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Stability. Flexibility. Endurance.

Firing up muscles for improved strength.

Pilates instruction designed to take your game to the next level. From golf and tennis to running and hockey, our instructors tailor pilates sessions to compliment your current sports conditioning and training. 

Working with your coaches, our expert pilates instructors guide movement to help you find mental focus, improve reaction times, and help prevent injury.  

  • In-home, on/off season pilates instruction: lessons in the privacy of your home or at your training facility 
  • Focus: balance, rotation, stability, mobility
  • Anahana Wellness Advisor to support and motivate you throughout your season

Speciality Programs for Athletes:  Available in 4 & 8 Week Tailored Programs 

  • Pilates for Runners
  • Pilates for Golfers
  • Pilates for Skiers 
  • Pilates for Tennis 

Experience the benefits of pilates.

We're here to help you achieve all your wellness goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is pilates good for football players?

    You may be surprised, but many professional sports trainers (including football!) use pilates techniques to improve coordination, mobility, and flexibility. It’s also a great modality for preventative injury work!

  • Is pilates considered a sport?

    Interesting question! Although not formally considered a sport, pilates programs focus on the same whole body physical activation as many sports. We like to maintain that there’s no competitive aspect to pilates though!

  • What are the benefits of pilates?

    For athletes specifically, we see excellent results from pilates training in areas of improved flexibility, increased muscle strength and tone, and enhanced balance.

  • Is pilates good for athletes?

    If you’re looking to gain well-rounded and balanced sports training, pilates is just the technique. Many professional athletes are incorporating pilates programs in their formal pre and post season training.

  • What radius in Toronto do you cover for in-home pilates lessons?

    As much as we can, here are the main areas (other areas are also serviced with an additional travel fee):

    • Downtown Toronto
    • Leslieville
    • Liberty Village
    • The Annex
    • Yorkville
    • Rosedale
    • Forest Hill
    • Deer/Moore Park
    • Davisville
    • Leaside
    • Yonge & Eglinton
    • Lawrence Park
    • The Bridal Path 
  • What type of accreditation do your pilates instructors have?

    Our instructors are trained and fully insured in various methods of Pilates including: Stott, Classical, and Body Harmonics. Many of our instructors also hold advanced certification on all apparatus, including: Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Stability Chair, and Barrels.

  • How long are sessions?

    Pilates sessions are generally 1 hour.

  • How do I monitor my pilates progress?

    We take care of your progress! Our instructors take a long term approach to your health and wellness. Whether you’re working on short or long term goals, we’ll monitor, assess, and then reassess your development as you go. Check out our Anahana Wellness Process!

  • What is a Wellness Advisor?

    Do you want to be proactive in living a healthier, happier, and longer life? Wellness Advisors help you do just that by working with you to determine immediate and long term goals, strategies that work for you, and provide the tools and professionals to make it happen.

  • How much do private pilates lessons cost?

    It varies depending on the type of service and your location. Shorter streaming sessions start at $65 and onsite/in-home can go up to $450+/hour for Anahana Specialists. HST is charged for some services and not others per CRA regulations. Insurance can cover some services.

  • What fitness equipment will I need?

    All you need to do is show up! Or a least be there when we show up! If you have equipment already our instructors will make use of any props they deem helpful on a given day.

  • Ok, I am 100% in! When can I start?

    Usually right away! Ok, maybe tomorrow. The first step is to chat with an Anahana Wellness Advisor so we can learn a little more about how we can help you best and match you with just the right instructor to meet your wellness goals.