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Pilates en Pointe is an independently owned, boutique Pilates studio, specializing in small group reformer/mixed equipment/mat classes, semi-private, and private sessions. We are located in the Olive Chapel Professional Park, off Olive Chapel Rd. between 55 and 540. It is also close to 64, Publix, Beaver Creek Commons, and many of Apex's favorite neighborhoods. Our studio is brand-new, modern, clean, and outfitted with top of the line Balanced Body Pilates equipment. 

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Hello, my name is Kara Salerno, founder and owner of Pilates en Pointe. I am thrilled to have opened a Pilates studio in Apex, NC! I moved from New York, where I danced and performed professionally on Broadway for 18 years.

I discovered Pilates when I was 14 years old, while training to become a professional dancer, and immediately fell in love with it! At a young age, Pilates helped me to find my core and develop long lean muscles. It helped me to prevent injury and maintain my strength and stamina to perform eight shows a week on Broadway. It helped me get back in shape after the birth of both of my daughters, and it was my main form of rehabilitation after meniscus surgery.  Pilates has changed my life and the way my body moves and feels as I age. I am now happy to be sharing my passion for Pilates and helping others.


With the combined knowledge of my extensive dance background, personal Pilates practice, and Balanced Body Education and Certification, Pilates en Pointe was born! 


I am blessed with an amazing husband, Michael and two girls, Hannah and Kayla. In my free time, I love to spend time with my family and friends, bake, play golf, sing, dance, play games, and be active in the community.


Our Mission is to provide high quality, individualized, and safe Pilates instruction to every BODY.  Our instructors have a passion for pilates and helping each individual reach their personal fitness goals by constantly challenging, and safely progressing them through the Pilates exercise system. What sets us apart is our individualized approach! Every BODY is different, so even in a small group class, you will get individualized attention on form and alignment to make sure you are benefiting the most from your workout. We do not pack people into classes, but keep it small and personal. We like to build relationships with our clients and celebrate each person's progress. 

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