabetes, or other diagnosed disease?

If you have a known health issue it is adviseable that you get clearance from your doctor. Together, you should fill out this form (Fr) here

Pilates & Pregnancy

Can I do Pilates if I am pregnant?

Unless otherwise contraindicated by your OBGYN, the ACOG and fellow associations recommend exercise for the pregnant woman. Please consult your OBGYN and have them fill out the Parmed-Xpreg form with you. Download an English version  here or a French version here

Is Pilates a risk to me or my baby?

The SOCG and CSEP state that [blockquote]recent investigations, focusing on both aerobic and strength conditioning exercise regimes in pregnancy, have shown no increase in early pregnancy loss, late pregnancy complications, abnormal fetal growth, or adverse neonatal outcomes…[/blockquote]

Can I start Pilates at any point in my pregnancy?

The Pre-natal Pilates repertoire is not designed for weight loss; it is aimed at increasing core strength and flexibility in preparation for birth with particular attention to the pelvic floor and abdominals.
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) along with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) [blockquote]…encourage women with uncomplicated pregnancies in ANY trimester to begin an exercise routine.[/blockquote]

Why should I do Pilates?

  • prevents/reduces incontinence
  • prevents musculoskeletal injuries
  • encourages a healthy weight gain
  • reduces lower back and pelvic pain
  • reduces incidence of gestional diabetes