It all started with a trapeze. Now, a year and a half after opening in town, Claremont’s Pilates Studio M—an unconventional exercise venue offering Pilates, yoga and circus arts—is twirling, spinning and contorting itself to international recognition.
The unique gym is getting an extra boost as 12-year-old student Caroline Redfield prepares to go to Montreal’s National Circus School this summer to train under the guidance of performers from Cirque du Soleil. Established in 1981, it is the largest North American school devoted to advanced circus arts. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff