What are people saying
In addition to the personal customer testimonials here, you can view our Scrapbook of published media articles about MoveStudio.
Cabe L. expresses how Ecstatic Dance and other classes at MoveStudio have helped him to "get out of his head and into his body," connect to his creative spirit and dance through some of life’s challenges: WATCH VIDEO
"I just wanted to say thank you for your vision in opening MoveStudio and to share a monumental success story that's evolved over the last year. It's a beautiful and tranquil place that I love coming to because of the peaceful ambience and phenomenal women who have been my Pilates teachers and helped along the way. I came to MoveStudio about two years ago with some major soft tissue problems; pinched nerves, muscle spasms, debilitating migraines and spinal muscle imbalances from my lower back to my head (which caused an unstable hip and shoulder on my left side). I've been dancing my whole life and make a living as a personal trainer, so my fitness was of paramount importance to me and my very identity. All of that was coming to a screeching halt and my confidence and hope was rapidly dissolving. I've now taken your Pilates equipment training consistently for over a year and have recovered 90% of my abilities. Muscles are balanced and stronger, my spine is straighter, hip and shoulder now rest where they should, and the migraines are gone! I couldn't even lift my head when I first started, for simple exercises like the back extension or hundred beats. Now I'm breezing through a whole class. Not to mention, I always feel centered and rejuvenated when I walk out the door. My greatest blessing this holiday season is that I have my body and soul back! Move Studio is where it all happened."
-- Jenna M., 31
Marc G., a MoveStudio student since its opening in 2000, shares how yoga and MoveStudio have created more flexibility in his life, both emotionally and physically: WATCH VIDEO
From a Prenatal Yoga student: "Our daughter was born November 1st. I was able to have a completely natural delivery and it was amazing… MiMi, I wanted to thank you for everything you taught me in preparation for the birthing experience. I was able to utilize so many of the techniques, and I really used the cleansing breath to let go of the transition contractions. I made myself use them even when it didn't feel like the contraction was gone and it was just like muscle memory, my whole body relaxed. I was so glad you told us so often how and when to use the breaths. Also I was able to stay present with each contraction and observe what was happening, It made the entire experience less frightening. Our daughter is so amazing and I'm so glad we were able to bring her into the world drug free! Thanks for everything, we couldn't have done it without your preparation." -- Ellis K.
Donna P. shares her love for MoveStudio, "the best place in the world," and how the creative expression of Nia opened her to a whole world of movement and reconnection with herself and her spirituality: WATCH VIDEO
"Thanks again for a wonderful Trance Dance weekend. I have to say that the 'intention' dance was the most powerful I've experienced to date. I appreciate you providing a safe place for me to work through some difficult stuff. What a powerful healing tool! Your classes are really helping me incorporate movement and dance with my meditation practice, making it an even more integrated spiritual experience. My life has been transformed through this 'movement meditation,' opening me up to the power of healing at the mind/body/emotional level. I also love the Ecstatic Dance classes, because they help me focus on just moving. With wonderful music, a safe space, and a focus on healing, MoveStudio gives me a place to express my spirit through dance. Keep up the great work!" -- Anna G., 43
Jamie K. talks about her "new happy place," MoveStudio, and how she has found high-energy, yet calming ways to cope with life's stresses and to manage the busy-ness of day-to-day modern life in the variety of classes: WATCH VIDEO
"In my quest to become a better equestrian, I have discovered that my body is like an onion comprised of many layers. Pilates and the On the Ball classes have given me new insight into how my body functions (or doesn't!) and improved my strength, flexibility and balance. As a result, my horse and I are BOTH becoming better athletes. The added benefit? There is joy!" -- Suzanne B., 56
Monica B. discusses the wide, rich spectrum of offerings that she has loved experiencing and how the classes and workshops at MoveStudio have helped her through difficult personal transitions: WATCH VIDEO
