With locations in Berkley, Milford, and Rochester, Michigan, Reforming Foundations is a modern Pilates studio that teaches movement strategies to help every body feel and move its best. We specialize in Pilates, physical therapy, and wellness programs. Our focus is injury rehabilitation, sport specific professional athletic training, and helping people move pain free. We also love to move together as a community and offer a variety of private and semi-private group training options. Our Pilates classes are for those looking to experience both fun and challenging Pilates session in an inclusive and supportive environment.
We LOVE people and we know our Pilates method is for every human. Our goal is to make the Pilates method available to everyone. Our aim is for you to learn how to move freely with joy and help you do all the things you love to do. Play sports and need an extra edge? We got you! Play with your grand kids on the floor and need to be able to get up? Yep, we can help! Dealing with urinary incontinence post-partum or otherwise? We’ve been there and have your back! Busy with your career, or your family and need a little time for your own body? We understand and will help you get the me time you need! We want to help you reach your goals and help you feel your best with Pilates. You deserve it!
The team at RF is truly unique. Our founder, Brooke has created a culture of inclusion, belonging, and sharing freely. We all have differing backgrounds in education, Pilates certifications, but share the same passion for continuing to learn and grow in our practice. Together we share what we know and we move together as a team every week to stay connected to our our bodies, to each other, and be able to offer you creative fun movement sessions.
Our client services team all represent RF’s core values and are here as your personal concierge in wellness. Stop in for your studio tour, we can’t wait to meet you and help you feel your best with Pilates!
OUR WELLNESS PROGRAMS
We’re proud to support our community on their journey to strength, vitality and overall wellness through Pilates and our unique Wellness Programs.
For those who need specialized attention with injuries, chronic pain or weakness, our licensed Physical Therapists give one-on-one attention to improve movement quality and help prevent injury while improving fitness.
For those seeking recovery and rejuvenation, our deep relaxation infrared sauna heats the very core of your body for deep detoxification, skin purification, weight loss, release of harmful toxins and heavy metals, pain relief, improved circulation and more.
For those looking for sustainable lifestyle changes, our Health Coach will create a personalized program and provide a solid foundation to empower each individual to develop a long-lasting health journey.
More About Our Tribe
Brooke Alexandra is the CEO & Founder of Reforming Foundations Pilates & Wellness, RF BURN Infrared Pilates and the RF School of Pilates....
Dr. Lindsay Brandt is an advocate for high quality, patient-centered healthcare. She believes expert hands-on care, delivered one-on-one...
Veronica is a recent graduate of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Wayne State University. During her time at Wayne State......
Angela came to Pilates to help rehabilitate her own Diastasis Recti postpartum. She found a special niche here at Reforming Foundations......
Barb describes herself as a self-professed Pilates nerd! She holds several Pilates certifications and has attended numerous specialization...
Lisa first discovered Pilates after suffering a spine injury in a car accident that changed her life forever. After declining to have back.....
Erin was introduced to Pilates while studying theater and dance at the University of Michigan. She fell in love with the movement principles...
As a professional contemporary dancer and choreographer, Kaitlin is no stranger to movement. Her love for continuing education brought......
Kellie started her health and wellness journey several years ago. Through changes to her diet and exercise, she has transformed her life......
Jenny has an extensive background in dance; training at the competitive level for 13 years, earning her BA in Dance from Columbia College......
Melissa’s expertise, experiences, and enthusiasm will help you transform your body. As a professional dancer - experiencing pain, limitation...
For Michelle, Pilates is not just about the physical benefits but the mental and emotional well-being that it can bring as well......
Rychee has a true passion for movement. From the novice to the advanced student, she encourages her clients to be smart movers by identif......
To quote Sam, “I just love Pilates so much!” You will feel this joy and depth of experience from our recent RF School of Pilates graduate......
As a lifelong athlete, Laura was always interested in studying movement. Once she completed her bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, she had......
Kayli fell in love with Pilates after her first session with Brooke in the fall of 2021. She was referred by her physical therapist to......
Jami has always been passionate about fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. She started her Pilates journey as a client, and loved it so.....
Hannah fell in love with Pilates in S. Korea when she first discovered mat Pilates. She quickly noticed changes in her posture, an......
Desiree is a licensed physical therapist and has a passion for neurological rehabilitation. In 2017, she graduated from Robert Gordon......
For Cori, becoming an instructor made it possible to meld all of her areas of expertise into one modality that allowed her to help people! ...
Rebecca was drawn to Pilates because of its accessibility for every body and goal. She found Pilates here at RF after her own injury and lea...
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Brooke fell in love with Pilates after her own personal health struggle. After repeated injuries from group fitness and athletic training, she discovered the Pilates method. She personally experienced how rehabilitative and effective this method of movement was and saw how it could help others. She introduced the method to her family and friends and watched how they also benefited from the movements.
Brooke felt compelled to create a community that supports safe and healthy movement, and in 2014, she opened Reforming Foundations. Continuing to share the joy of the Pilates experience, we are now in our third location as we continue to expand.
Our Core Values
We deliver great care because we care greatly. We actively listen to hear about your experiences and provide individualized care to meet your goals. We love people and cultivate meaningful relationships. We’re passionate about helping people live better lives, and it’s the driving force of what we do and how we do it. We support, sustain and continually create happy, successful relationships with our clients.
Reforming Foundations is welcoming and inclusive. We encourage all ages, shapes, sizes, fitness levels and movement abilities on their wellness journey. We advocate an inclusive and respectful environment. It’s important that all feel a sense of belonging, support, and care. We celebrate and respect our differences and diverse movement abilities.
Professional and true to our word, we’re disciplined in following best practices and making decisions in the best interest of our community. We believe in understanding and forgiveness, and won’t charge for missed sessions due to emergencies or other unforeseeable life circumstances.
We believe small details create a large impact. We are grateful to always be learning and growing alongside our clients. Part of our core values are to seek knowledge and pursue growth by taking the time to ask the “why?” and “how?” We believe in living by example, therefore, we strive to be the best we can on every level to both teach and inspire our clients, striving to be better than we were before.