Pilates Space is Ottawa’s premier Fletcher Pilates® movement studio and Teacher Training Educational Centre. We pride ourselves in offering a positive, professional and caring environment. We teach Fletcher Pilates® - the Ron Fletcher lineage of the Pilates method. Regardless of age, body type or fitness level, our team of qualified teachers is dedicated to help you attain your best level of physical wellness. No experience? Join our exclusive 8-week Intro group session specific for new participants.



Fletcher Pilates® is intelligent exercise! It evolves directly from the original method taught to Ron Fletcher by Joe and Clara Pilates. Guided by proper breathing, Ron Fletcher combined the principles of classic Pilates with his extensive movement background to develop an organic, flowing and artful series of movements that are as challenging to perform as they are satisfying to master. Fletcher Pilates® will deeply engage the body, mind and breath – a body that moves better, lives better.


Pilates Space is a licensed Teacher Training facility in the Ottawa area. We are pleased to offer the Fletcher Pilates® Comprehensive Program, one of the most in-depth programs available. Already teaching? We also offer courses as a PMA Continuing Education Provider for teachers of other lineages.



If you’re new to Pilates Space but have previous experience at another Pilates studio or with a qualified instructor, contact us so we can determine the best way to get you started. We might recommend a Private class, the 8-week group Intro or see if group classes are suitable for you. We'd love to hear from you!



The ideal way to start Pilates, incorporates specialized Pilates equipment and caters to your individual needs. Best to start with 5 or 10 Privates and then continue with Privates or add Group classes to your training too. Contact us so we can get you started! Interested in joining with a friend or partner? Make it a duet instead!



No experience? (8-week Intro)! Learn the Fletcher Fundamentals™, Towelwork®, Matwork, Magic Circle, and a functional stretching component. Flexible schedule - not restricted to the same class each week. Choose to repeat the Intro or progress to a variety of classes to suit your schedule. Not recommended if pregnant or recently injured.

  • “My name is Brian Orser. I am an eight time Canadian Figure skating champion, World champion and two time Olympic silver medalist. Jacqueline's sensitivity to my needs for figure skating has been very beneficial and her attention to technique is excellent. Pilates has been part of my training program for two years because it is a great fit for skating targeting core strength, flexibility, and overall body awareness. My profession is all about movement, balance and motion and Pilates has assisted greatly in those areas. I have noticed a positive difference in my skating since my training with Jacqueline began and will keep Pilates as part of my training routine.”

    Brian Orser

  • “Pilates Space classes shape my day; give direction to my week; and provide form, strength and flexibility to my body. They are simply essential to good health and happiness!”

    Gwynneth Evans

  • “Since discovering the Pilates Space, I have become passionate about Fletcher Pilates as taught brilliantly by Jacqueline Ethier and her excellent team. The enriching experience has resulted in my attaining a stronger, more flexible body coupled with improved balance and body awareness.

    The classes bring much joy to my life.”

    Deborah Martin

  • “Pilates gives me flexibility, balance and improved posture. Jackie’s infectious enthusiasm gives me energy, while her passion, dedication and attention to detail are embodied within the Pilates Space team of teachers.”

    Lynda Ann Gray

  • “The Pilates Space where I have attended classes for the past 10 years is inspiring: spacious, light filled and welcoming. Jacqueline’s commitment to teaching with precision, focus, and attention to detail is reflected in all of the instructors. All ages and abilities are welcomed, and even in a group class there is individual attention. I have found Fletcher Pilates to be one of the best to teach core strength, and for me it is an ongoing anatomy review, from the inside, out. I have recommended many to the Pilates Space, and it is definitely included in my long term plan for aging gracefully.”

    Eloise Graham, Physiotherapist

  • “Je suis toujours impressionnée par mes professeurs du Pilates Space qui continuent de m’enseigner de nouvelles façons d’approfondir les exercices que je connais. Grace à eux, je continue toujours d’apprendre, de m’améliorer et de garder la forme. Chapeau!”

    Andree Riffou

  • “I consider the Pilates Space to be a Centre of Excellence. When I retired in 2009 I decided that rather than coming downtown I would try other Pilates Studios in my area. I tried 3 and they did not compare. Nothing beats the Pilates Space for their personal attention and superior teaching methods.”

    Nancy Cormier

  • “Pilates Space is my sanity! For over ten years Jackie and her wonderful Pilates team have made it possible for me to run marathons without injury, strengthen my body and my mind, and have made exercise fun and challenging. Thank you! ”

    Moira Johnson, Consultant

  • “I have to travel a lot for my work, and I find that Pilates is a great way to recover from a long flight. I just pack my Fletcher towel and am able to have a good workout anyway. My towel has already traveled thousands of miles!”

    Blair Hodgson

  • “Pilates is the most complete, most satisfying and most effective form of all-round workout and strengthening program I’ve ever experienced, thanks to a team of experienced and dedicated teachers that is second to none. Pilates Space has truly changed my life.”

    Margaret Wickett

  • “In my 30 years of training and lifestyle management coaching there have been but a very few people who have left an impression such as Jacqueline does. It is a rare and refreshing experience to cross paths with one who is passionate and knowledgeable at their chosen profession.”

    Marshall Page


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340 Maclaren St, Suite 100
Ottawa ON K2P 0M6

(613) PILATES (745-2837)

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