When I started with Ansley I was having severe back pain. I was not new to fitness but I was brand new to Pilates so I started out with private classes. It was not more than two or three classes and my back pain started to subside to where I could enjoy my normal routine. I have now started attending three days per week. My body needs this. As other reviewers have said, excellent atmosphere and small class sizes. When I first entered the studio, I felt right at home. I live very close so that is an added bonus. I highly recommend this studio and so thankful I found it!