Planks, warriors, and hundreds, galore! Build strength, muscle tone, coordination, flexibility and improved posture while exercising in a class designed uniquely for children. M and M Pilates teaches Pilates, Yoga, Meditation, and Mindfulness in a non-competitive, stress-free environment. This practice will help participants achieve a calm and balanced mind while building a strong and flexible body.
M and M Pilates is dedicated to teaching the tremendous benefits of Yoga and Pilates to children. We bring a playful approach with games, songs, stories and partner challenges to foster self-confidence, creativity and loads of energetic fun!
M and M Pilates stands for Mommy and Me Pilates by Mary Montague. We act as a mobile studio that comes to your home, school or other organization, currently teaching up to 500 students per week! Please see the class descriptions to choose a class that is right for you.
Mary MontagueOwner/Lead Instructor
Mary grew up in Townsville, Australia. As a dual citizen, she moved to the US for college and earned her Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in Special Education, Kindergarten-age 22 years, with an added Autism Authorization. She worked as a Special Education teacher for the Beverly Hills Unified School District for eight years. Mary completed the Pilates Method Alliance mat teacher certification through Equinox, the Yoga Alliance 200-hour registered yoga teacher (RYT) certification through Corepower Yoga, and the mini yogis foundation teaching certification for children. Mary’s goal, dream and passion is to combine her professional classroom teaching experience with her Pilates and Yoga teaching credentials to teach Mindfulness, Meditation, Pilates and Yoga to kids! In childhood, habits are easily formed, and it is Mary’s goal to promote the formation of only healthy habits.
Children will exercise in the comfort of their own home. Class involves a fun and active Pilates and Yoga fusion, suitable for boys and girls of all ages and experience to build strength, muscle tone, coordination, flexibility, improved posture and self-awareness.
Mommy and Me(Baby, Toddler)
The cutest class to get in shape while bonding and connecting with your little one. Moms will be practicing Pilates-based exercises while playfully holding and interacting with their baby. Moms are welcome to bring to class any baby toys, blankets, etc. to allow the baby to feel comfortable. Host a group class in your home for cost effectiveness! (Dads, too!)
Mommy and Me(Child, Teen)
Bond and share in healthy habits during a unique exercise routine designed for the whole family. Class involves a Pilates and Yoga fusion suitable for the expanding age ranges to build strength, muscle tone, coordination, flexibility, improved posture and self-awareness. Host a group class in your home for cost effectiveness!
This energetic class offers a child-based Pilates and Yoga practice for boys and girls of all ages and experience to build inner and outer strength. Children will learn mat Pilates exercises, yoga Vinyasa flow, and mindful breathing tools while adding in games, story telling, songs, imaginative play, stretching, strengthening and balancing. Host a group class in your home for cost effectiveness!
Work out in the comfort of your own home. Class involves classical mat Pilates exercises and full-body Vinyasa Yoga flow that will help you find and engage your core and leave you feeling strong, lengthened and toned.
This class offers a child-friendly Pilates and Yoga practice within the classroom setting for boys and girls to build inner and outer strength. The students learn mat Pilates exercises, yoga poses and sequences, and mindful breathing tools while adding in games, story telling, songs and imaginative play, all to benefit the educational environment and academic success. The lessons promote a calm, controlled, mindful and engaging learning environment while encouraging kids to be joyful and active!
Would you like M and M Pilates to come to your child's school? Put me in touch with your contact person and I will send them a proposal!
M and M Pilates tailors classes to those with special needs. This class can help reduce pain, anxiety and obsessive behaviors while developing social skills and regulating emotions. Classes offer individualization and modifications based on the needs of each participant.
Join us for a children's Yoga Retreat Summer Day Camp in Beverly Hills! Turn inward, learn that 'thoughts become things,' build self-confidence, and practice skills that will last a lifetime! Contact Mary for details and follow along on Instagram for updates. Have an idea for a Summer Camp or Kids' Retreat in your area? Send an inquiry.
A healthy way to bring energetic fun to your child’s birthday celebration! The birthday party theme can be integrated into the Pilates and Yoga class. The ‘class’ will include games, songs, partner and team activities, and challenging partner poses.
For group event rates please contact Mary.
“ It is well documented that the healthy habits of children go hand in hand with their academic success at school, which is why it is Mary’s mission to combine both practices to develop a well-rounded individual.”
M and M Pilates offers in-home tutoring for Common Core curriculum in reading, writing and math intervention, homework support, study skills, remediation, enrichment and social skills. Mary provides a comfortable and uplifting learning environment and scaffolds the curriculum for each child to feel successful and build positive self-esteem. Toddlers – 5th grade.
Have questions about implementing positive behavior strategies within the home or questions to ask your child’s teacher? M and M Pilates can help. Mary draws from her professional classroom teaching experience to create individualized positive behavior charts to help each child reach their goal in a way that sets them up for success and utilizes their strengths. Mary teaches parents how to create an educational space within the home, set up routines and successful transitions, implement discipline and boundaries, encourage healthy habits, and practice academic skills in a positive and playful way. Mary will come to your home and offer parenting consultations to help create a successful home learning environment. Mary can also help you prepare for school meetings and attend meetings with you as a collaborative member of your child’s educational team.
*24 hour cancellation policy: Cancellations must be made over 24 hours in advance or full fee will be charged.
*Payment must be received via invoice, check or cash before the class begins. Checks should be made payable to M and M Pilates.
*M and M Pilates is based in the Beverly Hills area and surrounding Los Angeles neighborhoods. Prices will increase for traveling significant distances.