Pilates at Elevate Fitness Gym in Syracuse, NY

From mat classes to private and small group reformer sessions, we have the program to accommodate your schedule, goals, and budget.

Meet with Stott Certified Trainer Raelynn to see how Pilates can help you reach your fitness goals! First time clients only, must be over 18 years old and local residents.

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We have four Reformers, Cadillac, Stability Chair, Halo Trainer & much More!!

Frequently Asked Questions About Pilates

  1. What is Pilates?
  • Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on strengthening the core muscles, improving flexibility, and increasing overall body awareness and control. It emphasizes controlled movements and proper breathing techniques.
  1. What are the benefits of practicing Pilates?
  • The benefits of practicing Pilates include improved posture, increased core strength, improved flexibility and balance, reduced stress, and improved mind-body awareness.
  1. Who can practice Pilates?
  • Pilates can be practiced by people of all ages and fitness levels. Modifications can be made to accommodate injuries or physical limitations.
  1. What equipment do I need for Pilates?
  • While Pilates can be practiced without any equipment, some practitioners use a Pilates mat, resistance bands, Pilates balls, or a Pilates reformer machine.
  1. How often should I practice Pilates?
  • The frequency of Pilates practice depends on individual fitness goals and schedule. It is recommended to practice Pilates 2-3 times per week for optimal results.
  1. Can Pilates help with weight loss?
  • Pilates can aid in weight loss by increasing overall physical activity and building lean muscle mass. It can also improve posture and body awareness, which can lead to healthier food choices and lifestyle changes.
  1. Is Pilates safe during pregnancy?
  • Pilates can be a safe and effective form of exercise during pregnancy with modifications made to accommodate changes in the body. However, it is important to consult with a healthcare provider before beginning any exercise program during pregnancy.
  1. What should I wear to a Pilates class?
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing that allows for ease of movement. Some practitioners may prefer to wear socks or special Pilates shoes.
  1. Can Pilates help with back pain?
  • Pilates can be an effective way to improve posture and strengthen the core muscles, which can help alleviate back pain. However, it is important to consult with a healthcare provider before beginning any exercise program if you have a history of back pain.
  1. How do I find a Pilates class near me?
  • You can find Pilates classes near you by searching online directories, contacting local fitness studios or gyms, or asking for recommendations from friends or family.
 At Elevate, we help our members become the best version of themselves with a huge variety of quality programs and cutting-edge fitness technology in a high-value, low-cost, clean, full-service fitness facility. At Elevate Fitness, we believe that high VALUE doesn’t have to mean high cost. We deliver high-quality customized programs and services, many included with membership, for much less than you’d expect. At Elevate you won’t find a candy dish by the door or pizza in the lobby, that because we FOCUS ON WHAT REALLY MATTERS: creating a high-quality experience that generates positive, lasting results through lifestyle change, community involvement, and an outstanding member experience. Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, Elevate is committed to helping its members achieve positive, lasting results through innovative programming, technology, and lifestyle change. Other clubs offer equipment, Elevate offers RESULTS