Frequently Asked Questions

Is Pilates Right For Me?

Pilates is an intelligent and invigorating form of exercise for any age or skill level and is one of the fastest growing exercise programs in the world.  Any healthy individual can do it and it works!   It is a unique way of thinking about your body and how it moves;  a way of exercising your muscles and your mind to reshape your body to feel stronger, longer and leaner!   The Pilates method can be adapted for any fitness level.  Clients with chronic pain, health issues or have recently become pregnant, should consult their physicians before beginning a new exercise regime.



How often should you practice Pilates?

At least two times a week allows you to progress at a consistent pace and see visible results.  Joseph Pilates recommended doing it at least three times per week.

"You will feel better in 10 sessions, look better in 20 sessions and have a completely new body in 30 sessions"



What can you expect to achieve?

Pilates can give you a strong flexible body, amazing posture, enhanced energy and awareness of how your body works, and for many help to relieve chronic pain and stiffness.  Combined with good nutrition and a dedication to practice, Pilates can make you stronger and will allow you to perform your daily activites in life with greater ease.


What you will find at p2 Platinum Pilates?
  •  A beautiful boutique style studio in the heart of Mountain Brook near the Grand Bohemian Hotel.

  • A clean studio with plenty of natural light that is committed to creating a healthy environment.  We use non toxic chemicals to clean and sanitize the equipment after each use. 

  • Clear policies regarding registration and cancellations that are fair to both the client and the studio.

  • A friendly face to greet you and take care of your appointments and schedule changes.

  • Instructors that are professionally dressed and will not wear scented perfumes, colognes or hair sprays.  We also ask clients to refrain from strongly scented products while they are in the studio to respect those with environmental allergies. 


What To Wear and What to Expect on your first session
  • Sessions are 50 minutes in length.  

  • Wearing leggings or athletic pants or shorts, without zippers, is preferred.  Men should also wear compression shorts.  

  • Socks with grips on the bottom are required in the studio.  Athletic shoes should not be worn inside the studio/apparatus area.

  • Please refrain from wearing heavy perfume, scented body lotions, or jewelry. 



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