(202) 269-3020


CLASSICAL PILATES Privates | Duets | Group Classes


Lesa McLaughlin

Owner and 2nd Generation Pilates Instructor


About Excel Pilates DC

Excel Pilates DC, established in 1998, located in the Brookland neighborhood, is fully equipped Pilates Studio with Reformers, Wall Units, Chairs, Barrels, Cadillacs and Mat Classes.


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Get started today with 3 Private Pilates sessions whether you’re interested in classes, Privates or just finding out more, contact us today.


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Client Testimonials

“Excellent instructors. Well-managed facility.”
“Excel Pilates is a beautiful space with knowledgeable teachers, a great dedication to classical Pilates, and an amazing teacher training program. My body has never felt better.”
“Spotlessly clean studio, small group classes, very individualized instruction. Excel adheres to the classic pilates methods. Jacqueline is a super instructor! Highly recommend.”
“Great place with thoughtful direction and support practicing Pilates.”
“The instruction at Excel is tops!”
“I’ve been working out with Excel Pilates for four years, and am going to continue with my Pilates practice for the rest of my life! Thanks, Excel!”
“The teachers at Excel really know their stuff.  This isn’t a studio that offers a zillion different types of fitness classes, they focus on what they do best: Pilates classes and Pilates teacher training.”
“This is a great studio for the Pilates beginner or for an advanced student. The teachers are incredibly knowledgeable and the atmosphere is calm.”

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