About Us

A Message From The Owner

I love teaching and this is the most fun I’ve ever had in this role. I’m Michele Toscano, owner of Pilates By The Bay in Toms River, New Jersey. Watch this short video to find out why I became a Pilates teacher and what I love most about working with my clients every day.

~ Michele Toscano, Owner of Pilates By The Bay

Our Studio

Pilates By The Bay is the premier Pilates studio in the Monmouth-Ocean county area, offering the finest in true Pilates instruction to clients of all ages, health, and fitness levels. In business since 2008 and growing, our award-winning studio is a favorite in the area, offering private Pilates classes and semi-private sessions on authentic Pilates equipment, Pilates mat, and Balanced Body Bodhi Suspension System™ classes for clients of all ages.

Under the guidance of Michele Toscano and her exceptional team of professional instructors, our clients enjoy the highest caliber, personalized Pilates instruction available anywhere. Each of our teachers are extensively trained and fully certified in all aspects of Pilates, and are committed to their own continuing education. With certifications from Balance Body®, The Kane School, The Pilates School of Boulder, BASI, Stott, and the PMA you will not find a better qualified staff anywhere.

Pilates By The Bay is unique in offering specialized programs that cater to all ages, fitness levels, and health considerations. We provide training tailored to the special needs of young athletes, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients and those with neurological disorders, as well as those of older clients to address their unique condition and help these patients effectively manage their health challenges.

Centrally located in Toms River, NJ, and easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway at Exit 82, Pilates By The Bay is regularly voted Best Pilates studio in Ocean County, and is the first and only place you should consider to begin your journey to your best self ever.

Our Mission

Pilates By The Bay’s mission is to educate our clients on proper movement and exercise and improve their physical well-being through classical Pilates instruction.

Every client at our studio will:

  1. Become educated on proper muscle function
  2. Understand their body and what they need to do to improve it
  3. Improve their muscle strength, endurance, flexibility and alignment
  4. Understand how to integrate pilates principles into everyday life