Pilates was developed in the 1920s by Joseph Pilates. It focuses on restoring the spine to its natural curves, giving adherence to core stability.
Reshaping your lifestyle by cultivating the evolution of movement
It is our desire to have every body walk through life pain free.
Our Brand Promise
Is to be inviting to all those who walk through our doors seeking wellness and movement accessibility
True Movement Studios are the most recognized Garuda® and Pilates Studios in Canada, as well as the host centre for all Canadian Garuda® Teacher Trainings.
True Movement focuses on strengthening and lengthening the body. We have a great working relationship with Chiropractors, Active Release Therapists, and Physiotherapists, resulting in a growing clientele of post injury clients, several professional sports teams, as well as Olympic Athletes. Our clients receive the most beneficial, innovative knowledge to help them achieve a strong, pain free, open body. Regardless of age or fitness level, our studio is for everyone.
Our instructors share a strong passion for movement, and are continuously educating themselves, using only the most favourable exercises to help achieve success for their clients. True Movement founder Erin Baker is continuously working with Garuda® founder James D’Silva, and is the Canadian Master Trainer for the GARUDA®Method, offering several courses per year, which can be found in the Teacher Training section.
The Garuda founder and creator is the beloved James D’Silva. James was born and raised in Goa, India, before moving to England to become a professional dancer.
Founder Erin Baker is continuously working with Garuda® founder James D’Silva, and is the Canadian Master Trainer for the GARUDA®Method. Erin offers several teacher training courses per year.