Balanced mind in a balanced body


Welcome to Bess Mahaney Pilates


Bess Mahaney is a fully certified instructor working at the Pilates studio at Almaden Valley Athletic Club in San Jose, CA and Pilates Lane Studio in

Los Gatos, CA.  Both studios are fully equipped with tower/reformers, chairs, barrels, CoreAlign, Cadillac and small props. I provide customized pilates training to meet your fitness needs or goals. I welcome all types of clients of all ages from athletes, young adults, clients with injuries or pathologies to new and expecting mothers.


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


Bess Mahaney

Certified Pilates Instructor


Bess is a fully certified Pilates instructor with 10 years experience specializing in training and conditioning athletes; post rehabilitation, injury prevention and overall conditioning for all types of clients. Bess also trains clients with Neurological diseases such as Parkinson's and MS as well as clients with Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Scoliosis and pre and post natal women. She has experience training clients with Spinal Stenosis, Spondylosis, spinal fusions, breast cancer survivors, stroke survivors, clients with knee, hip and shoulder injuries/surgeries, especially knee and hip replacements. 


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


Pilates Lane:

14103 Winchester Blvd.,

Los Gatos, CA 95032

* All sessions will be booked through 

Mind Body Online portal via Pilates Lane


Club Automation for AVAC. (you can simply email or call me)


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

Small group pricing available. 



New Client Specials: (for new clients only)

3 Private sessions and 1 group class: $256.00


Single Private session    $95 

6 pack -  $540    

10 pack - $875


Single Private Duet session (per person)    $55

(session dedicated to two students)

6 pack price per person -  $310

10 pack price per person - $475

Small group pricing available.











(All sessions are 55 minutes and packages expire 6 months after purchase)


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


For more information regarding our sessions and booking, feel free to text/call or email Bess.



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