Frequently Asked Questions

We answer some of your most common enquiries here

General Movement-related Questions

What is Pilates?

Pilates is an innovative and safe system of mind-body exercise using a floor mat or a variety of equipment – most commonly used are the Pilates reformers, Cadillac, Chair, etc. It evolved from the principles of Joseph Pilates and can dramatically transform the way your body looks, feels and performs. Pilates builds strength without excess bulk, capable of creating a sleek, toned body with slender thighs and a flat abdomen.

It is a safe, sensible exercise system that will help you look and feel your very best. It teaches body awareness, good posture and easy, graceful movement. Pilates also improves flexibility, agility and economy of motion. It can even help alleviate back pain.

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The GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®®  is a unique, holistic approach to movement. Some of the benefits of a regular Gyrotonic practice include a healthier, more supple spine, increased range of motion, greater joint stability, improved agility and athletic performance and a deep internal strength. Experienced Gyrotonic trainers offer personalized sessions that are adapted to fit the needs of all ages and abilities from elderly patients recovering from injury, to highly skilled professional athletes.

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The GYROKINESIS® Method is a movement method that addresses the entire body, opening energy pathways, stimulating the nervous system, increasing range of motion, and creating functional strength through rhythmic, flowing movement sequences. It is an original and unique method, which coordinates movement, breath and mental focus.

The GYROKINESIS® Method is practiced on a mat and chair, without equipment. Without the feedback and guidance of equipment, participants in a GYROKINESIS® class are more dependent on their own proprioception to explore movement sequences.

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I have an injury, can I still exercise?

This will largely depend on how extensive your injury is. Our team of instructors and physiotherapists can access your injury and plan the best course of rehabilitation and recovery.

I am pregnant, or planning to conceive. Can I take Pilates or GYROTONIC® classes?

Exercise is generally good for the body, even prior to, or during pregnancy. However, intentions to exercise should be communicated to your obstetrician so that you mitigate any complications, as everyone’s body is different.

The rule of thumb is always to understand your body, and not to push it too far.

If you are pregnant, you are still welcomed to partake in Pilates or GYROTONIC® group classes provided that your obstetrician is informed and is agreeable. Please inform our instructors as well, so that we know to modify exercises for you if necessary. Even better, try our prenatal reformer Pilates classes as those will aim towards supporting your pregnancy specifically.

What is physiotherapy? How is it different from a massage? WIP

Physiotherapy is necessary if you are rehabilitating muscles or joint function – either from an injury, certain health conditions, or from other causes. Physiotherapists are trained professionals to help you manage pain, balance, mobility, or joint function.

There are many different types of massages available in the market, and generally they are to help alleviate soreness or muscle tightness.

To see the services we offer at The Moving Body, please click here.

Package- & Class-related Questions

What are your classes like?

At The Moving Body, we have a variety of Pilates and GYROTONIC® group classes available, and if you’d like to try our private sessions, we also have private 1-on-1 and semi-private sessions up for grabs.

For group classes, refer here

For private sessions, refer here.

What are your package prices like?

If you are new to Pilates and GYROTONIC, or new to our studios, you can head on here to check out our trial and starter pack rates.

If you’d like to check out our regular rates, kindly contact us via our studio number, or drop us an email at

How do I pay for my classes and packages?

You can pay to the respective studios via these payment details:




Do you have any promotions at the moment?

You may check our homepage or this page for our ongoing promotions.

You may also call any of our studios to enquire more about those promotions.

Can I have more than one package?

Yes, you may. All our packages have its validity period, so as long as you are able to utilise your Pilates or GYROTIONIC® sessions within the validity period, you can have multiple packages.

I want to take a Pilates or GYROTONIC® instructor course - do you offer them?

Yes! We offer Balanced Body Pilates courses, GYROTONIC® courses, as well as our own range of courses developed in-house by our educators.

Head on over to The Movement Academy’s website for the list of courses available.

What are workshops and how are they different from your normal classes?

To add value to your movement journey, we sometimes invite external educators or instructors to give specialised workshops. They are conducted under The Movement Academy, and we introduce them to our The Moving Body clients where possible.

To see the current workshops or courses that we are offering to The Moving Body’s clients, please click here.

Studio-related Questions

Where is The Moving Body located?

The Moving Body has 3 studios around Singapore. To find us, please see here.

What is the best way to contact you?

The Moving Body has 3 studios around Singapore. You can find the respective studio’s contact number here.

Alternatively, you can drop us a message in the contact form, or email us at