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These 5 Pilates Studios Have Fierce—and Incredibly Fit—Followings for a Reason

September 21, 2018

‘Kimmy Kellum’s introduction to the Williamsburg Pilates scene had a bright, if informal, start a few years ago: On her rooftop overlooking the East River, she would lead early-morning classes for her friends twice a week. She soon began renting space to accommodate her growing following, and in 2016 she set down roots on South First Street, with a bright, inviting space offering reformer and mat classes. A second location nearby opened the following year, and this weekend comes the third…’


8 Prenatal Workouts For Pregnant Women

October 5, 2018

‘Regular pilates is a solid low-impact exercise option, but there are still some moves "that simply aren't prenatal safe," says Kimmy Kellum, founder of East River Pilates in NYC and developer of its Prenatal Pilates class…’

A La Cart: Pamper Edition

June 15, 2018

'A reformer pilates class at East River Pilates in the morning makes me feel *thumbs up*. It's not too overwhelming and so focused on specific areas of the body. It just stretches you out.' 

I took Pilates every day for a month — and was shocked by the physical and mental results

July 19, 2018

'At the end of the month, I had a stronger core and much better posture, as well as slightly lessened anxiety.'

15 Productivity Habits These Female Entrepreneurs Swear By

July 24, 2018

'Kimmy Kellum, Founder of East River Pilates quotes: Taking a bath. Yes, even in the Summertime...'



The Next-Level Form of Stretching That Will Relieve Hamstring Tightness For Good

March 28, 2017

'The nerves are the part of the body that are setting your physical limitations. If they’re in healthy condition, they give your body permission to move deeper.'

8 Ways to Get Over a Breakup in the Big Apple

June 11, 2017

'A good sweat can have the same effects as an antidepressant. Sign up for a class at...East River Pilates...'

Book These 20 Fitness Instructors Now

January 3, 2017

'The Australian founder (Kimmy Kellum) of Williamsburg’s East River Pilates teaches classes that are low-impact, but you’ll certainly feel them your abs the next morning.'

We Looked at 1,688 Pilates Teachers in New York City and Picked the Top 20
July 2017

'East River Pilates, located in Brooklyn, New York, aims not to be the average Pilates studio because it offers a wide array of feel-good and technical workout sessions.'



Summer's Best Workouts!
July 28, 2016

'...East River Pilates has already become the go-to fitness destination for its genuinely fun and feel-good classes...'



Hey Lena Dunham, Do You Have ClassPass?'
March 16, 2015

'...since Lena is all about everyone coming as they are, she’ll like the judgement-free, welcoming environment.'