Virtual Training Available

Balanced mind in a balanced body


Welcome to Bess Mahaney Pilates


Pilates is a system of exercises using special apparatus and/or a mat. It is designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness, while strengthening the deep core musculature.

Bess Mahaney is a comprehensively certified instructor working at the Pilates studio at Almaden Valley Athletic Club in San Jose, CA; serving both members and non members. The studio at AVAC is fully equipped with tower reformers, chairs, barrels, a Cadillac and small props. Bess provides customized pilates training to meet your fitness needs or goals. Bess welcomes all types of clients of all ages; from athletes, young adults, clients with injuries or pathologies to new and expecting mothers. 



Wake up and Workout.

Bess Mahaney

Certified Pilates Instructor


Bess has 10 years experience specializing in training and conditioning athletes; including post rehabilitation, injury prevention and overall conditioning for all types of clients. Bess also trains clients with Neurological diseases, Osteoporosis, Scoliosis, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylosis; clients with spinal fusions, knee, hip and shoulder injuries and pre and post natal women.  

Pilates apparatus and Mat certifications include Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher, Comprehensive training through Balanced Body, and National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer.








Almaden Valley Athletic Club

5400 Camden Ave, 

San Jose, CA 95124

Online Training Available:

Call/text for more information.


30 Min Mat: $25

50 Min Equipment: $55



Introductory 3 pack (Private training) $225

Single Private session: 

Members: $90                

4 pack - $340 

8 pack - $648


Single Private Duet session:

(session dedicated to two students)

Members: $65 (per person)

5 Pack -  $300 (per person)

10 Pack - $550 (per person)

non members add $5 per session price

24  hour cancellation is required or price of full session will be charged.


For more information regarding sessions and booking,

feel free to text/call or email Bess.



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