The Club Pilates studio at the Shoppes at Belmont. 

Club Pilates recently opened a studio in The Shoppes at Belmont.

The 2,000-square-foot studio at 1567 Fruitville Pike offers group classes and private instruction in a system of core-strengthening exercises and stretches performed on specialized equipment.

Class are limited to 12 people, with 50 classes offered during the week, beginning as early as 6 a.m. and as late as 7 p.m. The studio opened with three instructors, although more may be added.

The franchise owners of the new Club Pilates are Kathy and Gary McKay, who say they plan to open a second location this year in Kennett Square.

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