The Pilates Center at Goucher College

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Strengthen your mind and body. Learn from the best. We are open to the public! 


Look & Feel Your Best

"In 10 sessions you will feel a difference, in 20 sessions you will see a difference, and in 30 you will have a new body." - Joseph Pilates


Developed by legendary physical trainer Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, Pilates teaches controlled movements using counter-resistance. Pilates is a full-body conditioning system of exercises that will help you look and feel your best. The focus is on core stabilization making you stronger from the inside out.


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Train with Expert Instructors

Our instructors use the techniques and methods designed by creator Joseph Pilates. They have the best outcomes—improving strength, flexibility, posture, and stamina. Our expertly trained, experienced Classical Pilates instructors will teach you to control the body. Classes are available as private and duet sessions and small group classes. 


Practice Authentic Pilates 

Whether you're recovering from an injury, dealing with back pain, or simply want to be your healthiest, authentic Pilates can help you:

  • maximize muscle efficiency, ensuring your safety.
  • Improve your posture, alignment, balance, coordination, flexibility, muscle elasticity, joint mobility, and overall strength.
  • Discover a heightened awareness of the mind body connection.
  • Prevent injury in your daily life and while engaging in other forms of exercise.
  • Feel better!

Our fully equipped studios feature Gratz equipment, the original manufacturer of Joseph Pilates' apparatus. In October 2011, Gratz featured the Pilates Center on their website. 


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Intimate Setting in a Beautiful Location

We are located on the beautiful campus of Goucher College in the Decker Sports & Recreation Center (SRC). Mat classes take place in room 162, private apparatus and tower classes take place in room 102.

For more information on how to access the Pilates Center once on campus, view the adjacent video. 

Find directions to campus on our Location & Parking page.

Certified Teacher Training

Interested in becoming a certified instructor with Romana’s Pilates? The Pilates Center at Goucher College offers a 600 hour Teacher Training Program guided by a Level IV Romana's Pilates teacher trainer. Contact the Pilates Center director, Stephanie Lawson for more information.


More Information

Read our Frequently Asked Questions to find answers to all your questions. Find information on our cancellation policy, attire and more on our Pilates Center Guidelines page. Still have questions? Email us at


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