Welcome To The Pilates Pod
Founded in 2011, The Pilates Pod is a multi award winning company (having won 8 awards) and is the first Classical apparatus Pilates studio in Hertfordshire.
Owned by Michelle Smith, teacher of the Pilates method for over 17 years and trainer to many professional sports players, stars of stage, screen and music, and broadcasters. Michelle and her team of highly skilled teachers welcomes you and every BODY to come and enjoy some movement, a play in the studio and you too will find the joy of a lifetime of benefits that this traditional Pilates method can offer you.
We run both studio and online classes.
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We were absolutely thrilled to have been featured on The Guardian website in June 2020 by VISA. We were selected as one of just 12 businesses from hundreds who applied, to demonstrate how we have had to adapt to the Covid-19 lockdown crisis. Click the image above to read the full article! Thanks to Rosie Mullender for the terrific piece.
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The Pilates Pod in Hitchin love celebrating the festive season, and their special Christmas Eve classes have always been a popular fixture on their annual calendar. This year, with Hertfordshire under ‘tier 4’ Covid restrictions, they moved their special family class...
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What People are Saying
“Fantastically well-equipped Pilates Studio with Friendly, expert trainers and a fun atmosphere. I can’t believe we have a facility like this in Hitchin”
“Great equipment and a fantastic team of positive people. “
“Cured my knee pain after one session! Lovely staff and brilliant classes, very highly recommended.“
“This is the place to come if you want small classes and exceptional teaching. My progress in Pilates and overall fitness is 100% the result of the staff who are dedicated to individual personal improvement.“
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"New Year, New You" - the slogan that gives me the willies! But, what's wrong with me?! With that kind of motivation, you're already off to a negative start that you are no good and you need to look better/be better if you're to succeed this year. So you join the gym...
What a year it has been! With all the ups and downs that 2020 has brought us all, we can't wait to get into Christmas mode, pull up the Christmas socks and get on with the festivities. This year, to make sure that we're not affected by local lockdowns, and left in...
We want you to take care of your whole self this #worldmentalhealthday So we are giving EVERYONE one free virtual Pilates class so you can take care of your mind and your body. Join in wherever you are in the country! Choose from: Tuesday 8.30-9.15am Meditation,...