There are many benefits of Pilates. Rather than listing them for you, we thought we would include the feedback we have received from our clients. 

Nothing speaks louder to the value of TOSH Pilates than the experiences of others. Below you will find experiences of our clients as they participated in Pilates at TOSH. Some of these clients have been in the program for some time, others have just recently started their journey. These are exact quotes as written by our clients.  

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Pilates has been a lifesaver during COVID-19!

Your Pilates team has been a lifesaver during this pandemic. The whole program you have put together with YouTube videos and bi-weekly webinars. Sarah is amazing, she has a true gift of teaching and helping us to understand. She takes pride in her training; I can't thank her enough. I was able to attend one class with Hilary and wish I could on a regular basis, she is amazing as well. I want to praise each, and everyone involved. You have a great team!! – Lori D.

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Great workout via Webex!

Hillary has been a ray of sunshine for me through COVID-19. She is always upbeat, professional, and fun. Three times a week, I have a great workout on Webex. Without this digital option, I would have lost a lot of the progress I have seen in my flexibility and strength. I was impressed with how quickly the TOSH Pilates Team put together the Webex program. I think it is a great program when you can’t get to the studio. Also, Pilates has been very good for my golf game. I have gained length and consistency with my driver and irons. I also ride a bicycle for exercise and have felt progress with endurance and balance because of Pilates. I am very happy to be back at the studio. Online is a great option but in studio is the gold standard for me. You have done an outstanding job with social distancing and sanitizing. I love the current class size. Thank you for all your hard work! – Brad H.

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Pilates helps me feel connected during COVID-19.

Every instructor I’ve had over my 2-year journey with Pilates has been professional, instructive and attentive to each individual’s needs in their class. I’ve been with Sarah for a quarter before the pandemic and now, several months on WebEx during the shutdown. Though I miss the reformers a lot, Sarah has talked us through how to use the mat as a substitute. She is thoughtful and funny while “watching” us complete the routines. I’ve enjoyed being in her classes, getting personal questions answered and learning to adapt to the floor. It’s not my favorite — and can’t wait to get back in the studio and the people in the classes. The selection of online classes offered to us is impressive — it has helped me feel like I’m connected to the fun group of ladies I’ve met in class, even though we’re separated by this virus. – Sandy S.

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Pilates has been my one constant.

[Renee has done Pilates at TOSH for a few years now, and now joins online during the pandemic.] Online Pilates was my lifeline during the first months of COVID-19. It offered me a sense of structure. I started my day with Mary and Hillary's smile and encouragement. It felt good to see familiar faces. Their positive energy came right though my iPad! It was challenging, but I began to feel much stronger both physically and mentally. It was my one constant during the initial stages of the shutdown. I felt supported and connected, less isolated during those initial weeks and then months. Right before the studio opened, I was doing classes 4 times a week and never felt better. When your body feel good, your mind follows. I also watched some of the online courses which were great. I returned to the studio when it opened …  Pilates is the highlight of my day. I feel energized after class, confident and strong. Motivated. And hopeful. – Renee T.

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Since starting Pilates, my back symptoms have improved significantly!

Since starting Pilates, my back symptoms have improved significantly. I am able to perform things like lawn mowing, household chores, and even waxing my truck... Before Pilates I was unable to do most of these activities without ending up on the couch taking some pain relievers. I am a skier, runner, and biker and what I've learned in Pilates helps me in all of these. -Dave D.
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Pilates has been amazingly successful for me

Frankly, I wake up early twice a week to go to Pilates because I know if I don't go, my back will hurt and I will feel like I need surgery or feel like I need an injection (because of this class, I have never needed either of those). It has been amazingly successful for me. Not to mention my abs and butt look a whole heap better!! -Dave H.
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I have greater flexibility and endurance

I have greater flexibility and endurance. Pilates helps with skiing. I completed five hours of painting without a break or exhaustion. -Dave W. 
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I am addicted!

I am addicted! It is a great compliment to my other exercise classes of yoga, strength and cardio. The instructors personalize every class so no one gets hurt and we all improve our performance even with some limitations. -Deanne.
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Pilates has truly changed my life!

