Study with Alison
Boomerang Pilates is a staple in the heart of Roncesvalles, Toronto.
Since we opened in 2011, we’ve expanded our teaching team to include some of the best instructors in both Pilates and Restorative Exercise. You can explore movement in ways that build you from the inside out and address your need for healthy movement AND your craving for a workout!
During COVID-19 we’re offering online classes and private sessions along with in-person private sessions. Get in touch for more info!
“Top notch teachers with a wide variety of offerings. Small class size in a bright studio. Wouldn’t go anywhere else.”
Google Review from Bernadette M.
Alison has an approach to movement and health that includes exercise-specific movement, natural everyday movement, somatic body and brain exploration and a deep conviction that how our brains and bodies get together makes all the difference to how we feel.
Combining functional, exploratory details and alignment with fluid, intuitive movement and an emphasis on acceptance and fun leads to sustainable change that helps you feel better for life!
"Experienced, nuanced and generous with her knowledge for all things movement. Alison is truly a gifted teacher and communicator and allows you to look at the complex human body in a totally different light. I'm grateful for any opportunity I get to learn from her!"
Yoga & Pilates Teacher
"You are a great translator and communicator Alison, so warm and relate-able but also clearly very very knowledgeable too. A rare mix."
Pilates and Restorative Movement Teacher
"Alison is a wonderful teacher and teaching mentor. Her deep knowledge of movement and bodies is only matched by her empathy, warmth and enthusiasm. Alison has helped shape my teaching in many ways, ranging from helping me understand technical issues to supporting my confidence when I was struggling. She's creative, resourceful, thorough and always focused on exploring for ways to help me help my own body and my students, and she's the person I call to this day when there's something I can't figure out."
Movement Coach and Business Owner
"I appreciate the gift of Alison's teaching on both a personal and professional level."
Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Musings about movement
Let's talk about how to get better ankle mobility and improve your squats, your walk and almost everything else! Do you struggle to get your heels on the floor in a parallel squat? Or, if you're like me, do you struggle to not fully just fall over on your butt in a...
Do you wish you knew how to do upper back extensions without hurting your neck or lower back? How to extend smoothly from start to finish? Read on, I've got your back! (I love puns. I know they're the lowest kind of humour, but really, life can't be serious all the...
I don't just want you to know how to do ab curls, I want you to master them! First off, what's an ab curl? It's a small, controlled roll up into flexion that works your abs and the muscles in the front of your neck. It articulates the movement of your head relative to...