Why Pilates?

Pilates, a popular exercise method developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century, offers a multitude of physical and mental benefits. One of the primary advantages of Pilates is its ability to improve core strength and flexibility. Through a series of controlled and precise movements, Pilates engages the deep muscles of the abdomen and back, leading to a stronger and more stable core. This enhanced core strength not only aids in better posture but also contributes to reduced back pain and a decreased risk of injury.

Pilates is known for its stress-relieving properties. The mindful and rhythmic nature of Pilates exercises promotes relaxation and mindfulness. This can help alleviate stress and anxiety, enhancing mental well-being. Additionally, Pilates promotes a heightened body awareness and balance, leading to improved coordination and muscle tone. These combined physical and mental benefits make Pilates an excellent choice for individuals seeking a holistic approach to fitness and well-being, enabling them to lead healthier, more balanced lives.

Benefits of Pilates

  • – Improved core strength
  • – Increased flexibility
  • – Enhanced posture
  • – Increased muscle tone and definition
  • – Improved balance and coordination
  • – Injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • – Increased energy and stamina
  • – Stress reduction
  • – Joint health
  • – Mind-body connection
  • – Improved circulation
  • – Enhanced athletic performance
  • – Increased long-term functional fitness
    – And so much more!

Root Pilates

Root Pilates at RAC strives to meet the needs of our clients while practicing this amazing method of body conditioning. We offer a full system of Pilates apparatus classes including private, semi-private, and group equipment sessions, as well as group mat and BarrePOWER classes taught by certified instructors who will help you achieve your goals. All Pilates Mat, Pilates with Props & BarrePOWER classes are INCLUDED in your RAC membership. Equipment classes are fee based to members and non-members.


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Class Schedules

*Please see our Raintree Athletic Club APP for instructor substitutions or class cancellations

Class Descriptions

Pilates Equipment

The Root studio is equipped with Reformers, Towers and Chairs to provide the most complete Pilates experience that keeps your body and mind challenged! A chance to use a variety of the equipment in the studio in a guided setting appropriate for beginners as well as experienced pilates students wanting a slower-paced class. This full-body workout increases strength and flexibility, while improving posture, balance, breath and muscle control. $25 members, $30 non-members. Package rates available.

Pilates with Props

Is a fun way to explore your body and experience a different kind of challenge and support in the Pilates Method. Pilates with Props will offer work with small 5 inch balls, magic circles, rollers, and therabands to challenge and assist your core, upper body strength, lower extremity strength, coordination and balance.

Mat Pilates with Props

Build your foundation for understanding the Pilates Method while emphasizing proper body mechanics, breath control, abdominal support and spine/pelvic alignment, while stretching, strengthening and lengthening your muscles. You will experience each movement from the inside out as you improve coordination, balance, posture and flexibility. All levels welcome! Most mat classes incorporate props to provide support, feedback, challenge and fun!

Pilates Pricing

New to Pilates?

  • Try our Introductory Private Session for $44.95 (members & non-members).

Private Sessions

A private session involves one-on-one focused attention. Personalized workouts are tailored to meet individual goals and address specific needs. Private sessions are ideal if recovering from injury or have chronic pain. It can also be used as an initial evaluation, an occasional check-in to assure correct form or to further your fitness goals.

  • Initial Session: $44.95
  • 1 Session: $65/members, $75/non-members
  • 5 Sessions: $300/members, $350/non-members
  • 10 Sessions: $550/members, $625/non-members


Duets are held 2 students to 1 instructor, offering personal attention and reduced rates.

  • 1 Session: $45/members, $55/non-members
  • 5 Sessions: $200/members, $250/non-members
  • 10 Sessions: $325/members, $425/non-members

Pilates Group Equipment Classes

A chance to use a variety of equipment in the studio in a guided setting. This full-body workout increases strength and flexibility, particularly for the back and abdomen, while improving posture, balance, and muscle control. Exercises will vary each week and include a combination of Pilates equipment. Classes are offered beginning through advanced level students and are limited to 4 students. SIGN UP REQUIRED.

  • 1 Class: $25/members, $30/non-members
  • 5 Pack: $110/members, $125/non-members
  • 10 Pack: $180/members, $220/non-members
  • 20 Pack: $320/members, $365/non-member

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