Private Classical PILATES, GYROTONIC® Sessions, and Group Classes

To receive more studio information or to book a private session, please email:
or phone the studio: 203-231-2104.



Melanie trains an exclusive clientele of all ages, from children to seniors, beginners to advanced, using a multi dimensional approach to exercise, health and movement. She is fully trained on all of the finest professional Classical Pilates apparatus, the Gyrotonic equipment, and the latest fitness equipment. Her specializations include: Classical Pilates, Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Methods, and Integrated Fitness Coaching. Her advanced training specializations include cross training for athletes & dancers, pre & post-natal, back pain, knee, foot and pelvis issues, postural misalignments, body conditioning for older folks, post injury rehab, and instructor training. Melanie’s private sessions are designed to provide high quality personal Classical Pilates, Gyrotonic and Integrated Fitness programs. 

Melanie Johnson requests all new clients complete a complimentary New Client Consultation before booking private sessions. You will receive a tour of the studio, learn about our services, share your health goals,  fitness history and any issues / injuries we should be aware of.  This will give you a chance to meet with Melanie, and she will introduce you to the Methods she teaches and how to customize your personal wellness plan.
Please email Melanie at the studio to book your Complimentary Consultation: 


These 55 minute, small group classes consist of Classic Pilates Mat and exercises with the Tower arm and leg springs, rolldown bar and push thru bar. To prepare for these classes, you must be a weekly private session client, have Classical Pilates apparatus and Classical  Mat experience or have completed our INTRO to the Classical Pilates Method 6 week Workshop Series. (see Workshop Page).
You must be familiar with beginner to intermediate Classical Pilates exercises, fundamentals, and language. By utilizing the Springs, you will stretch your muscles while strengthening your core. Be prepared for a challenging workout! Reservation only, no walk ins. Group class participation is not appropriate for those with injuries or health limitations. Email the studio for reservation info.
Tower Class Schedule:  
Wednesday  9am - Level II
Friday 12 pm - Level I



Melanie is known for her creative cutting edge choreography and class design. Her innovative group classes focus on quality, individual attention, current results based movement and expert instruction. Her trademarked classes group classes include: Classical Pilates MAT, Classic STRETCH, Fletcher Towel Work®, "FUN"damental MAT®, Pilates on the BALL, Magic Circle MAT, GYROKINESIS®, and more! Reservations only, no walk ins. Group class participation is not appropriate for those with injuries or health limitations. Email the studio for reservation info.


  • All new clients are required to attend a New Client Complimentary Consultation.
  • All sessions and classes are by appointment, and paid in advance. 
  • Group classes are not appropriate for those with injuries or health limitations. 
  • Private session and group class placement and advancement is at the discretion of the studio. 
  • All sessions and classes must be used by their expiration date.
  • We strictly enforce a 24 hour cancellation policy or you will be charged the session, class or workshop fee.

  • 6.35% CT sales tax will be added to all purchases.
The studio accepts cash, check, and credit cards.
  • There are no refunds for sessions, classes, workshops or gift certificates not used.
  • Barre / Grip socks are required for all group classes and private sessions.
  • Prices, policies, schedules and teacher availibility are subject to change without notice.
  • More detailed studio policies are available upon booking.

The studio business office can be reached by phone or email during studio business office hours: Monday - Friday 9 am - 3 pm. 
Phone: 203-231-2104 

The success of Melanie Johnson Classical Pilates Studio depends upon continuity, presence and accountability. I teach a strong foundation and focus on the authenticity of my work enabling you to reach your goals and perfect your technique. The studio policies present the guidelines for fees, scheduling, cancellation, punctuality and safety. By upholding these, you agree to honor your own progress. These policies are strictly enforced so the studio runs efficiently. Thank you for your cooperation.