PNWP Policies and Facts

PNWP Policies & Client Information

PNWP is a specialty Pilates and yoga facility, unlike a drop-in studio. We exist to create specific, personal fitness programs for our clients. To better evaluate your needs and help develop your program, we request that ALL new students at Pacific NW Pilates begin with one private session with a fully certified instructor. Call us to schedule your first session. Here’s how it works:

  1. New students pay a $65 deposit for an initial private evaluation session.
  2. Your initial session will include a postural analysis and an introduction to the basics of STOTT PILATES. This will help you and your instructor determine what is best for you.
  3. Your instructor may recommend that you continue with private sessions or join a group, depending upon your fitness level, goals and abilities.
  4. The $65 fee can be used to pay for the first lesson at the single private rate OR may be used towards payment of one of our introductory specials for new students.
  5. To apply the $65 to an introductory special, that special must be purchased on or before the day of the initial private session.

Class Options, Cancellations and Schedule Changes

  1. All classes and private sessions are by appointment only. All classes and sessions are one-hour long unless otherwise noted on the schedule.
  2. Students may book as pre-paid classes or sessions by purchasing packages.
  3. All pre-paid private sessions are fully transferable, with 24-hour notice, but are not refundable. You may apply the price of a pre-paid session towards another class or session or you may allow a friend or family member to use your pre-paid session (the first session for a new student will be used for evaluation).
  4. In the event that one of the participants in a semi-private class is unable to attend, the class may be upgraded to a private class for an additional $20.00.
  5. All packages expire six months from the date of purchase.
  6. 24-hour advance notice is required to change or cancel an appointment without charge. All appointments may be cancelled by leaving a phone message, using the online scheduling program, sending an email to info@pacificnwpilates.com or in person at the studio. The time of your call or email will be noted. Both parties in a scheduled semi-private session are responsible for canceling their appointment with 24 hours.

General PNWP Studio Information and Etiquette

  • The Pilates exercise methods taught as Pacific NW Pilates may be done daily. We recommend classes or sessions two to three times per week to get started on a fitness program, and augment with independent, at-home work using simple props and cuing tools available through the studio.
  • Our instructors are highly qualified fitness professionals. To benefit from different teaching styles, we recommend training with more than one instructor.
  • Wear comfortable exercise clothes but avoid baggy tops and pants that obscure your alignment and form during exercise.
  • Wearing socks is fine, but do not wear shoes in the studio.
  • Cell phones should be turned off.
  • Supervised children must remain in the lobby.
  • Many clients and instructors are sensitive to fragrances, so please refrain from perfumes or scent before you come to the studio.
  • If you are practicing Pilates before pregnancy, you can safely continue through your pregnancy with permission from your doctor.
  • Gift certificates are available.