The Pilates Method
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The Pilates Method:
A Classical Pilates Studio

A Classical Pilates studio located in downtown Birmingham, Michigan. We specialize in private, duet and semi-private classes. Our experienced teachers have completed extensive classical Pilates training and certification. Their personalized instruction is tailored to support each individual client.

The Pilates Method offers a welcoming place for everyone from beginners to experienced clients and teachers.

Meet Our Team

Cheryl has been teaching Pilates since the late ’90s. Her first comprehensive certification was in the Stott method. As a lifelong learner of Pilates, she began her first Classical certification under the mentorship of Sonjé Mayo through Peak Pilates and then trained in Seattle WA through Dorothee VandeWalle at Metropolitan Pilates. She opened the PILATES METHOD in 2016 and continues her personal Pilates growth through advanced training, workshops, and lessons. instructors. She is passionate about sharing the Classical Authentic Method of Pilates through her Mentorship and Teacher Training Program. The true and authentic classical method of Pilates makes real changes in your body, "I want all teachers and clients to experience how the Pilates Method can change your mind and body.

Cheryl Maher

Studio Owner

Rachel attended Michigan State University, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. In 2009, she began personal training and was first introduced to Pilates. She started her training through STOTT and PEAK in 2012 and is currently pursuing her comprehensive classical certification through Power Pilates New York. Rachel is a former figure skater and now enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and inline skating with her dog Moose.

Rachel Gutiérrez-Nash

Pilates Instructor

Pilates is complete coordination of body, mind and spirit.

— Joseph Pilates

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The Pilates Method

266 Elm St, Birmingham, MI 48009

(248) 790.0779