Welcome to Saugatuck Studios

the originator of Power Plate Pilates

about us

Saugatuck Studios is home of Power Plate Pilates.

Power Plate Acceleration technology a medical device plus Pilates Apparatus.  We merged these 2 modalities in 2006, and it is a combination that we at Saugatuck Studios find works efficiently, effectively, and we love.

teacher training

Pass along your passion to others! Saugatuck Studios is the proud home of the branch of Kane School Teacher Training – a comprehensive Pilates certification.  

Contact Fran Hoyte at 203-856-8554 or fhoyte@me.com for more information.
Spring Intensive!

Core Muscle Anatomy

Comprehensive Mat

Basic Training Phase I

Basic Training Phase II 

power plate pilates.

We offer a wide range of services and create truly unique fitness experiences, power plate with pilates, and power plate with yoga for a pioneering efficient and most effect workout.  Create a body the is truly balanced, strong, and mobile.


Kane School Pilates Teacher-Training

Enrollment Open to all:  pilates, yoga, movement professionals.
Get to know the map of the body.  Pre-requisite for equipment certification and Comprehensive Pilates Mat training. 
This comprehensive course explores musculoskeletal anatomy and basic kinesiology principles-emphasizing how they relate to the teaching and practice of Pilates, yoga, and bodywork. It lays the foundation for further study as a movement professional and is a prerequisite for the Kane School certification program. This is a hands-on course and students learn how to practically apply information taught in the course to their movement professional career via analysis of Pilates exercises and an introduction to posture analysis. Students can test out of this course with a passing grade on the Kane School anatomy entrance exam.  Student comment, I have taken many anatomy classes before, but NOW I really get it !”

pilates comprehensive mat
The Kane School Comprehensive Pilates Mat Training is a 65-hour advanced Pilates mat certification program that is singular in its attention to assessment, biomechanics and application of musculoskeletal anatomy to the human form.

pilates equipment certification – phase I & II
Comprehensive Apparatus 
Phase I   and    Phase II
Kane School certifications teach the traditional basic, intermediate, and advanced exercise series on the Reformer, Cadillac, High Barrell and Wunda Chair, while integrating the Kane School Core Principles. Students learn the pioneering Kane touch instruction and exploration of manual perception skills through exercises and practical techniques, biomechanics, special populations, and advanced teaching techniques.
  Phase I: Basic Choreography
Phase I: Intermediate Choreography
Phase I: Advanced Choreography
Phase II: Touch
Phase II: Biomechanics
Phase II: Special Populations
Phase II: Advanced Teaching Techniques

Anatomy:  Get to know the map of the body

Saugatuck Studios is the proud home of a branch of Kane School – a comprehensive Pilates certification well-known for its intensive study of anatomy, biomechanics, injuries and palpation skills.

You no longer have to travel to NYC to get access to this extraordinary Pilates education.

Already Pilates certified? We offer a comprehensive bridge program.

Click here to find out more about the Pilates Kane School Teacher Training and Kinected.