TRUE Story


I'm a 59 year old male who wasn't sure Pilates was for me, but after my first session at TRUE I became not only a believer, but an outspoken proponent! They have an amazing ability to "teach and instruct" as help me find those muscles that need to be worked on. Just when I think I am doing it right, they remind me to turn that heel in, or hold the elbow at a right angle, and it always seems like they are telling me to sit up straight. And what a difference those little adjustments make in how I feel at the end of the session. If you're looking for an awesome Pilates experience, you can't do better than TRUE. They have awesome talent!
- David
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More About TRUE

At TRUE Health and Wholeness, you get so much more than a great workout. From our holistic approach to health and fitness, to our unique facilities and experienced and enthusiastic team, we offer one-on-one pilates as well as group mat classes. We serve Arlington, Alexandria, Park Fairfax, Shirlington, Ballston, Del Ray, Crystal City, Fairlington, Old Town, Falls Church, Fairfax, and the greater Washington DC Metro area.



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 "I must be right. Never an aspririn. Never injured a day in my life. The whole country, the whole world, should be doing my exercises. They'd be happier." - Joseph Pilates, age 86



Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that emphasizes the balanced development of the body through postural awareness, and core strength and flexibility in order to support efficient, graceful movement. This can be done with simply a mat or through the use of revolutionary apparatus designed specifically for Pilates. With over 600 exercises to choose from, there is nothing quite like it.


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In addition to our popular one-one Pilates sessions, we offer Pilates Reformer, and Pilates Mat. Build incredible core strength at our mat classes using just your body weight, bands, and rings, or come try out the Pilates apparatus (Cadillac, Reformer, Wunda Chair and mat) in a semi-private 2-3 person circuit style class.


FEEL the difference in 10 sessions. SEE the difference in 20. Have a brand new body in 30 sessions.


What makes Pilates different


Pilates exercises train several muscle groups at once in smooth, continuous movements. The quality and precision of movement is valued over quantity of repetitions. By developing proper technique, you can actually re-train your body to move in safer, more efficient patterns of motion. Those who do Pilates experience recovery from injury and/or long term chronic pains, enhanced sports performance, and improved posture. Pilates conditions the whole body so your entire musculature is evenly balanced and conditioned and no muscle group is over or under-trained.


Get to Know Our Pilates Instructors


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CANCELLATION POLICY: We have a 24-hour cancellation policy on all scheduled appointments. Failure to show for a reserved class, or failure to give a timely notice of a class you will miss may result in forfeiture of a given session.

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