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Curated insights, tips and updates for Pilates professionals and enthusiasts.

Pilates as a Career Change: Is It Worth It?

Few people truly want to do the same job their entire life. Changing your career is a powerful way to refresh your interest, energy, and focus while continuing to make a living. Among the most ...

Keeping Pilates Students Engaged During Summer

Year-Round Wellness: Keeping Pilates Students Engaged During Summer Your studio's Pilates classes may be a staple for keeping your clients in shape during the colder months, but many indoor ...

Cadillac vs. Reformer: Which Does Your Studio Need?

Most studios offer a variety of Pilates equipment to provide a range of options for their clients. Cadillacs and reformers are two very different tables that offer unique mobility and strength ...

How To Set Up an Efficient Pilates Studio With Small Space

You don’t need vast square footage to start a successful Pilates studio. Rather, you require superb skills to get the most out of small spaces. Here are some of the best small Pilates studio design ...

Deep Dive: All About the BASI Systems Wunda Chair

A Pilate's studio is never complete without a BASI Systems Wunda Chair. This versatile exercise equipment supports multiple workouts that strengthen your clients' core, arms, glutes, and legs. Find ...

Celebrate Earth Day: Sustainability Tips for Pilates Studios

Every April 22nd, government agencies, businesses, schools, and other organizations come together to celebrate Earth Day. Your Pilates studio can also join the celebration, and help address pressing ...

The Complete Guide to Pilates Equipment

The Pilates workout regimen utilizes a host of equipment. If you're looking to start a Pilates studio, it’s best to understand the apparatuses you need to ensure they serve your customers' intended ...

Used Pilates Reformers: Are They Worth It for Studios?

The Pilates reformer is one of the most important pieces of Pilates equipment for any studio. That being said, they usually sell at a hefty price, especially those from reputable brands. To save some ...

7 Things to Consider Before Opening a Pilates Studio

A Pilates studio presents a suitable investment opportunity for anyone looking to venture into the fitness industry. In 2023, the global yoga and Pilates studio market was valued at $158.43 and is ...

A Deep Dive Into BASI Systems Accessories

Pilates is more than just a workout. This form of exercise is not only safe and effective, but also enhances overall health. Adding certain props and accessories to your Pilates studio can create ...

How To Design the Perfect Pilates Studio

Designing a Pilates studio can be a daunting endeavor, especially if it's your first one. However, there's a lot of joy to be found in the process. From creating a space that invites guests to take a ...

Pilates for Rehabilitation: What Equipment Do Teachers Need?

Since its development by Joseph Pilates in 1920, Pilates has been an efficient way to boost strength and flexibility. This unique form of exercise has been widely incorporated as an injury ...

Pilates Reformer Maintenance: Daily, Weekly, Monthly

A Pilates reformer is not just the most prominent piece of equipment in a studio; it's also often one of the most costly. Proper maintenance is essential to prevent expensive repairs or replacements. ...

How Does Our Enhanced Pulley System Work?

At BASI Systems, we are proud to offer our patented Enhanced Pulley System (EPS) on our reformers, towers and more to create the ideal pilates experience for every body. Why might you consider ...

Pilates Studio Startup Costs: What to Expect

Athletes, seniors, pregnant women, and fitness newcomers alike need help to develop core strength, coordination, and flexibility — comprising quite a large market that could benefit from Pilates. ...

How To Choose the Right Pilates Reformer for Your Studio

A Pilates reformer is one of the most important types of equipment for your studio. While lots of movements are done on the mat, using a reformer adds an entirely new dimension to a Pilates routine. ...

Pilates Equipment Upgrade: All About the F2 System

High-quality equipment has the potential to improve flexibility, strength, and freedom of movement for your Pilates customers. But to truly offer the best experience at your studio, it’s important to ...

How To Create Your Pilates Studio Business Plan

Creating an effective business plan for your Pilates studio requires careful attention to the details. You’ll need to be as precise as possible at every step — from the initial executive summary to ...