Our Approach

At Pilates Santa Fe, we believe in the union of spirit, mind, and body. We use Pilates to experience and assist in the transformation of the individual to become self-aware and empowered to meet the challenges of life with vitality, balance, power, and joy.

Pilates and Wellness at Pilates Santa Fe is a unique experience. As a body-conditioning program, we develop maximum muscle strength while increasing flexibility. The combination of superior strength and enhanced range of motion allows for pain-free movement. Learn more about our Pilates Santa Fe approach.

Pilates Santa Fe follows Joe Pilates's original vision of combining the best of Eastern and Western techniques and technologies. Pilates Santa Fe is the only studio in the world expert in neuromuscular re-education, cutting-edge deep tissue, and psychological detoxification technologies.

Raymond Kurshals has been teaching Pilates since 1973 and is the only master Pilates teacher who has studied with Romana Kryzanowska, Kathy Grant, Carola Trier, Bruce King, and Eve Gentry—the original disciples of Joe Pilates.

Pilates Santa Fe is the only studio that has been voted best in Santa Fe. Since 1995 doctors and physical therapists have recommended their patients come to Pilates Santa Fe as well as Olympic level athletes.

Pilates Santa Fe is the only Pilates studio with fully certified teachers who are also licensed and certified in many healing arts modalities. A short list of modalities our instructors specialize in include ADD-ADHD therapy, Thai and deep and soft tissue massage, Alexander, Applied Kinesiology, Bowen, Byronomics, Color Therapy, Cranial-Sacral, Emotional Release Therapy, Electromagnetic Pollution Elimination, Fascia Release, Gait Testing, Motivational Enhancement, Nutritional Support, Posture Analysis, Touch for Health, Trager, and Visceral Manipulation.

Pilates is excellent for men, women, and children of all ages who desire to feel and look their best. Many Doctors and Physical Therapists recommend Pilates Santa Fe as the Pilates studio of choice to go to for pre- and post-operation recovery.