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The Studio is Merced and Turlock's first and only Pilates and Funtional Training studio. We offer small group and private training in a spacious, state-of-the-art facility that brings together all the necessary tools for achieving optimum health. Our trainers have the skill and knowledge to instruct you on what it takes to strive for your personal best. We offer the newest innovations in strength training and cardiovascular equipment.

The Studio INSPIRES, CHALLENGES and ENABLES clients of all fitness levels to achieve optimum health and fitness. Whether you are just starting out or you are an athlete or fitness enthusiast looking for that 'spark' of inspiration to break through a current plateau, The Studio has a full spectrum of services to help you conquer your goals. There is absolutely NOTHING average or ordinary about the workout experience at The Studio.

The Studio has a creative and unique vibe that is different than any other facility in Merced. Every client from the beginner to the elite athlete will feel comfortable and challenged by their workouts. We invite you to come by and experience all The Studio has to offer.

We offer extensive metabolic testing to find out what YOUR BODY needs to develop a fitness program that is perfect for your needs. The Studio takes great pride in the professionalism and enthusiam of its talented staff.

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Amy Kreighbaum, M.A. and Carrie Vilas, M.S., are the founders and owners of The Studio. Amy & Carrie are professionals in the health, wellness and fitness fields. Amy earned her B.A. in Physical Education, with a concentration in Health, and she also earned a M.A. in Kinesiology, concentration in Exercise Science. Carrie earned her B.S. in Health Science, with an emphasis in Community Health, as well as her M.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science & Health Promotion. Amy and Carrie are also Certified Personal Trainers through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Both Amy and Carrie have studied health/wellness, instructed college level health/fitness classes, and directed health/wellness programs for major organizations for more than 15 years combined.

Amy and Carrie have had the opportunity to train with some of the most elite Pilates instructors and fitness trainers in the world, some of which include: Todd Durkin, veteran NFL player; Peter Twist, verteran NHL player; Kathy Grant, who received her Pilates Certification from Joseph Pilates himself; Julian Littleford, who is currently the Pilates Director for the San Diego Padres baseball team; Siri Dharma Galliano, trainer of many Hollywood celebrities; and Tom McCook, who has trained athletes such as the two U.S. gold medal swimmers in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Amy Kreighbaum, M.A. and Carrie Vilas, M.S., are the founders and owners of The Studio

After completing their education, Amy & Carrie decided to open The Studio in order to offer high quality health and fitness instruction to individuals seeking a more personalized, one-on-one exercise environment. When you come to The Studio, you can always be assured that you are receiving instruction from individuals who not only know the science behind what they’re teaching, but also the practical application of exercise to the real world. Come join us for the experience!

755 East Yosemite Avenue, Suite G
Merced, California 95340
Phone 209.723.BODY

310 East Main Street, Unit J
Turlock, California 95380
Phone 209.669.PUSH
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