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Classes – In Studio and online!

  • Pilates, Pilates for MS, Pilates for Seniors, Pilates for Golf
  • Tai Chi and Qigong
  • Buff Bones®
  • Foundation Training
  • GYROKINESIS® Method Classes – GYROKINESIS® and GYROTONIC® are registered trademarks of GYROTONIC® Sales Corp and is used with their permission
  • Miracle Ball Method
  • Gentle Stretch & Release / Chair Yoga
  • Posture Training
  • Flexibility & Strength Training
  • Mindfulness Meditation – Touching Peace

These are all approaches to wellness that assist in keeping your body healthy, strong, and flexible while simultaneously providing mental clarity and emotional well-being. Available to any level of experience, we combine ancient tradition with innovation. Encouraging and forward-looking, we offer a wide variety of classes; you’re sure to find one to suit your needs.  If you come to class, breathe, and try your best, you may notice immediate benefits. Currently, most classes are offered in studio with limited capacity. See our schedule for both in-studio and online classes. Please contact us for details. 239-770-8670

Mindful Movement Classes

Buff Bones® Pilates & More

Bone strengthening, osteoporosis-safe, fun exercise class for all levels using Pilates, functional movement, balance, strength training to improve posture and tone your whole body. Online and in studio. 

Foundation Training

Improve posture, strengthen back & core, decompress spine, relieve back pain, live better with this revolutionary exercise program.  

Pilates Mat Multi-level

Using the principles developed by Joseph Pilates, emphasis is placed on developing deep core strength, to improve posture & breath, create long, lean muscles, and enhance overall strength and flexibility and a sense of well-being. Online and in studio. 

Pilates Reformer

Using the principles of Pilates on the Pilates Reformer. Find your alignment, breath; build deep core strength; increase flexibility and mind-body awareness. Must have some reformer experience. 

Pilates for Multiple Sclerosis

Pilates mat class with a focus on the needs of those with Multiple Sclerosis. Includes breath work, flexibility, core strength, balance, stress relief and more. Work is done standing, seated on chair and/ or mat. Online only at this time. 

GYROKINESIS® Method Level 1 Class

The Gyrokinesis® Method is a movement method addressing the entire body, opening energy pathways, stimulating the nervous system, increasing range of motion and creating functional strength through rhythmic, flowing movement sequences. It is an original, unique method which coordinates movement, breath and mental focus. The Gyrokinesis® Method is practiced in group or private sessions with a qualified Gyrokinesis® trainer. The classes are adapted to fit each student’s needs and abilities from those recovering from injury or living with a disability to elite athletes. GYROKINESIS®  is a registered trademark of GYROTONIC® Sales Corp and is used with their permission.

Pilates for Golf

A golf conditioning program that will help you hit the ball consistently farther and straighter, with reduced risk of injury and back pain. Develop the flexibility, core strength, posture, alignment and breath to take your game to the next level. Currently offered in Private sessions only. Call if interested. 

Healing Classes

Mindfulness Meditation - Touching Peace

 All levels. Learn to calm the mind and relax the body by being present and letting go of the burdens of the past and worries of the future. Reduce your stress and live happy. Sit in a chair or bring your cushion. Please wear a properly fitted face mask. Offered Online and in studio.

Gentle Stretch & Release

All levels. This is a gentle, rejuvenating & deeply relaxing class that uses stillness, breath and stretches. Starting on the mat with low lights and quiet music; ending with a short rest, you will be refreshed and restored. Appropriate for all levels and for the inflexible body. Online and in studio. 

Miracle Ball Method

 All levels. A non-exercise approach to stress and pain relief. Work on specific areas of your body using 2 soft balls and focused breath to reduce excess tension in the muscles, allowing your body’s own alignment system to rebalance and heal. Offered in workshops, private sessions or small group classes. Please check our schedule. 

Chair Yoga

  All levels. This gentle class will release and lengthen your muscles and joints. Relax and restore vitality and movement. Breathe. All stretches are done on a chair or with support of a chair. No need to get down and up from the floor. Appropriate for all levels and for the inflexible body. Online and in studio. 

Tai Chi & Qigong

Tai Chi for Beginners Sun Style (Also known as Dr. Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Fall Prevention for Arthritis)

The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of CDC now recommends the Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention class because it is evidence-based to be effective at preventing falls. Tai Chi is an ancient practice proven to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical well-being. This program developed by Dr. Paul Lam and approved by the Arthritis Foundation, uses gentle Sun-Style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn and suitable for every fitness level. Tai Chi will help you reduce stress, increase balance and flexibility, feel relaxed, improve your overall mind, body and spirit. Offered in studio and online Wednesdays and Saturdays. Limited capacity in studio. Sign up online or call for availability.

Tai Chi for Beginners Yang Style 8

This program uses eight forms, derived from the traditional 24-form Yang-style Tai Chi, and progresses from easy to difficult. Research has shown that people who practice Tai Chi are half as likely to fall and are less fearful about falling. Tai Chi helps older adults improve their balance and reduce the likelihood of falling . Each session includes warm-up exercises, practice of the form, gentle Qi Gong exercises and brief cool-down. Online and limited capacity in studio. Sign up online or call for availability.


Optimize energy within body, mind and spirit. Increase circulation, balance, breath and well-being. Practice movements that are easy to follow, gentle and mindful.

Welcome Back! Ellio Pilates, Tai Chi & More is currently open for group classes and private sessions. Call today to set up your first visit! 239-770-8670.

Ellio Pilates * 12577 New Brittany Blvd. Bldg. 22, Fort Myers, FL, 33907 *

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