I basically hate to exercise! Suprise. I need to though and I know it. I had pain everywhere! I was sick of feeling raunchy all the time so I saw the write up in Stories about Pilates so I thought, "why not?" So glad I took the first step. It has changed my life. I didn't take it to lose weight. My goal was to get in better physical condition. After 15 months of Pilates I can honestly say that I have achieved the goal and can't see my life without it. I feel stronger and more energetic. My back pain is less, my posture is better, I sleep better and I just move better. I love the way it works every muscle I own. It has truly changed my life. -Diane. 
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Pilates has helped me eliminate my pain

My lower back has hurt me my whole life and Pilates eliminated the pain. It also has helped me eliminate shoulder pain. I am hopeful it helps me with all the other sports I enjoy. -JB. 
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I am so much more flexible and stronger thanks to Pilates!

The reason I started Pilates is because I noticed my larger muscles (quads, hamstrings, and biceps) were getting weaker. I did not even know that my tiny muscles were getting weak too. I have attended six sessions and my spine is so much more flexible and my shoulders are a lot stronger. My feet no longer cramp like they used to when it was cold. I now know it is possible to get a lot stronger even though I am 60 years old. I am going to keep going to TOSH because I think it is important to have an instructor with physical therapy education. -Jo Ellen
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Tosh Pilates truly saved me!

I just had my two year follow-up with my back surgeon and I told him, as I do everyone else, I don't know what I would have done without TOSH Pilates these last few years following surgery. I think it truly saved me from going backwards with my recovery. I am so thankful to my physical therapist Kristen, who told me about the Pilates program as I was nearing my graduation from Physical Therapy. Even though I had gone as far as I could in PT, I did not feel ready, confident, or strong enough to be on my own yet. the TOSH Pilates program had just recently come out and I was lucky enough to grab a spot. As a result of TOSH Pilates, I am definitely more confident in daily activities. I don't know what I would have done without specifically the TOSH Pilates program. -Kim H.
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I have lost 40 pounds, thanks to Pilates!

I have lost 40 pounds and have successfully kept them off by continuing with Pilates. Nothing says fat like bending sideways and having folds all the way. Pilates has been the only exercise that works my middle. Pilates is also enjoyable. I sleep better, am stronger, and feel that this exercise will take me into my 70's and 80's. -Kim R.
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Great for training for a marathon

Pilates training shaved 18 minutes off my Personal Record full marathon time. -Lisa. 
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Pilates makes me feel years younger

Pilates makes me feel years  younger. Everyday tasks are much easier with Pilates in my weekly routine. I have been an exercise fanatic for years but have never found anything that feels this good and doesn't feel like exercise. I plan on doing it well into my senior years. -Marcy
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The Tosh Pilates Mantra is what I live by

The TOSH pilates Mantra of "Motion is Lotion" is so true! -Michelle. 
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I wish I would have started sooner with Pilates

I wish I had started sooner in my life with this program. -Nancy.
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I look forward to working out again

I love the instructors and have made new friends. I actually look forward to working out again. -Nancy 
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I already feel better!

I already feel much better and a little firmer. I've had a number of injuries as I like to push myself on the mountain bike etc., and apparently I am clumsy. -Richard. 
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Pilates has helped me in so many ways!

Pilates has helped me in so many ways from staying active through a stressful week of work and school. It's allowed me to share this hour with my husband, working out together and we both enjoy it. Also, I have noticed with my running it has helped me feel stronger and more flexible. I enjoy the small class setting. Pilates is something I've always wanted to try and now TOSH offers it at a great deal. I'm so happy. -Rochelle.
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Pilates saved me

Last summer my family decided to go hike up to Mineral Basin to see the wild flowers. We rode the tram up and hiked up to the crest where they had begun construction of a new lodge. As we started hiking down it became apparent that they had tricked in road base of loose gravel. The loose gravel shifted under our feet and it was treacherous. At one point my left foot slide in the gravel and shot forward. My first thought was that I was going down on the jagged rocks. Then "the core fires first" that had been drilled into my head during Pilates workouts popped into my head. With a sudden exhale I pursed my lips and blew out as I tightened every muscles in my core. My arms flew out and I came to a stop in a position that looked like a warrior 2 pose in Yoga. We laughed about it then and many times since. We've come to affectionately call those moments "channeling Betsy (one of the instructors)." -Wanda.
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