About Us

Body By Paolo features affordable Pilates programs created by it’s founder, Paolo Luissi. New exercises are featured EVERY WEEK! Our instructors pride themselves on being able to give one-on-one attention to each of our students, regardless of their age or fitness levels. Our small classes, with no more than 8 students each session, allows our instructors to focus on each student’s needs individually.




2016-04-22 12.36.24Body By Paolo was founded by Paolo Luissi who comes from a family of fitness professionals who have been in the business for 40 years. He started his fitness career in 1987 in Guatemala as an aerobics instructor. In 1990, be received his qualifications as a Spinning trainer and decided to become a Personal Instructor in 1995.

Paolo has Pilates certifications from both Polestar Pilates as well as from the Balanced Body University in Sacramento, California.

“I chose to concentrate on Pilates because of the overall benefits for my clients. Unlike some fitness regimes, Pilates focuses not just core strength, but is also easy on the joints and improves posture. It’s great seeing my clients get stronger, regardless of whether they are 17 or 70!” – Paolo Luissi.

Paolo has been a pilates trainer for over a decade. He is the creator of Barre Pilates, which is a high energy, no impact exercise class and  Xtreme Pilates which is the Pilates answer to high energy bootcamp classes.