About Us

The Pilates and Altitude Training studio started in January 2011, is the first studio in the world to offer Pilates and a simulated altitude training room under one roof. In a short span of time the studio gained popularity amongst people from various backgrounds. Catering to clients from all fields, the studio is popular amongst Bollywood celebrities, sports personalities, businessmen and women as well as and most importantly fitness enthusiasts.

Being extremely client oriented, the studio ensures everyone achieves his or her goals. All the workouts are customized to the needs of the clients. Once you are part of the studio family, you will constantly learn something new, be regularly challenged, and encouraged and pushed to achieve your goals. At the studio we believe there is no limit to how fit you can get, and hence no limit to the goals you achieve. There is always a new goal to achieve and new target to reach. Almost every workout is different making sure you never get bored and ensuring that your body has to constantly learn something new and exciting.

The studio has a dedicated team of fitness professionals and trainers who strive to achieve their client’s goals and ensure all the clients reach their maximum potential. The entire team is extremely dedicated and passionate about fitness. This sheer love for fitness makes them highly motivated, positive and enthusiastic, making sure each client achieves not only their fitness goals but goes beyond their capabilities, while ensuring an extremely enjoyable fitness journey.
The studio ensures that there is a constant upgradation of services in line with the newest research in the fitness industry as well as ensuring the best quality in equipment and training. All the trainers at the studio participate in workshops as well as courses at least twice a year, by the studio hosting courses with International Masters, getting everyone up to speed with the International Level of training.
We believe in the principle, ‘ Train Smart: Minimum Effort = Maximum Benefit.’

Samir Purohit and Namrata Purohit are the Official Fitness Experts to The Femina Miss India International Pageants 2011 onwards. They are also the Official Pilates Coaches to the Mumbai City FC team 2014.

At the studio we train people from all backgrounds such as industrialists, Bollywood celebrities, sport personalities, models and of course fitness enthusiasts.



Namrata Purohit
Co-founder, Author and The Youngest Trained Stott Pilates Instructor in the World

Namrata Purohit

Namrata Purohit : Co-founder of The Pilates Studio at the age of 16 years / Youngest Trained Stott Pilates Instructor in the World (16 years old) and an author – (The Lazy Girls Guide to Being Fit) by the age of 21 yrs. Namrata completed all the stott pilates courses By age 19 years and also attended special workshops in London, Canada etc. She is one of the few instructors in India to have completed all the stott pilates courses and she definitely is the youngest. She is a certified pilates instructor.

Namrata teaches mat as well as equipment based Pilates (Reformer, Chair, Cadillac, Ladder Barrel). She also trains people with injuries such as slip disk, knee or hip injuries, shoulder injuries and the like, as well as special population like the elderly, pregnant women, people with osteoporosis, arthritis etc.

Being a sport person herself and fitness enthusiast all her life, taking up a field in fitness has been natural for her. Her passion for fitness and sheer dedication to her work is what makes her classes motivating and challenging. She ensures that clients of hers achieve their goals and targets. She is a sought after fitness professional at this young age, making her a very popular fitness expert. She has been quoted and featured in various magazines and newspapers such as DNA, Bombay Times, Smart Life Magazine, Society Magazine, New Women’s Magazine, Mid-Day, Women’s Health Magazine etc. She has also been covered on Zoom TV, NDTV, Headlines Today etc.

Namrata trains people from all fields including popular Bollywood celebrities, sport personalities as well as industrialists. She is goal oriented and motivating and her love for fitness is what drives her and her clients to accomplish their goals.


Samir Purohit
Co-founder and Certified Trainer (Nautilus – USA) and a trained Stott Pilates Coach.

Samir Purohit

Samir Purohit : Co-founder of The Pilates Studio and a certified trainer (Nautilus – USA) and a stott pilates instructor. He has given lectures at Gold Gym University and Nautilus Academy(Mumbai). He has been a fitness consulatant to Voltas, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered, Hindustan Lever(Unilever), Tata Technologies etc.

Samir Purohit has always been passionate about fitness. He loved his fitness since a young age and always played a sport and worked out. Samir used to be an industrialist until one day he decided to give it up for what he loved – Fitness. His ideology has always been ‘Train Smart’; this ideology is what gave birth to the studio. He has appeared on various shows such as Main Miss India on Zoom, NDTV, All is Well with Dr. Ahluwalia on Colours etc. He has been quoted on fitness in a number of publications such as Bombay Times, Mumbai Mirro, DNA and Mid- Day.

Interestingly Samir Purohit was the youngest cricketer to have played senior division cricket in 1970. He and his grandfather were the second instance when grandfather and grandson were playing in the same match and batting at opposite ends.

Samir’s passion for fitness, motivation to provide the best and his commitment to his work has made him a sought after fitness professional. His goal is to ensure everyone knows the true value of fitness and achieves their maximum potential.


Nandini Purohit

Nandini Purohit

The heart and soul of the studio, Nandini Purohit handles not only the studio but the father daughter duo too. She ensures to keep the studio and the duo going with her constant feedback, motivation, and strive for perfection. A critical thinker and a taskmaster, Nandini ensures that everything at the studio is in place and can be seen constantly making improvement and implementing new ideas. A fitness enthusiast herself, she provides the best feedback to the training offered at the studio. She not only ensures everything is in the right place but also takes care of the scheduling and the back end work at the studio. Her degree in mathematics helps run the studio in an efficient manner. Without her, running this studio would almost be impossible.