The 6 Best Online Pilates Classes of 2020

Options for beginners and experts alike

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You can find excellent Pilates classes online. These sites offer Pilates workouts and specific exercise instructions, as well as exercise techniques and instruction on the use of Pilates equipment, including reformer exercises. Because they are in-depth, these sites are not free. However, fees are reasonable and there are introductory offers.

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Pilates Anytime

Pilates Anytime offers online Pilates classes for all levels, and interests. This site features a wide variety of good instructors and new videos are added frequently. In addition to their regular instructors, what they call the "distinguished instructor" list at Pilates Anytime includes many Pilates masters such as Kathy Corey, Michael King, and Jullian Littleford. This website is easy to navigate and personalize. It is a good choice for instructors, or serious students looking for more in-depth practice. You can get started with a free trial offer.


Pilatesology teaches online Pilates classes dedicated purely to classical Pilates. It offers a strong selection of beginner through advanced classes with quality Pilates instructors. Some well-known instructors include Pilates Elder Jay Grimes, Alisa Wyatt,  Alycea Ungaro, Brett Howard and many more. It has good navigation and you can favorite and comment on classes. They offer a free trial.


YooPod was formerly known as Pilates on Demand, YooPod offers subscription Pilates classes that geared toward the home workout. The classes are mat-only and use small equipment such as resistance bands, magic circles or exercise balls. The atmosphere is casual, and classes often have only two students demonstrating. This website is easy to navigate and personalize. Prenatal and postnatal classes are also available. They offer a free trial.

Pilates on Fifth (Ultimate Pilates Workouts)

Pilates on Fifth offers video-on-demand classes, formerly known as Ultimate Pilates Workouts They are taught by owners Katherine and Kimberly Corp, who are delightful and have a Stott Pilates background. They offer a selection of classes, but it is easy to sort and choose workouts by equipment, level, and time. There are also lessons for Pilates instructors, offering cues and tips on teaching Pilates exercises.


Gaia, formerly GaiamTV, offers streaming videos online that were formerly published as DVDs. They have an extensive selection of Pilates videos, including videos by Mari Winsor of Winsor Pilates, Ana Caban, and Jillian Hessel. You can browse what they have available and subscribe for a monthly, quarterly, or annual fee.

Pilates Interactive

Pilates Interactive is a project of BASI Pilates, a company founded by renowned Pilates master Rael Isacowitz. The Pro subscription offers exercise instructions and full workouts for all levels and types of equipment. The site includes written instruction and video. The site is searchable by a number of criteria such as by level, muscle group, or apparatus. It is an excellent resource for a Pilates professional, but ​you might also find it of value for your personal use. They have a free one-month introductory subscription.

The other type of subscription is the Studio Management subscription that combines comprehensive instructional material with custom workout creation and tools for session management at the level of the individual client.

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