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The Best Pilates Studios In & Around Chicago

Did you know that, based on a 2022 study, over 10 million people globally were actively practicing Pilates? This versatile exercise method, celebrated for its benefits in flexibility, strength, and posture, continues to attract enthusiasts worldwide.

Ready to explore Pilates in Chicago and the suburbs? We've got the lowdown on all the coolest Pilates studios around! Chicago is packed with experienced, trusted health and fitness experts who are ready to help you live your BEST Chicago healthy lifestyle.

What Is Pilates?

Pilates is a holistic exercise method developed by Joseph Pilates, focusing on enhancing flexibility, strength, and overall body awareness. Emphasizing core principles such as concentration, control, and breath, Pilates involves precise, controlled movements designed to improve muscle tone and endurance. Workouts can be performed on a mat or specialized equipment, offering adaptability to different fitness levels. The practice is renowned for its ability to enhance core strength, posture, and overall body conditioning while fostering a mind-body connection, making it a popular choice for those seeking a balanced approach to fitness.

Our Top Pilates Fitness Studios in Chicago & The Surrounding Suburbs

Whether you're searching for personalized 1:1 Pilates sessions, group classes, or a fresh fitness experience, we've got you covered! Explore our top picks for the best Pilates studios in Chicago & the Chicagoland area that you won't want to miss. [Click on the links to "jump" and discover more about each of our favorite Pilates spots in the city!]:

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Amplified Pilates

Location: River North [314 W Institute Pl]

About: We specialize in CUSTOMIZING sessions for YOUR BODY & YOUR GOALS, so you are CHALLENGED & CARED FOR. Since 2011, we’ve helped clients improve strength, stability, mobility & posture, through a blend of classical & contemporary Pilates. We are a place where everyone knows your name, offering private, semi-private & small group classes.

Instagram: @amplifiedpilates


Centered on North

Location: Lincoln Park/Old Town [435 W North Ave]

About: Welcome to a sunlit, contemporary Pilates studio in Chicago’s Lincoln Park and Old Town neighborhood where passionate and educated instructors offer small group classes and individual instruction. We want to guide the people of our city toward an appreciation of good quality movement and support them on their journey of physical wellness.

Instagram: @centeredonnorth


Heat 3.0

Location: Lincoln Park [2105 N Southport Ave #200]

About: Heat 3.0 has a spa-like reception area with personable staff, luxury amenities, locker rooms, and an infrared sauna. The studios have different environments, including a calming space for barre, stretch, and yoga classes, and a more intensive area for Pilates reformer classes. Expert instructors are available to assist guests in achieving their fitness goals.

Instagram: @heat_3.0


Motus Functional Fitness and Performance

Location: River North [409 W Huron St #300]

About: Motus Functional Fitness and Performance is an exclusive, 5,000-square-foot, boutique fitness and Pilates studio located in River North, Chicago. Our beautiful 3rd-floor loft has an elevator, secured door entrance, lockers, and private showers with all of the amenities to meet your needs. Our studio offers a fully equipped fitness floor, private treatment rooms, and a serene Pilates studio, separated by large glass doors and filled with natural lighting. We provide our clients with: Individualized Personal Training, Semi-Private Training, Reformer Pilates: Private sessions, Duets, & Group Classes, Stretching and Massage Therapy, & Esthetician Services.

Instagram: @motusffp



Location: River North [102 W Chicago Ave]

About: At ONYX, we don’t follow the rules; we make them. Our patent-pending reformer allows you to face the instructor the entire class so you can follow along seamlessly. The ONYX Method combines the best of traditional and athletic workouts to optimize results. Our innovative class types, such as our heated reformer classes, ensure you will never get bored during your workout.

Instagram: @myonyxfit


Pilates + Coffee

Location: Roscoe Village [2144 W Roscoe St Unit B]

About: A unique neighborhood space in the heart of Roscoe Village celebrating Pilates, coffee, and community. Pilates studio + cafe combo offering group classes, semi-privates, and privates accompanied by a full-service cafe serving coffee, tea, healthy snacks, and kid-friendly goods!

Instagram: @pilatesandcoffee


Reform PT + Pilates

Location: Wilmette [332 Ridge Rd]

About: Private Physical Therapy Clinic + Reformer Pilates Studio integrating both into your individualized plan of care.

Instagram: @reformptandpilates


Resistance Chicago Lagree

Location: Wicker Park [1330 N Milwaukee Ave]

About: Resistance Chicago Lagree offers group fitness classes and Megaformer personal training. We are an independent Lagree Method studio located in Wicker Park, Chicago. We have helped thousands strengthen their bodies and reach their fitness goals. Our classes are appropriate for all fitness levels.

Instagram: @resistance_chicago


The Pilates Experience

Location: Skokie [5039 Oakton St]

About: The Pilates Experience is a studio dedicated to bringing a new Pilates experience focused on the best healthy lifestyle products and Pilates Reformer classes to build a community focused on health and vitality.

Instagram: @thepilatesexp


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