"My husband and I have been doing Pilates at MoveStudio for about one year. In this time he has lost about 10+ pounds, and leaned out in an incredible way! He is back to his original size from 10 years ago when we began dating. All of his colleagues cannot believe how great he looks. As for me, many amazing transformations have happened in my overall shape, strength, posture, and flexibility. We have not felt this good or strong in many years. I have a form of neurological disease and this type of exercise is incredible, soooo relaxing and gives incredible results. MoveStudio is a fantastic place, and between the Pilates Reformer classes, Mat classes, and the fun dance classes we have found a range of exercises that we feel we can do until we leave this great earth. It makes you feel good all over... very little pain, lots of gain, and much relaxation despite the tremendous effort put forth. It has been life-changing for both of us!" -- Jamie I., 41
Lori D. describes how MoveStudio offers its clients much more than they may have bargained for! People may come in for fitness and in addition find a reconnection to themselves and their bodies that is profound and life-changing: WATCH VIDEO
"MoveStudio has been a fantastic part of my life for almost four years and is probably most responsible for keeping me healthy, very active, still feeling young, and loving every minute! As my work schedule has changed, my opportunities for fun and challenging exercise -- on my level -- have only become better at the Studio. I don't try to do absolutely everything but have settled down to a pretty regular schedule of Yoga, Nia, and Cardio Latin Dance. Pilates I plan to resume soon, and maybe I'll even try Hip Hop someday! Where else may one find all of this in one super, convenient, attractive, comfortable environment?" --Mary Anne P., 70
"I am a woman who eats real food and cannot fit into a size 6. The beauty of MoveStudio is that every teacher I have had there can modify a routine to fit both a novice and an advanced student, and make all body types feel welcome. I have felt at home in every class I have taken, which include Yoga, Pilates, and even Bellydance. My personal preference is Restorative Yoga because most of the exercises are performed while lying down! If I one day get inspired to really sweat, I will try the Yoga Flow or Cardio Latin Dance class." -- Sheryl H., 37
"Just wanted to let you know I am really getting value from the monthly unlimited class pass. It has enabled me to take many more classes at MoveStudio than I did when I was purchasing on a per-class basis. I like the freedom of the drop-in classes and the best part is the unlimited usage."
-- Linda H., 55
"The Yoga Flow classes at MoveStudio are AWESOME! I have been doing Yoga for over a year now and I can't get enough. I love how I feel after a yoga flow class, more centered and connected with my body. The vibe stays with you all day; it's almost like a drug -- once you've tried it you keep wanting more! At first glance into the flow class it seems as if you might be doing warp speed yoga, but the pace becomes the rhythm of your breath and your breath moves you deeper and deeper into postures you could have never imagined possible. Final relaxation (savasana) is my favorite part of the class. You can explore your body even further into meditation and make the thoughts in your mind still for just a few moments out of the day. Yoga Flow is more than just a workout, it's a whole mind-body connection thing going on that I LOVE!" -- Christina M., 25
"My favorite class is Nia! I love how it incorporates elements of Tai Chi, Yoga, modern dance and funk. A fun workout for all the muscles & joints featuring great music and positive vibrations."
-- Diane S., 46
"I really enjoy MoveStudio. I've taken several different classes, and I appreciate the variety the studio offers. The space is beautiful, and the staff and teachers are so welcoming and helpful. The atmosphere is much nicer than at a gym. I especially love the hip hop classes. I always have fun and leave feeling confident, and it's a great workout. I also recently discovered yoga and Nia. They both leave me feeling peaceful and centered, and they are powerful for the mind and body." -- Sarah N., 27
"Although it's good to be back home in Boston, the thing I really miss most about Dallas is MoveStudio. I have found no other place that is so all-encompassing, providing all I need for physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. From Nia to yoga to Pilates, MoveStudio has it all in one beautiful, calming, peaceful, serene space. When you are ready to open a Boston branch I will be the first one to buy a pass! Miss you guys a lot..." --Julie E., 33