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Photo: Melissa Dooley Photography

Photo: Melissa Dooley Photography

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New to Pilates?

“In 10 sessions you’ll feel the difference, in 20 you’ll see a difference and in 30 you’ll have a whole new body.” – Joe Pilates

Through 60 years of research, Pilates was developed by Joseph (Joe) and his wife, Clara, with the goal of creating transformational exercise. Pilates, now a world renowned workout method, will help create a long, lean physique.  Perhaps even more remarkable, Pilates as derived from Joe’s original methodology provides a host of “whole person”corrective benefits — relieving postural imbalances, improving flexibility, easing chronic pain, improving mood and more.

As revolutionary entrepreneurs, inventors, and movement therapists, Joe and Clara elevated exercise science to art. Our goal at Aero Joe is to uphold the integrity of Joseph "Joe" Pilates’ proven methodology while enhancing our client's overall well-being.

Comprehensive Balanced Body Centerline Classical Apparatus Suite

Welcome to Birmingham's friendly neighborhood studio! Since our inception in 2012, we have empowered wellness for hundreds of clients. We offer the experience you have been looking for to help ease chronic pain and inspire real mind-body change.

Our fully-equipped studio features a comprehensive suite of Balanced Body Centerline Classical apparatus engineered using the dimensions of Joseph Pilates’ original designs to offer the original method experience.

Located in historic Pepper Place, you will enjoy the inviting ambiance of our spacious studio as well as the convenience of adjacent award-winning restaurants, shops, and the Pepper Place Farmer’s Market. Parking is safe and plentiful!

The Experience to Teach All Ages & Abilities Safely and Successfully

Our clients range in age from 15 - 95 years (truly!), and join us from vast backgrounds. Our lead instructors specialize in rehabilitative Pilates and alleviating chronic pain. Our wealth of experience includes training professional athletes to those requiring post-surgical recovery.

We are honored to be the chosen host studio in Alabama for Master Pilates Instructors who present renowned Pilates continuing education courses right here in our studio. Through our commitment to staff continuing education in the lineage of Joe Pilates himself we achieve the full corrective benefits of Pilates for our clients.

Through our specialized expertise we are enabled to teach tailored sessions even in the context of group training, artfully modifying exercises to address specific injuries or imbalances. Our total body workouts are intense but mindful. Thereby, we provide the full corrective benefits of Joe Pilates' original method, chief amongst them promoting a strong, supple spine.

Extraordinarily Qualified Movement Educators

Aero Joe Pilates uniquely offers over 20 years of combined teaching experience in the Classical Pilates Method. Owner / Instructor Alison Page is a graduate of Cara Reeser's Heritage Training® Masters Level Post-Graduate Studies Program in the lineage of Pilates Elder, Kathleen Stanford Grant.  The staff is helmed by Page and others with education from the most prestigious Pilates training institutions in the country, namely Peak Pilates and The Pilates Center of Boulder, CO. All of our teachers are highly-vetted with comprehensive training on the entire apparatus system as Joe Pilates' designed. 

The Classical Pilates Discerning Students Expect

As a team, we are committed to upholding the integrity of the work of our namesake and founder of the form, Joe Pilates.  Our instructors are fully versed in contemporary movement vocabulary as well as the Classical and Original Pilates Methods. Teachers infuse contemporary exercises into sessions in a mindful way, when it may serve to inform or enhance the client experience in a mindful way.

Recommended for Rehabilitative Pilates

In both our small group classes and private lessons you learn more than a list of exercises; you will realign your entire body through masterful instruction tailored to you. Aero Joe's teachers are recommended amongst the Birmingham physical therapy community for rehabilitation of arthritis,  joint replacements, and vertebral conditions such as fusions, herniated disks, and osteoporosis, to name only a few.

A Meaningful Wellness Community with a Purpose

Aero Joe teachers get to know clients on a personal level, understand what motivates each individual, and impart meaningful mind-body change. We know all change is difficult, but with our Aero Joe community you will feel welcome, supported, and excited about taking charge of your health!  

Innovative Aerial Yoga Training Opportunities 

We are the premiere Classical Pilates studio in Birmingham as well as the very first studio in Alabama to offer Aerial Yoga classes! We believe opportunities to participate in Aerial Yoga increase stamina, muscular balance, flexibility, kinesthetic awareness, and motivation. Plus, it's just fun! No matter which of our services you choose, you will build a lean physique while feeling energized and restored.

Pilates Life

Choose to feel well in your body from the inside-out with us. We are excited that Pilates can provide leaner thighs and chiseled abs, but we are even more passionate about changing your quality of life for the better!  Community workshops, Aerial Yoga Classes and in-house Licensed Massage Therapy help us foster a whole person approach. 


The complete coordination of mind, body, and spirit"...

~ Joe Pilates