Studio Guidelines

Here are some helpful guidelines to make your next visit to Center of Balance a positive and enriching one:

Regularity of Practice

To experience the optimal benefits of a movement practice, it's important to commit yourself regularly! We recommend a minimum of 2 - 3 times per week, more if you can make the time. Whether in a private session, equipment group, mat class, or at home, practicing Pilates on a consistent basis will accelerate your learning and greatly enhance your overall health.

Payment and Expirations

  • Payment is due on or before the same day of a session or class. You can pay online - see the links on our website for creating an online account. We accept checks and all major Credit Cards except Amex.
  • Passes for classes and sessions are not transferable to other students.
  • Mat class passes expire in 180 days, unless otherwise stated. Private and group passes expire in 1 year. Practice regularly so your pass doesn't expire!
  • Unused private and group sessions that have not expired may be refunded minus a $40 admin fee. Partially-used mat class passes are not refundable.
  • Returned checks — There will be a $40 charge for all returned checks.
  • Prices and policies are subject to change without notice.

48 Hour Cancellation

Please understand that for all scheduled appointments, we require a minimum of 48 hours notice to cancel or there will be a full service charge, regardless of circumstances. We recognize that unforeseen events and illnesses can occur, and we support you to take care of yourself. However, we also need to be in agreement that we will be paid if the 48 hour window is not met. 

Mat Classes

All mat classes are virtual and open to the public. Our classes do not require prior experience — though we highly recommend private sessions for you to better understand the movements and proper body alignment and position — beginners through advanced are always welcomed! You'll be given modification of exercises if needed so you can progress at your own pace.

For people with injuries or beginners with little movement experience, we strongly recommend taking a private session for assessment, guidance and learning. A Welcome Package is a great way to get started! You will work with our experienced instructors to develop a personal program to meet your specific goals, issues and needs.


Please wear athletic clothing you can move in that is flexible and non-binding, such as shorts, T-shirts, tights and leotards. Grip socks are needed.

Perfumes and Colognes

Please refrain from wearing perfumes and colognes while at the studio.

Health Conditions

Please consult your physician before starting any new exercise regime, especially if you have health issues. Inform the instructor of any serious health conditions such as neck, back or joint injuries, heart disease, high blood pressure, recent surgery, osteoporosis or pregnancy.


Do not practice Pilates while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (including prescribed drugs) that may alter your ability to judge your physical capabilities.

Age Requirement

Students under the age of 16 may attend class only with prior instructor approval. In our experience, we have found younger students benefit the most in a one-on-one setting for focus and individualized attention.