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STRONG Pilates Canada

Down for more?

Australia’s fastest growing Pilates franchise is launching in Canada and you have the opportunity to own your own STRONG Pilates studio.

The global Pilates & Yoga market has an anticipated compound annual growth rate of 10.0% from 2021 to 2028, with majority of the key players being Pilates studios.

STRONG Pilates founders Michael Ramsey and Mark Armstrong sit among the elite in Australia’s fitness industry. They talk the talk as well as walk it, mostly because they have been in your shoes. This duo have owned a number of high performing franchise fitness studios, including some that were the highest performing for their market in Australia. They found a gap in the fitness industry for a long term, sustainable, safe, no impact model which led to STRONG’s unique concept.

Launched in October 2019, STRONG Pilates is growing exponentially with 140+ territories sold & reserved across Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Singapore, and the UK.

Our instructors are STRONG endorsed, well equipped with our tech and techniques, and there to guide you every step of the way.

More sweat, more self care, more results. That’s STRONG.

Make Gains, Friends, or both.

The STRONG Offer

Our comprehensive onboarding program will set you up for success. Together with our tried and tested presale campaign, our studios open their doors with an average of 175+ members.

As a STRONG partner, you not only reap the rewards of small business ownership, but you also benefit from leveraging our international advertising, public relations, and communications initiatives built around the STRONG brand.

At STRONG we are focused on staying one step ahead, offering our partners a complete package of products and services, which include:

  • Large territories
  • A unique service offering
  • Innovative training systems & tech
  • A highly competitive & profitable business model
  • Endless support & guidance through on-boarding, pre-sale and ongoing studio operations
  • An evolving brand that’s always ahead of the curve
  • World class marketing & operations guidance
  • And more

Pilates Inspired, Cardio Infused.

REFORM? Always. ROW or RIDE? Your choice.

Part Resistance, Part Cardio, Full Body Workout.

For Those Down For More. More Sweat. More Strength. More Results.

STRONG Pilates Classes

High Intensity, low-impact. Get more out of your workout with STRONG’s strength/HIIT hybrid training.

Each class is 45-minutes focusing on either upper body, lower body, core, obliques or a combination of them all. 

Are you down?



Let’s slow things down. LOADED means heavy springs, heavy dumbbells & time-under-tension. The goal: growth, gains & getting STRONG.


Expect a well rounded full-body pilates inspired workout. You will feel a complete full-body burn with low impact movements; paired perfectly with high intensity cardio bursts. The goal: strength & mobility with a huge calorie burn.


It’s GO time. Think high-intensity, high sweat, high volume. The goal: burn calories, increase endurance, push your limits both physically and mentally.


Consisting of dynamic movements, pilates flows, and a mixture of stability and mobility with plenty of burn. The goal: mobility, balance, strengthen and lengthen.

At the forefront of Innovation.

At STRONG, we never rest on our laurels. We are constantly conceptualising and testing new fitness technology that can add to and evolve the STRONG offering to enhance our client experience.

Our Rowformer is an exclusively-licensed machine that is half a reformer Pilates and half a rower, which makes for an intense full-body workout that combines cardio training with strength and resistance.

Launching in 2023, our Former range has evolved to now include the Bikeformer, swapping out the rower for a bike. Another first to market in our industry, exclusive to STRONG.

Meet the Rowformer

The ROWFORMER is a cutting-edge, first-of-its-kind machine that combines progressive spring tension, quality vinyl anti-microbial seats with foam insets for cushion and stability, resistance bands, and the renowned Concept 2 rowing machine equipped with a proprietary foot plate and seat system, all monitored by the PM5 for comprehensive tracking.

Put simply: Rowing Machine + Reformer Bed = A ROWformer.

Unique to STRONG Pilates

Unique to STRONG Pilates, our instructor-assist technology provides a visual queue to the members, displayed on movement screens around the studio. Our instructors have full control, using a remote system to move from one exercise to another.

The choice is yours

Row or ride? The choice is now yours. Introduced in 2023, the Bikeformer stays true to our high intensity, low impact ethos, giving our members another way to HIIT their goals. The introduction of the Bikeformer also saw Book Your Spot land on our app, allowing members to choose their favourite equipment or spot in the studio.

What is a STRONG workout?
A workout for those down for more. The workout that will change the way you train. For good.

Sweat. Shake. Leave STRONG. Our 45-minute classic combination workout includes light and heavy resistance strength work for a full-body, STRONG signature workout. Pilates inspired to work your upper body, back, legs, booty, obliques and abs. Cardio infused with a trio of five minute cardio intervals to get your heart rate up. Well-rounded, like your booty after the burn.

Push yourself out of your comfort zone with our motivational trainers.

What facilities does STRONG have?
More sweat, more spa. We provide you with showers, change rooms and toilets with full amenities when you workout at STRONG. Eucalyptus-scented towels included.

Lockers are also provided so you can work out knowing all your things are secure.

How is STRONG different to pilates?
The STRONG workout is unlike anything you’ve done before. Our Rowformer and Bikeformer machines were the first to combine resistance training with cardio HIIT training. Our classes combine STRONG controlled movements (slow twitch muscle fibre activation that helps build endurance) and bursts of fast movement (fast twitch fibre activation that promotes speed and power).

Add cardio HIIT training with rowing or riding and you have a unique, challenging way to workout. For a new kind of STRONG. Plus, with little to no impact on your joints, it’s one of the safest and most efficient ways to train.

What should I bring to class?
You must have grip socks and a sweat towel. We’re an environmentally-conscious studio and don’t provide plastic cups, so bring your own water bottle. All of these can be purchased at reception.
I'm ready to go. How do I join STRONG?
All you need to do now is register by filling out the form above. We will get in touch with you shortly as we continue our journey to opening.