Welcome to

Begin Pilates

All are welcome at Begin Pilates

Welcome to Begin Pilates! We​ are your local Pilates studio in the Irvington and Alameda neighborhoods of Northeast Portland. We are back in the studio with in person classes, but we still offer a few livestream options.

“I love Begin Pilates. The instructors are very attentive and supportive. I find the small class sizes perfect and not intimidating. It is quickly becoming my home away from home”.

– Jaimee N

In-Studio Classes

Reformer Classes

In studio reformer classes and private sessions.

Yoga Flow

This class progresses through a gentle warm-up to a series of standing postures and vinyasa-based flows, finishing with seated postures and cool-down.

Bones & Balance

Maria will take you through a fun, challenging and Osteoporosis safe workout. Livestream option and recordings available.

Grace Pilates Method

Grace Pilates Method is a 45 minutes long class and recommended for people with limited mobility who want to develop core strength and improve balance.


In our springwall classes, springs and mat work combine forces to create a unique way of experiencing Pilates.

New Client Special

Introductory sessions are available for $59, or $70 with a specialist.

Check Out Maria’s Book!

Improve your strength, tone your body, and increase your flexibility with these 40 easy-to-follow exercises that you can do at home. Written by certified Pilates instructor Maria Mankin, the exercises include step-by-step instructions, notes on their physical benefits, and modification options.