The Moving Joint is a movement studio that provides the communities of Mar Vista, Venice, Marina Del Ray and surrounding areas with high quality and intelligent Pilates, Gyrotonic, and Yoga, as well as an onsite physical therapist. We aim to create a warm and inviting environment where you can feel supported to connect, heal and thrive in your body. We offer private, semi-private and Pilates reformer classes as well as a variety of Yoga, dance and pre and postnatal options. In all of these classes you can easily engage and interact with the instructors because of the smaller class sizes. The instructors are all trained with professional certifications as well as continuing education specialties. The Moving Joint is distinguished in quality by careful hiring practices and in the instructors’ abilities to excel in therapeutic as well as fitness approaches.
The studio itself is built with eco-friendly sustainable materials and beautiful stained glass windows between the studios. Come in and you will feel the good energy immediately.
Julio Montero - Front Desk
Carlos Ulloa - Owner
Meghan Pickrell - Owner
The main studio is a communal space for private and semi-private instruction. Equipment includes several Balanced Body reformers, Cadillacs, wunda chairs, a ladder barrel, spine corrector and Gyrotonic® tower. This space is dedicated to learning and healing. Using the myriad Pilates apparatus, one-on-one sessions are dedicated to the specific patterns and needs of your unique body. The main studio has a quiet and inviting atmosphere that allows for very focused and deep work with your practitioner.
THE REFORMER ROOM
The newly renovated reformer room holds space for up to 6 people in class. It features 6 Balanced Body reformers, 6 wall mounted springboards and a spacious atmosphere that will let you flow through your classes. The room set up allows for Mixed apparatus classes, combining reformer, springboard and mat pilates within one class.
Our open studio is perfect room for small workshops, mat pilates, dance, and yoga classes. It is an open space has approximately 390sqft. of usable space with wood flooring and an automated garage door, which can be opened for more usable open space. Our open studio can hold up to 12 people on yoga mats and the semi-outdoors make this little room feel more spacious.
The Gyrotonic Expansion System®
The Gyrotonic Expansion System® allows clients to stretch and strengthen muscles, while simultaneously stimulating and strengthening connective tissues in and around the joints of the body. These exercises are synchronized with corresponding breathing patterns, thus enhancing aerobic and cardiovascular stimulation and promoting neuro-muscular rejuvenation.
The Moving Joint offers Gyrotonic® one on one private sessions only. No classes are being offered at this time.