Here are the top Pilates studios in Chicago, by the numbers

Here are the top Pilates studios in Chicago, by the numbers
Photo: Frog Temple Pilates/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 20, 2019.

Want to know where to go when it comes to Pilates in Chicago?

Luckily, there's no shortage of great Pilates options to check out in and around Chicago.

To find the top Pilates studios in the area, Hoodline analyzed data from Yelp, Facebook and ClassPass to identify which studios are the most popular. Read on for the results.

(Bonus: You can try them all out if you're a member of ClassPass, a monthly fitness membership that provides access to thousands of different studios, gyms and wellness offerings.)

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Frog Temple Pilates

1635 W. Cortland St., Suite 2, Bucktown

Frog Temple Pilates | Photo: ClassPass

Open since 1999, Frog Temple Pilates is Chicago's favorite Pilates studio by the numbers, with 4.9 stars out of 3,706 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 48 reviews on Yelp and 881 fans on Facebook.

"Since 1996, Frog Temple Pilates Center has been committed to providing a warm, inviting atmosphere for people of all ages, sizes and skill levels to come learn and enjoy the practice of Pilates," per the business's profile on ClassPass. "All of their clients are taught by creative, caring, certified Chicago Pilates instructors. They offer private and group Pilates sessions every day of the week."

"Frog Temple is one of the first Pilates studios in the Chicago area, founded and directed by Randi Whitman," Frog Temple Pilates writes on its Yelp page. "All instructors are certified in Pilates as well as pre and postnatal Pilates instruction. All instructors are trained in a year-long, 600-hour training program in the classical form of Pilates with an extensive emphasis on anatomy."

Read reviews of the classes at Frog Temple Pilates on ClassPass here.

Pilates ProWorks

765 W. Adams St., Greektown

Pilates ProWorks | Photo: ClassPass

Also among Chicago's favorites is Pilates ProWorks , with 4.8 stars out of 14,649 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 51 reviews on Yelp and 634 fans on Facebook.

"Pilates ProWorks was founded in 2010 in San Francisco," explains the business's ClassPass profile. "Many of the reformers on the market lacked quality and comfort, and yet the cost of sessions was very expensive. The Pilates ProWorks team became convinced that there was a way to give more people the opportunity to practice Pilates and on a superior machine."

Learn more about the offerings at Pilates ProWorks on ClassPass here.

Amplified Pilates Center

314 W. Institute Place, 3W, Near North

Amplified Pilates Center | Photo: ClassPass

With 4.9 stars out of 1,954 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp and 454 fans on Facebook, Amplified Pilates Center has garnered plenty of local fans.

"Amplified Pilates Center provides customized sessions in an energized environment that assists clients in achieving balance between mind and body, while improving posture, strength, stability and flexibility," states the business's profile on ClassPass. "Amplified teaches both classical and contemporary methods of Pilates. They believe that if Joseph Pilates were still alive, he would be evolving his method in conjunction with the most updated scientific fitness findings."

"Amplified Pilates is a state of the art Pilates studio offering our clients extremely knowledgeable instructors, impeccable customer service and workouts that are customized to their goals and their body’s needs," Amplified Pilates Center notes on its Yelp page. "We offer private and semi-private sessions, as well as six-person group classes in a warm and friendly environment. Clients come in looking for something to help their bodies and leave with a smile on their face and often having made a new friend."

Take a look at reviews of the different classes at Amplified Pilates Center on ClassPass here.


1814 N. Milwaukee Ave., Bucktown

CHI50 | Photo: ClassPass

With 4.9 stars out of 12,743 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 30 reviews on Yelp and 664 fans on Facebook, CHI50 holds its own among the competition. It's the top Pilates studio in the entire Chicago metro area, according to ClassPass' rankings. It's been open since 2016.

"CHI50 is a total body, 50-minute workout incorporating the state of the art Megaformer machine that will push you past your comfort zone and leave you feeling inspired," states the business's profile on ClassPass. "Utilizing the Lagree Fitness™ Method they effectively combine core, endurance, cardio, balance, strength and flexibility training in every move giving you the long, lean, toned results that you all desire. Through slow-controlled movement with fast transitions and effective intensity your body will maintain an elevated heart rate that will keep you in the fat-burning zone for the entire 50 minutes of class."

See what people are saying about the selection of classes at CHI50 on ClassPass here.

Pilates Center of Chicago

4011 Ravenswood Ave., Suite 101, South East Ravenswood

Pilates Center of Chicago | Photo: ClassPass

With 4.9 stars out of 112 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 30 reviews on Yelp and 562 fans on Facebook, Pilates Center of Chicago is another popular local pick. It's been open since 2008.

"Pilates is good for all populations, from the beginner to the professional athlete," according to the business's ClassPass profile. "Their team is highly qualified to accommodate every individual, creating an inviting and energizing environment for clients, including those with injuries. They strive to increase body awareness and focus mental energies to achieve your fitness goals."

"Take your first private Pilates session for just $39!" continues its Yelp page. "We create an environment for clients that is inviting and energizing. Our team is highly qualified and can accommodate every individual, including those with injuries or other special cases."

Learn more about the selection of classes at Pilates Center of Chicago on ClassPass here.

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