Week 3 – The Middle

How is it that I’ve had obliques my entire life but am just now understanding what it feels like for them to activate? Don’t I use them every single day? Don’t they literally function to keep me upright and stable? Thanks to this week, my obliques are now engaged and sore in a way that I never knew was possible.

Pilates Diversity Scholarship

My dear friend and colleague, Holly Furgason, owner of Blue Sparrow Pilates in San Francisco sent me this note recently.

Dear Nancy,

The Pilates field should be a reflection of our larger society and be a leader in creating diverse, inclusive, and equitable spaces for movement.

Welcome to Equilibrium Birmingham!


We are so excited to be opening our second location in Birmingham on Townsend Street!

Our owner, client service director and finance manager would like to warmly welcome all former Townsend Pilates clients and community members to Equilibrium Birmingham! You are invited to come back to Townsend Street and experience the Equilibrium difference!

We don't  just DO pilates.

If I wasn’t a Pilates instructor…by Jenn Montie

By: Jenn Montie

On the Equilibrium Studio website, we used to include the following question under our bio, "If I wasn't a Pilates instructor I would be___________"

My answer to that question was "I would start my own dance studio."

I started dance at the age of three when my mom thought it was a fun way to keep me active.

Congratulations to Julie Meyer!

Congratulations to Julie Meyer on passing her  Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, & Barrels, Level 1 exam. We are proud of your hardwork and accomplishments!

Julie is currently teaching mat, Pilates on the ball and equipment classes 5 days a week at Pilates connection in Saint Clair shores.


Our studio fitness challenger, Debbie, has been incredibly committed to taking a variety of classes, where she has increased her upper body strength and fitness level! Hear what Debbie has to say about her first month as the challenger:

I have been having a great time being the 3 month challenger at Equilibrium and feel so grateful that I have had the opportunity.

Congratulations to Davy on passing her exam!

Congratulations, Davy Darnton, on passing your STOTT Pilates Matwork & Reformer Level 1 Exam! We are so happy for you that you achieved this major accomplishment!

Davy is a high-energy and popular trainer at MOVE in Ann Arbor.  Her reformer classes rock and she inspires her clients to reach their goals with her warm personality and challenging sessions.