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The 2023 Ottawa Awards - Voted Ottawa's Best Pilates Instructor 2023


Studio 1 Pilates offers a more personal approach to your fitness and wellbeing, no matter if you're a competitive athlete, or just starting your fitness journey. Enjoy your Pilates training in a friendly and safe environment, in which your individual concerns are heard and addressed.

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Studio 1 Pilates is a private, boutique style Pilates studio, located on the Westshore of  Victoria, B.C. We are a fully equipped Pilates studio, offering private or semi-private classes on more traditional Pilates apparatus such as the Cadillac, Reformer, Stability Chair, and Barrels. We also offer Mat classes incorporating a wide variety of equipment such as Fitness balls, BOSU's, foam rollers, Fitness Circles, and Toning Balls. Prices vary depending on the equipment used and whether you choose to train in private or semi-private sessions.  


Please contact us for more information on location, schedule and pricing.

What we offer...

We are a fully certified and fully equipped boutique style Pilates studio offering private or semi-private instruction on all of the Pilates apparatus and mat work. We also have a wide variety online classes available live on Zoom as well as a growing On Demand library of online classes. There really is something for everyone at every age, fitness level and lifestyle. 

Try it first, for free.

New to Pilates? Try out these free classes to get an idea if Pilates could be the right workout for you!

Online Courses

Online Courses

Do you find it hard to make time to join a live class? Try one of my self guided online course options to workout with the schedule that suits you. 

Live Online Classes


During this time of social distancing, to protect our clients from Covid-19, all group classes will continue online via Zoom. If you are interested in joining any online classes, please contact us. Once we have received your payment, you will be sent a link to join the class. 


For regular private or semi-private sessions, we we are now able to welcome you back for in person classes if you prefer, or you may continue with the online classes via Zoom or Facetime.

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Julie Anderton, B.F.A., A.R.A.D.

Julie began her dance training in Ottawa, Canada where she trained in ballet, jazz and tap and received her Advanced certificate from the Royal Academy of Dancing. She then continued her dance studies in ballet and contemporary dance at the University of Missouri – Kansas City, where she received her B.F.A. in Dance (cum laude). Julie pursued her professional dance career in the United States, and England as well as working on cruise ships.


While in England she became certified as a Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer at Central Manchester College. Upon returning ​to Ottawa, Julie began her teacher training in the Stott Pilates method. She is a fully certified Stott Pilates Instructor, meaning she is trained in all of the Pilates apparatus as well as the mat work.


Julie is also certified in Total Barre™ and Zumba, and loves to be able to combine her passion for dance and fitness together in these classes. Julie has also been studying more about Fascia and its effect on our well being and movement patterns, and is certified in ZEN•GA™, and the Roll Model Method TM.  Most recently she has also become certified as a Yin Yoga instructor. 


Julie has been a presenter for various events, such as the 2013 Zoomer Show, the 2014 YMCA Connexions Conference, as well as her television appearances on Ottawa’s CTV Morning Live. She was thrilled to return to the Cruise Ship life while working as the Pilates Expert on the 'Lianne & Friends Awaken a Better You' wellness cruise that sailed the Danube River in October 2019.

Winner of the title of Best Pilates Instructor in the 2023 Faces Magazine Ottawa Awards.


Julie has grown a strong passion for Pilates and finds it thrilling to enable clients to develop a deeper level of body awareness and core strength while improving their overall health and lifestyle.



Julie has been a contributor to the health and fitness segment, 'Today's the Day' on CTV Morning Live with Lianne Laing, as well as appearing on some live studio segments.


These video clips show you traditional Pilates exercises done on the equipment available in the studio, but also show you how you can adapt them to your own practice at home.

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The Lianne & Friends Awaken A Better You Cruise 

I was so thrilled to be part of an amazing team of experts that Lianne Laing handpicked for a Wellness Cruise like no other. In October of 2019, we set sail for a week long cruise along the Danube River, starting in Budapest and finishing in Vilshofen.


I had the wonderful experience of teaching Pilates and Fascia/Stretch classes in such beautiful settings, of exploring 5 countries I had never been to, of learning from the other amazing experts, and of growing friendships with not only our team of experts, but with fellow passengers. From all the workouts, to workshops on beauty, nutrition, relationships, meditation, essential oils, there was never a dull moment, and an experience I will cherish for a lifetime. 

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