Rivercity Pilates Diversity Scholarship was created to increase opportunities for the Black, Indigenious, and People of Color [BIPOC] community to practice Pilates. We know there is limited representation of the BIPOC community in Pilates, and we believe that Pilates is for everybody and EVERY body.
Pilates is a method of exercise that can be life changing for those who practice it and we are excited about being able offer this Scholarship program as a way to encourage more people to try it out.
Who is eligible for the Rivercity Pilates diversity Scholarship?
Any person who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a person of Color is encouraged to apply for the scholarship.
What does the recipient of the scholarship receive?
The scholarship recipient will start with an introductory private Pilates session. During the introductory session, the recipient will learn about the history of Pilates, will be introduced to the Pilates Method of exercise and will work with a professional Pilates instructor for an individualized session. The recipient will be given a take-home Pilates starter pack including props that can be used to take virtual Pilates classes. The recipient will be set up with an individualized package allowing them to take sessions in studio and take virtual classes.
To apply for the Scholarship, fill out the form below.
Please note that all applicants will stay in the system, so no need to reapply.
Current Scholarship Schedule:
- January 2023 [application deadline November 15, 2022]
- June 2023 [application deadline April 15, 2023]
- January 2024 [application deadline November 15, 2023]