The Pilates Local

is a fully equipped studio in Union Square—a warm and serene environment where you can pursue your personal fitness goals with highly experienced instructors. Offering private sessions and small group classes, the staff prides themselves on providing individualized services to clients of all ages and abilities.



CPR Certification with Sarah Ruback

Join us at The Pilates Local and become certified in adult, child, and infant CPR with our studio friend, Sarah Ruback.


Sunday December 9th | 3:30-5pm

MELT Workshop with Marissa Merliss

Come join us for this 90 minute class where you’ll get to experience an in-depth exploration of the MELT Method.

Wednesday, January 30th | 2-5pm SOLD OUT!
Wednesday, February 13th | 2-5pm

Pre-Pilates Techniques
with Deborah Lessen

During this workshop, Deborah will present her unique approach to understanding the movement concepts underlying the Pilates exercise repertoire.


Introductory Packages

Whether you’re new to Pilates or a seasoned practitioner, first time visitors to The Pilates Local can take advantage of one of our specially discounted introductory packages.

Three Private


Two Tower


Single Mat


  • "As a Chiropractic Sports Physician I need expert referrals for spine & joint exercise plans. Michelle Rinaldi has been my go to expert for pilates exercise regimes for 15 + years."

    —Dr. Duke, Duke Chiropractic
  • "My personal instructor, Kristin Hoesl, is the best instructor I've ever had. She gave me the gift of an exercise practice I actually enjoy, and will be able to do for many years to come."

    —Marie H., client
  • "I have a sports medicine practice in midtown. I have referred Michele Rinaldi and her wonderful instructors many patients over the years. Every single patient I have referred there has had an excellent experience."

    —Dr. Duggan, Duke Chiropractic
  • "Kristin has taught me how to engage and strengthen my core when lifting weights, resulting in both the elimination of my pain and also the ability to lift much heavier than ever before."

    —Leslie B., client since 2015
  • "I have been doing pilates for about 20 years and Michele is simply the best. She's practically a physical therapist as well as an amazing teacher."

    —Elaine F., client since 2017
  • "I'm still having breakthroughs after more than ten years of practicing twice a week! I leave every session feeling a great sense of accomplishment!"

    —Dayna G., client since 2007

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